16 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Portugal trip planner

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Fly
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Porto
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Peso Da Regua
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Terras de Bouro
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Viana do Castelo
— 4 nights
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Palacio da Bolsa. Get outdoors at Oporto Buggy Adventure and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Braga (Se de Braga & Largo Carlos Amarante) and Guimaraes (Paco dos Duques de Braganca & Centro Historico de Guimaraes). Dedicate the 31st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, stop by Livraria Lello, get advice or help at Museu Serralves, and explore the activities along Douro River.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary maker website.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Porto is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Porto. In October, Porto is somewhat warmer than Luxembourg City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Peso Da Regua.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
nights
Peso Da Regua

Peso da Régua, commonly known as Régua, is a municipality in northern Portugal, in the district of Vila Real. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at CMTour and Ponte Fortificada de Ucanha. Escape the urban bustle at NatourTracks and Parque do Fontelo. Explore Peso Da Regua's surroundings by going to Apibericos,professional beekeepers (in Sabrosa) and Pinhao (Pinhao Railway Station & The Douro Valley). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Quinta Santa Eufemia and look for gifts at Quinta Da Gaivosa.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Peso Da Regua online travel route planner.

Drive from Porto to Peso Da Regua in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Terras de Bouro.

Things to do in Peso Da Regua

Wildlife · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

3
nights
Terras de Bouro

Terras de Bouro is a municipality in the district of Braga in Portugal with a total area of 277.5 km² and a total population of 7,955 inhabitants.The present Mayor is António Ferreira Afonso, elected by the Social Democratic Party. Popular historic sites such as Sao Bento da Porta Aberta and Capela Nossa Senhora da Lapa are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Cabril Eco Rural and Quinta de Lamoso. Venture out of the city with trips to Castelo Montalegre (in Montalegre), Pincaes Cascate (in Peneda-Geres National Park) and Boticas Parque (in Boticas). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Trilho Da Geira.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Terras de Bouro journey builder.

Traveling by car from Peso Da Regua to Terras de Bouro takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Terras de Bouro can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Viana do Castelo.

Things to do in Terras de Bouro

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
nights
Viana do Castelo

Popular historic sites such as Santuario de Santa Luzia and Fortaleza de Valenca are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Soalheiro and Igreja Matriz de Moncao. Get out of town with these interesting Viana do Castelo side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Melgaco) and Peneda-Geres National Park (in Peneda-Geres National Park).

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Viana do Castelo trip planner.

You can drive from Terras de Bouro to Viana do Castelo in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Terras de Bouro to Viana do Castelo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Viana do Castelo are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Viana do Castelo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Northern Portugal travel guide

4.2
Bridges · Wineries & Vineyards · Gift & Specialty Shops
Natural beauty and rich cultural heritage make northern Portugal one of Europe's most desirable vacation destinations. Continuously populated for thousands of years, this verdant land features a lively coastline studded with dozens of modern resorts. Away from the ocean, the region transforms into a rolling countryside of small villages, vast national parks, lush vineyards, and World Heritage-listed prehistoric sites. Place the city of Porto at the top of your itinerary to discover Portugal's centuries-long history of outstanding wine production. Use the tourist-friendly city as your base, and devote some time to exploring the bucolic wine region stretching along the luxuriant banks of the Douro River.