46 days in Spain, Lisbon & London Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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London, United Kingdom
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Barcelona, Spain — 10 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach, Chemin Cotier, &more), PortAventura (in Salou) and Casa Saladrigas (in Blanes). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, contemplate the long history of Vila Vella (Old Town), and wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

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Brisbane, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in June, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 10 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Mountain Story trails (in Alpedrete), Segovia (Balloon Rides, Real Casa de la Moneda, &more) and Toledo (Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, expect nights in Madrid to be slightly colder, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 13 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Parque e Palacio de Monserrate, &more), Evora (Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), Capela dos Ossos, &more) and Nazare (Ermida da Memoria, Miradouro do Suberco, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, visit Alfama, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

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You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in July; daily highs in Lisbon reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 10 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Cotswold Cheese Company (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & Hawkstone Brewery) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

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Getting from Lisbon to London by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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