16 days in Madrid & Porto Itinerary

16 days in Madrid & Porto Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Porto, Portugal
— 9 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Explore hidden gems such as The Walls of Avila and The Four Posts. Venture out of the city with trips to Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico (in Cuevas del Valle), La Clandestina (in Brihuega) and Iglesia del Salvador (in Talavera de la Reina). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, contemplate the long history of Ermita de San Frutos, hike along Chorrera de Despanalagua, and explore the striking landscape of Embalse Charco Del Cura.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, things will get a bit cooler in Madrid: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Avila, Valverde de los Arroyos, Segovia, Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico, La Clandestina
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The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

9
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da Costa Nova and Mindelo Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fortaleza de Valenca and Mercado Bom Sucesso. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Guimaraes (Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco, Largo da Oliveira, &more), Viseu (Chocolateria Delicia, Se Catedral de Viseu, &more) and Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios (in Lamego). The adventure continues: examine the collection at O Navio Gil Eannes, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Aveiro.

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Porto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in November, Porto is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Gaia, Viseu, Guimaraes, Coimbra, Praia da Costa Nova
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Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Fortaleza de Valenca ©
Fortaleza de Valenca
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

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