17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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17 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Lourinha
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Paredes de Coura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Porto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Lourinha
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Lourinha
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto


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2
nights
Lourinha

Lourinha ©
Lourinhã is a municipality in the District of Lisbon, in subregion Oeste in Portugal. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Obidos Village as well as Cabo Carvoeiro. On the 24th (Sat), kick back and relax at Praia da Areia Branca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cabo Carvoeiro and then make a trip to Obidos Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lourinha itinerary website .

Toronto, Canada to Lourinha is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Lourinha, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, you will find days in Lourinha are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Paredes de Coura.

Things to do in Lourinha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia da Areia Branca, Obidos Village, Aveiro, Praia da Costa Nova, Cabo Carvoeiro
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Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
Aveiro ©
Aveiro
Cabo Carvoeiro ©
Cabo Carvoeiro

2
nights
Paredes de Coura

Paredes de Coura ©
Paredes de Coura is a municipality in Portugal. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte Romana as well as Largo Republica do Brasil. On the 27th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Parque do Arnado, take in the views from Ponte Romana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bom Jesus do Monte, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Largo da Oliveira, then explore the historical opulence of Guimaraes Castle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Largo Republica do Brasil. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Miramar, make a trip to Capela do Senhor da Pedra, and then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paredes de Coura trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lourinha to Paredes de Coura takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lourinha to Paredes de Coura, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lourinha in August: high temperatures in Paredes de Coura hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Paredes de Coura

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Ponte de Lima, Vila Nova de Gaia, Bom Jesus do Monte, Ponte de Dom Luis I
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Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Praia de Miramar ©
Praia de Miramar

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Igreja de Santa Maria Madalena, Teleferico de Gaia, Cais da Ribeira, and other attractions you added. On the 29th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Santa Maria Madalena, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, then take a memorable drive along Teleferico de Gaia, and finally do a tasting at Taylor's Port.

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Traveling by car from Paredes de Coura to Porto takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Paredes de Coura to Porto is minus 1 hour. In August in Porto, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lourinha.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vila Nova de Gaia
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Igreja do Carmo ©
Igreja do Carmo
Igreja de Santa Maria Madalena ©
Igreja de Santa Maria Madalena

3
nights
Lourinha

Lourinha ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baia de Sao Martinho do Porto, Arco do Triunfo, Belém Tower, and other attractions you added. Get some historical perspective at Cape Saint Vincent and Fortaleza de Sagres.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Lourinha trip planner.

You can drive from Porto to Lourinha in 3 hours. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lourinha, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lourinha

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Lisbon, Sagres, Cascais, Baia de Sao Martinho do Porto
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Falesia Beach as well as Praia Dona Ana.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira online road trip planner .

Drive from Lourinha to Albufeira in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Albufeira are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lourinha.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia Dona Ana
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

4
nights
Lourinha

Lourinha ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alcobaca, Batalha Monastery and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lourinha vacation maker site .

You can drive from Albufeira to Lourinha in 3 hours. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Lourinha

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alcobaca, Batalha Monastery, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
Highlights from your plan
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Alcobaca ©
Alcobaca

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