25 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

25 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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25 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Ronda, Spain
— 4 nights
5
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Vancouver, Canada


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2
nights
Porto, Portugal

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.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, and don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Porto online day trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Porto is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Porto due to the time zone difference. May in Porto sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Museums Parks
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Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seville online trip maker .

You can fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

4
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
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, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, explore by horseback at Caballos y Vino, and take a stroll through Old City.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Seville to Ronda by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Nerja (Balcon de Europa, Playa El Salon, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Alhambra, have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room, and take a stroll through Albayzin.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Granada online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Ronda to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Granada sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo, about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

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You can fly from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Madrid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip planning website .

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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