10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly:  12 h
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Porto
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Chicago

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 Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Praia de Santa Barbara. Step out of Ponta Delgada with an excursion to Poca Da Dona Beija in Furnas--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nossa Senhora da Paz, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada day trip app.

Chicago, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Chicago in May, you will find days in Ponta Delgada are little chillier (22°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Poca Da Dona Beija, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

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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 29th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, thentake a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and then explore the activities along Douro River.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip site.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Porto by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Porto, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Tours Nature
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Wine Tours & Tastings
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.
Get some cultural insight at Belém Tower and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Visiting Portugal Bike and Praia de Carcavelos will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, head outdoors with Lisbon by Boat, and see Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lisbon tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Porto in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°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 Transportation

Side Trips

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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