13 days in Spain, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

13 days in Spain, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

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13 days in Spain, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Oviedo, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Madrid, Spain
— Few hours
End: Madrid, Spain

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Flamenco En El Backstage de Pablo Ruben Maldonado, Free Walking Tours Madrid, Cardamomo Tablao Flamenco, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll around Parque del Retiro, then tour in harmony with nature at Free Walking Tours Madrid, and then admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, then listen to music at Cardamomo Tablao Flamenco, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel planner.

Toronto, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Madrid is 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in October: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Cardamomo Tablao Flamenco ©
Cardamomo Tablao Flamenco

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Alcázar of Seville. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Edificio La Adriatica, get great views at Catedral de Sevilla, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally explore the galleries of Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville online journey planner .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija ©

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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 10th (Thu), admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Parque das Nacoes, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon planning website .

You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Parque das Nacoes ©
Parque das Nacoes

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge, then do a tasting at Quinta dos Corvos, then do a tasting at Porto Augusto's, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Porto trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Spas

Side Trip

Vila Nova de Gaia
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Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge ©
Cockburn’s Port Wine Lodge
Porto Augusto's ©
Porto Augusto's
Spas

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela and Monasterio e iglesia de San Pelayo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico and Botafumeiro. Take a break from Santiago de Compostela with a short trip to Castro de Barona in Barona, about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de San Fructuoso, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Porto to Santiago de Compostela in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Santiago de Compostela is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in October, expect Santiago de Compostela to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oviedo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Castro de Barona
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Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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night
Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Iglesia de San Juan el Real, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Julian de los Prados, then make a trip to Parroquia de San Isidoro El Real, and finally trek along Route of Santiago de Compostela.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oviedo road trip site .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Oviedo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Oviedo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Oviedo

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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San Julian de los Prados ©
San Julian de los Prados
Route of Santiago de Compostela ©
Route of Santiago de Compostela
Parroquia de San Isidoro El Real ©
Parroquia de San Isidoro El Real

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid holiday planner .

You can fly from Oviedo to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Oviedo in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza de Oriente ©
Plaza de Oriente

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