13 days in Iberia Itinerary

13 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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Trofa, Portugal
— 1 day
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Barcelos, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Ponte de Lima, Portugal
— 1 night
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Valenca, Portugal
— 1 night
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Tui, Spain
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Porrino, Spain
— 2 nights
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Pontevedra, Spain
— 1 night
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Caldas de Reis, Spain
— 1 night
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Padron, Spain
— 1 night
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 night
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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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.
On the 27th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Porto trip maker site.

Lisbon to Porto is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect Porto to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Trofa.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Tours
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Trofa, Portugal

— 1 day
On the 28th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with i-Dive Spirit and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindelo Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Trofa day trip website.

Trofa is very close to Porto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelos.

Things to do in Trofa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Barcelos, Portugal

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Falua Massage Studio, then make a trip to Muro de Azulejos, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Torre Medieval, then step into the grandiose world of Paco dos Condes de Barcelos, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Bom Jesus da Cruz.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelos holiday builder website.

You can drive from Trofa to Barcelos in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Barcelos are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Ponte de Lima.

Things to do in Barcelos

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponte de Lima, Portugal

— 1 night
Ponte de Lima, is the oldest vila in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Festival Internacional de Jardins, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cabedelo, then examine the collection at O Navio Gil Eannes, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Romana.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ponte de Lima trip planner.

Drive from Barcelos to Ponte de Lima in an hour. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Valenca.

Things to do in Ponte de Lima

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Valenca, Portugal

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Forte de Vila Nova de Cerveira, pause for some serene contemplation at Capela do Bom Jesus, and then don't miss a visit to Palacio da Brejoeira.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Valenca day trip planner.

Valenca is just a stone's throw from Ponte de Lima. In October, daily temperatures in Valenca can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Tui.

Things to do in Valenca

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tui, Spain

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tui online vacation maker.

Tui is just a stone's throw from Valenca. When traveling from Valenca in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tui: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. You'll set off for Porrino on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Tui

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife

Porrino, Spain

— 2 nights
O Porriño is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.It is an industrial town, in the metropolitan area of Vigo, of which it is an important economic dependency. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): snap pictures at Puente Romano de Ponteareas, then boost your wellbeing at Termas de Prexigueiro, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pena Dos Namorados, and finally admire the striking features of Ayuntamiento de Porrino. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Rodas, then step off the mainland to explore Islas Cies, and then make a trip to Mirador de Monteferro.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porrino trip planner.

Porrino is just a short distance from Tui. In October, daytime highs in Porrino are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pontevedra.

Things to do in Porrino

Parks · Nature · Spas · Beaches

Side Trips

Pontevedra, Spain

— 1 night
Pontevedra is a Spanish city in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Loro Ravachol, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina, and then make a trip to Casco antiguo de Pontevedra.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pontevedra trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porrino to Pontevedra in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Caldas de Reis.

Things to do in Pontevedra

Historic Sites

Caldas de Reis, Spain

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get outside with Pazo de La Saleta.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Caldas de Reis trip website.

Caldas de Reis is just a short distance from Pontevedra. In October, daytime highs in Caldas de Reis are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Padron.

Things to do in Caldas de Reis

Wineries · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trips

Padron, Spain

— 1 night
Padrón is a concello in the Province of A Coruña, in Galicia within the comarca of O Sar. On the 7th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santiago and then don't miss a visit to Pazo do Faramello.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Padron trip builder app.

Padron is just a short distance from Caldas de Reis. In October in Padron, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Padron

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

— 1 night

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at As Duas Marias.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Padron to Santiago de Compostela in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

On the 8th (Fri), shop like a local with Livraria Lello, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Make your Porto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Porto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Porto due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Santiago de Compostela in October; daily highs in Porto reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping · Tours · Historic Sites