18 days in Portugal Itinerary

18 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Portimao
— 4 nights
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Evora
— 4 nights
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Nazare
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Falesia Beach and Praia Da Rocha. Visit Praia da Marinha and Praia do Camilo for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Sagres (Cape Saint Vincent & Praia do Tonel), Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua) and Lagos (Meia Praia, Ponta da Piedade, &more). There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with Wildwatch Algarve, whizz through the canopy at Parque Aventura Lagos, relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Tres Irmaos.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Portimao trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Brussels, Belgium to Portimao is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Portimao due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in August; daily highs in Portimao reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

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Falesia Beach
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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo and Aldeia da Terra. Capela dos Ossos and Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Evora to go to Cuba and see Casa Museu Quinta da Esperanca, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Monte da Ravasqueira, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loios Convent, explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and steep yourself in history at Aqueduto da Agua de Prata.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Evora trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Portimao in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Evora: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

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Religious Site
Capela dos Ossos
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Winery / Vineyard
Monte da Ravasqueira
4.8

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Park and National Palace of Pena. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Alfama, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Nazare.

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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 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria, then examine the collection at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso, and finally kick back and relax at Praia do Norte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and finally zoom along the surf with Atlantic Safaris.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nazare travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nazare, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife · Tours

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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Atlantic Safaris
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World heritage site
Batalha Monastery
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Porto

Porto ©

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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.
Let the collections at Museu Serralves and Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Palacio da Bolsa. There's much more to do: see Oporto Buggy Adventure, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), steep yourself in history at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Porto travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Porto sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums

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Pocas Vinhos
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.6

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