15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Sagres
— 3 nights
3
Albufeira
— 3 nights
4
Porto
— 4 nights

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quinta do Piloto, Mercado de Campo de Ourique, Mundo do Vino, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Belém Tower and Quinta da Regaleira. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Park and National Palace of Pena (in Sintra) and Capela Das Aparicoes (in Fatima). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque, see the interesting displays at National Coach Museum, and steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip site.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Porto Alegre in September, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Sintra, Fatima, National Coach Museum, Quinta do Piloto
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes

3
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Appreciate the collections at Museu do Mar e da Terra da Carrapateira and Museu Pintor Jose Cercas. Cape Saint Vincent and Fortaleza de Sagres are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Sagres side-trips: Aljezur (Arrifana Beach & Praia do Amado). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Graca, get outside with Praia do Beliche, and steep yourself in history at Fort of Santo Antonio de Belixe.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sagres sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Sagres in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aljezur, Museu do Mar e da Terra da Carrapateira
Highlights from your plan
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Fortaleza de Sagres ©
Fortaleza de Sagres
Fort of Santo Antonio de Belixe ©
Fort of Santo Antonio de Belixe

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Explore hidden gems such as Municipio de Silves and Cerro da Vila. Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja do Carmo and Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Beja (Castelo de Beja & Porta de Evora - Arco romano de Beja), Centro Ciencia Viva do Lousal - Mina de Ciencia (in Minas do Lousal) and Castelo de Mertola (in Mertola). Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Albufeira road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sagres to Albufeira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Albufeira are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Albufeira

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Beja, Cerro da Vila, Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil, Municipio de Silves, Igreja do Carmo
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de Beja ©
Castelo de Beja
Municipio de Silves ©
Municipio de Silves

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Palacio da Bolsa and Porto Passion - Original Gifts & Special Moments. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Paco dos Duques de Braganca. Venture out of the city with trips to Chaves (Castelo de Chaves & Ponte Romana de Trajano) and Se de Braga (in Braga). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo, and examine the collection at FC Porto Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip planning app.

You can fly from Albufeira to Porto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in September, things will get slightly colder in Porto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Chaves, Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Se de Braga
Highlights from your plan
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Paco dos Duques de Braganca ©
Paco dos Duques de Braganca
Se de Braga ©
Se de Braga

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