5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

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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 6th (Tue), take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Porto online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Porto. In April in Porto, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, stop by Alfama, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

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You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Lisbon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Portugal travel guide

Landmarks · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.