6 days in Portugal Itinerary

6 days in Portugal Itinerary

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6 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Porto
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
day
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 23rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Porto trip site .

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Porto sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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 (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner .

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in May: highs in Lisbon hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums 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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