8 days in Spain & Porto Itinerary

8 days in Spain & Porto Itinerary

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Seville, Spain
— 1 day
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
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Seville, Spain — 1 day

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 17th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally make a trip to Plaza de España.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville tour itinerary maker app.

Porto, Portugal to Seville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Seville is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Seville: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
Historic Sites
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online journey planner.

You can fly from Seville to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in May, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (25°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to fly to Madrid.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Porto.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Porto, Portugal — 2 nights

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 23rd (Mon), pick up some local products at Mercado do Bolhao, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally make a trip to Liberdade Square. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in May, you will find days in Porto are little chillier (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Shopping · Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Churches · 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.