27 days in Portugal Itinerary

27 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
1
Lisbon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Nazare
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
3
Batalha
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
4
Aveiro
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Guimaraes
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Porto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Vila Real
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Coimbra
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
9
Fatima
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
10
Tomar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Obidos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Cascais
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
13
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
14
Sintra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
15
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

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night
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, choose your vessel at Lisbon by Boat, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then catch a live event at Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, and finally meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lisbon journey builder.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Transportation
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, then make a trip to O Sitio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria, and finally stroll through Praia da Nazare.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nazare holiday planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Nazare in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Batalha.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
O Sitio
O Sitio
Ermida da Memoria ©
Ermida da Memoria

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Batalha

Batalha ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ponte da Boutaca and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Batalha trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Batalha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Batalha are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aveiro.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Ponte da Boutaca ©
Ponte da Boutaca

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Aveiro

Aveiro ©
Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia de Aveiro.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aveiro day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Batalha to Aveiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Aveiro

Historic Sites
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Igreja da Misericordia de Aveiro ©
Igreja da Misericordia de Aveiro

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nights
Guimaraes

Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Largo da Oliveira, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and finally take some stellar pictures from Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Guimaraes trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Aveiro to Guimaraes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Guimaraes, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Braga
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco ©
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and finally snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Porto tour planner.

Traveling by car from Guimaraes to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Porto sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Vila Real.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Cais da Ribeira ©
Cais da Ribeira

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Vila Real

Vila Real ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): do a tasting at Adega de Favaios, then stroll through The Douro Valley, then contemplate the long history of Casa de Mateus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Nova ( Igreja de Sao Paulo ). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Ponte de Sao Goncalo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, learn about winemaking at Quinta da Pacheca, then learn about winemaking at Quinta do Seixo - Sandeman, then make a trip to Pinhao Railway Station, and finally learn about winemaking at Quinta do Bomfim.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vila Real itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Porto to Vila Real takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coimbra.

Things to do in Vila Real

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pinhao, Lamego, Adega de Favaios, Quinta do Seixo - Sandeman, Quinta do Vallado
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Quinta do Bomfim ©
Quinta do Bomfim
Adega de Favaios ©
Adega de Favaios
Quinta da Pacheca ©
Quinta da Pacheca

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Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Old Monestary of Santa Clara, contemplate the long history of Portugal dos Pequenitos, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parque Verde do Mondego, contemplate the long history of Quinta das Lagrimas, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, then take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, then make a trip to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra).

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbra day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vila Real to Coimbra takes 2.5 hours. 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 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Fatima.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

National Forest of Bussaco
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Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra) ©
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

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Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Explore Fatima's surroundings by going to Museu Monografico de Conimbriga (in Condeixa-a-Nova) and Castelo de Montemor o Velho (in Montemor-o-Velho). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, appreciate the history behind Capela Das Aparicoes, examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valinhos Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fatima journey site.

You can take a bus from Coimbra to Fatima in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Tomar.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Castelo de Torres Novas, Grutas de Mira de Aire, Castelo de Ourém, Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, Castelo de Montemor o Velho
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Castelo de Montemor o Velho ©
Castelo de Montemor o Velho
Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos ©
Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos

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Tomar

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar, then steep yourself in history at Aqueduto dos Pegoes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Tomar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas, steep yourself in history at Castelo de Almourol, meet the residents at Fluviario de Mora, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim do Paco Episcopal , and finally make a splash at Piscina Praia.

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You can drive from Fatima to Tomar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Tomar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Castelo Branco, Castelo de Almourol, Museu Nacional Ferroviario, Fluviario de Mora, Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas
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Highlights from your plan
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais ©
Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais
Aqueduto dos Pegoes ©
Aqueduto dos Pegoes

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Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria, and then make a trip to Obidos Village. On the next day, make a trip to Cabo Carvoeiro, kick back and relax at Baleal Beach, admire the natural beauty at Bacalhoa Buddha Eden, then stop by Sabores & Saberes, then take in the pleasant sights at Rua Direita, and finally pick up some local products at Mercado Biologico de Obidos.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip itinerary app.

Getting from Tomar to Obidos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October in Obidos, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Obidos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Peniche, Bacalhoa Buddha Eden, Praia da Areia Branca
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Bacalhoa Buddha Eden ©
Bacalhoa Buddha Eden
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Praia d'el Rey Golf Course ©
Praia d'el Rey Golf Course

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Cascais

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, visit a coastal fixture at Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum, walk around Marechal Carmona Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Guincho Beach, then try to win big at Casino Estoril, and finally stop by Deja Lu Bookshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): stroll through Praia da Rainha, go for a stroll along the water at Cascais Marina, enjoy the sea views from Farol da Guia, then stroll through Praia de Carcavelos, and finally stroll through Praia do Tamariz.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cascais journey planner.

Traveling by car from Obidos to Cascais takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Cascais can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Lisbon.

Things to do in Cascais

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia de Carcavelos
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Boca do Inferno ©
Boca do Inferno
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos
Guincho Beach ©
Guincho Beach

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Lisbon

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, and then visit Alfama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): choose your vessel at Nosso Tejo, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

You can take a train from Cascais to Lisbon in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Museums Parks
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Food Tours
Alfama ©
Alfama
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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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.
Sintra is known for historic sites, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Quinta da Regaleira, stop by MP Loja Gourmet, step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, and explore the world behind art at MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Sintra tour planner.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In November, daytime highs in Sintra are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Sintra

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cabo da Roca
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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Porto

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Porto online itinerary maker.

Getting from Sintra to Porto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Porto Augusto's
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Walking tours
Palacio de Cristal
Palacio de Cristal

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