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.
Get outdoors at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Ponta Delgada with an excursion to Poca Da Dona Beija in Furnas--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz, and take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

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Chicago, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Ponta Delgada is 5 hours. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Ponta Delgada, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Parks · 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, then take 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 4.5 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

Tours · Wineries · 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 Castelo de S. Jorge. Visiting Portugal Bike and Praia de Carcavelos will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: visit Alfama, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, take a tour by water with Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

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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