8-Day Portugal Road Trip around Porto to Lisbon, Coimbra, and Braga

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Duration
8 days & 7 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
7 nights included
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8 days included
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Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 8-day road trip through Portugal.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Portugal. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 2 nights in Porto, 1 night in Lisbon, 1 night in Coimbra, and 3 nights in Braga, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Portugal. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Porto, Lisbon, Coimbra, Guimarães, Braga, and Vilar da Veiga.

We'll help you experience the best 8 days in Portugal you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Porto, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Portugal, including the stunning Luís I Bridge and Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of HF Tuela Porto Ala Sul Hotel, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star M. Ou. Co Hotel - Stay, Listen & Play. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Hf Ipanema Park Hotel. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star HF Tuela Porto Ala Sul Hotel. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in Portugal. From the magnificent Time Out Market Lisboa to the breathtaking Belém Tower and Padrão dos Descobrimentos, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. As you hit the open road and drive through Porto, Lisbon, Coimbra, Guimarães, Braga, and Vilar da Veiga, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Portugal. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Portugal.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Portugal. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Portugal.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in Portugal.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Portugal has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Portugal. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 7 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 7 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in Portugal extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

The best services in Portugal fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Portugal today!

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Included

Hotel, 7 nights
Rental car, 8 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Porto, Portugal old town ribeira aerial promenade view with colorful houses, Douro river and boats.Porto / 2 nights
Braga - city in PortugalBraga / 3 nights
Photo of Lisbon City Skyline with Sao Jorge Castle and the Tagus River, Portugal.Lisbon / 1 night
Guimarães - city in PortugalGuimarães
Viana do Castelo - city in PortugalViana do Castelo
Coimbra - region in PortugalCoimbra / 1 night

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Attractions

Photo of famous arch at the Praca do Comercio, Lisbon, Portugal.Praça do Comércio
Photo of the Belem tower at the bank of Tejo River in Lisbon ,Portugal.Belém Tower
Photo of the big Lisbon oceanarium (aka Oceanario de Lisboa) building on pier in an artificial lagoon at Tagus river, Portugal.Lisbon Oceanarium
Luís I Bridge, Sé, Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória, Porto, Área Metropolitana do Porto, North, PortugalLuís I Bridge
Photo of Time Out Market Lisboa with a big wall clock and an arch, Portugal.Time Out Market Lisboa
Photo of Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries), Lisbon, Portugal.Padrão dos Descobrimentos
Photo of Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, Porto, Portugal.Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal
Photo of view of the church of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga famous for sculpture decorated staircase leading to it, Portugal.Bom Jesus do Monte
Photo of Guimaraes, Portugal - November 23 , 2014 : End of a sunny day in the autumn next to the castle of Guimaraes.Castle of Guimarães
Photo of Porto Cathedral. Portugal. Beautiful morning view of the famous cathedral in Porto. Camino de Santiago. Pillory of Porto.Porto Cathedral
Photo of Parque da Cidade do Porto, Portugal, city Park is the largest city park in this city.Parque da Cidade do Porto
Photo of beautiful lake in national park Peneda Gerês, Portugal.Peneda-Gerês National Park
Photo of Casa da Música, Porto ,Portugal.Casa da Música
PHOTO OF Clérigos Tower, Porto, Portugal.Torre dos Clérigos
Aerial view of Viana do Castelo, Portugal, with Basilica Santa Luzia Church, shot from drone.Sanctuary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus / Mount of Santa Luzia
Photo of The Sanctuary of Our Lady Sameira / Marian Shrine and large steps / The sanctuary of Our Lady Sameiro is a sanctuary and marian shrine of Braga, Portugal.Sameiro Sanctuary
cathedral of Braga, Portugal.Braga Cathedral
Church São Bento da Porta Aberta, Seara, Rio Caldo, Terras de Bouro, Braga, Cávado, North, PortugalChurch São Bento da Porta Aberta
Deck of Gil Eannes rescue ship moored at Viana do Castelo in PortugalGil Eannes
Photo of Arch of the New Gate (Arco da Porta Nova) - Braga, Portugal.Arco da Porta Nova
Parque de Lazer do Castelinho
Portela Do Homem Waterfall - Peneda-Geres National Park, Portugal, EuropePortela do Homem waterfall
Toural Square (Largo do Toural) is one of the most central and important squares in Guimaraes, PortugalLargo do Toural
Miradouro da Pedra Bela, Vilar da Veiga, Terras de Bouro, Braga, Cávado, North, PortugalMiradouro da Pedra Bela
Sanctuary of Penha, Costa, Guimarães, Braga, Ave, North, PortugalSanctuary of Penha
Elevador de Santa Luzia - Sur, Santa Maria Maior, Viana do Castelo (Santa Maria Maior e Monserrate) e Meadela, Viana do Castelo, Alto Minho, North, PortugalElevador de Santa Luzia
Palace Duques de Bragança, Oliveira do Castelo, Oliveira, São Paio e São Sebastião, Guimarães, Braga, Ave, North, PortugalPalace Duques de Bragança
Granaries of Soajo, Soajo, Arcos de Valdevez, Viana do Castelo, Alto Minho, North, PortugalGranaries of Soajo
Parque de Viana do Castelo, Meadela, Viana do Castelo (Santa Maria Maior e Monserrate) e Meadela, Viana do Castelo, Alto Minho, North, PortugalParque de Viana do Castelo

