5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the waterfront activity at Ribeira do Porto, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

London, UK to Porto is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in November; daily highs in Porto reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Lisbon.
Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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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.
Lisbon is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
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Portugal travel guide

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.