16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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16 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h
1
Porto
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Nazare
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Lagos
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lisbon
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Toronto

4
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.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, explore the activities along Rio Douro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and browse the collection at Livraria Lello.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary app .

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Time is 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Porto are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nazare.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

2
nights
Nazare

Nazare ©
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Forte de Sao Miguel, don't miss a visit to O Sitio, then take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nazare trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Porto to Nazare in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Lagos.

Things to do in Nazare

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
O Sitio
O Sitio
Forte de Sao Miguel ©
Forte de Sao Miguel

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.
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Anthony (Igreja de Santo Antonio) and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta Da Piedale. Keep things going the next day: race across the water with a speed boat tour and then get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lagos trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Nazare to Lagos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Nazare in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lagos, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Zoomarine Algarve, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia Da Rocha, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, wander the streets of Alfama, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner .

You can drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Lagos in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Lisbon. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Alfama ©
Alfama

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