32 days in Portugal, Spain & Greece Itinerary

32 days in Portugal, Spain & Greece Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Subway:  20 h
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  6 h
2
Naxos, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  14 h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Coimbra, Portugal
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
10
Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Madrid, Spain
— Few hours
Fly + Shuttle:  16 h 15 min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Philopappos Hill, Monastiraki, Mount Lycabettus, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stop by Plaka and then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and then get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina to Athens is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of shuttle, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Athens. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in March; daily highs in Athens reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naxos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
You've now added Mount Zeus Hike to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town and BAZEOS TOWER. There's still lots to do: hike along Olive Groves & Byzantine Park Trail of Tragea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Parthena Island, see the interesting displays at Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Drossiani Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Naxos trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi from Athens to Naxos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. March in Naxos sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Oia.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Panagia Drossiani Church ©
Panagia Drossiani Church
Old Town ©
Old Town
Panagia Aperathitissa ©
Panagia Aperathitissa

2
nights
Oia, Greece

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Megalochori - Traditional Village and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Naxos to Oia takes 5.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Megalochori - Traditional Village
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Helicopter Tours
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cabo da Roca and Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora). Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Evora (Capela dos Ossos, Centro Historico de Evora, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Oia to Lisbon in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Oia to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Oia in March since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 10°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Evora, Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Torre dos Clerigos. Venture out of the city with trips to Capela de Nossa Senhora da Misericordia (in Varziela) and Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), don't miss a visit to Livraria Lello, and pick up some local products at Mercado Bom Sucesso.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto holiday builder website.

Fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Misericordia, Ponte Romana
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Torre dos Clerigos ©
Torre dos Clerigos
Douro River ©
Douro River

3
nights
Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to University of Coimbra and Praia do Norte. Venture out of the city with trips to Foz d'Egua (in Piodao), Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Fatima (Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima & Capela Das Aparicoes). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, and get a sense of history and politics at COIMBRA TOWN HALL.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbra online trip planner.

Take a train from Porto to Coimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. March in Coimbra sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Coimbra

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nazare, Fatima, Foz d'Egua, Batalha Monastery
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©

1
day
Lisbon, Portugal

Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

Make your Lisbon itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Coimbra to Lisbon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

6
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mirador del Valle and San Martin Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Avila (Cathedral of Avila, Basilica de San Vicente, &more), Segovia (Catedral de Segovia & Acueduct of Segovia) and Toledo (Catedral Primada, Puerta de Bisagra, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in March, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Toledo, Avila, Segovia
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Mirador del Valle ©
Mirador del Valle
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo

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.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville sightseeing planning site.

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in April since evenings lows in Seville dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Jardines de los Reales Alcazares ©
Jardines de los Reales Alcazares

3
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore hidden gems such as Puente Nuevo and Balcony of Europe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Ronda (Mirador de los Viajeros Romanticos, El Tajo de Ronda, &more) and Fundación Cueva de Nerja (in Nerja). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, walk around Parque de Malaga, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga visit planning tool.

You can take a bus from Seville to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Malaga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Madrid.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ronda, Nerja
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe

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hours
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Malaga to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Malaga in April; daily highs in Madrid reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Puerta de Alcala ©
Puerta de Alcala

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