60 days in Iberia Itinerary

60 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Segovia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Salamanca, Spain
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 6 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 5 nights
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Alicante, Spain
— 4 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 5 nights
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
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Segovia, Spain

— 2 nights

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
On the 2nd (Wed), don't miss a visit to La Muralla de Segovia, wander the streets of Old City, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Segovia, then brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar of Segovia, and finally make a trip to Acueduct of Segovia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at San Martin Church, admire the striking features of Basilica de San Vicente, explore the ancient world of The Walls of Avila, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Avila, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre-campanario de la Catedral.

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Melbourne, Australia to Segovia is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Segovia. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you will find days in Segovia are colder (11°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Salamanca.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Salamanca, Spain

— 4 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ieronimus and St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban). Get out of town with these interesting Salamanca side-trips: Valladolid (Museo Nacional de Escultura, Plaza Mayor de Valladolid, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and take in the views from Puente Romano.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Salamanca road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Segovia to Salamanca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Salamanca when traveling from Segovia in December, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Porto, Portugal

— 5 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Centro Historico de Guimaraes. Dedicate the 8th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa.

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You can drive from Salamanca to Porto in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salamanca to Porto. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Salamanca in December, with highs in Porto at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lisbon, Portugal

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Centro Historico de Cascais. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Basilica da Santissima Trindade (in Fatima), Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Sintra (Câmara Municipal & Quinta da Regaleira). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip planning app.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Seville, Spain

— 5 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Barrio Santa Cruz and Gruta de las Maravillas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Cadiz (Yacimiento Arqueologico Gadir, Torre Tavira, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seville online road trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Cordoba, Spain

— 2 nights

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 24th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, then don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba holiday builder website.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seville in December since evenings lows in Cordoba dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums

Ronda, Spain

— 6 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Explore hidden gems such as Puente Nuevo and El Tajo de Ronda. Go for a jaunt from Ronda to Ardales to see El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old City, walk around Alameda Del Tajo, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

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Traveling by train from Cordoba to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Malaga, Spain

— 5 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Food Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella), Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena) and Balcony of Europe (in Nerja). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, stroll around Parque La Bateria (Battery Park), and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Malaga holiday tool.

You can drive from Ronda to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 5 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plaza de San Nicolas and Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias). Venture out of the city with trips to Fundación Cueva de Nerja (in Nerja), Jaén Cathedral (in Jaen) and Sinagoga del Agua (in Ubeda). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, make a trip to Carrera del Darro, admire the striking features of Alhambra, and steep yourself in history at Monasterio Cartuja.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Granada trip planner.

Getting from Malaga to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Malaga in January; daily highs in Granada reach 14°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castillo de Santa Barbara and Guadalest Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alicante: Peñón de Ifac Natural Park (in Calpe), Altea (Casco antiguo de altea & La Objiteca Design Store) and Benidorm (Poniente Beach & Placa del Castell). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at El Palmeral, test your problem-solving skills at Spainingame, soar above the sights with AeroGlobo, and don't miss a visit to Misteri D'Elx.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Alicante trip maker.

You can drive from Granada to Alicante in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Granada in January, with highs in Alicante at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 5 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Palacio del Marques de Dos Aguas. When in Valencia, make a side trip to see Peniscola Castle in Peniscola, approximately Peniscola away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office (Edificio de Correos y Telegrafos), steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat).

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Valencia online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Alicante to Valencia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Valencia are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Zaragoza, Spain

— 2 nights

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 20th (Wed): don't miss a visit to El Tubo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Piedra. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Palacio de la Aljaferia, make a trip to Plaza del Pilar, then steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zaragoza holiday builder.

Drive from Valencia to Zaragoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Valencia in January, expect nights in Zaragoza to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites

Barcelona, Spain

— 7 nights

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 Food Tours and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Figueres to see Dali Theatre-Museum about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, visit Las Ramblas, and contemplate the long history of Ciutat Vella.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip tool.

Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Zaragoza in January, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips