9 days in Portugal Itinerary

9 days in Portugal Itinerary

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9 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Newark

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Palacio Nacional de Sintra, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip builder app .

Newark, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Time (WET) is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in October; daily highs in Lisbon reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

3
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: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, make a trip to Liberdade Square, stroll through Museu Serralves, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto route planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Porto are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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)

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