Travel details

Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 8

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Day 1 – Porto - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Porto - arrival day

  • Porto - Arrival day
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  • Luís I Bridge
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Your road trip adventure in Portugal begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Porto. You’ll stay in Porto for 2 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Porto has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Luís I Bridge. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 75,333 visitors.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city.

One of the best luxury places you could choose in Porto is Hf Ipanema Park Hotel. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 2,071 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star accommodations, like M. Ou. Co Hotel - Stay, Listen & Play. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,754 guests.

Alternatively, one of the best cheap hotel options in Porto is HF Tuela Porto Ala Sul Hotel. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 323 guests.

If these hotels are unavailable during your vacation in Porto, our system will automatically help you find the best alternative for your stay.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Porto, Tapabento S. Bento. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,413 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Porto is Muu Steakhouse. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 1,431 customers.

Locals recommend Do Norte Café by Hungry Biker as one of the best restaurants in the city of Porto. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,325 customers.

Porto also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Porto is Brasão Aliados. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,812 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Porto is Base Porto. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,621 customers.

Locals also enjoy Aduela. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,570 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 8-day vacation in Portugal!

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Day 2 – Porto and Lisbon

Day 2

Day 2 – Porto and Lisbon

  • Porto
  • Lisbon
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Drive 335 km, 3 hours 54 min

  • Porto Cathedral
  • Torre dos Clérigos
  • Casa da Música
  • Parque da Cidade do Porto
  • More

As you rise to greet the dawn on day 2 of your epic road trip in Portugal, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Porto. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Lisbon. You’ll stay in Lisbon for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Porto’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Porto, start your day with a visit to the amazing Porto Cathedral. This much-appreciated cathedral and attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,894 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Clerigos tower. This bell tower and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 15,917 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Casa da Música to make the most of your road trip across Portugal. The spectacular Casa da Música is a concert hall that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 17,113 visitors.

The lovely Parque da Cidade do Porto is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 25,756 visitors have left this urban park average ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Porto has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Lisbon. Lisbon offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

We recommend you stay at the exclusive Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa, one of the best 5-star hotel options in Porto. At this hotel, you’ll have access to many exceptional amenities that will ensure a pleasant and comfortable stay. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 632 guests.

Alternatively, check out one of the best 4-star hotel options in Lisbon, like NH Lisboa Campo Grande. This hotel is a popular choice among travelers in the city and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,693 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend you stay at Hotel Alif Campo Pequeno. This 3-star hotel offers value-for-money accommodation and is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars in 2,198 guest reviews.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular daPrata52 - Petiscos ¦ Tapas. This popular restaurant is one of locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 1,470 reviews.

The remarkable Alma is another top restaurant in Lisbon we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,033 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Lisboa Tu e Eu 2 is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,027 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Lisbon, the fantastic SUD Lisboa. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,581 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Delirium Café Lisboa. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,093 customers.

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Portugal!

