7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Lisbon

— 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 (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip builder app.

Mumbai, India to Lisbon is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

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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. 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Porto journey planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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.