7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

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7 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Albufeira
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carneiro, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and then make a trip to Livraria Lello. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Lavadores.

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Madrid, Spain to Porto is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in August: high temperatures in Porto hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Pavilhao do Conhecimento. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and wander the streets of Alfama.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Pavilhao do Conhecimento
Pavilhao do Conhecimento

1
night
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Albufeira journey planning app .

Getting from Lisbon to Albufeira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Albufeira sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia Da Rocha
Highlights from your plan
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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