29 days in Portugal, Morocco & Spain Itinerary

29 days in Portugal, Morocco & Spain Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
5
Ronda, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
9
Imlil, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Montreal, Canada

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco and Palacio da Bolsa are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Torre dos Clerigos and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Porto Augusto's, stop by Garrafeira do Carmo, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja dos Carmelitas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Porto attractions planning tool.

Montreal, Canada to Porto is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Porto. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Porto Augusto's
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Porto Augusto's ©
Porto Augusto's
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco ©
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castelo de S. Jorge and Batalha Monastery. Explore hidden gems such as Monastery of Alcobaca and Igreja de Sao Roque. Venture out of the city with trips to Cabo da Roca (in Colares), Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Capelas Imperfeitas (in Batalha). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, don't miss a visit to Rossio Train Station, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in July: highs in Lisbon hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Batalha, Cabo da Roca, Quinta da Regaleira, Monastery of Alcobaca, Basilica da Santissima Trindade
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
On the 1st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and finally explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. Keep things going the next day: soak in style at Turkish baths, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, then examine the collection at Musee Des Telecom, and finally stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech day trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Marrakech by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Baths Spas
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Arab Baths
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Magdalena, gain insight at Royal Tobacco Factory, steep yourself in history at Iglesia de la Caridad, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, then steep yourself in history at Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, and finally make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capilla de San Jose, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros, and finally glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seville road trip site.

Fly from Marrakech to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marrakech to Seville. When traveling from Marrakech in August, plan for little chillier days in Seville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija ©
Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija

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Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Discover out-of-the-way places like El Tajo de Ronda and Sanctuary of Remedies. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old City and Casa Del Rey Moro. Venture out of the city with trips to Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres (in Estepona), Casares Cemetery (in Casares) and Sierra De Las Nieves (in El Burgo). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, contemplate the long history of Puerta de Almocabar, stroll around Alameda Del Tajo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Don Bosco.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ronda day trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Olvera, Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres, Casares Cemetery, Sierra De Las Nieves, Castle of the Star (Castillo de la Estrella)
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Old City ©
Old City
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza de los Aljibes, explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then don't miss a visit to Court of the Lions, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, then step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, and finally steep yourself in history at La Madraza.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Granada trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Granada, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fenals Beach and Lloret Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Barcelona Cathedral and Parish Church of Sant Roma. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Tarragona (Anfiteatro de Tarragona, Circ Roma, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Granada, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Tarragona, Platja del Coco
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Alcazar of Segovia will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaza Mayor and The Four Posts. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Segovia (Old City, Catedral de Segovia, &more) and Avila (Basilica de San Vicente, The Walls of Avila, &more). There's still lots to do: visit La Latina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and steep yourself in history at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Imlil.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Segovia, Avila
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente

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Imlil, Morocco

Nestled in the High Atlas Mountains, the village of Imlil boasts a pleasant, cool climate and scenic surroundings.
Get outdoors at Ouanoukrim and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Imlil trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Madrid to Imlil. Traveling from Madrid to Imlil, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Imlil

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Climbing Tours
Ouanoukrim ©
Ouanoukrim
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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