38 days in Central Portugal Itinerary

38 days in Central Portugal Itinerary

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38 days in Central Portugal Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Coimbra
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Alcobaca
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lisbon
— 14 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Lahore

11
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio, and steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbra visit planning app .

Lahore, Pakistan to Coimbra is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lahore to Coimbra, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahore in October, expect Coimbra to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Alcobaca.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Condeixa-a-Nova
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Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
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10
nights
Alcobaca

Alcobaca ©
Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alcobaca: Tomar (Convent of Christ & Janela do Capitulo), Praia Fluvial do Agroal (in Ourem) and Obidos (Castelo de Óbidos, Casa Romantica, & more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to O Sitio, get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, get lost in a book at Municipal Library of Nazareth, and examine the collection at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alcobaca visit planner .

You can drive from Coimbra to Alcobaca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Alcobaca

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Obidos, Nazare, Tomar, Praia Fluvial do Agroal, Batalha Monastery
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Convent of Christ ©
Convent of Christ
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
O Sitio
O Sitio

14
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
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: Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Sintra (Sintra Mountains, Palacio Nacional de Sintra, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Belém Tower, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip planning app .

Getting from Alcobaca to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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