13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Lagos
— 3 nights
3
Olhao
— 2 nights
4
Porto
— 3 nights

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Rossio Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church and Convent of Madre de Deus, and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lisbon sightseeing planner.

Portland, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Portland to Lisbon. July in Lisbon sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Step out of the city life by going to Praia Da Rocha and Praia da Cordoama. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da Marinha and Falesia Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Carvalho Beach (in Carvoeiro) and Albufeira (Praia do Peneco & Dolphin & Whale Watching). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lagos journey builder tool.

You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Lagos are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Olhao.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Marinha, Praia da Cordoama, Carvalho Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

2
nights
Olhao

Olhao ©
Algarve Region's largest fishing port, Olhao occupies a strategically important coastal area inhabited since prehistoric times.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Praia do Barril. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Camera Obscura, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Verde, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabanas de Tavira Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Olhao trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Olhao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Olhao are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Olhao

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tavira, Praia Verde
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Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach
Praia do Barril ©
Praia do Barril
Praia Verde ©
Praia Verde

3
nights
Porto

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.
Let the collections at Museu Serralves and MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto capture your imagination. Palacio da Bolsa and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate the long history of Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Olhao to Porto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Olhao in July, expect Porto to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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