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

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

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. Get out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade, identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and Head underground at Gruta do Carvao.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada trip itinerary planning site .

Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, you will find days in Ponta Delgada are little chillier (78°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

1
night
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 13th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and then explore the activities along Rio Douro.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Porto road trip app .

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Porto by flight takes about 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Porto. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in August, Porto is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) 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.
Get outdoors at Praia de Carcavelos and Portugal Bike. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castelo de S. Jorge and Alfama. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Belém Tower, see Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and take a tour by water with Lisbon by Boat.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner .

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Porto in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 63°F at night. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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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