9 days in Portugal Itinerary

9 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Pinhao
— 1 night
Drive
3
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in December, things will get warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 18°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Pinhao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Pinhao

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): appreciate the views at The Douro Valley, make a trip to Pinhao Railway Station, then do a tasting at Quinta do Bomfim, and finally learn about winemaking at Quinta do Seixo - Sandeman.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pinhao trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Pinhao takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Pinhao

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Porto

— 3 nights

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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Porto online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Pinhao to Porto in 2 hours. December in Porto sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
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.