5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal attractions planner
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Lisbon
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Porto
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Lisbon — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Lisbon is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in October: highs in Lisbon hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly to Porto.
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Porto — 2 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, shop like a local with Livraria Lello, and then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip planning website.

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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