16 days in Madrid & Porto Itinerary

16 days in Madrid & Porto Itinerary

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1
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
2
Porto, Portugal
— 9 nights

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Explore hidden gems such as The Walls of Avila and Hayedo de Montejo. Venture out of the city with trips to Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico (in Cuevas del Valle), The Four Posts (in Avila) and Iglesia del Salvador (in Talavera de la Reina). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, hike along Chorrera de Despanalagua, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Clandestina, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Subida Pico Ocejon.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Madrid online trip itinerary builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October: high temperatures in Madrid hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Valverde de los Arroyos, Segovia, Avila, Embalse Charco Del Cura, La Clandestina
Highlights from your plan
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

9
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da Costa Nova and Mindelo Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fortaleza de Valenca and O Navio Gil Eannes. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Guimaraes (Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco, Largo da Oliveira, &more), Viseu (Chocolateria Delicia, Se Catedral de Viseu, &more) and Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios (in Lamego). The adventure continues: pick up some local products at Mercado Bom Sucesso, browse the different shops at Forum Aveiro, take an in-depth tour of Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, and do a tasting at Porto Augusto's.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto online itinerary planner.

Fly from Madrid to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Porto when traveling from Madrid in November, with lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Gaia, Viseu, Guimaraes, Coimbra, Miradouro da Pedra Bela
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Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

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