22 days in Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Evora
— 3 nights
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Lagos
— 3 nights
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Faro
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Coimbra
— 4 nights

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon road trip planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Lisbon reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

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

3
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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Change things up with a short trip to Rota Vicentina in Odemira (about 2h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, enjoy some diversion at Piscinas Municipais de Evora, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Evora trip maker app.

Getting from Lisbon to Evora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Evora sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

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Biking Trail
Rota Vicentina
4.7
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Religious Site
Capela dos Ossos
4.3
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World heritage site
Centro Historico de Evora
4.6

3
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Lagos

Lagos ©

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Algar de Benagil (in Benagil), Praia da Rocha (Casa do "Vo" Serafim & Praia Da Rocha) and Telheiro Beach (in Vila do Bispo). And it doesn't end there: hike along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Castelos Beach.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Evora in October since evenings lows in Lagos dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Faro.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Lighthouse
Cape Saint Vincent
4.4

3
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Faro

Faro ©

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tavira (Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours & Sao Bras Chapel), Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio) and Fortaleza de Cacela (in Vila Nova de Cacela). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cape St. Mary, pause for some serene contemplation at Faro Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Alagoa.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Faro tour planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Faro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Fortaleza de Cacela
4.5

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, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, and take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto day trip planner.

You can fly from Faro to Porto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Faro in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Porto, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

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

4
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Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbra: Nazare (Praia da Nazare, O Sitio, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coimbra tour planner.

Getting from Porto to Coimbra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

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Landmark
O Sitio
4.7

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