6 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

6 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

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6 days in Northern Portugal Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Porto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Favaios
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Braganca
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Athens

1
night
Porto

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Fundação De Serralves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Monte, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, and finally explore the historical opulence of Guimaraes Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), steep yourself in history at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, then contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the exciting artwork at 3+ arte, and finally do a tasting at Taylor.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto holiday planner.

Athens, Greece to Porto is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Favaios.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Vila Nova de Gaia, Bom Jesus do Monte
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
3+ arte ©
3+ arte
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle

2
nights
Favaios

Favaios ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Adega de Favaios, learn about winemaking at Quinta do Popa, then get to know the fascinating history of Castelo de Ansiaes, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu das Curiosidades. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Miradouro de S Leonardo em Galafura, then examine the collection at Nucleo Museologico Favaios, Pao e Vinho, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Chaves.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Favaios itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Porto to Favaios. In November, daily temperatures in Favaios can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Braganca.

Things to do in Favaios

Wineries Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Museu das Curiosidades, Quinta do Popa, Castelo de Chaves, Miradouro de Sao Leonardo de Galafura, Castelo de Ansiaes
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Castelo de Chaves ©
Castelo de Chaves
Quinta do Popa ©
Quinta do Popa
Castelo de Ansiaes ©
Castelo de Ansiaes

1
night
Braganca

Braganca ©
Bragança is a city and municipality in north-eastern Portugal, capital of the district of Bragança, in the Alto Trás-os-Montes subregion of Portugal. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): learn about all things military at Museu Militar De Bragança, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Braganza, then examine the collection at Museu Do Abade De Bacal, then explore the world behind art at Centro de Arte Contemporanea Graca Morais, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Antiga Se.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Braganca itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Favaios to Braganca with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Braganca

Museums Historic Sites
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Museu Militar De Bragança ©
Museu Militar De Bragança
Castle of Braganza ©
Castle of Braganza

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