16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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16 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Moncton
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Evora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lisbon
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Moncton

3
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.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, browse the exhibits of Museu Serralves, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, and contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto tour itinerary planner.

Moncton, Canada to Porto is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Western European Time (WET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Moncton in May, expect Porto to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Adventure Museums
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Lagoa (Speed Boats Tours & Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta Da Piedale, get your game on at Hot Wheels Raceway, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Algarve.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Albufeira tour planner.

You can fly from Porto to Albufeira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in May, expect Albufeira to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagoa, Algarve, Praia Da Rocha, Caramelo Beach Club, Ponta da Piedade
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, wineries, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, get outside with Outdoor Activities, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Evora road trip tool .

Drive from Albufeira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Evora when traveling from Albufeira in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Walking tours
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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 (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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