20 days in Portugal, Aachen & Spain Itinerary

20 days in Portugal, Aachen & Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Aachen, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Sintra, Portugal
— 1 night
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
4
Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
5
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
7
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain
— Few hours
9
Ronda, Spain
— Few hours
10
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
11
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
13
Aachen, Germany
— 2 nights

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Aachen, Germany

Aachen
Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Aachen trip planning site.

Bengaluru, India to Aachen is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in April: high temperatures in Aachen hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Sintra.

Things to do in Aachen

Museums Parks Outdoors
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night
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quinta da Regaleira as well as Park and National Palace of Pena.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sintra trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Aachen to Sintra takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Aachen to Sintra due to the time zone difference. In April, Sintra is somewhat warmer than Aachen - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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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.
You've now added Mosteiro dos Jeronimos to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary builder app.

Lisbon is just a short distance from Sintra. In April, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

1
night
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Evora planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Evora sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Prado National Museum, Salon de Reinos del Palacio del Buen Retiro, Plaza Mayor, and other attractions. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Alcala, admire the landmark architecture of Templo de Debod, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, thenmake a trip to Puerta del Sol, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid online travel route planner.

You can drive from Evora to Madrid in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums
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Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod
Puerta de Alcala ©
Puerta de Alcala
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol

1
night
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Patios de Cordoba, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba online trip maker.

Getting from Madrid to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in April: highs in Cordoba hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Patios de Cordoba ©
Patios de Cordoba

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, Royal Alcázar of Seville, Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, steep yourself in history at Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, thensteep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, thencontemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Baile Flamenco.

Plan trip to Seville with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Setenil de las Bodegas.

Things to do in Seville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Palacio de Viana
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Highlights from your plan
Palacio de Viana ©
Palacio de Viana
Museo del Baile Flamenco ©
Museo del Baile Flamenco
Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija ©
Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija

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hours
Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain

Setenil de las Bodegas
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Setenil de las Bodegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Setenil de las Bodegas takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Ronda.

Things to do in Setenil de las Bodegas

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Ronda, Spain

Ronda
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Plan my trip to Ronda with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Ronda is just a short distance from Setenil de las Bodegas. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Malaga, Spain

Malaga
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
To find out how to plan a trip to Malaga, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Malaga sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for Granada on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Alhambra, Alcaiceria, Royal Chapel of Granada, and other attractions. On the 17th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Sacromonte, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, and then hunt for treasures at Alcaiceria.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Granada travel app.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Granada, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Highlights from your plan
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Sacromonte ©
Sacromonte
Alcaiceria ©
Alcaiceria

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes The Magic Fountain, Casa Batllo, Parc Guell, and other attractions you added. Head to Davis Lisboa & Davis Museum and Fifty Dots Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Vila Vella (Old Town) and Ciutat Vella are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of El Born.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona planner.

Getting from Granada to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Aachen.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Vila Vella (Old Town)
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
El Born ©
El Born
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella

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Aachen, Germany

Aachen
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Aachen online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Aachen takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, expect Aachen to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Aachen

Museums Parks Outdoors
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