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.
Step out of the city life by going to Praia de Santa Barbara and Caldeira das Sete Cidades. Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and Head underground at Gruta do Carvao.

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Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Ponta Delgada is 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: highs in Ponta Delgada hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to 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
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.
On the 13th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Porto road trip planning site.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Porto in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Porto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in August, Porto is little chillier 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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia de Carcavelos and Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours. Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: visit Alfama, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and pedal to the sights with Portugal Bike.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in August, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) 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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