16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Lagos
— 2 nights
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Evora
— 1 night
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Coimbra
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 4 nights

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Let the collections at National Coach Museum and Igreja de Sao Roque capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) and Santo Antonio de Lisboa. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Sintra National Palace). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, steep yourself in history at National Palace of Queluz, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary maker app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Lisbon is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lisbon, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

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Lagos

Lagos ©

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
On the 16th (Thu), kick back and relax at Praia dos Tres Irmaos and then relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Canavial, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, then visit a coastal fixture at Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, and finally head outdoors with Praia da Batata.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lagos visit app.

Getting from Lisbon to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Lagos sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, see the interesting displays at Aldeia da Terra, see the interesting displays at Aldeia da Terra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja e Convento de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Evora online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in September, you will find days in Evora are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are slightly colder (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

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Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, then delve into the distant past at Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Ruins and Museum of Conimbriga.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbra journey maker app.

Getting from Evora to Coimbra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Evora in September, you will find days in Coimbra are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Porto

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Graham's Port Lodge and Taste Porto Food Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guimaraes Castle and Se de Braga. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Paco dos Duques de Braganca (in Guimaraes) and Sameiro Sanctuary (in Braga). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Taylor's Port, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, stroll through Oporto Buggy Adventure, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Porto, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Coimbra to Porto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

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Sameiro Sanctuary
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Guimaraes Castle
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