8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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8 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Oslo

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). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planning tool .

Oslo, Norway to Lisbon is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oslo in July: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
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 historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Porto holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Lisbon, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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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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