15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 1 night
Drive
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Albufeira
— 4 nights
Fly
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Funchal, Madeira
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Lisbon

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get in touch with nature at Praia Grande and Speed Boats Tours. Get some cultural insight at Belém Tower and Alfama. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Boca do Inferno (in Cascais) and Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Lisbon, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in March: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Nazare

— 1 night
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, then kick back and relax at Praia do Norte, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida da Memoria, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Nazare.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nazare trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Nazare

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Albufeira

— 4 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia Da Rocha and Praia Dona Ana. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Falesia and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Lagos (Ponta da Piedade & Praia do Camilo), Vau Beach (in Portimao) and Montes da Fóia (in Monchique). There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of Portugal Safaris, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pescadores Beach, trek along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, and identify plant and animal life at Lagoa dos Salgados.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira day trip planner.

Drive from Nazare to Albufeira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Albufeira are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Funchal, Madeira

— 3 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Safari Madeira Island and Madeira Mountain Expeditions. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico) and Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Laurissilva Forest, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Funchal tour website.

Getting from Albufeira to Funchal by flight takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Albufeira in March, Funchal is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ribeira Grande.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, get a dose of the wild on Azores Magic Tours, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ribeira Grande holiday maker site.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Ribeira Grande takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Ribeira Grande. Traveling from Funchal in March, you will find days in Ribeira Grande are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ribeira Grande

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Portugal travel guide

4.3
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.