11 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

11 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 3 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.
Visiting Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao, contemplate the waterfront views at Furnas, and don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada sightseeing planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Beaches

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

2
nights
Porto

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.
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Douro River and Praia dos Ingleses. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and look for gifts at Livraria Lello.

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Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Porto takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Azores Standard Time (AZOT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in September, Porto is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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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 some cultural insight at Belém Tower and Alfama. Get in touch with nature at Praia da ursa and Lisbon by Boat. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Guincho Beach in Cascais--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, tour the water at your own pace with Nosso Tejo, get outside with Sea Sky Portugal Charter, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon route website.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation

Side Trips

Praia da ursa, Guincho Beach
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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