18 days in Spain, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

18 days in Spain, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
3
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Ronda, Spain
— 1 night
6
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
7
Murcia, Spain
— 1 night
8
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Toledo, Spain
— 1 night
10
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights

2
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.
Kids will enjoy Torre dos Clerigos and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Popular historic sites such as Capela das Almas and Palacio da Bolsa are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, snap pictures at Porto Bridge Climb, examine the collection at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto, and take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary planning app.

New York City, USA to Porto is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get slightly colder in Porto: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Igreja do Carmo ©
Igreja do Carmo
Torre dos Clerigos ©
Torre dos Clerigos

2
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 28th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), thentake an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Igreja de Sao Roque, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in August, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 30th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros, thenadmire the masterpieces at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, thenget to know the fascinating history of Plaza del Triunfo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seville route app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Seville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Highlights from your plan
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas ©
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica

2
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): push the limits with an extreme tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria, thenexamine the collection at Revello de Toro Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Episcopal Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Martires, thenexplore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, and finally take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Malaga road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Seville to Malaga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

1
night
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take a stroll through Old City, thencontemplate the long history of Puerta de Almocabar, thenexplore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa Del Rey Moro.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda itinerary planner.

Drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Old City ©
Old City
Casa Del Rey Moro ©
Casa Del Rey Moro

1
night
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, thensteep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, thentake an in-depth tour of Archive Saint John of God Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel Bajo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Granada tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, Granada is a bit cooler than Ronda - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Murcia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla ©
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla
Iglesia de San Miguel Bajo ©
Iglesia de San Miguel Bajo

1
night
Murcia, Spain

Murcia ©
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). On the 5th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Ana, browse the exhibits of Templo de San Juan de Dios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, thenadmire the masterpieces at Cathedral de Santa Maria, thenadmire the striking features of Episcopal Palace of Murcia, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Gaya.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Murcia online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Granada to Murcia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in September, Murcia is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Murcia

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral de Santa Maria ©
Cathedral de Santa Maria
Episcopal Palace of Murcia ©
Episcopal Palace of Murcia
Templo de San Juan de Dios ©
Templo de San Juan de Dios

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, see the interesting displays at Museu Faller de Valencia, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Valencia trip maker app.

You can drive from Murcia to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Valencia sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats ©
Museu Faller de Valencia ©
Museu Faller de Valencia

1
night
Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Puerta del Sol, thenwander the streets of Casco Historico de Toledo, thendelve into the distant past at El Pozo De Los Deseos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Roman Church.

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Take a train from Valencia to Toledo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Valencia in September, Toledo is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
San Roman Church ©
San Roman Church
El Pozo De Los Deseos ©
El Pozo De Los Deseos

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 8th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala, and then get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, take a stroll through La Latina, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip tool.

Getting from Toledo to Madrid by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Madrid, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
La Latina ©
La Latina

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