18 days in Portugal Itinerary

18 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Nazare
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Coimbra
— 2 nights
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Evora
— 3 nights
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Portimao
— 2 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Lisbon. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in October: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Must see
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6
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Must see
Belém Tower
4.2
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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5

2
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Nazare

Nazare ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Santuario do Senhor Jesus da Pedra, don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, and finally make a trip to O Sitio.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nazare tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Nazare, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Nazare

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto travel route planner.

Getting from Nazare to Porto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Water Body
Douro River
4.5
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Civic Center
Palacio da Bolsa
4.3

2
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Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 28th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Portugal dos Pequenitos, admire the striking features of Old Monestary of Santa Clara, make a trip to Praca do Comercio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), then admire the landmark architecture of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, and finally make a trip to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Coimbra vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Porto to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Coimbra are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks
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Historic Site
Portugal dos Pequenitos
3.9
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World heritage site
University of Coimbra
4.6

3
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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 30th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally take in the architecture and design of University of Evora. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Cartuxa - Fundação Eugénio De Almeida, learn about winemaking at Dona Dorinda, explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Giraldo, and finally don't miss a visit to Harmonia Eborense Society (Evora).

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Evora trip builder site.

Drive from Coimbra to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Evora sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Wineries
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Religious Site
Capela dos Ossos
4.3
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World heritage site
Centro Historico de Evora
4.6

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Portimao

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Albufeira (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Marina de Vilamoura, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha, take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk, and stroll through Praia Da Rocha.

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Drive from Evora to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portimao when traveling from Evora in November, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Theme Park
Zoomarine Algarve
4.3

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