17 days in Spain, Faro & Lagos Itinerary

17 days in Spain, Faro & Lagos Itinerary

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Toledo, Spain
— 1 night
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Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Faro, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Huelva, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Alicante, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights

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Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
On the 19th (Wed), trek along Senda Ecologica de las Barrancas, cruise along Barrancas de Burujon, snap pictures at San Martin Bridge, steep yourself in history at Puerta del Sol, then admire the local landmark of El Pozo De Los Deseos, and finally admire the masterpieces at Church of Santo Tomé. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Toledo trip tool.

Barcelona to Toledo is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Toledo: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Scenic Drive
Barrancas de Burujon
4.6

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo and then steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cordoba itinerary planner.

Getting from Toledo to Cordoba by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. While traveling from Toledo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 22°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

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Historic Walking Area
Calleja del Panuelo
4.0

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©

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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Triunfo, and then stop by Barrio Santa Cruz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija.

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You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in August, plan for little chillier days in Seville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Faro.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Must see
Plaza de España
4.8
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World heritage site
Catedral de Sevilla
4.7

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Faro, Portugal

Faro ©

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Pedro, kick back and relax at Cape St. Mary, then contemplate the long history of Arc of Repouso, then steep yourself in history at Muralhas de Faro, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Town Faro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Faro trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Seville to Faro in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Seville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Faro, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Huelva.

Things to do in Faro

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Historic Walking Area
Old Town Faro
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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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get outside with Parque Moret, identify plant and animal life at Las Marismas de Odiel, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Nueva Umbria, identify plant and animal life at Enebrales de Punta Umbria, then make a trip to Muelle del Tinto, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de El Portil. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Huelva, take a leisurely stroll along Paseo Maritimo de la Ria, then steep yourself in history at La Rabida Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Palos de la Frontera, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Los Enebrales.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Huelva trip planner.

Traveling by car from Faro to Huelva takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Faro to Huelva is 1 hour. When traveling from Faro 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Huelva

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel Bajo, steep yourself in history at Archive Saint John of God Museum, then steep yourself in history at Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, then steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, and finally step into the grandiose world of Alhambra.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Granada day trip website.

You can drive from Huelva to Granada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Huelva in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Granada. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alicante.

Things to do in Granada

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Must see
Alhambra
4.7
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Historic Site
Court of the Lions
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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.
Relax by the water at Playa Muchavista and Playa De Los Saladares. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Xcapate and Playa de Guardamar. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Explanada de Espana, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque El Palmeral, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De La Albufereta, and wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alicante trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Granada to Alicante in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in August since evenings lows in Alicante dip to 26°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Alicante

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Scavenger Hunt
Xcapate
4.7

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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.
On the 1st (Tue), kick back and relax at Praia do Canavial, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Camilo, then explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, then get outside with Pro Putting Garden, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then get outside with Praia do Pinhao, and finally head outdoors with Praia da Batata.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lagos trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Alicante to Lagos in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alicante to Lagos. Traveling from Alicante in August, Lagos is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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Must see
Praia do Camilo
4.5
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Must see
Praia Dona Ana
4.4
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Must see
Ponta da Piedade
4.8

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