11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Faro
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly
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Porto
— 4 nights
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Faro

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island and then take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Faro, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Faro online trip maker.

Bengaluru, India to Faro is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Faro, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in May: high temperatures in Faro hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Faro

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online attractions planner.

You can drive from Faro to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Faro in May, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

4
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Porto

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.
Dedicate the 10th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in May: highs in Porto hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.