15 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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15 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11​h
1
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Newark, United States

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, then get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and then explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Serra da Barrosa Viewpoint, then explore the striking landscape at Poca Da Dona Beija, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Terra Nostra.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada travel itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Ponta Delgada, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in November, with highs in Ponta Delgada at 66°F and lows at 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, Serra da Barrosa Viewpoint
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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip app .

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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.
On the 19th (Tue), take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, make a trip to Liberdade Square, make a trip to Livraria Lello, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Porto route maker .

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla. On your second day here, make a trip to Plaza de España, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, then admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol, and finally make a trip to Eglise du Divin Sauveur.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Seville trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Seville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Porto to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in Seville sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
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 (Sat): stroll around Parque del Retiro, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in November, expect Madrid to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites 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.
On the 25th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in November, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 65°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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