13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal journey planner
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Evora
— 4 nights
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Porto — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary planner.

San Diego, USA to Porto is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Porto, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in April: high temperatures in Porto hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.
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Tours · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lisbon — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Câmara Municipal, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lisbon vacation planner.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Lisbon sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Evora.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Tours
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Evora — 4 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, make a trip to Medieval Arcades of Evora, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Evora sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Evora sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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