60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Fatima, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 3 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 5 nights
Drive
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 4 nights
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Salamanca, Spain
— 4 nights
Train to Madrid, Fly to Puerto Del Carmen
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Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 4 nights
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Drive to Playa Blanca, Ferry to Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Drive to Morro del Jable
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Morro del Jable, Spain
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Costa Adeje, Spain
— 7 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Fatima, Portugal — 4 nights

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castelo de Tomar and Sinagoga e Judiaria. Castelo de Leiria and Convento de Cristo will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Fatima side-trips: Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca), Nazare (Praia da Nazare & O Sitio) and Obidos (Obidos Village & Castelo de Óbidos). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Baleal Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fatima road trip planning website.

Calgary, Canada to Fatima is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Calgary in March; daily highs in Fatima reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.
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Evora, Portugal — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Graca. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, then delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, and then step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Evora tour planner.

You can drive from Fatima to Evora in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Evora sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Albufeira.
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Albufeira, Portugal — 5 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia Sao Rafael and Praia da Luz. Popular historic sites such as Faro Cathedral and Cape Saint Vincent are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia do Barril (in Tavira), Old Town Faro (in Faro) and Lagos (Kayaking & Canoeing, Praia Dona Ana, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Praia dos Pescadores and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Albufeira trip planner.

Drive from Evora to Albufeira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Albufeira, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 5 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archaeological Ensemble of Italica and Casa de Pilatos. Step out of the city life by going to Gruta de las Maravillas and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Playa de la Barrosa (in Chiclana de la Frontera) and Catedral de Cadiz (in Cadiz). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Las Duenas Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena, and visit Centro Historico de Sevilla.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seville travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Albufeira to Seville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Albufeira to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.
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Cordoba, Spain — 3 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Castillo de Almodovar and Casa de Sefarad. Get a sense of the local culture at Palacio de Viana and Historic Centre of Cordoba. The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

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Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Cordoba sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Malaga.
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Malaga, Spain — 5 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get in touch with nature at El Torcal de Antequera and Fundación Cueva de Nerja. Basilica de San Juan de Dios and Royal Chapel of Granada will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Balcony of Europe (in Nerja), La Carihuela (in Torremolinos) and El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro (in Ardales). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida del Mar, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, take in the pleasant sights at Marbella Old Town, and stroll around Parque De La Paloma.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Malaga road trip website.

Take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Malaga, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to fly to Valencia.
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Valencia, Spain — 5 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu Faller de Valencia and Bufador. Step off the beaten path and head to Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats and Casco Antiguo. Change things up with these side-trips from Valencia: Platja de Ponent (in Benidorm), Peñón de Ifac Natural Park (in Calpe) and Casco antiguo de altea (in Altea). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Torres de Serranos, pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia, and kick back and relax at Playa Gandia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Valencia travel planner.

Getting from Malaga to Valencia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March in Valencia, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zaragoza.
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Zaragoza, Spain — 4 nights

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral de Pamplona and Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque Monasterio De piedra, Zaragoza Spain and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion. Venture out of the city with trips to Monasterio de Piedra (in Nuevalos) and Palacio Real de Olite (in Olite). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Torre Del Pilar, make a trip to Plaza del Pilar, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zaragoza journey builder tool.

Getting from Valencia to Zaragoza by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valencia in March: highs in Zaragoza hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Salamanca.
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Salamanca, Spain — 4 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ieronimus and Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Astorga Cathedral and The Four Posts. Change things up with these side-trips from Salamanca: Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral (in Leon), Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia & Catedral de Segovia) and Avila (Las Murallas de Avila & Catedral de Avila). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) and don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

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Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Salamanca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zaragoza in April, expect Salamanca to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.
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Puerto Del Carmen, Spain — 4 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

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.
Visit Surf Spot Famara and Playa Grande for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique and Fundacion Cesar Manrique. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Del Carmen side-trips: Playa Blanca (Montana Roja & Playa Flamingo). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero, kick back and relax at Playa Dorada Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros, and stroll through Papagayo Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Salamanca to Puerto Del Carmen in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salamanca in April, you will find days in Puerto Del Carmen are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are much hotter (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Morro del Jable.
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Morro del Jable, Spain — 3 nights

Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa de Sotavento and Garcey Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cuevas de Ajuy and Sotavento Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Morro del Jable side-trips: Museo de Arte Sacro (in Betancuria) and Oasis Park Fuerteventura (in La Lajita).

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Morro del Jable day trip website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Puerto Del Carmen to Morro del Jable in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Morro del Jable are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Maspalomas.
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Maspalomas, Spain — 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 15th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, then stroll through Playa de Amadores, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Maspalomas visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Morro del Jable to Maspalomas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Costa Adeje.
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Costa Adeje, Spain — 7 nights

Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria and Playa de la Tejita. Take a break from the city and head to Playa La Arena and Playa El Medano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Costa Adeje: Masca Gorge Trail (in Masca), Icod de los Vinos (Parque del Drago & Cueva del Viento) and Piscinas Naturales El Caleton (in Garachico). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las Vistas, admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Los Cristianos Harbour.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Costa Adeje trip app.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Funchal.
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Funchal, Portugal — 6 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to 25 Fontes Falls and Climbing Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Funchal: Canical (Praia Da Prainha & Ponta de Sao Lourenco) and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Nuns, see Off-Road Tours, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Safari Madeira Island.

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You can fly from Costa Adeje to Funchal in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Costa Adeje in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Funchal: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 17°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to home.
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Portugal travel guide

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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.
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
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.
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