21 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

21 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Toledo, Spain
— 1 night
3
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Cascais, Portugal
— 1 night
8
Coimbra, Portugal
— 2 nights
9
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
10
Peratallada, Spain
— 1 night
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights


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2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 11th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, then take an in-depth tour of Naval Museum, and finally head outdoors with Picnic Madrid.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid route builder website.

Granada to Madrid is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla

1
night
Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Hospital de Tavera, contemplate the long history of Puerta del Sol, then see the interesting displays at Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Roman Church, and finally learn more about the world around you at Templarios y Otras Ordenes Militares.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Toledo trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Toledo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Toledo, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums · Historic Sites
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Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo ©
San Roman Church ©
San Roman Church
Hospital de Tavera ©
Hospital de Tavera

2
nights
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Nicolas de Villa, examine the collection at Centro Flamenco Fosforito, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco, see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuestra Senora de Gracia, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, then step into the grandiose world of Palacio de la Merced, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Santa Marina de Aguas Santas, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cordoba trip planner.

Traveling by train from Toledo to Cordoba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Toledo in November, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
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Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir ©
Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Palacio de la Merced ©
Palacio de la Merced

2
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.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Catalina de Zafra, then take an in-depth tour of Archive Saint John of God Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Bellas Artes de Granada, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Max Moreau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Anton, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Sagrario, then take in the pleasant sights at Cuesta del Rey Chico, then contemplate the long history of Court of the Lions, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Granada trip tool.

You can drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Granada: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums
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Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla ©
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla
Iglesia del Sagrario ©
Iglesia del Sagrario

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the striking features of Plaza de España, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Magdalena. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Hospital de los Venerables, see the interesting displays at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de los Marineros, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seville travel website.

Traveling by car from Granada to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seville when traveling from Granada in November, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Museu de Marinha.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Museu Colecao Berardo ©
Museu Colecao Berardo

1
night
Cascais, Portugal

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Museu Condes de Castro, then explore the world behind art at Casa Duarte Pinto Coelho, then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, and finally push the limits with Salty Souls Surf School.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cascais visit planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Cascais takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Cascais, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Cascais

Adventure · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Salty Souls Surf School ©
Salty Souls Surf School
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Museu Condes de Castro ©
Museu Condes de Castro

2
nights
Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Casa Museu Fernando Namora, browse the exhibits of Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, then stroll through Choupal National Forest, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Penedo da Saudade. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Batalha Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Capelas Imperfeitas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valinhos Sanctuary, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos, then see the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Fátima, and finally examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbra online day trip planner.

Drive from Cascais to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Coimbra sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Fatima, Batalha, Condeixa-a-Nova
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Valinhos Sanctuary ©
Valinhos Sanctuary
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga

2
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.
On the 24th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, then get engrossed in the history at Alberto Sampaio Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Largo da Oliveira, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas, and then examine the collection at FC Porto Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Porto online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Porto are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Peratallada.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Alberto Sampaio Museum ©
Alberto Sampaio Museum

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night
Peratallada, Spain

Peratallada ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Terracotta Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Coloma de Fitor, then explore the world behind art at Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Peratallada.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Peratallada planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Porto to Peratallada. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. You will leave for Barcelona on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Peratallada

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol), Terracotta Museum
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
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Peratallada ©
Peratallada
Santa Coloma de Fitor ©
Santa Coloma de Fitor

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ciutat Vella and Casa Vicens. Museum-lovers will get to explore CosmoCaixa Barcelona and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Joan Miro Foundation, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and head outdoors with Bunker del Carmel.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Peratallada to Barcelona takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri ©
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri

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