44 days in Spain, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

44 days in Spain, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

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Fly to Málaga Airport, Drive to Granada
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
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Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Salamanca, Spain
— 3 nights
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Segovia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Toledo, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights
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Granada, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Explore hidden gems such as Climbing Tours and Archive Saint John of God Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Buceo La Herradura (in La Herradura) and Nerja (Playa de la Alberquilla & Playa de la Cala el Canuelo). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Court of the Lions, take in the architecture and design of Escuela Delengua, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and appreciate the history behind Monumento a Isabel la Catolica y Cristobal Colon.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Granada road trip app.

Taipei, Taiwan to Granada is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Taipei Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Taipei in August, Granada is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:

Cordoba, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Explore hidden gems such as Entre Toros y Caballos and Plaza del Potro. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cairuan Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Nicolas de Villa, explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Santa Marina de Aguas Santas.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip planning site.

You can take a train from Granada to Cordoba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in August, you will find days in Cordoba are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Ronda, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): appreciate the history behind Monumento al Toro, explore by horseback at Caballos y Vino, then go for a walk through Parroquia de Nuestra Senora del Socorro, and finally make a trip to Casa Don Bosco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): stroll through Ride Andalucia, ride a horse along Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres, and then Head underground at Cueva del Gato.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Jerez De La Frontera, Spain

— 2 nights

Sherry Capital of the World

A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de la O, then grab your bike and head to Camino Natural de Rota, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De La Muralla, and finally do a tasting at Bodegas Faustino Gonzalez. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo de la Atalaya, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santo Domingo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cartuja de Jerez, and finally get in on the family fun at La Ciudad de los Ninos y la Ninas.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jerez De La Frontera trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Jerez De La Frontera takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Jerez De La Frontera can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Seville, Spain

— 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Les Visites du Campo Bravo and Playa de La Bota. Venture out of the city with trips to Paseo Maritimo de la Ria (in Huelva), Punta Umbria (Enebrales de Punta Umbria & Playa de Punta Umbria) and Playa Nueva Umbria (in Lepe). There's lots more to do: experience the excitement of Aquopolis Sevilla, make a trip to Monasterio de Santa Clara, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get a sense of history and politics at Ayuntamiento (City Hall).

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seville road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Jerez De La Frontera to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Seville sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cabo Espichel and Santo Antonio de Lisboa. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Troia (Sado Emotion & Troia Beach), Setubal (Praia dos Galapos & Praia de Galapinhos) and Sesimbra (Castelo de Sesimbra, Praia do Meco, &more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, examine the collection at Museu Benfica - Cosme Damiao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), and get outside with Jardim Da Estrela.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lisbon journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seville in August, with highs in Lisbon at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 4:

Porto, Portugal

— 7 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oporto Buggy Adventure and Oficina do Doce. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Aveiro (Museu de Aveiro & Ostraveiro), Citania de Briteiros (in Guimaraes) and Palacio do Raio (in Braga). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte do Infante, admire the landmark architecture of Paco Episcopal, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Porto day trip app.

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, Porto is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 11:

Salamanca, Spain

— 3 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fortificacion y Murallas and Castillo Alcazar de Enrique II. Step out of Salamanca with an excursion to Catedral de Santa Maria in Ciudad Rodrigo--about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Plaza de Anaya, pause for some serene contemplation at San Marcos Church, admire the striking features of Escuelas Menores, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Clavero.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salamanca attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Salamanca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Porto to Salamanca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in September, expect nights in Salamanca to be slightly colder, around 10°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

Segovia, Spain

— 2 nights

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Monasterio de Santo Tomas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Antonio El Real, then don't miss a visit to La Muralla de Segovia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Esteban Church. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de Medina del Campo, Segovia, stroll through Boca del Asno, and then stroll through Penalara Natural Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Segovia travel planner.

Take a train from Salamanca to Segovia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Segovia, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Toledo, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Roman Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Ayuntamiento de Toledo, then don't miss a visit to Custodia de Arfe, and finally admire the local landmark of El Pozo De Los Deseos. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Miguel de Cervantes, then explore the world behind art at Hospital de Tavera, then admire the landmark architecture of Puerta del Sol, and finally admire the striking features of Puerta de Alfonso VI.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Toledo trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Segovia to Toledo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Segovia in September, expect nights in Toledo to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:

Madrid, Spain

— 7 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Juan Carlos I and Museo del Aire. Venture out of the city with trips to Castillo de Manzanares el Real (in Manzanares el Real) and Alcala De Henares (Calle Mayor & Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Picnic Madrid, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Alfonso XII, and make a trip to Calle de Alcala.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Madrid online route planner.

Getting from Toledo to Madrid by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Madrid sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 25:

Spain travel guide

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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.