12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 3 nights
2
Lisbon
— 5 nights
3
Portimao
— 3 nights

3
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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Livraria Lello, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Porto is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from London in November, expect Porto to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

5
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 (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portimao: Praia da Cordoama (in Vila do Bispo), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, identify plant and animal life at Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Cross of Portugal, and explore the fascinating underground world of Algar de Benagil.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portimao online trip builder.

Drive from Lisbon to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Portimao can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Cordoama, Algar de Benagil, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Church of St. Anthony, Cross of Portugal
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

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