8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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1
Portimao
— 1 night
2
Lisbon
— 4 nights
3
Porto
— 2 nights

1
night
Portimao

Portimao ©
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.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Portimao trip builder website.

London, UK to Portimao is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In October, Portimao is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ponta da Piedade, Cape Saint Vincent, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon route planning website.

Drive from Portimao to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stop by Livraria Lello, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, thenget into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Palacio de Cristal, thenawaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto online day trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. October in Porto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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