19 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

19 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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19 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

Start: Billund, Denmark
Fly:  8 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
2
Canical, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Sabugal, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
5
Poncebos, Spain
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
6
Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
7
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Billund, Denmark

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 2nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da ursa, step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, and then take a stroll through Alfama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon holiday maker app.

Billund, Denmark to Lisbon is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Billund to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Billund in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Canical.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Canical, Portugal

Canical ©
On the 4th (Sat), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Engenhos do Norte, take some stellar pictures from Pico do Facho viewpoint, stroll through Praia Da Prainha, then hike along Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha do Canical. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): get curious at Museu da Baleia da Madeira, stroll through Vereda Do Larano, and then go for a walk through Levada do Canical.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Canical trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Lisbon to Canical with the Route module. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Canical: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Canical

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Side Trip

Porto da Cruz
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Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto ©
Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto
Vereda Do Larano ©
Vereda Do Larano
Museu da Baleia da Madeira ©
Museu da Baleia da Madeira

2
nights
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Take a break from the city and head to Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Nossa Senhora da Paz and Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Mosteiros Beach (in Mosteiros), Poca Da Dona Beija (in Furnas) and Sao Nicolau Church (in Sete Cidades). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara, take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and take an in-depth tour of Vila Franca Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada vacation website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canical to Ponta Delgada. The time zone difference when traveling from Canical to Ponta Delgada is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sabugal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Vila Franca do Campo, Ribeira Grande, Sete Cidades, Poca Da Dona Beija, Mosteiros Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach

2
nights
Sabugal, Portugal

Sabugal ©
Sabugal is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. You've now added Castelo de Sortelha to your itinerary. Visiting Penha Garcia and Ribeira de Meimoa River Beach will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Village of Monsanto and Idanha-a-Vehla. Change things up with these side-trips from Sabugal: Castelo de Penamacor (in Penamacor) and Monsanto (in Beiras). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial Rapoula do Coa, get engrossed in the history at Museo do Sabugal, and step into the grandiose world of Sabugal Castle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Sabugal trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Ponta Delgada to Sabugal with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Sabugal. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Poncebos.

Things to do in Sabugal

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Penamacor, Historic Village of Monsanto, Idanha-a-Vehla, Praia Fluvial Rapoula do Coa, Penha Garcia
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Castelo de Sortelha ©
Castelo de Sortelha
Penha Garcia ©
Penha Garcia
Monsanto ©
Monsanto

1
night
Poncebos, Spain

Poncebos ©
Ruta del Cares has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mirador Naranjo de Bulnes and then take in the awesome beauty at Picos de Europa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Canal del Texu, then hike along Ruta del Cares, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Poncebos trip planner.

Drive from Sabugal to Poncebos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sabugal to Poncebos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Poncebos

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Canal del Texu, Picos de Europa, Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena
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Ruta del Cares ©
Ruta del Cares
Picos de Europa ©
Picos de Europa
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena ©
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena

3
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): visit Old City, steep yourself in history at Casa Del Rey Moro, then explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, then delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, and finally snap pictures at Roman Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, stroll through Playa El Padron, then try your luck at Riding Fun In The Sun, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Casares Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ronda vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Poncebos to Ronda. When traveling from Poncebos in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ronda, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Sant Feliu de Guixols.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Casares, Playa El Padron
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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nights
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain

Sant Feliu de Guixols ©
Sant Feliu de Guíxols is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. You've now added Via Ferrata Cala del Moli to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): trek along Via Ferrata Cala del Moli, then take in the dramatic natural features at Camino de Ronda, and then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playas de Calella, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja Port Bo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Cala Aiguablava, and finally explore the galleries of Ruins of Empuries.

Planning Sant Feliu de Guixols trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ronda to Sant Feliu de Guixols. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ronda in July: highs in Sant Feliu de Guixols hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sant Feliu de Guixols

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Platja Cala Aiguablava, Camino de Ronda, Playas de Calella, Ruins of Empuries
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Via Ferrata Cala del Moli ©
Via Ferrata Cala del Moli
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Camino de Ronda ©
Camino de Ronda

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