12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly:  11 h
1
Lisbon
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Lagoa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Doha

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon online tour builder.

Doha, Qatar to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Doha to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In August, Lisbon is colder than Doha - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lagoa.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Lagoa

Lagoa ©
On the 26th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Misericordia Church, steep yourself in history at Feira Medieval de Silves, thenget outside with Praia da Cova Redonda, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pescadores Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Carvoeiro Boardwalk, thentrek along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Marinha.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lagoa road trip site.

Drive from Lisbon to Lagoa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lagoa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lagoa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Silves, Pescadores Beach, Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Praia da Marinha
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Feira Medieval de Silves ©
Feira Medieval de Silves
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

4
nights
Porto

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, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, make a trip to Palacio de Cristal, and look for gifts at Livraria Lello.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Porto day trip site.

You can fly from Lagoa to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lagoa in August, things will get a bit cooler in Porto: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Douro River ©
Douro River
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

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