15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal journey planner

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Faro
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights
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Faro

— 5 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Faro journey planner.

Charlotte, USA to Faro is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in May, you will find days in Faro are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Lisbon.

Things to do in Faro

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Lisbon

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, admire the striking features of Câmara Municipal, and then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Faro to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Faro in May since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Porto

— 5 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and stop by Livraria Lello.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Porto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Parks
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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.