6 days in Portugal Itinerary

6 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Porto
— 1 night
Fly
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Burgau
— 1 night
Drive to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Fly to Linton

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Porto

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Douro River and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto trip app.

Linton, UK to Porto is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Linton in October: high temperatures in Porto hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

Lisbon

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Burgau.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Burgau

— 1 night
Burgau located in the region of Algarve, municipality of Vila do Bispo was a fishing village, now living mainly on tourism. On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Forte de Almádena and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Burgau online route planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Burgau in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Burgau

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.