22 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 5 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Faro, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Vigo, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca vacation builder app.

London, UK to Palma de Mallorca is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Palma de Mallorca. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Palma de Mallorca at 36°C and lows at 23°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Seville.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
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Seville, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Towers

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.
For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daytime highs in Seville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Faro.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Faro, Portugal

— 1 night

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Faro travel app.

Getting from Seville to Faro by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Seville to Faro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Faro, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Lisbon.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
To find out how to plan a trip to Lisbon, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Faro to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Faro in August, with lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Historic Sites
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Porto, Portugal

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: high temperatures in Porto hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Vigo.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Vigo, Spain

Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. On the 23rd (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vigo trip builder.

You can drive from Porto to Vigo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Vigo is 1 hour. August in Vigo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Vigo

Outdoors · Tours
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Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

Discover how to plan a Madrid trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Vigo to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vigo in August, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 22°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Bilbao.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites
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Bilbao, Spain

— 2 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bilbao day trip planner.

Fly from Madrid to Bilbao in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Bilbao to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. You'll set off for San Sebastian - Donostia on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Bilbao

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): kick back and relax at La Concha Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 33°C and lows about 25°C. On the 30th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.