15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portimao
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online itinerary planner.

Boston, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Traveling from Boston in October, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Must see
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6
Belém Tower ©
Must see
Belém Tower
4.2
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5

3
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Portimao

Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Venture out of the city with trips to Algarve (in Silves), Church of St. Anthony (in Lisbon) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, hike along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden, and kick back and relax at Barranco das Canas Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portimao online day trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Portimao by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Portimao sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Ponta da Piedade ©
Geologic Formation
Ponta da Piedade
4.8
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Lighthouse
Cape Saint Vincent
4.4

2
nights
Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and finally enjoy some diversion at Piscinas Municipais de Evora.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Evora trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in October, plan for little chillier nights in Evora, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Religious Site
Capela dos Ossos
4.3
Centro Historico de Evora ©
World heritage site
Centro Historico de Evora
4.6

2
nights
Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 17th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, don't miss a visit to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. On your second day here, take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra and then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbra trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Evora to Coimbra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
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©
Food Tour
Food Tours
4.9
University of Coimbra ©
World heritage site
University of Coimbra
4.6

3
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Porto

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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, make a trip to Liberdade Square, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Porto tour planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.6
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9

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