12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly:  13 h
1
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Portimao
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Doha

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 Ponte de Dom Luis I and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Lavadores, get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello, and appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary builder tool.

Doha, Qatar to Porto is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Doha to Porto. In August, Porto is colder than Doha - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Praia de Lavadores ©
Praia de Lavadores

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Family-friendly places like Lisbon Oceanarium and Belém Tower will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), get to know the resident critters at Jardim Zoologico, and take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Porto in August, plan for a bit 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 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zoomarine Algarve and Praia Da Rocha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portimao: Falesia Beach (in Olhos de Agua), XFlow Surf Spot Portugal (in Albufeira) and Algarve (in Silves). There's much more to do: make a splash at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, stroll through Praia dos Tres Irmaos, and enjoy the sand and surf at Molhe Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portimao trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Portimao, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Church of St. Anthony, Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park, Ponta da Piedade, Molhe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

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