11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Azores Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  11​h
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeronimos Monastery, take a stroll through Belém Tower, then choose your vessel at Nosso Tejo, and finally steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder app .

Philadelphia, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 60°F in Lisbon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, explore the activities along Rio Douro, and then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Rua Santa Catarina, pause for some serene contemplation at Clerigos Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and finally kick back and relax at Praia do Carneiro.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Lisbon, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Praia de Santa Barbara. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, Poca Da Dona Beija, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, relax in the rural setting at Gorreana Tea Plantation, and get great views at Miradouro de Santa Iria.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada attractions planner.

You can fly from Porto to Ponta Delgada in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Ponta Delgada is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo

Similar Plans

15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM GIBRALTAR July, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA August, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM PANAMA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Portugal & Casablanca BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Azores BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: September, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Azores BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Lisbon BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Spain, Lisbon & Fatima BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Portugal & Casablanca BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans