20 days in Portugal, Spain & Paris Itinerary

20 days in Portugal, Spain & Paris Itinerary

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Valladolid, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Salamanca, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
4
Coimbra, Portugal
— 3 nights
5
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
6
Guarda, Portugal
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights


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3
nights
Valladolid, Spain

Valladolid ©
A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Change things up with these side-trips from Valladolid: Centro de Interpretacion de las Tenerias (in Cuellar), Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia, Acueduct of Segovia, &more) and Catedral De Burgos (in Burgos). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Escultura, make a trip to Plaza Viejo Coso, walk around Campo Grande, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor de Valladolid.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Valladolid online journey planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Valladolid is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Zurich in June since evenings lows in Valladolid dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Segovia, Centro de Interpretacion de las Tenerias, Catedral De Burgos
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Museo Nacional de Escultura ©
Museo Nacional de Escultura

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Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 19th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, thenget a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, thencontemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, and finally snap pictures at Puente Romano. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Alberto Churriguera y al Conde Francos, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, contemplate the long history of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Salamanca trip tool.

You can drive from Valladolid to Salamanca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Salamanca, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

4
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Salamanca in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lisbon, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nazare (Ermida da Memoria, Praia da Nazare, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, walk around Parque Verde do Mondego, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St Michael, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coimbra trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Coimbra, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Nazare
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Miradouro do Suberco ©
Miradouro do Suberco
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), thenadmire the striking features of Paco Episcopal, and finally stroll through Cais da Ribeira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, thensnap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, thentake a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Guarda.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries 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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Guarda, Portugal

Guarda ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Castle of Guarda, get to know the fascinating history of Judiaria da Guarda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se-Catedral da Guarda, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia, and finally let little ones run wild at Parque Urbano do Rio Diz.

Plan a Guarda trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Porto to Guarda in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Guarda

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Poco do Inferno
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Poco do Inferno ©
Poco do Inferno
Parque Urbano do Rio Diz ©
Parque Urbano do Rio Diz
Se-Catedral da Guarda ©
Se-Catedral da Guarda

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, and finally stroll around Luxembourg Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Guarda to Paris. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Guarda to Paris. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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