15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take a stroll through Alfama, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon tour itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. May in Lisbon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Church of Misericordia of Alvor (in Alvor) and Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, get outside with Outdoor Activities, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albufeira itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Portimao, Ponta Da Piedale, Cape Saint Vincent
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

4
nights
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.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, get advice or help at Livraria Lello, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porto itinerary planner .

You can fly from Albufeira to Porto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Albufeira in May: high temperatures in Porto hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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