13 days in Portugal & Madrid Itinerary

13 days in Portugal & Madrid Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: New York City, United States

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Catedral Primada, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary site.

New York City, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Madrid. In November, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stop by Livraria Lello, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Porto trip maker site.

Getting from Madrid to Porto by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Porto. Traveling from Madrid in November, Porto is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

2
nights
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, thenexplore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, and finally get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade, thenexplore the activities along Poca Da Dona Beija, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Caldeiras Vulcânicas.

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Fly from Porto to Ponta Delgada in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ponta Delgada when traveling from Porto in November, with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon travel route website.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Lisbon in 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Lisbon. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in November, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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