23 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

23 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Logrono, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Ciutadella, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
6
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Walls of Avila and MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more), Cuenca (Historic Walled Town of Cuenca, Catedral De Cuenca, &more) and Avila (Cathedral of Avila & The Four Posts). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor and explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid driving holiday planning website.

Phoenix, USA to Madrid is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Phoenix to Madrid, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Madrid reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Logrono.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toledo, Cuenca, Avila
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

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Logrono, Spain

Logroño is a city in northern Spain, on the Ebro River. Popular historic sites such as Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de la Piedad and El Cubo de Revellin are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Bohedal Bodega Boutique. Change things up with a short trip to Bodegas y Vinedos Gomez Cruzado in Haro (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Bodegas Franco Espanolas, walk around Parque del Ebro, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santa Maria de Palacio, and don't miss a visit to Calle San Juan.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Logrono vacation app.

You can drive from Madrid to Logrono in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Logrono are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Logrono

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Bohedal Bodega Boutique, Bodegas y Vinedos Gomez Cruzado, Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de la Piedad, Bodega Casa Primicia
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Bodegas Franco Espanolas ©
Bodegas Franco Espanolas
Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de la Piedad
Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de la Piedad

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and El Born. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through La Barceloneta, and get to know the fascinating history of Barri de Gracia.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip app.

You can take a train from Logrono to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Logrono in October, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Ciutadella.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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Ciutadella, Spain

Ciutadella ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral Ciudadela and Convento de San Agustin. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Son Bou and Playa Sant'Adeodat. Explore Ciutadella's surroundings by going to Sant Lluis (Es Calo Blanc & Taula de Trepuco) and Calan Porter Beach (in Alaior).

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ciutadella journey planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ciutadella takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Ciutadella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Menorca, Sant Lluis, Alaior, Mirador de Sa Punta Cala Galdana, Parroquia Sant Bartomeu
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Playa de Son Bou ©
Playa de Son Bou
Plaja St. Thomas ©
Plaja St. Thomas
Es Calo Blanc ©
Es Calo Blanc

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Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Visit Malaga Cathedral and Monasterio Cartuja for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Chapel of Granada and Court of the Lions. Explore Granada's surroundings by going to Malaga (Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, Teatro Romano, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, steep yourself in history at La Madraza, step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, and stroll through Generalife.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip maker app.

Getting from Ciutadella to Granada by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Ciutadella in October, Granada is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Malaga
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Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Alcázar of Seville and Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barrio Santa Cruz and Food Tours. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Murillo, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, and make a trip to Ayuntamiento (City Hall).

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Granada to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in October since evenings lows in Seville dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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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.
On the 3rd (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa, thenexplore the galleries of Igreja de Sao Roque, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, thenwander the streets of Alfama, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina).

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palacio Nacional de Mafra
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Palacio Nacional de Mafra ©
Palacio Nacional de Mafra
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda ©
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

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