10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Porto
— 1 night
Drive
2
Nazare
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Albufeira
— 3 nights
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Porto

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

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 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and then get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, and finally wander the streets of Rua Santa Catarina.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary builder app.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Porto is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nazare.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Nazare

— 2 nights
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de Nazare, then cool off at NORPARK-DIVERSÕES AQUÁTICAS-NAZARÉ, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nazare journey planner.

Drive from Porto to Nazare in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Nazare, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Nazare

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lisbon

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu de Marinha. Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Praia da ursa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon journey builder.

Drive from Nazare to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Nazare in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Albufeira

— 3 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da Marinha and Praia da Falesia. Attractions like Praia Da Rocha and Ponta da Piedade make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Casa do "Vo" Serafim (in Praia da Rocha) and Lagos (Meia Praia & Praia do Camilo). Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Albufeira travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.