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

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

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Route & dates

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:  6 h
3
Orreaga-Roncesvalles, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Puente la Reina, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Logrono, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
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
14
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.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid is 4 hours. When traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, plan for little chillier days in Madrid, with highs around 67°F, while nights are colder with lows around 47°F. You will leave for Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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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 see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port day trip site.

You can drive from Madrid to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Orreaga-Roncesvalles.

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

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Orreaga-Roncesvalles, Spain

Orreaga-Roncesvalles ©
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You can drive from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Orreaga-Roncesvalles in an hour. April in Orreaga-Roncesvalles sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for 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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Crucifix and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Puente la Reina trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orreaga-Roncesvalles to Puente la Reina takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Orreaga-Roncesvalles in April since evenings lows in Puente la Reina dip to 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. For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Logrono trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Puente la Reina to Logrono takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Belorado.

Things to do in Logrono

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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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): don't miss a visit to Puente de Frias, step into the grandiose world of Castle of the Dukes of Frias, make a trip to Casas Colgadas, then take in the pleasant sights at Casco Historico, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at RiojaNatura.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Belorado road trip planner.

Drive from Logrono to Belorado in an hour. In April, Belorado is a bit cooler than Logrono - with highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Castrojeriz.

Things to do in Belorado

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Frias, Ona, Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, RiojaNatura, Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz
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RiojaNatura ©
RiojaNatura
Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz ©
Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz
Castle of the Dukes of Frias ©
Castle of the Dukes of Frias

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Castrojeriz, Spain

Castrojeriz ©
On the 30th (Thu), make a trip to Castillo de Castrojeriz and then make a trip to Monastery of San Anton.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Castrojeriz trip builder site.

You can drive from Belorado to Castrojeriz in 1.5 hours. In April in Castrojeriz, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 39°F at night. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sahagun.

Things to do in Castrojeriz

Historic Sites
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Monastery of San Anton ©
Monastery of San Anton
Castillo de Castrojeriz ©
Castillo de Castrojeriz

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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 examine the collection at Museo de Semana Santa de Sahagun, then admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Lorenzo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Juan de Sahagun.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sahagun trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Castrojeriz to Sahagun takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Astorga.

Things to do in Sahagun

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Villa Romana La Olmeda
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Iglesia de San Tirso ©
Iglesia de San Tirso
Villa Romana La Olmeda ©
Villa Romana La Olmeda
Iglesia de San Juan de Sahagun ©
Iglesia de San Juan de Sahagun

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Astorga, Spain

Astorga ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Palacio De Gaudi and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Astorga Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Astorga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sahagun to Astorga takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for Ponferrada.

Things to do in Astorga

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castrillo de los Polvazares
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Astorga Cathedral ©
Astorga Cathedral

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Ponferrada, Spain

Ponferrada ©
Ponferrada is the capital city of El Bierzo in the Province of León, Spain. On the 3rd (Sun), examine the collection at Museo de la Radio, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de los Templarios, then take in the pleasant sights 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.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ponferrada trip tool.

Traveling by car from Astorga to Ponferrada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Ponferrada, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 43°F at night. You'll set off for Pedrafita do Cebreiro on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Ponferrada

Museums Historic Sites
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La Fabrica de Luz. Museo de la Energia ©
La Fabrica de Luz. Museo de la Energia
Castillo de los Templarios ©
Castillo de los Templarios
Torre del Reloj ©
Torre del Reloj

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Pedrafita do Cebreiro, Spain

Pedrafita do Cebreiro
To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pedrafita do Cebreiro online journey builder.

Drive from Ponferrada to Pedrafita do Cebreiro in an hour. Traveling from Ponferrada in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 51°F in Pedrafita do Cebreiro. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel to Portomarin.

Things to do in Pedrafita do Cebreiro

Nightlife Historic Sites Nature
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Portomarin, Spain

Portomarin ©
Portomarín is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo. To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Portomarin holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pedrafita do Cebreiro to Portomarin takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Portomarin can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Portomarin

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Concello de Palas de Rei
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Castro de Castromaoior ©
Castro de Castromaoior
New Bridge and Bridge Vella ©
New Bridge and Bridge Vella
Concello de Palas de Rei ©
Concello de Palas de Rei

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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.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela online trip planner.

Getting from Portomarin to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Santiago de Compostela can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Iglesia de Las Santas Justa y Rufina, Museo de Santa Cruz, &more). See some other sides of Madrid: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santiago de Compostela in May: highs in Madrid hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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