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 Quinta da Regaleira. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Pharmaceutical Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Castelo dos Mouros). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church and Convent of Madre de Deus, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and stop by Alfama.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon travel route planner.

Portland, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Lisbon is 8 hours. In July in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to 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 Falesia Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da Marinha and Praia do Peneco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Albufeira), Carvalho Beach (in Carvoeiro) and Praia da Cordoama (in Vila do Bispo). 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 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°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, Carvalho Beach, Praia da Cordoama
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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 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°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 Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis capture your imagination. Palacio da Bolsa and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, steep yourself in history at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, admire the masterpieces at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Porto tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Olhao to Porto in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Olhao in July: high temperatures in Porto hover around 75°F and lows are around 59°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
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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