15 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Sintra, Portugal
— 1 night
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Fatima, Portugal
— Few hours
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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Logrono, Spain
— 1 night
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Aranda de Duero, Spain
— 1 night
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Burgos, Spain
— 1 night
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 night
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Oviedo, Spain
— 1 night
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Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
— Few hours
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
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Pamplona, Spain
— 1 day

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 4th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Madrid planner.

Monterrey, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Monterrey to Madrid. November in Madrid sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
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Historic Site
Plaza Mayor
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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then make a trip to Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Alfama and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Lisbon at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
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Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Sintra National Palace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sintra trip maker tool.

Sintra is very close to Lisbon. In November, daily temperatures in Sintra can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Fatima.

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Architectural Building
Sintra National Palace
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Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. On the 8th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fatima online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sintra to Fatima in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In November in Fatima, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Porto.

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Historic Sites
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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©

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 9th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally stop by Livraria Lello.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Porto attractions website.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Porto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Logrono.

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Civic Center
Palacio da Bolsa
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Logrono, Spain

Logroño is a city in northern Spain, on the Ebro River. On the 10th (Tue), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Logrono trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Porto to Logrono by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Logrono is 1 hour. In November, Logrono is slightly colder than Porto - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aranda de Duero.

Things to do in Logrono

Wineries · Tours
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Aranda de Duero, Spain

Aranda de Duero ©
Aranda de Duero is a town and municipality, capital of the Ribera del Duero comarca, in south of the province of Burgos, in Castile and León, Spain. To find reviews and tourist information, read our Aranda de Duero road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Logrono to Aranda de Duero takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Logrono in November: highs in Aranda de Duero hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Aranda de Duero

Nature · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

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Winery / Vineyard
Bodegas Dominio de Cair
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Burgos, Spain

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. On the 11th (Wed), head outdoors with Nacimiento del Rio Cadagua.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Burgos trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aranda de Duero to Burgos takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Burgos

Outdoors

Side Trip

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Architectural Building
Convento de Santa Clara
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
To find reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. While traveling from Burgos, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santiago de Compostela, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Oviedo.

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Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Oviedo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Oviedo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Oviedo can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in Oviedo

Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Room Escape Game
Escape room mission
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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Puppy.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bilbao trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Oviedo to Bilbao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Bilbao are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Things to do in Bilbao

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

Vitoria-Gasteiz ©

Green Capital of Spain

The capital of the Basque country, Vitoria-Gasteiz is a medieval city with lively suburbs and a traditional but elegant urban feel.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de la Virgen Blanca and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Maria.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vitoria-Gasteiz online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bilbao in November, things will get a bit cooler in Vitoria-Gasteiz: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

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Religious Site
Catedral de Santa Maria
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Architectural Building
Plaza de la Virgen Blanca
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vitoria-Gasteiz to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Vitoria-Gasteiz in November since evenings lows in San Sebastian - Donostia dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pamplona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

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Food Tour
Food Tours
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Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona ©
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. On the 16th (Mon), learn and have fun at Garrarte Artesanos.

Before you visit Pamplona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Pamplona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Pamplona, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamplona

Fun & Games · Shopping · Classes
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Ride / Activity
Garrarte Artesanos
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