8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  6 h
1
Albufeira
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 19th (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway.

Make your Albufeira itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

London, UK to Albufeira is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Albufeira at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Hot Wheels Raceway ©
Hot Wheels Raceway

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Jardim Zoologico. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, visit Alfama, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Pavilhao do Conhecimento
Pavilhao do Conhecimento

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then shop like a local with Livraria Lello, then explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, and finally steep yourself in history at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Porto travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Lisbon in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Porto: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis ©
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

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