28 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

28 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Braga, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planning app.

Orlando, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Orlando to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in June, with highs in Lisbon at 81°F and lows at 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Braga.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:

Braga, Portugal

— 2 nights

Portuguese Rome

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se de Braga, then stroll around Jardim de Santa Barbara, and then take some stellar pictures from Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte.

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Braga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in June, you will find days in Braga are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Braga

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Coimbra (Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, Jardim Botanico, &more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, pause for some photo ops at Monumento Tragedia no Mar, don't miss a visit to Livraria Lello, and contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Braga to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Porto, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Seville.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Tours · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:

Seville, Spain

— 2 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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, make a splash at Isla Magica, and get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz.

Before you visit Seville, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Porto to Seville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Seville. Traveling from Porto in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Seville: highs are around 86°F and lows about 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

Granada, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Alhambra and then get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): soak in style at Turkish baths, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Granada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Baths
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

Valencia, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, visit Casco Antiguo, admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja de la Seda, and contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Valencia trip planner.

Fly from Granada to Valencia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 17:

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Catedral Primada, Museo del Greco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid route maker.

Traveling by train from Valencia to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then kick back and relax at La Concha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion, stop by Parte Vieja, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia visit planner.

Fly from Madrid to San Sebastian - Donostia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Sebastian - Donostia: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Tours · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, visit El Barri Gòtic, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in June; daily highs in Barcelona reach 79°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:

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.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Churches · 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.