14 days in France, Portugal & Madrid Itinerary

14 days in France, Portugal & Madrid Itinerary

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14 days in France, Portugal & Madrid Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Porto Alegre, Brazil


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4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip site .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Porto Alegre to Paris. While traveling from Porto Alegre, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Seine River ©
Seine River

1
night
Bordeaux, France

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, make a trip to Place de la Bourse (Place Royale), and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux driving holiday tool .

Traveling by train from Paris to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) ©
Place de la Bourse (Place Royale)
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parque del Retiro and Royal Palace of Madrid. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

Find out how to plan Madrid trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. April in Madrid sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Sun), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip builder tool .

You can fly from Madrid to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Porto is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 27th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then wander the streets of Alfama, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, and finally snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lisbon journey builder app .

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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