16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  7 h 15 min
4
Albufeira, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Nerja, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Mumbai, India


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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 2nd (Mon): visit El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Mercado Gotico de Barcelona (Mercat Gotic de Barcelona), thenmake a trip to Casa Batllo, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online attractions planner.

Mumbai, India to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, things will get cooler in Barcelona: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, thenexplore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor. On your second day here, wander the streets of Gran Via, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then hit the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip maker.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Madrid. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

2
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, stroll through Playa de Maspalomas, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at La Charca, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, take a stroll through Vegueta, kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, thenexplore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and finally get all the equipment you need at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Maspalomas online vacation planner.

Fly from Madrid to Maspalomas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in March: high temperatures in Maspalomas hover around 25°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

1
night
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): wander the streets of Centro Historico de Albufeira, look for all kinds of wild species at Lagoa dos Salgados, thenrace across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água, get out on two wheels at AlgarveXplorers, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Albufeira takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Traveling from Maspalomas in March, expect Albufeira to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

AlgarveXplorers, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
AlgarveXplorers ©
AlgarveXplorers
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, thenwander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

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Drive from Albufeira to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Albufeira to Seville is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Seville are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
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 11th (Wed): get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, admire the striking features of Casa Del Rey Moro, thenwander the streets of Old City, and finally ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, thenwander the streets of La Ciudad, thenexplore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Ronda tour builder site.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Ronda, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Old City ©
Old City

4
nights
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. We've included these beaches for you: Burriana Beach and Capistrano Playa. Convent of San Francisco and Iglesia de Santa Maria de la Encarnacion are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nerja: Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios (in Velez-Malaga) and Mirador del Cementerio Redondo (in Sayalonga). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Nerja, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, and do a tasting at Bodegas Bentomiz.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nerja trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ronda in March; daily highs in Nerja reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Sayalonga, IlCalicedivino
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Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios ©
Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios
Bodegas Bentomiz ©
Bodegas Bentomiz
Convent of San Francisco ©
Convent of San Francisco

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