12 days in London, Lisbon & Cascais Itinerary

12 days in London, Lisbon & Cascais Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
+3
Subway + Train + Fly + Train:  14 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Cascais, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  16 h 45 min
End: New York City, United States

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the London online holiday planner.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New York City to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in London at 67°F and lows at 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Obidos Village and Centro Historico de Evora. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Evora (Capela dos Ossos, Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from London to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 81°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Evora, Obidos Village
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Cascais, Portugal

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Cascais, explore the striking landscape at Boca do Inferno, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tamariz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Cabo da Roca, kick back and relax at Guincho Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cresmina Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cascais online itinerary maker.

Getting from Lisbon to Cascais by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cascais can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Cascais

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cabo da Roca
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Boca do Inferno ©
Boca do Inferno
Centro Historico de Cascais ©
Centro Historico de Cascais
Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca

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