10 days in Portugal, Spain & Manchester Itinerary

10 days in Portugal, Spain & Manchester Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 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.
When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take a stroll through Alfama, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary tool.

San Francisco, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Lisbon reach 85°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seville.

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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seville travel route 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. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Seville, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Madrid, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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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.
On the 7th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Manchester.

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kinder Scout and then explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vale Royal Falconry Centre.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Manchester takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in July; daily highs in Manchester reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Vale Royal Falconry Centre ©
Vale Royal Falconry Centre
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Kinder Scout ©
Kinder Scout

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