60 days in France & Portugal Itinerary

60 days in France & Portugal Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 7 nights
2
Porto, Portugal
— 6 nights
3
Angra do Heroismo, Portugal
— 5 nights
4
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 5 nights
5
Funchal, Portugal
— 10 nights
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights
7
Lyon, France
— 6 nights
8
Marseille, France
— 5 nights
9
Nice, France
— 8 nights

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris vacation planner.

Riga, Latvia to Paris is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Paris is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Riga in February, things will get a bit warmer in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Porto, Portugal

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Coimbra (Old Monestary of Santa Clara, Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Oporto Buggy Adventure, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, and make a trip to Liberdade Square.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip site.

You can fly from Paris to Porto in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in February; daily highs in Porto reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Coimbra, Onda Pura
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

5
nights
Angra do Heroismo, Portugal

Angra do Heroismo ©
Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Step out of Angra do Heroismo with an excursion to Ceramica da Praia in Cabo Da Praia--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at Rope Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Angra do Heroismo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio dos Capitaes Generais.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Angra do Heroismo attractions planner.

Fly from Porto to Angra do Heroismo in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Angra do Heroismo is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara, Ceramica da Praia
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Rope Adventures ©
Rope Adventures
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral
Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara ©
Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara

5
nights
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, Parque Terra Nostra, &more), Azorean Active Blueberry (in Achada) and Mosteiros Beach (in Mosteiros). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Santo Cristo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pinhal da Paz.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada day trip website.

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vila Franca do Campo, Furnas, Sao Miguel, Sete Cidades, Santana Astronomical Observatory
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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Azorean Active Blueberry ©
Azorean Active Blueberry

10
nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Madeira Paragliding (in Arco da Calheta), Lagoa do Vento (in Calheta) and Ethnographic Museum (in Ribeira Brava). There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Safari Madeira Island, shop like a local with Caravel Art Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira, and take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro.

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Fly from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ponta Delgada to Funchal is 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Funchal are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Madeira, Calheta, Camara De Lobos, Museu da Baleia da Madeira, Seixal Natural Pool
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Madeira Paragliding ©
Madeira Paragliding
Safari Madeira Island ©
Safari Madeira Island
Off-Road Tours

7
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

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 (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Funchal in March, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Sintra, Centro Cultural de Belem - CCB
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

6
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Venture out of the city with trips to Spas (in Chambery), Grenoble (le stade des Alpes, Musee Dauphinois, &more) and L'Atelier des Enigmes - Escape Game Annecy (in Cran-Gevrier). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, look for gifts at Sibeery, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and head outdoors with Parcours Aventure.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Lyon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in March, things will get slightly colder in Lyon: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grenoble, Annecy, Spas, OL Le Musee, Mini World Lyon
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L'Atelier des Enigmes - Escape Game Annecy ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

5
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes), Cassis (Cape Canaille & Trolib) and La Ciotat (Route des Cretes & Le Cassetin du Diable). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, relax and rejuvenate at Villa des Flo, trek along Foret de Roustagnon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Michel Church.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip itinerary builder website.

You can take a train from Lyon to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Marseille, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Cassis, Bandol, Avignon, La Ciotat, The Escape Hunt
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Trolib ©
Trolib
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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nights
Nice, France

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Antibes (Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) & Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes), Juan les Pins Main Beach (in Juan-les-Pins) and Notre Dame d‘Afrique (in Theoule sur Mer). And it doesn't end there: trek along Massif du Tanneron, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, head off the coast to Lérins Islands, and enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nice attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Nice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Antibes, Menton, Cannes, Tanneron, Villefranche-sur-Mer
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Food Tours
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

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