8 days in Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

8 days in Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

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Lisbon
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Porto
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Lisbon — 3 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and take a stroll through Alfama.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Lisbon. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Porto.
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Porto — 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Coimbra (Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, Jardim Botanico, &more). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, learn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for little chillier days in Porto, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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