21 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

21 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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21 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  7​h
4
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil


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Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Madrid travel route planning website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Central European Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Madrid, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours
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Walking tours

3
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Porto online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in May, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Walking tours

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. Dedicate the 8th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Belém Tower, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Lisbon sightseeing app .

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Porto in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, and walk around Parque de Maria Luisa.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seville online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Seville are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stop by Munira, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Royal Chapel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then take a stroll through Albayzin, and finally don't miss a visit to La Ermita de San Miguel Alto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, then admire the striking features of Generalife, and finally step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planner .

Drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Seville in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Barcelona journey planner.

Fly from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in May, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

See some other sides of Madrid: explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

You can plan Madrid trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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