15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 2 nights
2
Coimbra
— 2 nights
3
Lisbon
— 5 nights
4
Portimao
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Dedicate the 1st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Porto trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Porto is 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

2
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): make a trip to Praca do Comercio, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St Michael, then make a trip to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Choupal National Forest, steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Getting from Porto to Coimbra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Coimbra sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Food Tours
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Lisbon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portimao: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Albufeira), Algarve (in Silves) and Canastra (in Estoi). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Tres Irmaos, don't miss a visit to Cape Saint Vincent, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Misericordia Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portimao online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Portimao, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Silves, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Cape Saint Vincent, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Highlights from your plan
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

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