20 days in Portugal Itinerary

20 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 3 nights
2
Coimbra
— 3 nights
3
Evora
— 3 nights
4
Sagres
— 2 nights
5
Albufeira
— 3 nights
6
Lisbon
— 5 nights

3
nights
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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto trip maker website.

Lisbon to Porto is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

3
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Nazare (Forte de Sao Miguel, Miradouro do Suberco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, stroll around Parque Verde do Mondego, snap pictures at Ponte Pedro e Ines, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbra road trip app.

Traveling by car from Porto to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Coimbra, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Nazare
Highlights from your plan
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Forte de Sao Miguel ©
Forte de Sao Miguel
Miradouro do Suberco ©
Miradouro do Suberco

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, don't miss a visit to Walls of Evora, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Evora, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Evora driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Evora in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Coimbra in July, you will find days in Evora are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sagres.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora) ©
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora)
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©

2
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vale Figueiras Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Amado, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Cordoama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia da Ingrina, enjoy the sand and surf at Telheiro Beach, and then make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sagres vacation planning app.

Getting from Evora to Sagres by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Evora, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Sagres, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vila do Bispo, Aljezur
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia do Amado ©
Praia do Amado

3
nights
Albufeira

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Paradis Plage Portimao (in Portimao). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, look for gifts at Casa Grade, kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz (Parish Church Nossa Senhora da Conceição).

Before you visit Albufeira, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Sagres to Albufeira by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Albufeira, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Portimao, Caramelo Beach Club, Casa Grade, Algarve
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and stop by Alfama.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon tour planner.

You can drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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