11 days in Lisbon, Madalena & Porto Itinerary

11 days in Lisbon, Madalena & Porto Itinerary

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Lisbon — 3 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (The Sintra Gift, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planning website.

San Francisco, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Lisbon. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Madalena.
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Madalena — 2 nights

Madalena is a municipality along the western coast of the island of Pico, in the Portuguese Azores. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): do a tasting at Adega A Buraca, then learn about winemaking at Picowines, and then indulge your senses at Tripix Azores. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Fabrica da Baleia, then examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw, then go for a stroll along the water at The Marina of Horta, and finally make a trip to Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Madalena itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Lisbon to Madalena with the Route module. Traveling from Lisbon to Madalena, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lisbon in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Madalena: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll through Ribeira do Porto, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, and finally make a trip to Livraria Lello.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Porto day trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Madalena to Porto with the Route module. Traveling from Madalena to Porto, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madalena in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 56°F in Porto. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Pico travel guide

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Wine Tours & Tastings · Mountains · Specialty Museums