11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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11 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  14​h
1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Lagos
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
4
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Winnipeg

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Belém Tower and Castelo dos Mouros. Step off the beaten path and head to Cabo da Roca and Batalha Monastery. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Convent of Christ (in Tomar), Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima) and Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and take a stroll through Bairro Alto.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon tour planner .

Winnipeg, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Lisbon, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Winnipeg in October, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Batalha Monastery, Cabo da Roca, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Convent of Christ
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Convent of Christ ©
Convent of Christ

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Walls of Evora, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, and finally step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, delve into the distant past at Cromeleque dos Almendres, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, and finally make a trip to Capela dos Ossos.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Evora route tool .

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Monsaraz Castle and Walls
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Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

2
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
On the 20th (Sun), kick back and relax at Tres Castelos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, and finally get great views at Ponta Da Piedale. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lagos road trip site .

You can drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lagos when traveling from Evora in October, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia da Marinha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

2
nights
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 22nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se de Braga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Monte, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, then step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle, then make a trip to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, and finally explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Porto tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lagos to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Porto when traveling from Lagos in October, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Braga
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle
Paco dos Duques de Braganca ©
Paco dos Duques de Braganca

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