10 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

10 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

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Lisbon
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Porto
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
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Lisbon

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia da ursa and Guincho Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Praia do Magoito in Sintra--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, choose your vessel at Nosso Tejo, and visit Alfama.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online journey builder.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in June since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Porto

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. Get in touch with nature at Douro River and Praia do Carneiro. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, and get outside with Praia dos Ingleses.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Porto trip planning website.

Fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Porto, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nossa Senhora da Paz.

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

You can fly from Porto to Ponta Delgada in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Porto to Ponta Delgada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 61°F. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Azores travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
Mountain Island
Composed of nine volcanic islands scattered in the Atlantic some 1,300 km (850 mi) west of continental Portugal, the Azores represent one of Europe's remotest vacation destinations. Settled sporadically over a span of several centuries, the islands in this archipelago retain much of their isolated feel, each one boasting its own distinct culture, dialect, and cuisine. Long overlooked by even the most adventurous travelers, the islands now surprise a growing number of visitors with their lavish natural beauty, good roads, and hospitable towns providing comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Place the island of Pico at the top of your itinerary to discover Portugal's highest mountain, a picture-perfect volcanic cone rising above a landscape of World Heritage-listed vineyards.