Route & dates
14 days in Portugal, Barceloneta & Madrid Itinerary
Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly: 12h 15min
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico— 3 nights
Fly: 18h 15min
Madrid, Spain— 3 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Porto, Portugal— 2 nights
Fly: 2h 45min
Lisbon, Portugal— 2 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Ponta Delgada, Portugal— 2 nights
Fly: 9h 30min
End: Toronto, Canada
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
City of Pineapples
Affectionately nicknamed "City of Pineapples," Barceloneta owes its agricultural heritage to the fertility of its land and the purity its water, with its large underground water reservoirs attracting pharmaceutical companies in recent years.You'll get in some beach time at Jobos Beach and La Poza De Las Golondrinas. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tunel de Guajataca and Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park. Take a break from Barceloneta with a short trip to Rio Camuy Cave Park (Parque de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy) in Lares, about 42 minutes away. There's more to do: revel in the low prices at Puerto Rico Premium Outlets.
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Barceloneta vacation planner.
Toronto, Canada to Barceloneta is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Barceloneta. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Barceloneta, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.
Things to do in Barceloneta
Isabela, Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, Tunel de Guajataca, Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park
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Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Nacional del Prado, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, admire the natural beauty at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.
To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.
The Route module can help you plan travel from Barceloneta to Madrid. Traveling from Barceloneta to Madrid, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Barceloneta in May, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Porto.
Things to do in Madrid
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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.On the 27th (Sat), kick back and relax at Praia da Luz and then contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.
For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Porto itinerary builder.
Traveling by flight from Madrid to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in May, plan for slightly colder days in Porto, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.
Things to do in Porto
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City of Seven Hills
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Bairro Alto, and then steep yourself in history at Belém Tower. On the next day, admire the striking features of Jeronimos Monastery, then take a tour by water with Pypas Cruises, and then wander the streets of Alfama.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon vacation trip planner.
Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Porto in May, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.
Things to do in Lisbon
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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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.Visiting Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Poca Da Dona Beija will get you outdoors. When in Ponta Delgada, make a side trip to see Terra Nostra Gardens in Furnas, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Barbara, and look for all kinds of wild species at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha.
For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada itinerary planner.
You can fly from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada. When traveling from Lisbon in May, plan for slightly colder days in Ponta Delgada, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Ponta Delgada
Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas
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