15 days in Spain & Porto Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Porto Itinerary

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15 days in Spain & Porto Itinerary

Start: Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Pontevedra, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Baiona, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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O Grove, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Cambados, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
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La Coruna, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Viveiro, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
10
Ribadeo, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Cudillero, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
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Gijon, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Leon, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
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Sanxenxo, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Madrid, Spain

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia as well as Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. On the 14th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid tour builder tool .

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major airport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In August, daytime highs in Madrid are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Leon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cais da Ribeira, Porto Walkers - Free Walking Tours & Experiences and Sao Bento Railway Station. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, grab a seat and go on Sao Bento Railway Station, then get a taste of local nightlife at Porto Walkers - Free Walking Tours & Experiences, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): explore the activities along Rio Douro and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Porto day trip planning app .

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Porto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is minus 1 hour. August in Porto sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Sao Bento Railway Station ©
Sao Bento Railway Station

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Pontevedra, Spain

Pontevedra ©
Pontevedra is a Spanish city in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Islas Cies and then make a trip to Casco antiguo de Pontevedra.

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Traveling by car from Porto to Pontevedra takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Pontevedra. In August, daily temperatures in Pontevedra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Baiona.

Things to do in Pontevedra

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Los Horreos de Combarro, Islas Cies
Highlights from your plan
Los Horreos de Combarro ©
Los Horreos de Combarro

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Baiona, Spain

Baiona
Change things up with these side-trips from Baiona: A Guarda (Castro de Santa Trega & Santa Tecla Celtic Village) and Tui Cathedral (in Tui).

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Baiona trip planner .

You can drive from O Grove to Baiona in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Baiona are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Baiona

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

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O Grove, Spain

O Grove
Venture out of the city with trips to Camino de Finisterre (in Fisterra), Fervenza Do Ezaro (in Dumbria) and Museo de Pontevedra (in Pontevedra).

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the O Grove online tour builder .

O Grove is just a stone's throw from Cambados. In August, daytime highs in O Grove are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Baiona.

Things to do in O Grove

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Cambados, Spain

Cambados ©
Cambados is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. On the 19th (Mon), make a trip to Igrexa de Santa Marina Dozo, take an in-depth tour of Casa Historica de Cambados, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Fefinans.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cambados road trip planning website .

Cambados is just a short distance from O Grove. In August, daily temperatures in Cambados can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Cambados

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Casa Historica de Cambados ©
Casa Historica de Cambados

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santiago D.C. Freetours as well as Botafumeiro. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): gain interesting insight with Santiago D.C. Freetours, don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, then make a trip to Portico de la Gloria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and finally make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela online visit planner .

Santiago de Compostela is just a stone's throw from La Coruna. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Porto.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Santiago D.C. Freetours ©
Santiago D.C. Freetours
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©

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La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Avenida de la Marina, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Maria Pita, then visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the La Coruna road trip planner.

La Coruna is very close to Santiago de Compostela. In August in La Coruna, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Viveiro.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Room Escape Games
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita

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Viveiro, Spain

Viveiro
You've now added Mirador de San Roque to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get great views at Mirador de San Roque.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Viveiro online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Ribadeo to Viveiro takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Viveiro can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to La Coruna.

Things to do in Viveiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Ribadeo, Spain

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. As Catedrais Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at As Catedrais Beach and then make a trip to Illa Pancha.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ribadeo vacation builder tool .

Getting from Cudillero to Ribadeo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Viveiro.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

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Cudillero, Spain

Cudillero
Cudillero is a small village and municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cudillero tour app .

Drive from Ribadeo to Cudillero in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cudillero are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Gijon.

Things to do in Cudillero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Gijon, Spain

Gijon
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. You've now added Tablas Surf School to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stroll through Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina) and then kick back and relax at Playa de San Lorenzo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gijon holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Leon to Gijon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Leon in August, expect nights in Gijon to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Gijon

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

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Leon, Spain

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. You've now added Plaza San Martin to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, then make a trip to Historic Center of Leon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo Panteon San Isidoro de Leon.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Leon trip planning site .

Drive from Madrid to Leon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in August: high temperatures in Leon hover around 31°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gijon.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Plaza San Martin ©
Plaza San Martin

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia as well as Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Leon to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Leon in August, with highs in Madrid at 39°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol

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Sanxenxo, Spain

Sanxenxo ©
On the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Silgar and then stroll through Playa de Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Cruceiro de Hio, then get outside with Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Foxos.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sanxenxo road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Sanxenxo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect Sanxenxo to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sanxenxo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cangas do Morrazo
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Areas ©
Playa de Areas
Playa de Foxos ©
Playa de Foxos
Playa Canelas ©
Playa Canelas