40 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

40 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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40 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Zaragoza, Spain
— 5 nights
train:  3​h
2
Cordoba, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Malaga, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Costa Adeje, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Funchal, Portugal
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h 45​min
8
Evora, Portugal
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Mumbai, India


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5
nights
Zaragoza, Spain

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palacio de la Aljaferia and Monasterio de Piedra. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza and Palacio Real de Olite. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zaragoza: Turo Seu Vella (in Lleida), Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel (in Ambel) and Fortress and Walls of Pamplona (in Pamplona). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and make a trip to Calle del Laurel.

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Mumbai, India to Zaragoza is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Zaragoza. Traveling from Mumbai in January, things will get much colder in Zaragoza: highs are around 14°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Palacio Real de Olite, Fortress and Walls of Pamplona, Turo Seu Vella, Calle del Laurel, Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel
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Turo Seu Vella ©
Turo Seu Vella
Palacio Real de Olite ©
Palacio Real de Olite
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza

4
nights
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Roman Bridge and Historic Centre of Cordoba. You'll explore and learn at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra and Palacio de Viana. Venture out of the city with trips to Castillo de Almodovar (in Almodovar del Rio), Jaén Cathedral (in Jaen) and Sinagoga del Agua (in Ubeda). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa de Sefarad, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pedro, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba trip planner .

Take a train from Zaragoza to Cordoba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jaén Cathedral, Castillo de Almodovar, Iglesia de San Mateo, Sinagoga del Agua
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Casa de Sefarad ©
Casa de Sefarad
Sinagoga del Agua ©
Sinagoga del Agua
Jaén Cathedral ©
Jaén Cathedral

6
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Castillo de Gibralfaro and Automobile and Fashion Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting El Torcal de Antequera and Fundación Cueva de Nerja will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Puente Nuevo (in Ronda), Restaurante la Cantina del Ingenio (in Frigiliana) and Granada (Royal Chapel of Granada & Monasterio Cartuja). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, and delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Malaga trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Malaga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in February, Malaga is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nerja, Granada, El Torcal de Antequera, Puente Nuevo, Marbella Old Town
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Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano

5
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
We've included these beaches for you: Papagayo Beach and Playa Dorada Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Corralejo Dunes and Los Hervideros. Explore Puerto Del Carmen's surroundings by going to Corralejo (Puerto de Corralejo & Parque Natural de Corralejo), El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons (in El Cotillo) and Montana Roja (in Playa Blanca). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen route planner.

Traveling by flight from Malaga to Puerto Del Carmen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Malaga to Puerto Del Carmen is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Malaga in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Puerto Del Carmen, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Corralejo, Playa Blanca, Jardin de Cactus, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Playa Dorada Beach ©
Playa Dorada Beach

5
nights
Costa Adeje, Spain

Costa Adeje ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria and Iglesia de San Fernando Rey. Visit Playa de las Teresitas and Playa de la Tejita for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Costa Adeje: Los Roques de Garcia (in Teide National Park), Ermita de San Blas (in Candelaria) and Tenerife Auditorium (Auditorio de Tenerife) (in Santa Cruz de Tenerife).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Costa Adeje route planner .

Fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Costa Adeje in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

El Medano, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Candelaria, Santiago del Teide, Tenerife
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Playa de la Tejita ©
Playa de la Tejita
Los Roques de Garcia ©
Los Roques de Garcia

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa de Mogan and El Faro de Maspalomas. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Amadores and Las Canteras Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maspalomas: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Vegueta & Casa de Colon). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Agustin, explore the fascinating landscape at Dunas de Maspalomas, and explore the striking landscape at Roque Nublo.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas journey site .

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de San Agustin ©
Playa de San Agustin
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

5
nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Visiting Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Swim with Dolphins will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Blandy's Wine Lodge and Valley of the Nuns. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela), Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Conceicao (in Machico). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, walk around Parque de Santa Catarina, tour the pleasant surroundings at 25 Fontes Falls, and trek along Vereda da Garganta Funda.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Funchal trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Funchal takes 5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Evora.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Machico, Camara De Lobos, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, 25 Fontes Falls, Vereda da Garganta Funda
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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte
25 Fontes Falls
25 Fontes Falls
Valley of the Nuns ©
Valley of the Nuns

6
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and Centro Historico de Evora. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) and Castelo de Marvao. Venture out of the city with trips to Museu Regional do Vinho (in Redondo), Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz) and Castelo de Evoramonte (in Evoramonte). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural da Arrabida, learn about winemaking at Sociedade Agricola de Pias, and view the masterpieces at Atelier Vincent.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Funchal to Evora takes 6 hours. In February, Evora is a bit cooler than Funchal - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Atelier Vincent, Museu Regional do Vinho, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Castelo de Marvao
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Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls
Castelo de Marvao ©
Castelo de Marvao
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©

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