55 days in Portugal Itinerary

55 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
2
Lagoa
— 2 nights
3
Porto
— 45 nights

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take a stroll through Alfama, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon online route planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 10 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lagoa.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
nights
Lagoa

Lagoa ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): cool off at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Carvoeiro Boardwalk. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Algarve, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha, thenkick back and relax at Praia de Benagil, and finally trek along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lagoa journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Lagoa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Lagoa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lagoa

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Algarve, Praia da Marinha
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

45
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Peneda-Geres National Park (in Peneda-Geres National Park), Coimbra (Antiques Ocasiao, Sao Sebastiao Aqueduct, &more) and Castelo de Santa Maria da Feira (in Santa Maria da Feira). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Porto trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lagoa to Porto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lagoa in May; daily highs in Porto reach °C and lows reach °C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Coimbra, Vila Nova de Gaia, Guimaraes, Bom Jesus do Monte, Capela de Nossa Senhora da Guia
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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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