46 days in Spain, France & Portugal Itinerary

46 days in Spain, France & Portugal Itinerary

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1
Sete, France
— 7 nights
2
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 5 nights
3
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
6
Evora, Portugal
— 5 nights
7
Seville, Spain
— 6 nights
8
Faro, Portugal
— 4 nights
9
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 day
10
Paris, France
— 3 nights

7
nights
Sete, France

Sete
Sète, known as Cette until 1928, is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. Do some cultural sightseeing at Le Cimetiere Marin and Phare du Mont Saint-Clair. Visit Abbaye de Fontfroide and Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sete: Le Moulin de Saint Pierre (in Saint-Pierre-de-la-Fage), Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption (in Gruissan) and Reserve Africaine de Sigean (in Sigean). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Cirque de Navacelles, admire the striking features of Paroisse Saint Nazaire, see the interesting displays at Espace Georges Brassens, and head outdoors with Les Pierres Blanches.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sete road trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Sete is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Sete: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Sete

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Moulin de Saint Pierre, Cirque de Navacelles, Le Phare de Port la Nouvelle, Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau
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Abbaye de Fontfroide
Abbaye de Fontfroide
Cirque de Navacelles ©
Cirque de Navacelles
Phare du Mont Saint-Clair ©
Phare du Mont Saint-Clair

5
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Take a break from the city and head to La Concha Beach and Basque Coast Geopark. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Palacio Real de Olite. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Urgull, look for gifts at Ganbara, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and expand your understanding of the military at Castillo de la Mota.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Sete to San Sebastian - Donostia in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palacio Real de Olite
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Palacio Real de Olite ©
Palacio Real de Olite
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

2
nights
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Maria de Belvis, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Bieito do Campo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, thencontemplate the long history of Igreja de San Fructuoso, and finally examine the collection at Museo Casa de la Troya. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, thendon't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio e iglesia de San Pelayo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from San Sebastian - Donostia to Santiago de Compostela in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Santiago de Compostela, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Igreja de San Fructuoso ©
Igreja de San Fructuoso

4
nights
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.
Visit Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Peneda-Geres National Park and Douro River. Step out of Porto with an excursion to Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and squeeze the most out of the city with Guides In Portugal.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to Porto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Porto. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in April, Porto is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bom Jesus do Monte, Peneda-Geres National Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Peneda-Geres National Park ©
Peneda-Geres National Park

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get in touch with nature at Parque Natural da Arrabida and Parque Florestal de Monsanto. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra Mountains, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, take an in-depth tour of Museum of National Republican Guard, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planning site.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Lisbon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Parque Natural da Arrabida
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

5
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Evora Public Garden will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Capela dos Ossos and Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora). Change things up with these side-trips from Evora: Castelo de Marvao (in Marvao) and Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja e Convento de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, and don't miss a visit to Walls of Evora.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Evora trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, Castelo de Marvao, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro
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Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

6
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla. Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Ronda (Iglesia de Padre Jesus, Mirador de Aldehuela, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Rosalia, stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seville trip maker tool.

You can drive from Evora to Seville in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Seville are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Faro.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ronda
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
Faro, Portugal

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town Faro and Muralhas de Faro. Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Precious Time. Go for a jaunt from Faro to Tavira to see Tavira Island about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, head outdoors with Ilha Do Farol, take an in-depth tour of Museu Municipal de Olhao, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral.

Start your trip to Faro by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Seville to Faro in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Faro due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Olhao, Tavira Island
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Off-Road Tours
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and then make a trip to Calleja del Panuelo.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cordoba online travel route planner.

You can drive from Faro to Cordoba in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Faro in May, you will find days in Cordoba are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Calleja del Panuelo ©
Calleja del Panuelo

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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.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, thenadmire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Cordoba to Paris in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for much colder days in Paris, with highs around °C, while nights are little chillier with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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