13 days in Spain, Carvoeiro & Cascais Itinerary

13 days in Spain, Carvoeiro & Cascais Itinerary

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Mahon, Spain
— 1 night
Fly to Valencia, Train to Alicante
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Alicante, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nerja, Spain
— 3 nights
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Drive to Málaga Airport, Fly to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Drive to Carvoeiro
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Carvoeiro, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cascais, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Mahon, Spain

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take a tour by water with Son Bou Scuba and then kick back and relax at Playa de Son Bou. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cami de Cavalls, then go for a stroll along the water at Puerto Mahon​, then examine the collection at Isla del Rey, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Cala Fonts.

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London, UK to Mahon is an approximately 6-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 Mahon. Traveling from London in June, expect Mahon to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alicante.

Things to do in Mahon

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Alicante, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Venture out of the city with trips to Benidorm (Museo Boca del Calvari, Mundomar, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara, kick back and relax at Playa de San Juan, admire the striking features of Casa Carbonell, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA).

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alicante attractions planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Mahon to Alicante in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nerja, Spain

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel, and explore the activities along Río Chíllar.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Nerja travel route site.

Getting from Alicante to Nerja by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Alicante in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Nerja. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Carvoeiro.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Carvoeiro, Portugal

— 2 nights
On the 24th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Marinha, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): make a splash at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park and then don't miss a visit to Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Carvoeiro travel route builder.

Explore your travel options from Nerja to Carvoeiro with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nerja in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Carvoeiro, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cascais.

Things to do in Carvoeiro

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Cascais, Portugal

— 3 nights

Town of Kings and Fishes

A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cascais: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Castelo dos Mouros). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, look for gifts at Juicy Soaps, go for a walk through Cabo da Roca, and explore the striking landscape at Boca do Inferno.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cascais trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Carvoeiro to Cascais takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cascais when traveling from Carvoeiro in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cascais

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · 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.