11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Porto
— 3 nights
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 31st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Belém Tower. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo, choose your vessel at Lisbon by Boat, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Natural da Arrabida.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Newark, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Newark in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lisbon, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Parks Transportation

Side Trips

Parque Natural da Arrabida, Praia de Carcavelos
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Praia da Costa Nova and Praia Fluvial de Vimieiro. Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz and University of Coimbra. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach) (in Figueira da Foz) and Coimbra (Portugal dos Pequenitos, Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), &more).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in August, things will get a bit cooler in Porto: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Coimbra, Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach), Praia Fluvial de Vimieiro, Praia da Costa Nova
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Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach) ©
Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach)
Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

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.
Relax by the water at Praia de Santa Barbara and Piscinas Naturais. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Igreja do Santo Cristo and Sao Nicolau Church. Step out of Ponta Delgada with an excursion to Mosteiros Beach in Mosteiros--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ponta Delgada trip tool.

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. Traveling from Porto in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ponta Delgada, with lows around °F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sete Cidades, Mosteiros, Ribeira Grande, Caldeira das Sete Cidades, Nossa Senhora da Paz
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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach

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