19 days in Portugal Itinerary

19 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Albufeira
— 3 nights
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Evora
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Tomar
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 2 nights

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Albufeira

Albufeira ©

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Explore hidden gems such as Falesia Beach and Cape Saint Vincent. Popular historic sites such as Old Town Faro and Torre da Medronheira are in your itinerary. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira) and Lagos (Ponta da Piedade & Praia Dona Ana). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água, stroll through Praia Gale, and learn and have fun at Porches Pottery.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Albufeira is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in April; daily highs in Albufeira reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

3
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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
You'll explore and learn at Monte da Ravasqueira and Aldeia da Terra. Visit Capela dos Ossos and Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres for their historical value. When in Evora, make a side trip to see Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Visitacao (Montemor-o-Novo) in Montemor-o-Novo, approximately Montemor-o-Novo away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, contemplate the long history of Walls of Evora, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Evora journey app.

You can drive from Albufeira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albufeira in April since evenings lows in Evora dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

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Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

4
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Igreja de Sao Roque. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castelo dos Mouros and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina). Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Cabo da Roca in Colares, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Belém Tower, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen).

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You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tomar.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trips

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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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Tomar

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. On the 30th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Ourém, then don't miss a visit to Valinhos Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capelas Imperfeitas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Tomar, make a trip to Janela do Capitulo, make a trip to Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Gregorio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, and finally examine the collection at Museu dos Fosforos.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tomar itinerary tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Tomar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Castelo de Almourol ©
Castelo de Almourol
Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade ©
Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade

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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.
You'll explore and learn at O Navio Gil Eannes and FC Porto Museum. Get some historical perspective at Palacio da Bolsa and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima), Santa Casa Da Misericórdia De Viana Do Castelo (in Viana do Castelo) and Braga (Sameiro Sanctuary & Se de Braga). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas, stop by Garrafeira do Carmo, and shop like a local with Mercado Bom Sucesso.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Porto online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tomar to Porto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto

Side Trips

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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary
O Navio Gil Eannes ©
O Navio Gil Eannes

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Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and Colegio dos Jesuitas do Funchal will appeal to history buffs. Caravel Art Center and Frederico de Freitas Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Ponta do Pargo (Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse & Capela Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte - Capela do Cabo) and Engenhos do Norte (in Porto da Cruz). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museu da Baleia da Madeira, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja do Colegio Sao Joao Evangelista, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Garajau, and stop by Zona Velha.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Funchal online trip builder.

Getting from Porto to Funchal by flight takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Porto in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Funchal, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Side Trips

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Caravel Art Center ©
Caravel Art Center
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte
Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse ©
Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse

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