5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

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5 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Covilha
Drive:  2​h
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Mira de Aire
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Obidos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Fatima
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
4
Caldas da Rainha
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Coimbra
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Porto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Covilha

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Mira de Aire

Mira de Aire ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grutas de Mira de Aire. On the 11th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Grutas de Mira de Aire, then learn more about the world around you at Centro Ciencia Viva do Alviela - Carsoscopio, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro.

Before you visit Mira de Aire, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Covilha to Mira de Aire is an approximately 2-hour car ride. August in Mira de Aire sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Mira de Aire

Museums Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro, Centro Ciencia Viva do Alviela - Carsoscopio
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Grutas de Mira de Aire ©
Grutas de Mira de Aire

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): go for a walk through Rua Direita, don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, and then explore the ancient world of Aqueduto da Usseira.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Obidos vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Mira de Aire to Obidos takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites
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Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village

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Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Ourém, explore the historical opulence of Ginginha do Castelo, make a trip to Batalha Monastery, examine the collection at Museu de Cera, then examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valinhos Sanctuary.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fatima trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Obidos to Fatima in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Fatima can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Caldas da Rainha.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ourem, Batalha Monastery
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Castelo de Ourém ©
Castelo de Ourém
Museu de Cera ©
Museu de Cera

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Caldas da Rainha

Caldas da Rainha ©
Caldas da Rainha is a medium-sized city in western central Portugal in the historical province of Estremadura and the district of Leiria. On the 12th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora do Populo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Caldas da Rainha driving holiday planner.

Getting from Fatima to Caldas da Rainha by car takes about an hour. In August in Caldas da Rainha, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Caldas da Rainha

Historic Sites
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Church of Nossa Senhora do Populo ©
Church of Nossa Senhora do Populo

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Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 13th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, steep yourself in history at Portugal dos Pequenitos, take an in-depth tour of Museu PO.RO.S, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), then steep yourself in history at Sala dos Capelos, and finally contemplate the long history of Monastery of Lorvao.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Coimbra online travel planner .

You can drive from Caldas da Rainha to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. August in Coimbra sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museu PO.RO.S, Monastery of Lorvao, Praia Fluvial de Vimieiro
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Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
Museu PO.RO.S ©
Museu PO.RO.S

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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.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sameiro Sanctuary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se de Braga, examine the collection at FC Porto Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally explore the world behind art at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Porto day trip planning app .

Take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Braga, Largo da Oliveira
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Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Se de Braga ©
Se de Braga