7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal tour planner

Make it your trip
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Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portimao
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 1 night
Fly

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Lisbon

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon journey site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lisbon. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Portimao

— 3 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portimao side-trips: Lagos (Meia Praia, Praia do Camilo, &more). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Portimao online visit planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Portimao in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Portimao are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

Porto

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bolsa, and then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Portimao to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Porto is a bit cooler than Portimao - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Porto

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.