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9 days in Portugal

  • Lisbon Portela Airport
  • Portuguese
  • Euro
  • Checked-in bag
  • 112
Portugal, with its stunning landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture, is a perfect destination for a nine-day adventure.
Travel Visa and Entry Requirements  Check visa requirements for Portugal based on your nationality and ensure your passport is valid for the duration of your stay. Verify entry requirements here.
Flights                             Find and book flights to Portugal on popular platforms like Skyscanner or Iberia.  Ensure a smooth journey to this captivating country.
Accommodation                       Discover and book a variety of accommodations, from charming guesthouses in historic towns to beachfront resorts, on platforms like Booking.com or Agoda.   Find the perfect lodging for your Portuguese adventure.
Transportation                Transportation GuideExplore Portugal efficiently using local transportation, including trains, buses, trams, and the Lisbon Metro. Get transportation information here (trains) and here (buses). Renting a car: Compare options from top providers, access competitive prices, and enjoy hassle-free booking with Rentalcars.com.
Weather & Local Time  Weather Forecast: Plan your visit by checking Portugal's weather forecast on BBC Weather or AccuWeather. Time Zone: Portugal operates on Western European Time (WET) in the winter and Western European Summer Time (WEST) in the summer, so check the local time here.
Local Cuisine                       Culinary Delights:  Savor Portuguese dishes like bacalhau à brás (codfish), pastéis de nata (custard tarts), and francesinha (sandwich). Explore the diverse culinary traditions across the country.
Activities and Tours                Exciting Activities: Enhance your journey with visits to iconic landmarks like the Belem Tower, hiking in the Douro Valley, and exploring historic cities. Discover a wide range of activities and tours on GetYourGuide.
Local Events and Festivals          Event Calendar: Check for local events and festivals happening during your stay in Portugal. The country hosts various cultural festivals, music events, and traditional fairs throughout the year. Find events here.
Travel Insurance                    Travel Insurance: Safeguard your journey with comprehensive travel insurance coverage. Explore options with trusted providers like Safteywing.
Connectivity and Wi-Fi             Stay Connected: Access Wi-Fi hotspots and mobile data options to stay connected while exploring Portugal with Airalo. Many cafes and public spaces offer free Wi-Fi.
Travel Budget                      Budget Planning:  Estimate your expenses for your nine-day adventure in Portugal using resources like Numbeo. International Travel Card: Consider carrying an international Wise card for convenience and currency exchange here.


Arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport.
Drive to the charming village of Piodão in the Serra da Estrela region.
Check into your accommodation and immerse yourself in the traditional atmosphere of the village.

Enjoy the morning exploring Piodão's narrow streets and stone houses.
Drive to Pinhão in the Douro Valley, famous for its vineyards and scenic views.
Spend the night in a picturesque Douro Valley accommodation.

Explore the Douro Valley, possibly visiting a local winery.
Head to Amarante for lunch at a charming Relais Chateau.
Continue to Guimarães and visit the historic center.
Explore Bom Jesus do Monte.
Arrive in Oporto (Porto) for the night.

Day 4 :

Join a free walking tour with Porto Walkers at 10:45 to discover the city's highlights.
Spend the afternoon exploring more of Oporto, including Ribeira, Livraria Lello, and Clerigos Tower.
Enjoy a traditional Portuguese dinner in the city.

Depart for the coastal town of Nazaré.
Explore Nazaré's beautiful beaches and its picturesque old town.
Savour fresh seafood at a local restaurant.

Visit the medieval town of Óbidos with its charming cobblestone streets.
Head to Sintra to explore the historic center, Palácio da Pena, and Quinta da Regaleira.
Drive to Cascais, a lovely coastal town, and enjoy some free time.
Return to Lisbon in the evening.

Day 7 :

Join a free walking tour of Lisbon at 11:00 to get to know the city better.
Spend the afternoon exploring Lisbon's neighborhoods like Alfama and Bairro Alto.
In the evening, indulge in traditional Portuguese cuisine.

Day 8 :

Use this day to explore any remaining attractions in Lisbon, such as the Belém Tower, Jerónimos Monastery, or LX Factory.
Enjoy your last night in Lisbon with a Fado performance and a farewell dinner.

Day 9 :

Depending on your flight time, you may have some free time for last-minute shopping or sightseeing.
Bid farewell to Portugal and catch your flight back home.

Reach out if you need any help with your trip


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