10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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10 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Porto
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
2
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Albufeira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas


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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Quinta Santa Eufemia and Graham's Port Lodge. Dedicate the 23rd (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, do a tasting at Taylor's Port, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carneiro, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Porto day trip planning tool .

Las Vegas, USA to Porto is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Porto due to the time zone difference. In September, Porto is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Gaia, Quinta Santa Eufemia
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Quinta Santa Eufemia ©
Quinta Santa Eufemia

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, contemplate the long history of Belém Tower, then wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon planner .

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Porto in September, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água and then kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Centro Historico de Albufeira, then view the masterpieces at Corte-Real Gallery, then stroll through Falesia Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Cerro da Vila.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira online itinerary planner .

Drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia Da Rocha, Cerro da Vila
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
 Praia dos Olhos de Água ©
Praia dos Olhos de Água

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Museu de Evora and Aldeia da Terra will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Capela dos Ossos and Cromeleque dos Almendres. Get out of town with these interesting Evora side-trips: Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz) and Herdade do Esporao (in Reguengos de Monsaraz). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, learn about winemaking at Cartuxa - Fundação Eugénio De Almeida, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Evora tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Albufeira in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Evora, with highs around 86°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 59°F. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Herdade do Esporao, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Monte da Ravasqueira
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Cromeleque dos Almendres ©
Cromeleque dos Almendres
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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