29 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

29 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salamanca, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
6
Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Toronto, Canada


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3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1 hour away). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary website.

Toronto, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Madrid is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in November; daily highs in Madrid reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
nights
Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, look for gifts at Lume Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salamanca trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Salamanca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Shopping
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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.
When in Porto, make a side trip to see Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco in Guimaraes, approximately Guimaraes away. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, get lost in a book at Museu Serralves, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and stop by Prometeu.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Porto holiday app.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Porto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salamanca in November, expect Porto to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and see where the action happens at Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online travel route planner.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Food Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
nights
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, catch a live event at Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and look for gifts at Malanga - Hecho a Mano.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville road trip website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville. In November, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

3
nights
Ronda, Spain

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, stop by La Tienda de Trinidad, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, and wander the streets of Old City.

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Getting from Seville to Ronda by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Photography Tours
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

3
nights
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, don't miss a visit to Fuente de las Batallas, look for gifts at Lolita's Closet, and get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin.

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You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ronda in November, with highs in Granada at 19°C and lows at 6°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

4
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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