19 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

19 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Start: Billund, Denmark
Fly:  8 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
2
Canical, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Sabugal, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
5
Poncebos, Spain
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
6
Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
7
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Billund, Denmark

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Praia da ursa, explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, and then wander the streets of Alfama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, thendon't miss a visit to Belém Tower, thenget some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lisbon tour planner.

Billund, Denmark to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Billund to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Billund in July, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Canical.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Canical, Portugal

Canical ©
On the 4th (Sat), sample the fine beverages at Engenhos do Norte, get great views at Pico do Facho viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Prainha, thenhike along Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainha do Canical. On the next day, engage your brain at Museu da Baleia da Madeira, hike along Vereda Do Larano, and then go for a walk through Levada do Canical.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Canical route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lisbon to Canical. While traveling from Lisbon, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Canical, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Canical

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Porto da Cruz
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Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto ©
Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto
Vereda Do Larano ©
Vereda Do Larano
Museu da Baleia da Madeira ©
Museu da Baleia da Madeira

2
nights
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo and Nossa Senhora da Paz. Get outdoors at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Mosteiros Beach. Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Poca Da Dona Beija (in Furnas) and Sao Nicolau Church (in Sete Cidades). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Barbara, identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Canical to Ponta Delgada with the Route module. Traveling from Canical to Ponta Delgada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sabugal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Vila Franca do Campo, Ribeira Grande, Sete Cidades, Caldeira das Sete Cidades, Mosteiros Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach

2
nights
Sabugal, Portugal

Sabugal ©
Sabugal is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castelo de Sortelha. Visit Sabugal Castle and Castelo de Penamacor for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Village of Monsanto and Idanha-a-Vehla. Venture out of the city with trips to Penha Garcia (in Penha Garcia) and Monsanto (in Beiras). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Ribeira de Meimoa River Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Fluvial Rapoula do Coa, and get engrossed in the history at Museo do Sabugal.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sabugal trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ponta Delgada to Sabugal. The time zone difference moving from Azores Standard Time (AZOT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Poncebos.

Things to do in Sabugal

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Penamacor, Idanha-a-Vehla, Penha Garcia, Monsanto, Praia Fluvial Rapoula do Coa
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Castelo de Sortelha ©
Castelo de Sortelha
Penha Garcia ©
Penha Garcia
Monsanto ©
Monsanto

1
night
Poncebos, Spain

Poncebos ©
Ruta del Cares has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get great views at Mirador Naranjo de Bulnes and then take in the awesome beauty at Picos de Europa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Canal del Texu, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ruta del Cares, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Poncebos trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sabugal to Poncebos takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sabugal to Poncebos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Poncebos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Poncebos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Canal del Texu, Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena, Picos de Europa
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Ruta del Cares ©
Ruta del Cares
Picos de Europa ©
Picos de Europa
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena ©
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena

3
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): wander the streets of Old City, admire the striking features of Casa Del Rey Moro, thenexplore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, thendelve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, and finally snap pictures at Roman Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Padron, thentry to win big at Riding Fun In The Sun, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Casares Cemetery.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip website.

Explore your travel options from Poncebos to Ronda with the Route module. When traveling from Poncebos in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ronda, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sant Feliu de Guixols.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Casares, Playa El Padron
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Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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nights
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain

Sant Feliu de Guixols ©
Sant Feliu de Guíxols is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Via Ferrata Cala del Moli. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Via Ferrata Cala del Moli, identify plant and animal life at Camino de Ronda, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playas de Calella, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja Port Bo, thenkick back and relax at Platja Cala Aiguablava, and finally explore the ancient world of Ruins of Empuries.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sant Feliu de Guixols driving holiday planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ronda to Sant Feliu de Guixols. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ronda in July: highs in Sant Feliu de Guixols hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sant Feliu de Guixols

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Playas de Calella, Platja Cala Aiguablava, Camino de Ronda, Ruins of Empuries
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Via Ferrata Cala del Moli ©
Via Ferrata Cala del Moli
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Camino de Ronda ©
Camino de Ronda

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