14 days in Palma de Mallorca, Madrid & Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Palma de Mallorca, Madrid & Portugal Itinerary

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Porto, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palma de Mallorca: Alcudia Old Town (in Alcudia) and Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, explore the historical opulence of Palau de l'Almudaina, get a dose of the wild on Mallorca on foot, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Fundacion Juan March Palma.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Palma de Mallorca is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Palma de Mallorca, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in October: high temperatures in Palma de Mallorca hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and admire the striking features of Templo de Debod.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites

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Porto, Portugal

— 2 nights

Unvanquished City

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 8th (Fri): take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Livraria Lello, admire the natural beauty at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Porto due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

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 Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lisbon online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.