11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Lagos
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Leiria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Porto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Leiria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Lisbon
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira and then take a stroll through Rossio Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Park and National Palace of Pena.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Rossio Square ©
Rossio Square

2
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
For shopping fun, head to Mercado Municipal de Portimao or LAC - Laboratorio de Actividades Criativas. Visiting Praia Da Rocha and Praia da Marinha will get you outdoors. Take a break from Lagos with a short trip to Cape Saint Vincent in Sagres, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, tour the pleasant surroundings at Meia Praia, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lagos day trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Leiria.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

2
nights
Leiria

Leiria ©
Leiria is a city and a municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal. For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Leiria trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lagos to Leiria in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lagos in May; daily highs in Leiria reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Leiria

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel, Castelo de Porto de Mos
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Praia do Pedrogao ©
Praia do Pedrogao
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel ©
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel
Castelo de Porto de Mos ©
Castelo de Porto de Mos

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of Paco Episcopal, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), explore the activities along Douro River, thenget outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally steep yourself in history at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, stop by Livraria Lello, thenstroll through Praia da Luz, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porto online trip builder.

Getting from Leiria to Porto by car takes about 2 hours. May in Porto sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Leiria.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Livraria Lello ©
Livraria Lello

1
night
Leiria

Leiria
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Leiria holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Porto to Leiria takes 2 hours. You'll set off for Lisbon on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Leiria

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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1
night
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural da Arrabida and then kick back and relax at Praia da ursa.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Leiria to Lisbon takes 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Natural da Arrabida, Praia da ursa
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Parque Natural da Arrabida ©
Parque Natural da Arrabida
Praia da ursa ©
Praia da ursa
Rossio Square ©
Rossio Square

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