14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal tour planner

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Lisbon
— 2 nights
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2
Coimbra
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3
Viseu
— 1 night
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4
Vila Real
Drive
5
Braganca
Drive
6
Miranda do Douro
— 1 night
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7
Vila Nova de Foz Coa
Drive
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Guarda
— 1 night
Drive
9
Belmonte
— 1 night
Drive
10
Covilha
Drive
11
Piodao
— 1 night
Drive
12
Castelo Branco
Drive
13
Castelo de Vide
— 1 night
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14
Marvao
Drive
15
Elvas
— 1 night
Drive
16
Estremoz
Drive
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Monsaraz
— 2 nights
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Evora
— 1 night
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Lisbon

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

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 Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) and Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santo Antonio de Lisboa and Speed Boats Tours. Spend the 16th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ancient Art and do a tasting at The Best Portugal.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Coimbra road trip planning site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Coimbra: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to Viseu.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Viseu

— 1 night
Viseu is a city and municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal and the capital of the district of the same name, with a population of 99,274 inhabitants, and center of the Viseu Dão Lafões intermunipical community, with 267,633 inhabitants.Settled during the period of the early Iberian castro culture, the territory of Viseu was populated by a series of cultures, that include the Romans, Suebs, Visigoths and Moors. On the 17th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Museu Almeida Moreira, get engrossed in the history at Casa Do Miradouro, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Third of San Francisco.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Viseu trip planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Viseu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vila Real.

Things to do in Viseu

Museums · Historic Sites

Vila Real

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Domingos Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vila Real road trip website.

Drive from Viseu to Vila Real in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Braganca.

Things to do in Vila Real

Historic Sites

Braganca

Bragança is a city and municipality in north-eastern Portugal, capital of the district of Bragança, in the Alto Trás-os-Montes subregion of Portugal. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Braganca trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Vila Real to Braganca takes 1.5 hours. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Miranda do Douro.

Things to do in Braganca

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Nature

Miranda do Douro

— 1 night
Miranda do Douro or Miranda de l Douro is a town and a municipality in the district of Bragança, northeastern Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get great views at Miradouro S. Joao das Arribas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Miranda do Douro, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Braganca to Miranda do Douro takes an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Vila Nova de Foz Coa.

Vila Nova de Foz Coa

On the 18th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Vila Nova de Foz Coa and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fraga da Ola.

Start your trip to Vila Nova de Foz Coa by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Miranda do Douro to Vila Nova de Foz Coa in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Guarda.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Foz Coa

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Guarda

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for gifts at Sabores da Serra, then get outside with Vale Glaciar de Loriga, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Guarda journey app.

Getting from Vila Nova de Foz Coa to Guarda by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Belmonte.

Things to do in Guarda

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Belmonte

— 1 night
Belmonte is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Belmonte and then pause for some photo ops at Estatua Pedro Alvares Cabral.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belmonte holiday planning app.

Belmonte is just a short distance from Guarda. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Covilha.

Things to do in Belmonte

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Covilha

Covilhã is a city and a municipality in the Centro region, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museu de Arte Sacra and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

Plan trip to Covilha with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Covilha is very close to Belmonte. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piodao.

Things to do in Covilha

Museums · Historic Sites

Piodao

— 1 night
On the 21st (Wed), admire the sheer force of Cascata da Fraga da Pena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and then get engrossed in the history at Museu do Piodao.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Piodao trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Covilha to Piodao in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Castelo Branco.

Things to do in Piodao

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Castelo Branco

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Castelo Branco tour builder tool.

Drive from Piodao to Castelo Branco in 2.5 hours. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to Castelo de Vide.

Things to do in Castelo Branco

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nightlife

Castelo de Vide

— 1 night
Castelo de Vide is a municipality in Portugal, with a population of 3,407 inhabitants in 2011, in an area of 264.91km2.HistoryIt is unclear when the first settlers occupied the territory of Castelo de Vide, although archaeologists suggest that the decision to occupy the land, came from the morphology of the soil and from a territorial strategy to occupy and conquered lands. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora da Penha and then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro da Flor da Rosa e Nucleo do Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Castelo de Vide sightseeing planner.

Drive from Castelo Branco to Castelo de Vide in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Castelo de Vide are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marvao.

Things to do in Castelo de Vide

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marvao

Marvão is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal. On the 22nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Tiago and then examine the collection at Lagar Museu Antonio Picado Nunes.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Marvao driving holiday planner.

Marvao is very close to Castelo de Vide. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Elvas.

Things to do in Marvao

Historic Sites · Museums

Elvas

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll the grounds of O Cemiterio dos Ingleses and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Domingos Church.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Elvas trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Marvao to Elvas in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Elvas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Estremoz.

Things to do in Elvas

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Estremoz

Estremoz is a municipality in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de N. Sr.a da Anunciacao, examine the collection at Museu Regional do Vinho, and then explore the historical opulence of Enoteca.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Estremoz trip planner.

You can drive from Elvas to Estremoz in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Monsaraz.

Things to do in Estremoz

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Monsaraz

— 2 nights
Monsaraz is a civil parish of the municipality of the Reguengos de Monsaraz, on the right margin of the Guadiana River in Portuguese Alentejo region, near its border with Spain. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Museu da Luz, don't miss a visit to Menir do Outeiro (Monsaraz), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Fluvial de Monsaraz.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Monsaraz day trip planning site.

Getting from Estremoz to Monsaraz by car takes about an hour. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Monsaraz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Evora

— 1 night
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), see where the ancients bathed at In Acqua Veritas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento dos Loios, then see the interesting displays at Megalithica Ebora, and finally appreciate the history behind Porta do Raimundo.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Evora online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monsaraz to Evora in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Baths

Side Trip

Portugal travel guide

4.2
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.