22 days in Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Porto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Fatima
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Nazare
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Tavira
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Lagos
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Vila do Bispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Sagres
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Porto

Porto ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at FC Porto Museum and Capela das Almas. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Praia da Luz. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Lavadores, stroll through Praia do Carneiro, and admire the masterpieces at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Porto tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10- hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, things will get a bit warmer in Porto: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Porto

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro
FC Porto Museum ©
FC Porto Museum
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

3
nights
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Capela Das Aparicoes. Fatima Luz e Paz and O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, appreciate the history behind Museu do Santuário de Fátima, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valinhos Sanctuary, and make a trip to Casa De Francisco & Jacinta Marto.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fatima trip maker website.

You can drive from Porto to Fatima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Fatima are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Fatima

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Basilica da Santissima Trindade ©
Basilica da Santissima Trindade
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes

2
nights
Nazare

Nazare ©
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. On the 25th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida da Memoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Consolacao. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, don't miss a visit to O Sitio, take some stellar pictures from Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte, and finally stroll through Praia da Nazare.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nazare trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Fatima to Nazare in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Nazare

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Igreja de Santa Maria, Praia da Consolacao
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré ©
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos, then get outside with Evora Public Garden, and finally explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Walls of Evora.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Evora road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Evora takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Evora can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
On the 29th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabanas de Tavira Beach, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Cacela, then stroll through Praia do Barril, and finally explore the ancient world of Cerro da Vila. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours, don't miss a visit to Ponte Romana, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tavira, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia, and finally step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island.

Make your Tavira itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Evora to Tavira in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Tavira are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fortaleza de Cacela, Cerro da Vila
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Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach
Praia do Barril ©
Praia do Barril
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island

2
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Meia Praia, kick back and relax at Praia do Canavial, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Lagos Ciencia Viva Science Centre, kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, then head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Gil Eanes.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lagos trip website.

You can drive from Tavira to Lagos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vila do Bispo.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Meia Praia ©
Meia Praia
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo

1
night
Vila do Bispo

Vila do Bispo ©
Vila do Bispo is a municipality in the Portuguese Algarve. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Ponta do Castelo, then enjoy the sea views from Torre da Aspa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Ingrina, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Zavial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vila do Bispo online trip maker.

Vila do Bispo is just a stone's throw from Lagos. In November in Vila do Bispo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Vila do Bispo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ponta do Castelo
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Praia da Ingrina ©
Praia da Ingrina
Praia do Zavial ©
Praia do Zavial
Torre da Aspa ©
Torre da Aspa

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Costa de Caparica. There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Sao Roque, and step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online visit planner.

Getting from Vila do Bispo to Lisbon by car takes about 3.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Lisbon are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda ©
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

3
nights
Sagres

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Porto da Baleeira, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Graca, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mareta Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, and finally steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sagres. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Martinhal Beach, head outdoors with Pura Vida, and then get outside with Praia do Beliche.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sagres itinerary site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Sagres in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Sagres, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia do Beliche ©
Praia do Beliche

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