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: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, make a trip to Belém Tower, and snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Lisbon. In August, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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). Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Pro Putting Garden, and kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Portimao online day trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Portimao by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Portimao sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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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 car from Portimao to Porto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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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.