11 days in Lagos, Cascais & Porto Itinerary

11 days in Lagos, Cascais & Porto Itinerary

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11 days in Lagos, Cascais & Porto Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  14​h 30​min
1
Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cascais
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos and Faro Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Walking tours (in Faro), Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil (in Almancil) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's much more to do: make a trip to Centro Cultural de Lagos, appreciate the history behind Statue of Gil Eanes, enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, and see the interesting displays at Antigo Mercado de Escravos.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Lagos itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Lagos is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Lagos due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mumbai in December, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Lagos: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Faro, Portimao, Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Cape Saint Vincent
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Centro Cultural de Lagos ©
Centro Cultural de Lagos
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade ©
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade

3
nights
Cascais

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque de Monserrate and Museu Condes de Castro. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, take a spin around town with Bike Tours, walk around Marechal Carmona Park, and stroll through Praia do Tamariz.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cascais travel route website .

Traveling by car from Lagos to Cascais takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Lagos in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cascais, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Cascais

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Parque de Monserrate ©
Parque de Monserrate
Marechal Carmona Park ©
Marechal Carmona Park

3
nights
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.
On the 31st (Tue), walk around Parque da Cidade do Porto, then take a leisurely stroll along Ribeira Square, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and finally snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at FC Porto Museum, then admire the striking features of Farol Molhe do Douro, and then take in the views from Porto Bridge Climb.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Porto trip builder website .

You can drive from Cascais to Porto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Museums
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Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Parque da Cidade do Porto ©
Parque da Cidade do Porto
Ribeira Square ©
Ribeira Square

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