19 days in Madrid, Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Madrid, Spain — 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Head to Mercado San Miguel and Gran Viafor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more) and Segovia (Old City & Acueduct of Segovia). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid online vacation planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Madrid is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Bangkok in April, things will get much colder in Madrid: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 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.
Do your shopping at La Boqueria and Natura Kucera. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona planning tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian or Avenida da Liberdade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, enjoy some music at Centro Cultural de Belem - CCB, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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