15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Portimao
— 3 nights
3
Evora
— 2 nights
4
Coimbra
— 2 nights
5
Porto
— 3 nights

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
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 °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
nights
Portimao

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 Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres), Algarve (in Silves) and Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Anthony, get outside with Pro Putting Garden, and stroll through Barranco das Canas Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portimao online trip itinerary maker.

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 °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Algar de Benagil, Cape Saint Vincent, Algarve, Church of St. Anthony
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

2
nights
Evora

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, thendelve 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 °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
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Piscinas Municipais de Evora ©
Piscinas Municipais de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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, thentake 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 °F, while at night they dip to °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 Tours
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

3
nights
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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Porto trip 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 °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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