20 days in Portugal Itinerary

20 days in Portugal Itinerary

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20 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Campinas
plane:  9​h
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Sintra
— 1 day
bus:  15​min
3
Cascais
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Evora
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Nazare
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
End: Campinas

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at National Tile Museum and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Praia Bico das Lulas. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, kick back and relax at Costa de Caparica, take a stroll through Alfama, and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon attractions planning site .

Campinas, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Campinas to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Praia Bico das Lulas
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Alfama ©
Alfama

1
day
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 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Sintra National Palace, step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, then examine the collection at Museu do Bonsai, and finally admire the masterpieces at MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sintra trip planner .

Sintra is just a short distance from Lisbon. September in Sintra sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Museums
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Palacio Nacional de Sintra ©
Palacio Nacional de Sintra
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra ©

1
day
Cascais

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
On the 8th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Carcavelos, examine the collection at Museu Condes de Castro, and then wander the streets of Centro Historico de Cascais.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cascais trip itinerary maker .

Cascais is very close to Sintra. In September, daytime highs in Cascais are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Cascais

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia de Carcavelos
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Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos
Centro Historico de Cascais ©
Centro Historico de Cascais
Museu Condes de Castro ©
Museu Condes de Castro

5
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get in touch with nature at Comporta Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Appreciate the collections at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo and Megalithica Ebora. Explore Evora's surroundings by going to Adega Mayor (in Campo Maior), Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz) and Castelo de Marvao (in Marvao). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), examine the collection at Aldeia da Terra, and explore the ancient world of Almendres Cromlech.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Evora tour app .

You can drive from Cascais to Evora in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nazare.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, Comporta Beach, Castelo de Marvao, Herdade do Esporao
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
nights
Nazare

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. On the 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Shrine of our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museu Nacional Ferroviario, see the interesting displays at Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nazare trip planner .

You can drive from Evora to Nazare in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Evora, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nazare, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Nazare

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Golega, Batalha Monastery, Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Museu Nacional Ferroviario
Highlights from your plan
Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva ©
Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

2
nights
Porto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Douro, then stroll through Praia do Carneiro, and finally contemplate the long history of Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Rua Santa Catarina, then stroll through Praia de Lavadores, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Homem do Leme.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Porto online trip planner .

Drive from Nazare to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ancient Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take a stroll through Bairro Alto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Estrela, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo, and finally steep yourself in history at National Palace of Queluz.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Porto in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

National Palace of Queluz
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National Palace of Queluz ©
National Palace of Queluz
Bairro Alto ©
Bairro Alto
Museu Colecao Berardo ©
Museu Colecao Berardo

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