6 days in Sintra & Coimbra Itinerary

6 days in Sintra & Coimbra Itinerary

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Sintra
— 2 nights
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Coimbra
— 3 nights

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Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Popular historic sites such as Quinta da Regaleira and Sintra National Palace are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Castelo dos Mouros and Sinistra. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Museu do Ar - Sintra, see the interesting displays at NewsMuseum, and stop by MP Loja Gourmet.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sintra trip itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In October, daytime highs in Sintra are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Sintra

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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace

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Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro and Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra). Popular historic sites such as Chapel of St Michael and Coro Paroquial da Sé Nova de Coimbra are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, steep yourself in history at Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, admire the striking features of Old Monestary of Santa Clara, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip maker app.

Drive from Sintra to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz