14 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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14 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: New Delhi, India


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1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, then take in nature's colorful creations at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional del Prado. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then browse the exhibits of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Madrid travel itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Delhi, India to Madrid. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in November: highs in Madrid hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Magic Fountain (Font Magica) and El Born. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Güell.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Madrid - with highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional del Prado. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Monte, then don't miss a visit to Rua Santa Catarina, and finally contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de D. Luis, and then explore the activities along Rio Douro.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Madrid to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Porto is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in November; daily highs in Porto reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Bom Jesus do Monte
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Douro River ©
Douro River

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 Park and National Palace of Pena and Quinta da Regaleira. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Praia da ursa (in Sintra) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon itinerary maker.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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