7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

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7 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Katowice
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Portimao
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Porto
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Katowice

2
nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, then enjoy the sand and surf at Algarve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Misericordia Church, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portimao travel route planner.

Katowice, Poland to Portimao is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Katowice in July, with highs in Portimao at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Silves, Albufeira, Praia da Marinha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Castelo de S. Jorge and Park and National Palace of Pena will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium and wander the streets of Bairro Alto.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lisbon route planner.

Traveling by car from Portimao to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: high temperatures in Porto hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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