14 days in Iberia Itinerary

14 days in Iberia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Sintra
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Cascais
— 1 night
Fly
4
Porto
— 3 nights
Taxi
5
Vila Nova de Gaia
— 2 nights
Drive to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, Fly to Regina

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Lisbon

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Convento Dos Capuchos as well as Rossio Square. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Alfama, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon holiday planner.

Regina, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Regina to Lisbon is 6 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Regina in April, with highs in Lisbon at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:

Sintra

— 3 nights
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Centro Historico de Sintra, Praia da Adraga and Parque de Monserrate. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Quinta da Regaleira, explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros, kick back and relax at Praia da ursa, and steep yourself in history at Sintra National Palace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sintra online road trip planner.

Sintra is very close to Lisbon. April in Sintra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cascais.

Things to do in Sintra

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

Cascais

— 1 night

Town of Kings and Fishes

A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, then get great views at Cabo da Roca, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

Make your Cascais itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Cascais is very close to Sintra. April in Cascais sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Cascais

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

Porto

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Falua Massage Studio (in Povoa de Varzim) and Coimbra (Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, &more). The adventure continues: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cascais to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Porto are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vila Nova de Gaia.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:

Vila Nova de Gaia

— 2 nights
Across the Douro River from Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia touts famed Port wine lodges, where bottles are stored and aged.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Origens Spa, then learn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos, and then do a tasting at Porto Augusto's.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vila Nova de Gaia driving holiday planner.

Vila Nova de Gaia is just a short distance from Porto. In April, daytime highs in Vila Nova de Gaia are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia

Wineries · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

Sintra Municipality travel guide

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Castles · Gardens · Lookouts
The Portuguese royalty recognized the natural beauty of Sintra Municipality centuries ago, building a lavish palace and gardens there to serve as one of their summer retreats. The World Heritage-listed municipality sits at the foothills of forest-covered mountains, a huge draw for hikers and nature lovers. The hills overlooking the town also boast well-preserved remains of a Moorish castle, originally constructed sometime in the 9th century. Sintra serves as a good base for exploring the region and draws throngs of day-trippers from nearby Lisbon. Beat the crowds by timing your sightseeing tour for early in the morning, or immerse yourself in local history and culture by settling in one of the municipality's serene villages.