14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
2
Funchal, Madeira
— 2 nights
3
Evora
— 2 nights
4
Portimao
— 3 nights
5
Lisbon
— 4 nights

1
night
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Poca Da Dona Beija, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada trip builder.

Pittsburgh, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Ponta Delgada. In August, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Furnas, Caldeira das Sete Cidades
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

2
nights
Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Nuns, then contemplate the waterfront views at Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, and then learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Ponta de Sao Lourenco and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Standard Time (AZOT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Funchal are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Evora.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Valley of the Nuns, Ponta de Sao Lourenco
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Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Valley of the Nuns ©
Valley of the Nuns

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, and finally examine the collection at Megalithica Ebora.

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You can fly from Funchal to Evora in 6 hours. When traveling from Funchal in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Evora, with highs around 86°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo
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Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©

3
nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
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.
Visit Falesia Beach and Praia da Marinha for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Ponta da Piedade and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portimao: Algarve (in Silves), Lagos (Praia Dona Ana & Praia do Camilo) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Portimao travel route builder.

Getting from Evora to Portimao by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Evora in September, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Portimao: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Albufeira, Algarve, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent
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Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Cabo da Roca. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Batalha Monastery (in Batalha), Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Rossio Square, visit Bairro Alto, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip app.

Drive from Portimao to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Batalha Monastery, Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Monastery of Alcobaca
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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