10 days in Iberia Itinerary

10 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Ponte de Lima, Portugal
— 1 night
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Fisterra, Spain
— 4 nights
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 night
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Melgaco, Portugal
— 1 night
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Freixo de Espada a Cinta, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Ponte de Lima, Portugal — 1 night

Ponte de Lima, is the oldest vila in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Festival Internacional de Jardins, then make a trip to Largo de Camoes, and then snap pictures at Ponte Romana e Medieval. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museu do Brinquedo Portugues, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Santa Luzia, then explore the engaging exhibits at Nucleo Museologico de Valenca, and finally make a trip to Fortaleza de Valenca.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ponte de Lima trip itinerary planner.

Lousa to Ponte de Lima is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Lousa to Ponte de Lima, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Ponte de Lima, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Fisterra.
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Fisterra, Spain — 4 nights

Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Fisterra: Dumbria (Fervenza de Ezaro & Mirador Ezaro), Cabo Vilan (in Camarinas) and Santuario da Virxe da Barca (in Muxia). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra, hike along Camino de Finisterre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lagosteira, and kick back and relax at Playa Mar de Fora.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fisterra road trip site.

You can drive from Ponte de Lima to Fisterra in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Fisterra are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain — 1 night

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 23rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Praza da Inmaculada, make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, and finally don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela trip planner.

You can drive from Fisterra to Santiago de Compostela in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Melgaco.
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Melgaco, Portugal — 1 night

Melgaço is a municipality in Viana do Castelo District in Portugal. On the 24th (Wed), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Melgaco - Torre de Menagem, and then make a trip to Palacio da Brejoeira.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Melgaco day trip app.

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Melgaco takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Freixo de Espada a Cinta.
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Freixo de Espada a Cinta, Portugal — 2 nights

Explore Freixo de Espada a Cinta's surroundings by going to Igreja Matriz de Torre de Moncorvo (in Torre de Moncorvo), Vila Nova de Foz Coa (Museu da Fundacao do Coa & Vale do Coa Archaeological Park) and Castelo de Marialva (in Marialva).

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Freixo de Espada a Cinta road trip planning app.

You can drive from Melgaco to Freixo de Espada a Cinta in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melgaco to Freixo de Espada a Cinta due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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