17 days in Spain, Lisbon & Rome Itinerary

17 days in Spain, Lisbon & Rome Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Seville, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Rome, Italy
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Riyadh to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in October, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are cooler (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can fly to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

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 1st (Mon): wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, then admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seville journey maker app.

Getting from Lisbon to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Seville is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Catedral Primada, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Estacion de Atocha, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid road trip planning website.

Getting from Seville to Madrid by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in November, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in November: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome attractions app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.