Route & dates
14 days in Madrid & Iberia Itinerary
Start: Mexico City, Mexico
Fly: 15 h 30 min
Madrid, Spain— 2 nights
Train: 2 h 45 min
Barcelona, Spain— 3 nights
Fly: 3 h 30 min
Seville, Spain— 2 nights
Fly: 4 h
Lisbon, Portugal— 4 nights
Fly: 2 h 30 min
Porto, Portugal— 1 night
Fly: 16 h 15 min
End: Mexico City, Mexico
Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, then shop like a local with Gran Via, and finally steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Malasana, then take a stroll through Barrio de Salamanca, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui.
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Mexico City, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Madrid is 7 hours. Traveling from Mexico City in enero, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 12°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.
Things to do in Madrid
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Jewel of the Mediterranean
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Playa de La Barceloneta and Cruising Barcelona Bike Tours. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and grab your bike and head to Carretera de Les Aigues.
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Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in febrero, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seville.
Things to do in Barcelona
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City of Towers
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 6th (Sat), stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then head outdoors with Paseo Alcalde Marques del Contadero, and finally catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, then identify plant and animal life at La Canada de Los Pajaros, and finally stroll through Cazalla de la Seville Trail.
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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In febrero, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.
Things to do in Seville
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City of Seven Hills
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.Step out of the city life by going to Praia da ursa and LisboaPhysio. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Belém Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Boca do Inferno (in Cascais) and Sintra (Sintra Mountains & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and stop by Alfama.
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You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Seville to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In febrero, daytime highs in Lisbon are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto.
Things to do in Lisbon
Sintra, Boca do Inferno
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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 (Thu): wander the streets of Rua Santa Catarina, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then do a tasting at Pocas, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Guides In Portugal, then view the masterpieces at Maus Habitos - Espaco de Intervencao Cultural, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira.
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Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In febrero, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Porto
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