10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

Philadelphia
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Porto
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
Philadelphia

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Poca Da Dona Beija. Take a break from Ponta Delgada with a short trip to Terra Nostra Gardens in Furnas, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara, don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Carvao.

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Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
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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.
On the 14th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Clerigos Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, and then explore the activities along Rio Douro.

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Fly from Ponta Delgada to Porto in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Azores Time to Western European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in September, plan for little chillier nights in Porto, with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lisbon by Boat and Pypas Cruises. Get a sense of the local culture at Belém Tower and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Carcavelos to see Praia de Carcavelos about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take a stroll through Alfama.

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Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos

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