19 days in Portugal Itinerary

19 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Evora
— 2 nights
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Albufeira
— 3 nights
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Sintra
— 1 night
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Funchal, Madeira
— 3 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Coimbra
— 4 nights

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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 16th (Thu): look for gifts at Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora). Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museu Regional do Vinho, then explore the historical opulence of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, then get engrossed in the history at Museu Do Fresco de Monsaraz, and finally delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Evora trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Evora is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Evora. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Evora, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Albufeira.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Meia Praia and Praia da Luz. Step out of the city life by going to Praia dos Olhos de Água and Falesia Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro), Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Ponta da Piedade, &more) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). The adventure continues: race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Albufeira journey planner.

Traveling by car from Evora to Albufeira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Evora in July: highs in Albufeira hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sintra.

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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Praia da Luz
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Meia Praia
4.5

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Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Guincho Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sintra itinerary planner.

You can drive from Albufeira to Sintra in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Sintra when traveling from Albufeira in July, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Funchal.

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Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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Guincho Beach
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Architectural Building
Sintra National Palace
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Swim with Dolphins and CR7 Museum. Step out of the city life by going to 25 Fontes Falls and Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Cais da Ponta do Sol (in Ponta Do Sol), Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see Off-Road Tours, and learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Funchal trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Sintra to Funchal takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Sintra, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Funchal, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Must see
25 Fontes Falls
4.4

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
On the 25th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Maria dos Anjos Melo House Museum, admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra, contemplate the waterfront views at Poca Da Dona Beija, then take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas, and finally get curious at OMIC - Observatorio Microbiano dos Acores. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada online vacation planner.

Getting from Funchal to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Geologic Formation
Poca Da Dona Beija
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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.
Appreciate the collections at O Navio Gil Eannes and Centro de Interpretacao e Promocao do Vinho Verde. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Guimaraes Castle and Santuario de Santa Luzia. Venture out of the city with trips to Braga (Bom Jesus do Monte & Se de Braga) and Guimaraes (Paco dos Duques de Braganca & Centro Historico de Guimaraes). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and contemplate the long history of Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Porto online travel planner.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Porto in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Porto due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Porto when traveling from Ponta Delgada in July, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Coimbra.

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Guimaraes Castle
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Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Monastery of Alcobaca and Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro. Get some historical perspective at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz and Castelo de Leiria. Venture out of the city with trips to Mercado de Sant'Ana (in Leiria), Batalha (Batalha Monastery & Capelas Imperfeitas) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Cristo, stroll through Praia da Nazare, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coimbra trip builder tool.

You can drive from Porto to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Coimbra sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

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Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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