31 days in Iberia Itinerary

31 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Salamanca, Spain
— 2 nights
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Alicante, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Historico de Cascais and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Lisbon online travel planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Lisbon is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect Lisbon to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Centro Historico de Cascais ©
Centro Historico de Cascais
Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca

2
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Porto, Portugal

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Torre dos Clerigos.

For ratings and more tourist information, read our Porto road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Torre dos Clerigos ©
Torre dos Clerigos
Douro River ©
Douro River

2
nights
Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 8th (Tue), make a trip to Plaza Mayor, visit Oleoturismo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, contemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban).

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Salamanca journey planner.

You can drive from Porto to Salamanca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Porto to Salamanca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Porto in December; daily highs in Salamanca reach 11°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Alicante.

Things to do in Salamanca

Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): test your team's savvy at Spainingame, then don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana, then look for gifts at Los Ilustres, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, don't miss a visit to Casco antiguo de altea, then kick back and relax at Poniente Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Carbonell.

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You can take a train from Salamanca to Alicante in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Salamanca in December: high temperatures in Alicante hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Spainingame ©
Spainingame
Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara
Poniente Beach ©
Poniente Beach

2
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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.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, then don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas, then soak away your stress at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Cartuja.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Granada trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Alicante to Granada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Alicante in December, with highs in Granada at 15°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Spas · Baths
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Plaza de San Nicolas ©
Plaza de San Nicolas
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada

2
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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 14th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Puerto de Málaga, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Torrijos Monument, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parque De La Paloma, then wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, and then take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Malaga road trip planning site.

You can drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in December, expect Malaga to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum

3
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Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Puente Nuevo and El Tajo de Ronda. When in Ronda, make a side trip to see El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro in Ardales, approximately Ardales away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Lara, get great views at Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and make a trip to Ronda.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ronda vacation planner.

Drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
TopBuggy ©
TopBuggy
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

3
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barrio Santa Cruz and Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Pilatos.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seville attractions planner.

Drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador

2
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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 22nd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, take in the views from Roman Bridge, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seville in December since evenings lows in Cordoba dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Food Tours
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

2
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Zaragoza, Spain

Zaragoza ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to El Tubo and then pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Palacio de la Aljaferia, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Pilar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zaragoza tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Zaragoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Cordoba in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Zaragoza: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Highlights from your plan
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Parc de Montjuic. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip maker website.

Getting from Zaragoza to Barcelona by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zaragoza in December, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Walking tours