15 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

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15 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Vila Nova de Gaia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Lamego
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Toronto

5
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.
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Palacio da Bolsa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Taylor's Port, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, make a trip to Liberdade Square, and contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vila Nova de Gaia trip itinerary planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Vila Nova de Gaia is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Vila Nova de Gaia. In September, daily temperatures in Vila Nova de Gaia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Lamego.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Porto
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

7
nights
Lamego

Lamego ©
Lamego is a city and municipality in the Viseu District, in the Norte Region of the Douro in northern Portugal. Do some cultural sightseeing at Quinta Santa Eufemia and Quinta do Bomfim. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lamego: Caramulinho (in Caramulo), Quinta do Popa (in Tabuaco) and Viseu (Se Catedral de Viseu & Paintball Viseu Guerrilha, Lda). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, trek along Ecopista - Linha do Tamega, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Ansiaes, and explore the world behind art at Centro de Arte Contemporanea Graca Morais.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lamego road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lamego takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lamego

Wineries Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Braganca, Viseu, Quinta do Bomfim, Caramulinho, Nomadas, Turismo de Aventura
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Quinta Santa Eufemia ©
Quinta Santa Eufemia
Quinta do Bomfim ©
Quinta do Bomfim
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©

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