17 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

17 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
3
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights


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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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, make a trip to Liberdade Square, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary planner.

Sacramento, USA to Porto is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Sacramento to Porto. While traveling from Sacramento, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

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

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some serene contemplation at Church and Convent of Madre de Deus, and take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril.

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

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

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Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seville tour builder app.

Getting from Lisbon to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip builder tool.

You can fly from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in May, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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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: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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