10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
2
Porto
— 1 night
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights

4
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Get outdoors at Lagoa do Fogo and Caldeira das Sete Cidades. Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, Head underground at Gruta do Carvao, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao, and explore the activities along Furnas.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada planning app.

Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect Ponta Delgada to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

1
night
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 29th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and then explore the activities along Douro River.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Porto trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Porto takes 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Porto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in July, Porto is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Tours Nature
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Torre dos Clerigos ©
Torre dos Clerigos

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia de Carcavelos and Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours. Belém Tower and Carmo Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: stop by Alfama, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and tour on your own time with Portugal Bike.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Portugal Bike, Praia de Carcavelos
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Alfama ©
Alfama
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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