16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

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16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  26​h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Barri Gòtic, Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Passeig de Gracia, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Barcelona is minus 7 hours. In November, Barcelona is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
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Ciutat Vella

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Alcazar of Segovia. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia), Avila (The Walls of Avila, The Four Posts, & more) and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Casco Historico de Toledo, see the interesting displays at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, browse the exhibits of Royal Palace of Madrid, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, expect Madrid to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 6°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Avila, Toledo, Segovia, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
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Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Monastery of Alcobaca. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Capela dos Ossos and Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Batalha Monastery (in Batalha), Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro (in Minde) and Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, make a trip to Parque das Nacoes, and wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip planning site .

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In November, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Fatima, Quinta da Regaleira, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Capela dos Ossos, Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Petit Palais. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City) and Basilique Saint-Remi (in Reims). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Le Marais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in November; daily highs in Paris reach 12°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Basilique Saint-Remi, Chateau de Chantilly
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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