13 days in Spain, Lisbon & Faro District Itinerary

13 days in Spain, Lisbon & Faro District Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Tavira, Portugal
— 1 night
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Huelva, Spain
— 1 night
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Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Alicante, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 20th (Thu), get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), and finally appreciate the history behind Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Lisbon online day trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Lisbon is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) ©
Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei ©
Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei

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Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get outside with Praia do Pinhao, kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, then explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and finally kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia dos Pescadores, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Peneco, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally kick back and relax at Praia dos Salgados.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lagos vacation builder tool.

Drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Praia dos Salgados ©
Praia dos Salgados
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade

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Tavira, Portugal

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tavira, then get outside with Jardim do Coreto, then make a trip to Praca da Republica, and finally don't miss a visit to Ponte Romana.

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Drive from Lagos to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Tavira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Huelva.

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Castelo de Tavira ©
Castelo de Tavira
Ponte Romana
Ponte Romana

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Huelva, Spain

Huelva ©
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Paseo Maritimo de la Ria, make a trip to Muelle del Tinto, then look for all kinds of wild species at Las Marismas de Odiel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Huelva online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Huelva takes an hour. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tavira to Huelva. When traveling from Tavira in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Huelva, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Huelva

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks
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Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta ©
Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta
Paseo Maritimo de la Ria ©
Paseo Maritimo de la Ria

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Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the striking features of Palacio de la Merced, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then see the interesting displays at Al-Iksir Museo de la Alquimia, then steep yourself in history at Casa Andalusi, and finally make a trip to Puerta del Almodovar.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cordoba visit planner.

Drive from Huelva to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Huelva in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Granada.

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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Palacio de la Merced ©
Palacio de la Merced
Casa Andalusi ©
Casa Andalusi

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Granada, Spain

Granada

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.
To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Granada online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cordoba in August: highs in Granada hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Alicante.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

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Alicante, Spain

Alicante ©

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de Levante o la Fossa and Playa de Guardamar. Take a break from the city and head to Playa El Carabassi and Promenade of Calpe. Explore Alicante's surroundings by going to Misteri D'Elx (in Elche), Playa de Levante (in Benidorm) and Iglesia Ortodoxa Rusa San Miguel Arcangel (in Altea). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at Xcapate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Nicolas de Bari Procathedral, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alicante trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Granada to Alicante in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Alicante, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alicante

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Playa de Levante o la Fossa ©
Playa de Levante o la Fossa
Xcapate ©
Xcapate
Barrio Santa Cruz
Barrio Santa Cruz

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