16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

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16 days in Spain, Portugal & Paris Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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3
nights
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 Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Old Fashioned - Gin Tonic & Cocktail Bar, El Barri Gòtic, and other attractions you added. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Carre d'Artistes.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November; daily highs in Barcelona reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

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Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and The Walls of Avila. Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Museo Sorolla. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Avila (The Four Posts, Ermita de Santa Maria de la Cabeza, & more), Segovia (Catedral de Segovia & Alcazar de Segovia) and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Casco Historico de Toledo, examine the collection at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Madrid at 17°C and lows at 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Avila, Toledo, Segovia, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
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Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Monastery of Alcobaca. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Capela dos Ossos and Batalha Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro (in Minde), Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal) and Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, wander the streets of Rossio Square, appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip planning site .

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In November, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Fatima, Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro, Capela dos Ossos, Quinta da Regaleira, Batalha Monastery
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

3
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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Louvre Museum and Le Marais are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City) and Basilique Saint-Remi (in Reims). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in November, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 12°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chantilly, Basilique Saint-Remi
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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