10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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10 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h
1
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Montreal

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Praia do Carneiro and Praia de Lavadores. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, don't miss a visit to Palacio de Cristal, and appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porto tour itinerary planning app .

Montreal, Canada to Porto is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Porto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zoomarine Algarve and Praia da Marinha. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Slide & Splash - Water Slide Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Algarve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pescadores Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Porto to Albufeira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in August, things will get a bit warmer in Albufeira: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pescadores Beach, Praia Da Rocha, Ponta Da Piedale, Praia da Marinha, Algarve
Highlights from your plan
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Belém Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Jardim Zoologico.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Albufeira to Lisbon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in August, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Jardim Zoologico ©
Jardim Zoologico

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