10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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

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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 Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Carvao, make a trip to Portas da Cidade, and look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
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Geologic Formation
Poca Da Dona Beija
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Porto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and then explore the activities along Douro River.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Porto vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Porto takes 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ponta Delgada in August since evenings lows in Porto dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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Civic Center
Palacio da Bolsa
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Observation Deck
Torre dos Clerigos
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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belém Tower and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Get outdoors at Praia de Carcavelos and Portugal Bike. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and choose your vessel at Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Transportation

Side Trips

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Must see
Alfama
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Belém Tower
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