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Day 3 – Lisbon and Coimbra

Day 3

Day 3 – Lisbon and Coimbra

  • Lisbon
  • Coimbra
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Drive 226 km, 3 hours 5 min

  • Time Out Market Lisboa
  • Belém Tower
  • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • Praça do Comércio
  • Lisbon Oceanarium
  • More

Day 3 of your road trip through Portugal gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Porto and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Coimbra. You will stay in Coimbra for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Porto is the amazing Time Out Market Lisboa. This attraction is a food court that is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 54,531 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible fort, Belém Tower. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 83,980 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Porto is the outstanding Padrão dos Descobrimentos. This popular monument and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 51,978 visitors.

The spectacular Praça do Comércio is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating square and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 99,112 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Porto by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Portugal. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Coimbra, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Coimbra is the 4-star Sapientia Boutique Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,252 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel Oslo. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 3,453 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restaurante Sabores da Romeira, one of the best restaurants in the city of Coimbra. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,424 customers.

Locals also recommend Solar do Bacalhau as one of the best restaurants in the city of Coimbra. Solar do Bacalhau is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,661 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Coimbra is Dux Taberna Urbana. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,797 customers.

After dinner, visit The Murphy's Irish Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Coimbra. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,937 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Galeria Santa Clara. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,921 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Portugal!

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Day 4 – Guimaraes and Braga

Day 4

Day 4 – Guimaraes and Braga

  • Guimarães
  • Braga
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Drive 206 km, 2 hours 40 min

  • Sanctuary of Penha
  • Palace Duques de Bragança
  • Castle of Guimarães
  • Largo do Toural
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Rise and shine on day 4 of your road trip in Portugal. Today, you'll wake up in Coimbra and embark on a scenic drive to Braga, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 3 nights. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Coimbra and Guimarães before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Coimbra. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Paços da Universidade ou Paços das Escolas. This attraction is a palace that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 15,951 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Monastery of Santa Cruz. This attraction, a beloved temple, has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,947 visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Coimbra is the stunning Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra. This cultural heritage and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,443 visitors.

Wave goodbye to Porto and continue your journey by car. If you want to break up today’s drive into two, take the opportunity to stop and discover what the city of Guimarães has to offer.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Sanctuary of Penha. This attraction is a place of worship that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,182 visitors.

If you want to explore more, visit the incredible Palace Duques de Bragança. This museum and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,442 reviews.

Another site you could visit today is the top-rated Castle of Guimarães. This castle and travel destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 28,548 visitors.

The lovely Largo do Toural is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 4,752 visitors have left this square an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Guimarães, it's time to continue your drive to the city of Braga. When you arrive in Braga you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

A frequently recommended hotel in the city of Braga is the 4-star Mercure Braga Centro. This hotel offers plenty of functional amenities and has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,178 guests.

If you’d rather stay at the best 4-star hotel in Braga, we recommend Hotel Bracara Augusta. This luxurious hotel promises guests a pleasant stay in the city and is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 693 guests.

A top-rated budget hotel that is popular among travelers in Braga is the 3-star B and B Hotel Braga Lamacaes. This hotel is a practical place to stay in the city and has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 847 guests.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Retrokitchen. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,007 customers.

Locals also recommend Restaurante Dom Augusto - Prato do dia, another of the best restaurants in Braga. Restaurante Dom Augusto - Prato do dia is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 859 customers.

After dinner, visit Cozinha da Sé to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Braga, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,019 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Café-Concerto RUM by Mavy. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Café-Concerto RUM by Mavy has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 842 customers.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Portugal, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 5 – Braga

Day 5

Day 5 – Braga

  • Braga
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Drive 25 km, 52 min

  • Arco da Porta Nova
  • Braga Cathedral
  • Bom Jesus do Monte
  • Sameiro Sanctuary
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On day 5 of your road trip across Portugal, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Porto. You’ll stay in Porto for 2 nights, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Mercure Braga Centro, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Porto. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,178 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Porto is the 4-star Hotel Bracara Augusta. The hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 693 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Porto is the 3-star B and B Hotel Braga Lamacaes. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 847 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Porto, like the outstanding Arco da Porta Nova. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,776 visitors.

Braga Cathedral is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Porto. This incredible attraction is a catholic cathedral and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,684 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Porto is the extraordinary Bom Jesus do Monte. This minor basilica is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 27,115 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Sameiro Sanctuary. Around 9,221 visitors have given this church building an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Come to Porto prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Porto.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Porto.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Cozinha da Sé, after your day of exploring the city of Porto. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,019 customers.

