18 days in Portugal Itinerary

18 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Portimao
— 4 nights
2
Evora
— 4 nights
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
4
Nazare
— 2 nights
5
Porto
— 3 nights

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Falesia Beach and Wildwatch Algarve. Visit Praia da Marinha and Praia Da Rocha for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Sagres (Cape Saint Vincent & Praia do Tonel), Lagos (Meia Praia, Praia do Camilo, &more) and Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at Parque Aventura Lagos, indulge in some personalized pampering at Swan Day Spa, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Tres Irmaos, and cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Seven.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Portimao day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Portimao is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Portimao is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: high temperatures in Portimao hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Albufeira, Sagres, Wildwatch Algarve, Praia da Marinha
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

4
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo and Aldeia da Terra. Capela dos Ossos and Aqueduto da Agua de Prata will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Evora to go to Cuba and see Casa Museu Quinta da Esperanca, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Monte da Ravasqueira, pause for some serene contemplation at Loios Convent, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and examine the collection at Museu de Evora.

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You can drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Portimao, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Evora, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Arraiolos, Casa Museu Quinta da Esperanca
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Monte da Ravasqueira ©
Monte da Ravasqueira

4
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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Alfama. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

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Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Evora in September, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Nazare

Nazare ©
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria, then examine the collection at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso, and finally kick back and relax at Praia do Norte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and finally zoom along the surf with Atlantic Safaris.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nazare travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nazare, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Sao Tiago Church, Batalha Monastery
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Atlantic Safaris ©
Atlantic Safaris
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Sao Tiago Church ©
Sao Tiago Church

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. You'll explore and learn at Museu Serralves and Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis. Dedicate the 14th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: head off-road at Oporto Buggy Adventure, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and learn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto trip builder app.

You can drive from Nazare to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Porto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Pocas Vinhos
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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Wine Tours & Tastings

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