6 days in Portugal Itinerary

6 days in Portugal Itinerary

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6 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Dubai

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
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 (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

2
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.
On the 12th (Sat), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours 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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