10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Porto
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia

4
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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. When in Ponta Delgada, make a side trip to see Parque Terra Nostra in Furnas, approximately Furnas away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao, and make a trip to Portas da Cidade.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada trip maker site.

Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Ponta Delgada, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Philadelphia in June, plan for slightly colder days in Ponta Delgada, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time 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

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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 8th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, thenget into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Porto travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Porto takes 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Porto due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can 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.
Visiting Praia de Carcavelos and Lisbon by Boat will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Alfama. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, choose your vessel at Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and do sightseeing at your own pace with Portugal Bike.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in June, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Transportation

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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