5 days in Spain, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

5 days in Spain, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Valencia, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Porto, Portugal
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Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Fri), stroll around Parc Guell and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning site.

Cairo, Egypt to Barcelona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Barcelona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in May; daily highs in Barcelona reach 25°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Valencia.

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Parks · Historic Sites
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Valencia, Spain

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Valencia tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect nights in Valencia to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

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Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip planner.

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Lisbon.

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

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 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Belém Tower and then make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Porto, Portugal

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Porto itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for home.
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Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
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.