15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  16​h
1
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Olhao
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lagos
— 3 nights
4
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Mexico City

2
nights
Porto

Porto ©
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.
Head to Palacio da Bolsa and Belomonte 20for plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Casa do Infante. Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, stroll around Museu Serralves, steep yourself in history at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, and take in the exciting artwork at Maus Habitos - Espaco de Intervencao Cultural.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Porto vacation builder site .

Mexico City, Mexico to Porto is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In June in Porto, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Olhao.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis ©
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

4
nights
Olhao

Algarve Region's largest fishing port, Olhao occupies a strategically important coastal area inhabited since prehistoric times.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Garrao Nascente Beach and Praia da Alagoa. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cerro da Vila and Soulful Gallery. Explore Olhao's surroundings by going to Praia Monte Gordo (in Monte Gordo), Cabanas de Tavira beach (in Cabanas) and Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Ria Formosa, and indulge your taste buds at Mercado de Olhao.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Olhao online vacation builder .

You can fly from Porto to Olhao in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in June, things will get a bit warmer in Olhao: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Olhao

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia Monte Gordo, Cabanas de Tavira beach, Cerro da Vila, Caramelo Beach Club, Praia da Alagoa
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cabanas de Tavira beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira beach
Garrao Nascente Beach ©
Garrao Nascente Beach

3
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia Da Rocha and Praia da Marinha. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Falesia Beach and Praia do Peneco. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Vila do Bispo (Telheiro Beach & Praia da Cordoama) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Albufeira). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lagos trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Olhao to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lagos are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Vila do Bispo, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Marinha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Park and National Palace of Pena and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Appreciate the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, take an in-depth tour of Igreja de Sao Roque, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and examine the collection at Pharmaceutical Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip site .

You can drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Lagos in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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