12 days in Porto District, Lisbon & Azores Itinerary

12 days in Porto District, Lisbon & Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 1 night
2
Lisbon
— 6 nights
3
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 1 night
4
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights

1
night
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 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carneiro, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Mindelo Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Porto due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Porto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mindelo Beach
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Mindelo Beach ©
Mindelo Beach
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Belém Tower and Castelo dos Mouros. Step off the beaten path and head to Capela dos Ossos and Nosso Tejo. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Evora (Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), &more), Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, step into the grandiose world of Ginginha do Castelo, and wander the streets of Alfama.

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Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Evora, Sintra, Ginginha do Castelo, Cabo da Roca, Batalha Monastery
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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night
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Escaleiras Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vitoria Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Praia da Vitoria sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Lisbon to Praia da Vitoria with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Praia da Vitoria: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Angra do Heroismo, Baias da Agualva
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Vitoria Beach ©
Vitoria Beach
Escaleiras Beach ©
Escaleiras Beach
Baias da Agualva ©
Baias da Agualva

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais, enjoy the sand and surf at Mosteiros Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Parque Terra Nostra, and then explore the striking landscape at Poca Da Dona Beija.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Praia da Vitoria to Ponta Delgada. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Mosteiros
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach

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