9 days in Portugal Itinerary

9 days in Portugal Itinerary

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9 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Porto
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Albufeira
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Sintra
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
4
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Moscow

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto online trip maker.

Moscow, Russia to Porto is an approximately 10,5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Moscow to Porto. Traveling from Moscow in марта, expect Porto to be much warmer, temps between 18°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Douro River ©
Douro River
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

1
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Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Porto to Albufeira by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In марта, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Albufeira

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Photography Tours

2
nights
Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, then explore the historical opulence of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Nacional de Sintra, then take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, and finally go for a walk through Cabo da Roca.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sintra online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Sintra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In марта in Sintra, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boca do Inferno, Cabo da Roca
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Boca do Inferno ©
Boca do Inferno
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip site.

Lisbon is just a stone's throw from Sintra. In марта, daytime highs in Lisbon are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Pavilhao do Conhecimento
Pavilhao do Conhecimento

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