10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Azores, Porto & Lisbon Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
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Porto
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Lisbon
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel — 4 nights

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.
Visiting Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Poca Da Dona Beija will get you outdoors. Step out of Ponta Delgada with an excursion to Parque Terra Nostra in Furnas--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara, stroll through Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao.

Make your Ponta Delgada itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Philadelphia, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: highs in Ponta Delgada hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Porto.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Porto — 1 night

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 29th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and then explore the activities along Douro River.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Porto vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Porto takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ponta Delgada in August since evenings lows in Porto dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
Tours · Wineries · Parks · Nature
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Lisbon — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belém Tower and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Get outdoors at Pypas Cruises Lisbon Boat Tours and Praia de Carcavelos. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and take a tour by water with Lisbon by Boat.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Parks
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Azores travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
Mountain Island
Composed of nine volcanic islands scattered in the Atlantic some 1,300 km (850 mi) west of continental Portugal, the Azores represent one of Europe's remotest vacation destinations. Settled sporadically over a span of several centuries, the islands in this archipelago retain much of their isolated feel, each one boasting its own distinct culture, dialect, and cuisine. Long overlooked by even the most adventurous travelers, the islands now surprise a growing number of visitors with their lavish natural beauty, good roads, and hospitable towns providing comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Place the island of Pico at the top of your itinerary to discover Portugal's highest mountain, a picture-perfect volcanic cone rising above a landscape of World Heritage-listed vineyards.