16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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16 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Evora
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Lagos
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
4
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Belém Tower, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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: don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the architecture and design of University of Evora, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Evora trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Evora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Praia da Rocha (Casa do "Vo" Serafim & Praia Da Rocha), Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa) and Algarve (in Silves). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta Da Piedale, have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Tres Irmaos, and explore the fascinating underground world of Algar de Benagil.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lagos trip planner .

You can drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Evora in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lagos, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Lagoa, Praia do Amado, Cape Saint Vincent, Algarve
Highlights from your plan
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Algar de Benagil ©
Algar de Benagil

4
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: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the activities along Rio Douro, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lagos to Porto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Lagos in October, Porto is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

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

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