11 days in Portugal & La Teste-de-Buch Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, Drive to La Teste-de-Buch
La Teste-de-Buch, France
— 3 nights
Drive to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, Fly to Stockholm


Lisbon, Portugal — 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, wander the streets of Alfama, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Lisbon is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Lisbon. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in April, with highs in Lisbon at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Porto.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Porto, Portugal — 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Dedicate the 13th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, and admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa.

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Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to La Teste-de-Buch.
Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites
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La Teste-de-Buch, France — 3 nights

La Teste-de-Buch is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.It is located on the south shore of Arcachon Bay, lying in the southwestern part of Gironde.It is the largest of four communes that comprise the (COBAS), a small metropolitan area of 54,204 population (1999 census). Change things up with these side-trips from La Teste-de-Buch: Domaine de Chevalier Grand Cru Classe de Graves (in Leognan) and Eglise Notre Dame (in Martillac). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Grande Dune du Pilat and look for all kinds of wild species at Réserve Ornithologique du Teich.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Porto to La Teste-de-Buch. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to La Teste-de-Buch due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Porto in April since evenings lows in La Teste-de-Buch dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Wineries
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Portugal travel guide

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.