10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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10 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): walk around Parque da Cidade do Porto, take a leisurely stroll along Ribeira Square, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then snap pictures at Porto Bridge Climb, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Largo da Oliveira and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Porto trip planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Porto is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Porto is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jerusalem in October: high temperatures in Porto hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Largo da Oliveira
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Bridge Climb ©
Porto Bridge Climb

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Falesia Beach and Praia dos Salgados. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Lagos (Ponta Da Piedale & Pro Putting Garden). There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Porto to Albufeira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Albufeira, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lagos
Highlights from your plan
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Food Tours. Step out of Lisbon to go to Obidos and see Obidos Village, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Belém Tower, contemplate the long history of Miradouro da Graca, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and don't miss a visit to Rossio Train Station.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon route planner .

Drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Obidos Village
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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