22 days in Portugal & Santiago de Compostela Itinerary

22 days in Portugal & Santiago de Compostela Itinerary

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22 days in Portugal & Santiago de Compostela Itinerary

Start: Boracay, Philippines
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
3
Coimbra, Portugal
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Cascais, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Evora, Portugal
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  31​h
End: Boracay, Philippines

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon online driving holiday planner .

Boracay, Philippines to Lisbon is an approximately 25-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Boracay to Lisbon. Traveling from Boracay in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Lisbon, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Fatima.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Tours Classes

Side Trip

Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

1
night
Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to O Sitio, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Leiria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fatima online travel route planner .

Traveling by bus from Lisbon to Fatima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Coimbra.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batalha Monastery, Castelo de Leiria, O Sitio
Highlights from your plan
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
O Sitio
O Sitio

2
nights
Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, examine the collection at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), then pause for some serene contemplation at Coro Paroquial da Sé Nova de Coimbra, and finally take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Portugal dos Pequenitos, then look for gifts at Forum Coimbra, and then stroll around Parque Verde do Mondego.

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You can take a bus from Fatima to Coimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Coimbra are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Portugal dos Pequenitos ©
Portugal dos Pequenitos
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra
Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia ©

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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 historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, make a trip to Palacio de Cristal, and take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Coimbra to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Sao Bento Railway Station ©
Sao Bento Railway Station

2
nights
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll around Parque de la Alameda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, and then get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Santiago de Compostela takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Santiago de Compostela is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Porto in October: high temperatures in Santiago de Compostela hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario

2
nights
Cascais, Portugal

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da ursa, then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, and then surround yourself with nature on Sintra Canopy. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Praia Grande and then kick back and relax at Guincho Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cascais trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Cascais takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Cascais. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santiago de Compostela in October, with highs in Cascais at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Cascais

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Guincho Beach ©
Guincho Beach
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Praia da ursa ©
Praia da ursa

3
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Step out of Evora with an excursion to Fluviario de Mora in Mora--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, see the interesting displays at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, and stop by Divinus Gourmet.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Evora road trip planner .

You can drive from Cascais to Evora in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Evora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, Fluviario de Mora
Highlights from your plan
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

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