8 days in Lisbon & London Itinerary

8 days in Lisbon & London Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Recife, Brazil
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Recife, Brazil

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Zazule. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castelo dos Mouros and Cabo da Roca. The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon visit planning website.

Recife, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Recife to Lisbon is 3 hours. Traveling from Recife in May, expect Lisbon to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Zazule, Castelo dos Mouros, Cabo da Roca
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Alfama ©
Alfama
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Lanes and Gustamps. Get some cultural insight at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Change things up with a short trip to North Laine in Brighton (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

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Getting from Lisbon to London by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in May, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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