14 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Penalara Natural Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Mujer Muerta.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in November: highs in Madrid hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

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Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get in touch with nature at Delta del Llobregat and Playa de La Barceloneta. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, stop by Las Ramblas, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, and ponder the design of The Magic Fountain.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in November, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Porto, Portugal

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Porto journey planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Porto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in Porto sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Cabo da Roca and Ilha do Pessegueiro. Get some cultural insight at Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Praia de Foz (in Sesimbra) and Praia da Aberta Nova (in Grandola). There's much more to do: stop by Alfama, appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, take a spin around town with Portugal Bike, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip builder.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · 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.

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.