8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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8 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto online tour itinerary maker .

New York City, USA to Porto is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Time is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Porto reach 60°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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