15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Lagoa
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Cape Town

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, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lisbon road trip site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in June; daily highs in Lisbon reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Lagoa.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Lagoa

Lagoa ©
Lagoa is known for theme parks, beaches, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Praia da Senhora da Rocha, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vale de Covo Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Algar Seco.

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Drive from Lisbon to Lagoa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In June in Lagoa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lagoa

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Carvoeiro, Porches, Aqualand Algarve, Praia da Marinha, Algarve
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Speed Boats Tours
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

5
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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Porto trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lagoa to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lagoa in June; daily highs in Porto reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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