16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights


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3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your list of things to see and do now includes El Barri Gòtic, Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Passeig de Gracia, and other attractions. It doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online travel planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, things will get colder in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

4
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Head to Barrio de Salamanca and Cava Baja Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Alcazar of Segovia and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia), Avila (The Walls of Avila, The Four Posts, &more) and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Casco Historico de Toledo, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, wander the streets of La Latina, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in November; daily highs in Madrid reach °C and lows reach °C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Avila, Toledo, Segovia, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Parque Natural da Arrabida. For shopping fun, head to Rua Augusta or Rossio Square. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra), Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro (in Minde) and Capela dos Ossos (in Evora). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, visit Alfama, explore the historical opulence of Palacio Nacional de Mafra, and contemplate the long history of Batalha Monastery.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip planning app.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Lisbon at °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Fatima, Quinta da Regaleira, Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro, Monastery of Alcobaca, Batalha Monastery
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Explore hidden gems such as Basilique Saint-Remi and Montmartre. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Chateau de Chantilly in Chantilly City, approximately Chantilly City away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris online attractions planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in November, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Basilique Saint-Remi, Chateau de Chantilly
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Basilique Saint-Remi ©
Basilique Saint-Remi
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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