10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly
1
Lisbon
— Few hours
Fly
2
Porto
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Coimbra
— 1 day
Drive
4
Batalha
— 1 night
Drive
5
Sintra
— 1 night
Drive
6
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Fly

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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon route tool.

Chicago, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. June in Lisbon sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. You'll set off for Porto on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

4
nights
Porto

Unvanquished City

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mercado do Bolhao, Igreja do Carmo, Ribeira Square, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Palacio de Cristal, explore the galleries of Museu Serralves, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

1
day
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 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), admire the landmark architecture of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, and finally take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Coimbra tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Porto to Coimbra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Batalha.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks

1
night
Batalha

Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Capelas Imperfeitas, look for gifts at Casa Trovao, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Batalha trip planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Batalha in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Sintra.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites · Shopping

1
night
Sintra

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira and then admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at MP Loja Gourmet, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, and then admire the striking features of Park and National Palace of Pena.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sintra online trip builder.

Getting from Batalha to Sintra by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Batalha, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sintra, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

2
nights
Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Alfama, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and then walk around Praca do Duque de Saldanha.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon itinerary planner.

Lisbon is very close to Sintra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Portugal travel guide

4.3
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.