17 days in Portugal, Spain & Paris Itinerary

17 days in Portugal, Spain & Paris Itinerary

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1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
2
Leiria, Portugal
— 1 night
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
6
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights


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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip builder website.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto Alegre in August: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to Leiria.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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Leiria, Portugal

Leiria
Leiria is a city and a municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal. To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leiria road trip planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Leiria in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Leiria hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. You will leave for Madrid on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Leiria

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Puerta del Sol and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Madrid holiday planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Leiria to Madrid. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Leiria to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In August, Madrid is a bit warmer than Leiria - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

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Historic Sites Museums
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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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 1st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, visit El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Barcelona route maker app.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

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

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Paris is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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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.
You've now added Alma to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, thentake a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Alma. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, and finally contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Porto travel route planning tool.

Fly from Paris to Porto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. September in Porto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Tours Parks
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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)

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, thensavor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Castelo dos Mouros and then step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon itinerary planner.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Porto in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Elevador de Santa Justa ©
Elevador de Santa Justa

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