15 days in Spain & Porto Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Porto Itinerary

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1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Marbella, Spain
— 6 nights
3
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
4
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de la Encarnacion, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary maker tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Madrid is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Madrid, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in August, you will find days in Madrid are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Marbella.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

6
nights
Marbella, Spain

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Get out of town with these interesting Marbella side-trips: Nerja (Playa del Molino de Papel, Off-Road Tours, &more), Ronda (Alcasaba de Ronda, Dona Felisa Winery, &more) and Malaga (Iglesia de San Juan Bautista & Malaga Feria). There's much more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Gato, ride a horse along Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres, and grab your bike and head to Bikestardo.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marbella trip app.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Madrid to Marbella in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Nerja, Ronda, Malaga, Bikestardo, Prison Island
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Climbing Tours
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar

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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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marbella to Porto takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Marbella in August, expect Porto to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Wineries
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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nights
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 15th (Sat), wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), get a taste of the local shopping with Sala el Potro, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba day trip website.

Fly from Porto to Cordoba in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Porto, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Walking tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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