9 days in Porto, Lisbon & Aveiro Itinerary

9 days in Porto, Lisbon & Aveiro Itinerary

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Porto
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Aveiro
— 3 nights
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Porto — 1 night

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 16th (Tue), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary maker tool.

Washington, USA to Porto is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in August, expect Porto to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
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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.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon travel route planner.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Porto in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly to Aveiro.
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Aveiro — 3 nights

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Miguel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Feitoria do Cacao and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Aveiro trip tool.

Fly from Lisbon to Aveiro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.
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