Casa de Pasto das Carvalheiras is another of the best restaurants in the city of Porto. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 804 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Porto is Domus Vinum - Wine Bar & Tapas. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 550 customers.

Locals recommend Méze, one of the best bars in the city of Porto, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 282 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Porto, SETRA Urban & Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,390 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Portugal.

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Day 6 – Vilar da Veiga, Viana Do Castelo, and Braga

Day 6

Day 6 – Vilar da Veiga, Viana Do Castelo, and Braga

  • Braga
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Drive 214 km, 4 hours 49 min

  • Church São Bento da Porta Aberta
  • Miradouro da Pedra Bela
  • Portela do Homem waterfall
  • Peneda-Gerês National Park
  • Granaries of Soajo
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At the end of the day, you'll drive back to Braga, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

One of the best travel destinations is Peneda-Gerês National Park. This amazing attraction is a national park and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 23,202 visitors.

You can also make your new day in Portugal more epic with one of the most popular tours you can take part in today. The tour allows travelers to experience the enjoyment of exploring some of Portugal’s most popular attractions and hidden treasures. Make sure to check out all options below to find the perfect adventure for you.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation near the city of Braga.

When you arrive, we recommend eating at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like pPlace® - Restaurant & Cocktail Bar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 327 customers.

Méze is one of the top restaurants in the city of Braga. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 282 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Braga is Esperança Verde. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 139 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Braga, Barhaus. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 736 customers.

If you’d prefer one of the top bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Braga, we recommend the cocktails at aTípica - Restaurante, Tapas Bar e Sabores de Portugal. This bar has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 612 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day in the city of Braga!

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Day 7 – Viana Do Castelo and Porto

Day 7

Day 7 – Viana Do Castelo and Porto

  • Viana do Castelo
  • Porto
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Drive 203 km, 2 hours 50 min

  • Parque de Lazer do Castelinho
  • Sanctuary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus / Mount of Santa Luzia
  • Elevador de Santa Luzia
  • Gil Eannes
  • Parque de Viana do Castelo
  • More

Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Porto. You’ll stay in Porto for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Porto’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Porto, start your day with a visit to the amazing Parque de Lazer do Castelinho. This much-appreciated park and attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,073 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Santa Luzia Sanctuary. This church building and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 9,582 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Elevador de Santa Luzia to make the most of your road trip across Portugal. The spectacular Elevador de Santa Luzia is a funicular that has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,095 visitors.

The lovely Gil Eannes is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 6,657 visitors have left this hospital ship average ratings of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

If you feel like visiting another type of sight or don’t want to jump into the car quite yet, spend some time at the spectacular Parque de Viana do Castelo. This attraction is a park rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,999 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Porto has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Porto. Porto offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

We recommend you stay at the exclusive Hf Ipanema Park Hotel, one of the best 5-star hotel options in Porto. At this hotel, you’ll have access to many exceptional amenities that will ensure a pleasant and comfortable stay. This hotel is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 2,071 guests.

Alternatively, check out one of the best 4-star hotel options in Porto, like M. Ou. Co Hotel - Stay, Listen & Play. This hotel is a popular choice among travelers in the city and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,754 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend you stay at HF Tuela Porto Ala Sul Hotel. This 3-star hotel offers value-for-money accommodation and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 323 guest reviews.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Chama. This popular restaurant is one of locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.9 out of 5 stars in 574 reviews.

The remarkable Brasão Aliados is another top restaurant in Porto we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,812 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Abadia do Porto is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,633 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Porto, the fantastic Bonaparte Downtown. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,088 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Letraria Porto. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,654 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Capela Incomum. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,234 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Portugal!

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Day 8 – Porto - departure day

Day 8

Day 8 – Porto - departure day

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Day 8 of your road trip in Portugal is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Porto before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Porto. This garden and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 37,422 visitors.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of Porto and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in Portugal.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Porto at Bonaparte Downtown before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,088 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend tascö for your last chance at a meal in the city of Porto. The tascö restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,119 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Letraria Porto. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,654 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Porto. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in Portugal!

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