11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Lagos Itinerary

11 days in Lisbon, Porto & Lagos Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Lagos
— 3 nights

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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.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon travel route builder app.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in October: highs in Lisbon hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Must see
Lisbon Oceanarium
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Must see
Belém Tower
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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Coimbra (Jardim Botanico, Chapel of St Michael, &more). Dedicate the 28th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Porto are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Lagos

Lagos ©

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): paddle through the water with SecretAlgarve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, and then take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve and then appreciate the history behind Statue of Gil Eanes.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Lagos day trip website.

You can drive from Porto to Lagos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Porto in October since evenings lows in Lagos dip to 63°F. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

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Theme Park
Zoomarine Algarve
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Pier / Boardwalk
Alvor Boardwalk
4.7

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