16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
3
Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
4
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  16 h 15 min
End: Hyderabad, India


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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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Hyderabad, India to Barcelona is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in May; daily highs in Barcelona reach 25°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Oriente.

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Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Ronda, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, and then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo. On the next day, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Cuenca, and then explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda.

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Take a train from Madrid to Ronda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in Ronda, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de España.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip website.

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Seville

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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, then look for gifts at Livraria Lello, and finally contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Porto itinerary maker website.

Fly from Seville to Porto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Porto. Traveling from Seville in May, expect Porto to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip builder tool.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Porto in May, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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