22 days in Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, Drive to Peneda-Geres National Park
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Peneda-Geres National Park
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marvao
— 1 night
Drive
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Evora
— 1 night
Drive
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Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sintra
— 1 night
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Peneda-Geres National Park — 2 nights

On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Pincaes Cascate.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Peneda-Geres National Park trip builder site.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Peneda-Geres National Park is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Montevideo to Peneda-Geres National Park due to the time zone difference. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for Porto.
Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Porto — 4 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, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto attractions planner.

You can drive from Peneda-Geres National Park to Porto in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Coimbra.
Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:

Coimbra — 3 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Monte de Sao Bartolomeu. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Cristo, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, and then take some stellar pictures from Monte de Sao Bartolomeu.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Coimbra tour builder site.

Drive from Porto to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Marvao.
Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

Marvao — 1 night

Marvão is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ponte Quinhentista de Marvao. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, make a trip to Aglomerado urbano Intra-muros, and then don't miss a visit to Ponte Quinhentista de Marvao. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Cidade Romana de Ammaia and then explore the historical opulence of Judiaria de Castelo de Vide.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marvao day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Marvao takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Coimbra to Marvao is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:

Evora — 1 night

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora and then don't miss a visit to Fountain Giraldo Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Evora trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Marvao to Evora takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marvao to Evora. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albufeira.
Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:

Albufeira — 3 nights

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia. On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then stop by Centro Historico de Albufeira, and then take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura.

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You can drive from Evora to Albufeira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Evora in April since evenings lows in Albufeira dip to 15°C. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sintra.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Sintra — 1 night

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace and then admire the striking features of Quinta da Regaleira.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sintra day trip website.

Drive from Albufeira to Sintra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Sintra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Lisbon.
Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

Lisbon — 4 nights

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 (Castelo dos Mouros & Câmara Municipal). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, visit Bairro Alto, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

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Lisbon is just a stone's throw from Sintra. In April, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:

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.