8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal vacation planner

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Lisbon
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Porto
— 4 nights
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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.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lisbon route site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 3 hours. In January, Lisbon is cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

Porto

— 4 nights

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.
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 Liberdade Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Porto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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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.