19 days in Portugal Itinerary

19 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 4 nights
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Coimbra
— 2 nights
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Nazare
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portimao
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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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.
Dedicate the 22nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Porto sightseeing planner.

Chicago, USA to Porto is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Porto at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Adventure

2
nights
Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): walk around Parque Verde do Mondego, make a trip to Praca do Comercio, then take in the views from Ponte Pedro e Ines, and finally admire the local landmark of Anca Fountain.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbra sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Coimbra sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Nazare: Obidos (Castelo de Óbidos, West Cliffs Golf Course, &more). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nazare trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Coimbra to Nazare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Nazare, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf · Beaches

Side Trip

4
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portimao side-trips: Lagos (Meia Praia & Ponta da Piedade), Praia da Falesia (in Olhos de Agua) and Sagres (Cape Saint Vincent & Divers Cape). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, and relax and rejuvenate at Sabai Thai Massage Praia da Rocha.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portimao driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Portimao takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, Portimao is a bit warmer than Nazare - with highs of 81°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

5
nights
Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Portimao to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 63°F in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.