19 days in Spain & Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port Itinerary

19 days in Spain & Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port Itinerary

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19 days in Spain & Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 30 min
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Madrid, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  8 h
2
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Orreaga-Roncesvalles, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Puente la Reina, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
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Logrono, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
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Belorado, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Castrojeriz, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Sahagun, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Astorga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
10
Ponferrada, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
Pedrafita do Cebreiro, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
12
Portomarin, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary maker website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Central European Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect nights in Madrid to be colder, around 47°F, while days are slightly colder, around 67°F. You will leave for Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Historic Sites Tours

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France close to Ostabat in the Pyrenean foothills. To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Orreaga-Roncesvalles.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

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Orreaga-Roncesvalles, Spain

Orreaga-Roncesvalles ©
To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Orreaga-Roncesvalles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Orreaga-Roncesvalles takes an hour. In April in Orreaga-Roncesvalles, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Puente la Reina.

Things to do in Orreaga-Roncesvalles

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mirador de Zamariain
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Colegiata de Santa Maria de Orreaga ©
Colegiata de Santa Maria de Orreaga
Mirador de Zamariain ©
Mirador de Zamariain
Iglesia de Santiago ©
Iglesia de Santiago

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Puente la Reina, Spain

Puente la Reina ©
Puente La Reina is a town and municipality located in the autonomous community of Navarra, in northern Spain.Puente la Reina lies between Pamplona and Estella on the Way of St. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Crucifix and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Puente la Reina tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Orreaga-Roncesvalles to Puente la Reina in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Orreaga-Roncesvalles in April, Puente la Reina is a bit cooler at night with lows of 43°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Logrono.

Things to do in Puente la Reina

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Artajona, Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate
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Cerco de Artajona ©
Cerco de Artajona
Puente Romanico ©
Puente Romanico
Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate ©
Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate

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Logrono, Spain

Logrono
Logroño is a city in northern Spain, on the Ebro River. Plan a Logrono trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Puente la Reina to Logrono in an hour. April in Logrono sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 45°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Belorado.

Things to do in Logrono

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

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Belorado, Spain

Belorado ©
Belorado is a village and municipality in Spain, belonging to the Province of Burgos, in the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Vicente Martir, don't miss a visit to Puente de Frias, step into the grandiose world of Castle of the Dukes of Frias, don't miss a visit to Casas Colgadas, then go for a walk through Casco Historico, and finally explore the ancient world of Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Belorado trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Logrono to Belorado takes an hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Logrono in April: high temperatures in Belorado hover around 57°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Castrojeriz.

Things to do in Belorado

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Frias, Ona, Iglesia de San Martin, Monasterio de San Juan de Ortega, Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz
Highlights from your plan
Castle of the Dukes of Frias ©
Castle of the Dukes of Frias
Puente de Frias ©
Puente de Frias

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Castrojeriz, Spain

Castrojeriz ©
On the 30th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Monastery of San Anton and then don't miss a visit to Castillo de Castrojeriz.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Castrojeriz vacation planning app.

Getting from Belorado to Castrojeriz by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Castrojeriz can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sahagun.

Things to do in Castrojeriz

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Manzano ©
Castillo de Castrojeriz ©
Castillo de Castrojeriz
Ex Colegiata de Santa Maria Del Manzano ©

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Sahagun, Spain

Sahagun ©
Sahagún is a town in the province of León, Spain. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Villa Romana La Olmeda, then admire the architecture and history at Monasterio Real de San Benito, then admire the striking features of Iglesia de San Lorenzo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan de Sahagun.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sahagun using our trip planner.

Drive from Castrojeriz to Sahagun in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Astorga.

Things to do in Sahagun

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Villa Romana La Olmeda
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de San Tirso ©
Iglesia de San Tirso
Iglesia de San Juan de Sahagun ©
Iglesia de San Juan de Sahagun
Puente Canto ©
Puente Canto

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Astorga, Spain

Astorga ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Astorga Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio De Gaudi, and then examine the collection at Museo del Chocolate.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Astorga route maker site.

You can drive from Sahagun to Astorga in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for Ponferrada.

Things to do in Astorga

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Castrillo de los Polvazares
Highlights from your plan
Astorga Cathedral ©
Astorga Cathedral
Palacio De Gaudi ©
Palacio De Gaudi
Ayuntamiento de Astorga ©
Ayuntamiento de Astorga

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Ponferrada, Spain

Ponferrada ©
Ponferrada is the capital city of El Bierzo in the Province of León, Spain. On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at Museo de la Radio, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de los Templarios, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Nuestra Senora de la Encina, then don't miss a visit to Torre del Reloj, and finally see the interesting displays at La Fabrica de Luz. Museo de la Energia.

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Traveling by car from Astorga to Ponferrada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pedrafita do Cebreiro.

Things to do in Ponferrada

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de los Templarios ©
Castillo de los Templarios
Museo de la Radio ©
Museo de la Radio

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Pedrafita do Cebreiro, Spain

Pedrafita do Cebreiro
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Traveling by car from Ponferrada to Pedrafita do Cebreiro takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Pedrafita do Cebreiro when traveling from Ponferrada in May, with lows around 51°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Arzua.

Things to do in Pedrafita do Cebreiro

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Portomarin, Spain

Portomarin ©
To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Portomarin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pedrafita do Cebreiro to Portomarin takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Portomarin

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Concello de Palas de Rei
Highlights from your plan
Concello de Palas de Rei ©
Concello de Palas de Rei
Castro de Castromaoior ©
Castro de Castromaoior
New Bridge and Bridge Vella ©
New Bridge and Bridge Vella

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela and then don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Arzua to Santiago de Compostela takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Iglesia de Las Santas Justa y Rufina, Museo de Santa Cruz, &more). See even more of Madrid: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

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

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in May, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid