12 days in Portugal, Sao Paulo & Madrid Itinerary

12 days in Portugal, Sao Paulo & Madrid Itinerary

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1
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 night
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
3
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights

1
night
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 15th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, thenwander the streets of Paulista Avenue, thenstop by Galeria Arte Brasileira, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Congonhas Airport, Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport and Viracopos International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

3
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 to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Dedicate the 20th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online travel route builder.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Lisbon in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in March: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

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

3
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.
Dedicate the 22nd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, and look for gifts at Livraria Lello.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Porto tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Porto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Tours Museums
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Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Estadio do Dragao ©
Estadio do Dragao

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
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: stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

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Fly from Porto to Madrid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Madrid. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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