15 days in Portugal, Milan & Paris Itinerary

15 days in Portugal, Milan & Paris Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Step out of the city life by going to Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club and Lido di Lenno. When in Milan, make a side trip to see Lido di Menaggio in Menaggio, approximately Menaggio away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan trip builder website.

Edinburgh, UK to Milan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia do Homem do Leme and Praia do Molhe. Head to Palacio da Bolsa and Livraria Lellofor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Porto online trip planner.

Fly from Milan to Porto in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Milan to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in May, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Livraria Lello ©
Livraria Lello

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
For shopping fun, head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian or Rossio Square. Escape the urban bustle at Praia do Norte and Praia da Nazare. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Alfama, get a taste of the local shopping with Avenida da Liberdade, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

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You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in May, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Alfama ©
Alfama
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Rocquencourt to see Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, explore the striking landscape of L'Orangerie, and take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

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