21 days in Spain, Portugal & Gibraltar Itinerary

21 days in Spain, Portugal & Gibraltar Itinerary

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Valtierra, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Tabernas, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Almeria, Spain
— 1 night
5
Alhambra, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
7
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
9
Nazare, Portugal
— 1 night
10
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night


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2
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Valtierra, Spain

Valtierra ©
Valtierra is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. You've now added Bardenas Reales to your itinerary. On the 19th (Wed), explore the fascinating landscape at Bardenas Reales. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de San Jose and then stop by Fuertes Gourmet.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Valtierra attractions planner.

Bordeaux, France to Valtierra is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Valtierra

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calahorra
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Bardenas Reales ©
Bardenas Reales
Monasterio de San Jose ©
Monasterio de San Jose
Fuertes Gourmet ©
Fuertes Gourmet

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 22nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Cibeles, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza mayor de Chinchon.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Madrid travel route planning website.

You can drive from Valtierra to Madrid in 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Madrid are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Tabernas.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza mayor de Chinchon ©
Plaza mayor de Chinchon
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
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Tabernas, Spain

Tabernas ©
Tabernas is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain, as well as the name of the principal town of the municipality. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Encarnacion and then identify plant and animal life at Cortijo Buho.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tabernas driving holiday planning site.

Explore your travel options from Madrid to Tabernas with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in February, with highs in Tabernas at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Almeria.

Things to do in Tabernas

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cactus Nijar, Cortijo Buho, Santuario del Saliente, Iglesia de la Encarnacion, Faro de la Mesa Roldán
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Cortijo Buho ©
Cortijo Buho
Iglesia de la Encarnacion ©
Iglesia de la Encarnacion
Santuario del Saliente
Santuario del Saliente

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Almeria, Spain

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. On the 26th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Virgen del Mar.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Almeria trip itinerary planning website.

Almeria is just a short distance from Tabernas. In February, daily temperatures in Almeria can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alhambra.

Things to do in Almeria

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park ©
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park

2
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Alhambra, Spain

Alhambra ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cuevas De las Ventanas and then take a peaceful walk through Area Recreativa Rio Dilar.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alhambra trip builder site.

You can drive from Almeria to Alhambra in 2 hours. Traveling from Almeria in February, expect Alhambra to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Alhambra

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Area Recreativa Rio Dilar, Cuevas De las Ventanas, Pabellon de las Artes
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Area Recreativa Rio Dilar ©
Area Recreativa Rio Dilar
Cuevas De las Ventanas ©
Cuevas De las Ventanas
Pabellon de las Artes ©
Pabellon de las Artes

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
On the 29th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Grand Casemates Square, explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar, then visit a coastal fixture at Europa Point, then stroll through Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The King's Chapel. On the next day, learn about all things military at The Great Siege Tunnels, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mediterranean Steps, then explore the fascinating underground world of St. Michael's Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Apes Den, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles V Wall.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gibraltar road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Alhambra to Gibraltar with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Alhambra in February; daily highs in Gibraltar reach 19°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park ©
Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park
Europa Point ©
Europa Point
Mediterranean Steps ©
Mediterranean Steps

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, then stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza del Triunfo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de los Marineros, and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Seville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Gibraltar in March since evenings lows in Seville dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quinta da Regaleira, and then take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip builder app.

You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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Nazare, Portugal

Nazare ©
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. On the 6th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, then don't miss a visit to Forte de Sao Miguel, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nazare sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Nazare, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Nazare

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré ©
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré
Ermida da Memoria ©
Ermida da Memoria

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nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, then get to know the fascinating history of Largo da Oliveira, and then look for all kinds of wild species at BioRia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, then make a trip to Sameiro Sanctuary, then pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Porto day trip app.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Porto are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Braga, BioRia
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Paco dos Duques de Braganca ©
Paco dos Duques de Braganca
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Se de Braga ©
Se de Braga

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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Palacio de la Diputacion, take in the views from Puente Pedro Arrupe, then take a stroll through Casco Viejo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Begona, and finally pick up some local products at La Ribera Market. On your second day here, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre de Villela-Torrebillela, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Urdaibai Bird Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bilbao holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Bilbao takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Bilbao can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Urdaibai Bird Center, Torre de Villela-Torrebillela
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Basilica of Begona ©
Basilica of Begona
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Urdaibai Bird Center ©
Urdaibai Bird Center

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