15 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

15 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Fly
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Porto, Portugal

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
On the 29th (Sat), make a trip to Escadas do Codessal, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio da Lapa, explore the activities along Douro River, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then look for gifts at Livraria Lello, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto visit planner.

Montreal, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Porto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Porto, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ancient Art.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in August, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:

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Seville, Spain

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, then contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

For other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Seville trip maker app.

Fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

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Ronda, Spain

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then examine the collection at Museo Lara, then wander the streets of Old City, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Reservatauro Ronda, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

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Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Casa de Campo, then make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip app.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ronda in September; daily highs in Madrid reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

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Barcelona, Spain

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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

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You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in September since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.

Spain travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.