8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 1 night
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Lisbon
— 5 nights

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Porto

Porto ©

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.
On the 9th (Mon), get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then stroll around Museu Serralves, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, take in the exciting artwork at Belomonte 20, then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then get engrossed in the history at Casa do Infante, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Porto is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Porto. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Porto at 60°F and lows at 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira will appeal to history buffs. Alfama and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Park and National Palace of Pena). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, examine the collection at Museu Colecao Berardo, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and take a stroll through Bairro Alto.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon journey app.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Lisbon are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Alfama ©
Alfama
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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