10 days in Lisbon & Ponta Delgada Itinerary

10 days in Lisbon & Ponta Delgada Itinerary

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Praia da ursa about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra, and get outside with Nosso Tejo.

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Boston, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in November: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Ponta Delgada.
Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Ponta Delgada — 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Poca Da Dona Beija. Museum-lovers will get to explore Oficina - Museu and Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara.

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada takes 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in November since evenings lows in Ponta Delgada dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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