36 days in Paris, Portugal & Spain Itinerary

36 days in Paris, Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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36 days in Paris, Portugal & Spain Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rogil, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Albufeira, Portugal
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Ronda, Spain
— 4 nights
7
Nerja, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip builder tool .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and National Tile Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Feira da Ladra and A Outra Face da Lua. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Praia da ursa, & more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Belém Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Jeronimos Monastery, stop by O Voo Da andorinha, and take a stroll through Rossio Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rogil.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
night
Rogil, Portugal

Rogil ©
On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Vale Dos Homens. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Praia Da Amoreira and then kick back and relax at Praia da Carriagem.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rogil route maker website .

You can drive from Lisbon to Rogil in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rogil can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Rogil

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cape Saint Vincent, Praia Da Amoreira
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Praia Vale Dos Homens ©
Praia Vale Dos Homens
Praia Da Amoreira ©
Praia Da Amoreira
Praia da Carriagem ©
Praia da Carriagem

5
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia Da Rocha and Praia marinha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Praia do Carvalho (in Carvoeiro) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Olhao). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Gale.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Albufeira day trip planning website .

Drive from Rogil to Albufeira in 1.5 hours. In June in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Praia da Marinha, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Algarve, Praia Da Rocha, Nossa Senhora da Rocha Beach
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

3
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
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.
Shop till you drop at Zaguan 24 and Las Moradas, Artesania Andalusi. Get some historical perspective at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Plaza de Espana. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, look for gifts at Ueno, steep yourself in history at Seville Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Seville trip planner .

Drive from Albufeira to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Albufeira in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de la Sal and Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola. Do your shopping at La Tienda de Trinidad and Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto. There's still lots to do: stroll through Reservatauro Ronda, see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, make a trip to Casa Don Bosco, and snap pictures at Puente Viejo.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip planner .

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola, Playa de la Sal
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Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Museo Lara ©
Museo Lara

3
nights
Nerja, Spain

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Relax by the water at Playa El Salon and Playa de la Alberquilla. Alhambra and Generalife will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Torrecilla, look for gifts at DEGUSTA ANDALUCIA, get interesting insight from Nerja Diving, and hunt for treasures at Nerja Markets.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nerja online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Nerja sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Granada
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

5
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Head to Cellarer and Papabubblefor plenty of shopping. Relax by the water at La Barceloneta and Delta del Llobregat. Spend the 14th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, kick back and relax at Playa de Sant Miquel, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner .

Getting from Nerja to Barcelona by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nerja in July, you will find days in Barcelona are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Delta del Llobregat
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza) capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, contemplate the long history of Casa de Campo, and admire the striking features of Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro).

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid tour planning tool .

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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