20 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Porto, Portugal
— 13 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 5 nights
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Porto, Portugal — 13 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Escape the urban bustle at Matosinhos Beach and Cascata Tahiti. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paco dos Duques de Braganca and Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Guimaraes (Largo da Oliveira, Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, &more), Cascata do Arado (in Vilar da Veiga) and Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Abadia (in Amares). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rua das Flores, stroll through Praia de Sao Jacinto, and contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Porto road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Porto is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in August, things will get a bit cooler in Porto: highs are around 76°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can fly to Palma de Mallorca.
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral de Mallorca and Sa Llotja. Get in touch with nature at Playa de Muro and Platja d'Illetes. Get out of town with these interesting Palma de Mallorca side-trips: Alcudia (Esglesia de Sant Jaume d'Alcudia & Teatre Ròma). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Sant Francesc, kick back and relax at Cala Comtesa, stroll through Palma Nova Beach, and take an exotic tour of Off Road E-scooter Tour.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Getting from Porto to Palma de Mallorca by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Porto to Palma de Mallorca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Palma de Mallorca is somewhat warmer than Porto - with highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Spain travel guide

4.5
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.
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