17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Lagos
— 4 nights
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 1 night
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Lajes das Flores, Flores
— 1 night
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel
— 1 night

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon journey maker website.

Boston, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. When traveling from Boston in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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Lagos

Lagos ©

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia Da Rocha and Meia Praia. Get in touch with nature at Praia da Cordoama and Praia do Amado. Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Carvoeiro (Vale de Covo Beach & Carvalho Beach) and Praia Vale Dos Homens (in Rogil).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lagos online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Lagos sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Meia Praia ©
Meia Praia
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama

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Porto

Porto ©

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu Serralves and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Visit Praia do Carneiro and Praia de Lavadores for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Porto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in September, things will get a bit cooler in Porto: highs are around 74°F and lows about 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
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Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Vitoria Beach, then hike along Baias da Agualva, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Escaleiras Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Praia da Vitoria day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Porto to Praia da Vitoria with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto to Praia da Vitoria. Traveling from Porto in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Praia da Vitoria, with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lajes das Flores.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

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Baias da Agualva ©
Baias da Agualva
Escaleiras Beach ©
Escaleiras Beach
Vitoria Beach ©
Vitoria Beach

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Lajes das Flores, Flores

Lajes das Flores ©
Lajes das Flores is a municipality in the western part of the Azores; it includes the southern part of the island of Flores. On the 21st (Fri), admire the sheer force of Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau and then don't miss a visit to Faja Grande.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lajes das Flores attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Praia da Vitoria to Lajes das Flores. In September, daily temperatures in Lajes das Flores can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Lajes das Flores

Nature · Parks

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Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau ©
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
Faja Grande ©
Faja Grande

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and then choose your vessel at Pure Sail - Yacht Charter Azores.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada travel route app.

Explore your travel options from Lajes das Flores to Ponta Delgada with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ribeira Grande.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Nature

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades

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Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel

Ribeira Grande ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, then identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and finally get great views at Miradouro de Santa Iria.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ribeira Grande trip maker app.

Ribeira Grande is just a short distance from Ponta Delgada. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ribeira Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara
Miradouro de Santa Iria ©
Miradouro de Santa Iria

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