13 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

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13 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Vila Nova de Gaia
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Lamego
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Braganca
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Krakow

6
nights
Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia ©
Across the Douro River from Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia touts famed Port wine lodges, where bottles are stored and aged.
Relax by the water at Praia do Carneiro and Praia do Ourigo. Step out of the city life by going to Douro River and Oporto Surf Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vila Nova de Gaia: Santuario de Santa Luzia (in Viana do Castelo) and Se de Braga (in Braga). Dedicate the 19th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), stop by Garrafeira do Carmo, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, and walk around Parque da Cidade do Porto.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vila Nova de Gaia travel itinerary planner.

Krakow, Poland to Vila Nova de Gaia is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Krakow to Vila Nova de Gaia due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Lamego.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Porto, Santuario de Santa Luzia, Se de Braga
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Se de Braga ©
Se de Braga
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

3
nights
Lamego

Lamego ©
Lamego is a city and municipality in the Viseu District, in the Norte Region of the Douro in northern Portugal. Discover out-of-the-way places like Quinta do Bomfim and Quinta do Crasto. Popular historic sites such as Casa de Mateus and Capela de S.Pedro de Balsemão are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lamego: Clube de Golfe de Vidago (in Vidago), Kartodromo Vila Real (in Vila Real) and Quinta do Popa (in Tabuaco). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Quinta Santa Eufemia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lamego day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lamego takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Braganca.

Things to do in Lamego

Wineries Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Vila Real, Clube de Golfe de Vidago, Quinta do Crasto, Quinta do Bomfim, Quinta do Popa
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Quinta Santa Eufemia ©
Quinta Santa Eufemia
Quinta do Popa ©
Quinta do Popa
Quinta do Bomfim ©
Quinta do Bomfim

2
nights
Braganca

Braganca ©
Bragança is a city and municipality in north-eastern Portugal, capital of the district of Bragança, in the Alto Trás-os-Montes subregion of Portugal. Escape the urban bustle at Albufeira Do Azibo and Parque Natural de Montesinho. Popular historic sites such as Castle of Braganza and Igreja da Antiga Se are in your itinerary.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Braganca trip site.

Traveling by car from Lamego to Braganca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Braganca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Albufeira Do Azibo, Parque Natural de Montesinho
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Castle of Braganza ©
Castle of Braganza
Parque Natural de Montesinho ©
Parque Natural de Montesinho

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