14 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Seville, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and explore the galleries of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seville trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Seville is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Seville is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in October: high temperatures in Seville hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planning site.

Getting from Seville to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lisbon. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Porto, Portugal

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Porto online trip builder.

Fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Porto to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Madrid, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Barcelona vacation planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Barcelona. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Parks
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Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
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.