11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Lagos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Olhao
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian or Rossio Square. Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida da Liberdade, and look for gifts at A Outra Face da Lua.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Lagos

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Carvalho Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Falesia Beach and Praia Da Rocha. Take a break from Lagos with a short trip to Casa do "Vo" Serafim in Praia da Rocha, about 32 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lagos visit planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Lagos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Olhao.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Falesia Beach, Carvalho Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

1
night
Olhao

Olhao ©
Algarve Region's largest fishing port, Olhao occupies a strategically important coastal area inhabited since prehistoric times.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado de Olhao and then stroll around Ria Formosa.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Olhao trip builder.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Olhao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Olhao are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Olhao

Shopping Wildlife Parks
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Mercado de Olhao ©
Mercado de Olhao
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa

3
nights
Porto

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.
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the exciting artwork at Belomonte 20, then stop by Garrafeira do Carmo, then get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello, and finally take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Olhao to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Olhao in July: high temperatures in Porto hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Livraria Lello ©
Livraria Lello

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