15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Olhao
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Montreal

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Bring the kids along to Lisbon Oceanarium and Belém Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Nazare). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary maker app .

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Lisbon is 5 hours. Traveling from Montreal in July, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Zoomarine Algarve and Praia do Peneco. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Albufeira (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta Da Piedale, stop by Casa do "Vo" Serafim, cool off at Slide & Splash - Water Slide Park, and get outside with Pro Putting Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lagos online attractions planner .

You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Olhao.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Lagoa
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

3
nights
Olhao

Algarve Region's largest fishing port, Olhao occupies a strategically important coastal area inhabited since prehistoric times.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Aquashow Park and Praia da Terra Estreita. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Praia do Barril, don't miss a visit to Camera Obscura, and step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Olhao trip maker .

Traveling by car from Lagos to Olhao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Olhao can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Olhao

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Tavira, Aquashow Park, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island

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.
Kids will enjoy Praia do Carneiro and Praia de Lavadores. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Porto driving holiday app .

Getting from Olhao to Porto by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Olhao in August, expect Porto to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro

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