14 days in Lisbon, Portimao & Azores Itinerary

14 days in Lisbon, Portimao & Azores Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Portimao
— 2 nights
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). Dedicate the 7th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Jardim Zoologico, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

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Newark, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Lisbon. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Newark in July, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Tres Castelos Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portimao holiday planning app.

You can drive from Lisbon to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Portimao can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Portimao

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Zoomarine Algarve
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Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Tres Castelos Beach ©
Tres Castelos Beach

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lagoa do Fogo and Praia de Santa Barbara. Change things up with a short trip to Poca Da Dona Beija in Furnas (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and make a trip to Portas da Cidade.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portimao to Ponta Delgada takes 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Portimao to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Portimao in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, Poca Da Dona Beija, Nossa Senhora da Paz
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

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