15 days in Spain, Carvoeiro & Cascais Itinerary

15 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
— 4 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
— 4 nights
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Mahon, Spain

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with Son Bou Scuba and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Son Bou. On your second day here, trek along Cami de Cavalls, then take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Mahon​, then examine the collection at Isla del Rey, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Cala Fonts.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mahon tour planner.

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Mahon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Mahon: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Alicante.

Things to do in Mahon

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Alicante, Spain

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Alicante side-trips: Benidorm (Mundomar, Placa del Castell, &more) and La Objiteca Design Store (in Altea). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara, take in nature's colorful creations at El Palmeral, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), and get engrossed in the history at MARQ Museo Arqueologico de Alicante.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Alicante tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Mahon to Alicante takes 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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. Get out of town with these interesting Nerja side-trips: Competa (Revive Massage, Plaza Almijara, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Nerja Book Centre, and kick back and relax at Burriana Beach.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nerja trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alicante to Nerja takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Alicante in June since evenings lows in Nerja dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Carvoeiro.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Carvoeiro, Portugal

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha, and finally trek along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos. Keep things going the next day: make a splash at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Carvoeiro day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Nerja to Carvoeiro with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nerja to Carvoeiro. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nerja in June since evenings lows in Carvoeiro dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Carvoeiro

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Cascais, Portugal

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Castelo dos Mouros). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Quinta da Regaleira, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Cascais, explore the striking landscape at Boca do Inferno, and take in the pleasant sights at Cabo da Roca.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cascais online trip maker.

Getting from Carvoeiro to Cascais by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Carvoeiro in July since evenings lows in Cascais dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cascais

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.