6 days in Porto & Athens Itinerary

6 days in Porto & Athens Itinerary

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Porto, Portugal
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

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.
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga and Livraria Gigoes & Anantes will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia da Costa Nova and Centro Historico de Guimaraes. When in Porto, make a side trip to see Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz in Coimbra, approximately Coimbra away. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Quinta dos Corvos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Porto driving holiday planner.

Lisbon to Porto is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February in Porto, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
Graham's Port Lodge ©
Graham's Port Lodge

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. There's lots more to do: get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena Nike, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Athens takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Porto to Athens. In February in Athens, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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