6 days in Sintra & Coimbra Itinerary

6 days in Sintra & Coimbra Itinerary

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Sintra
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
Drive

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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 Castelo dos Mouros are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Sintra National Palace 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

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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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 University of Coimbra. Popular historic sites such as Capela de Sao Miguel and Old Monestary of Santa Clara are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coro Paroquial da Sé Nova de Coimbra, steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbra attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Coimbra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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