15 days in Italy, Portugal & Madrid Itinerary

15 days in Italy, Portugal & Madrid Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Curitiba, Brazil


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1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary site.

Curitiba, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Curitiba to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Curitiba in August, you will find days in Madrid are warmer (39°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Madrid

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

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pantheon and Vatican Museums. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and make a trip to Forum of Augustus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Rome in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Visit Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice and Piazza del Duomo for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Como (Oasi WWF del Bassone, Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, &more) and Parco Valentino (in Piani Resinelli). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Milan journey planning site.

You can fly from Rome to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Milan hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Como, Parco Valentino, Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice
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I Falconieri del Feudo ©
I Falconieri del Feudo
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and National Museum of Ancient Art. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra National Palace). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, wander the streets of Alfama, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip builder tool.

You can fly from Milan to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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 Torre dos Clerigos for their historical value. Palacio da Bolsa and Museu Serralves are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: high temperatures in Porto hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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