Route & dates
Lisbon— 10 nights
City of Seven Hills
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.You'll get in some beach time at Praia da ursa and Praia da Nazare. Let the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Praia do Norte (in Nazare), Ilha do Pessegueiro (in Porto Covo) and Praia da Adraga (in Almocageme). Spend the 21st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Pedal the day away on the 22nd (Sun) with Portugal Bike. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and get to know the fascinating history of Avenida da Liberdade.
For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon travel planning website.
If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Lisbon
Sintra, Nazare, Portugal Bike, Guincho Beach, Ilha do Pessegueiro
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