16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Nerja, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Ronda, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: New Delhi, India


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2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Puerta del Sol. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, thencontemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally wander the streets of Gran Via.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online journey maker.

New Delhi, India to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Madrid. In September, Madrid is a bit cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenwander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip maker app.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Nerja, Spain

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, and then kick back and relax at Playa Torrecilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with Nerja Dive Resort, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, and then stroll through Papagayo Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nerja takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Nerja. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Nerja Dive Resort ©
Nerja Dive Resort

1
night
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, get a taste of the local shopping with Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, thenstop by La Tienda de Trinidad, thenstop by ArtesamArt, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at SierrAventura Ronda.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ronda planner.

Getting from Nerja to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Ronda sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Shopping Wildlife Tours
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Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto ©
Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
SierrAventura Ronda ©
SierrAventura Ronda

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, thenadmire the striking features of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, thenstop by Productos de la Sierra, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): look for gifts at Sangrespanola, thenlook for gifts at Las Moradas, Artesania Andalusi, thenwander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seville day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, enjoy the sand and surf at Carvalho Beach, and then kick back and relax at Algarve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Canastra and then head outdoors with Xiri Beach Bar.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Albufeira road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Seville to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Albufeira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia Da Rocha, Canastra, Xiri Beach Bar, Carvalho Beach, Algarve
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Carvalho Beach ©
Carvalho Beach
Algarve ©
Algarve

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Avenida da Liberdade and A Outra Face da Lua. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, wander the streets of Alfama, take an in-depth tour of Igreja de Sao Roque, and hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Alfama ©
Alfama

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