10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
2
Albufeira
— 2 nights
3
Porto
— 2 nights

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool.

Newark, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Algarve, thenstroll through Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, and finally explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway, explore the fascinating underground world of Algar de Benagil, and then find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve.

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You can drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Albufeira are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponta da Piedade, Praia Da Rocha, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Algarve, Algar de Benagil
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Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Algar de Benagil ©
Algar de Benagil

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take a leisurely stroll along Cais da Ribeira, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, thentake a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square. On the next day, make a trip to Palacio de Cristal, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porto sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Albufeira to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in September, things will get slightly colder in Porto: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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