10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Porto
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia

4
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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.
Visiting Lagoa do Fogo and Caldeira das Sete Cidades will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, contemplate the waterfront views at Furnas, explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Carvao, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ponta Delgada, use our trip itinerary maker.

Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is 4 hours. When traveling from Philadelphia in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Ponta Delgada, with highs around 19°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) 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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, thentake a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Porto travel planner.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Porto in 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Porto. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in March, Porto is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

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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 Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours and Portugal Bike. Belém Tower and Carmo Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Praia de Carcavelos in Carcavelos--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, wander the streets of Alfama, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and choose your vessel at Lisbon by Boat.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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

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