28 days in Portugal Itinerary

28 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Train to Dorval, Bus to Montreal, Fly to Porto
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Porto
— 6 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portimao
— 3 nights
Fly

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Porto — 6 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
On the 9th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

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Ottawa, Canada to Porto is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Ottawa to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Ottawa in February, with highs in Porto at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 4 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, admire the local landmark of Anca Fountain, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, and don't miss a visit to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Coimbra online day trip planner.

You can drive from Porto to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Nazare.
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Nazare — 4 nights

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Estacao de comboios das Caldas da Rainha (in Caldas da Rainha) and Obidos (Obidos Village, Royal Obidos Golf Course, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare, stroll through Praia do Norte, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de Nazare, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nazare online road trip planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Nazare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Nazare, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Nazare to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Lisbon are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Evora.
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Evora — 4 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, do a tasting at Fitapreta Vinhos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Evora trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Evora, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Portimao.
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Portimao — 3 nights

Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portimao: Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres), Lagos (Ponta da Piedade & Praia do Camilo) and Faro (Old Town Faro & Boat Tours & Water Sports). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at Swan Day Spa, stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água, stop by A Guilda, and stop by Stance SUP & Kayak Benagil.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portimao online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Evora to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in March, Portimao is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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.
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