11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

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

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

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 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Parks · Transportation · Beaches

Side Trips

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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos

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Porto

Porto ©

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Praia da Costa Nova and Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach). Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz and Portugal dos Pequenitos. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia Fluvial de Vimieiro (in Penacova) and Coimbra (Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), University of 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 76°F and lows about 58°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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach) ©
Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach)
Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz

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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.
Relax by the water at Praia de Santa Barbara and Piscinas Naturais. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nossa Senhora da Paz and Igreja do Santo Cristo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Sao Nicolau Church (in Sete Cidades) and Mosteiros Beach (in Mosteiros). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Before you visit Ponta Delgada, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Porto to Ponta Delgada in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in August, Ponta Delgada is a bit warmer at night with lows of 65°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 · Tours

Side Trips

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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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