6 days in Portugal Itinerary

6 days in Portugal Itinerary

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6 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Belém Tower, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), take in the views from 25 de Abril Bridge, and explore the world behind art at National Tile Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planning website .

Chennai, India to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Chennai to Lisbon, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in April; daily highs in Lisbon reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery

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 5th (Fri): browse the collection at Livraria Lello, then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Porto trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Lisbon in April, plan for slightly colder days in Porto, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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