10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
2
Porto
— 1 night
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Praia de Santa Barbara, Head underground at Gruta do Carvao, explore the activities along Furnas, and look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Ponta Delgada. In September in Ponta Delgada, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande
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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

1
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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 the architecture and atmosphere at Torre dos Clerigos, thenadmire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa, and then explore the activities along Douro River.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip builder website.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Porto in 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 September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Porto, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to 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.
Belém Tower and Carmo Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Praia de Carcavelos and Lisbon by Boat. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Alfama, pedal to the sights with Portugal Bike, get a new perspective on things with Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planning app.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °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

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

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