12 days in London, Lisbon & Cascais Itinerary

12 days in London, Lisbon & Cascais Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Cascais, Portugal
— 2 nights


London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

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: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

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New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to London is 5 hours. In September, London is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

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. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Evora (Capela dos Ossos, Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, and admire the natural beauty at Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara.

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Fly from London to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from London in September, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 81°F and 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Cascais, Portugal

— 2 nights

Town of Kings and Fishes

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, then take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Tamariz. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at Cabo da Roca, enjoy the sand and surf at Guincho Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cresmina Beach.

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You can drive from Lisbon to Cascais in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In September in Cascais, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. You will leave for home on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Cascais

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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