21 days in Portugal Itinerary

21 days in Portugal Itinerary

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21 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Lisbon
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Setubal
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Elvas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Monsaraz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Costa da Caparica
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
6
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Obidos
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Alcobaca
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
9
Batalha
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Mira de Aire
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Santa Maria da Feira
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Azeitao
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Espinho
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
14
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Luxembourg City


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Lisbon

Lisbon
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder site .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Lisbon is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Lisbon. In August, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Luxembourg City - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel to Setubal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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Setubal

Setubal ©
Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mercado do Livramento, Setubal Alive and Estuario do Sado Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado do Livramento, tour the water at your own pace with Setubal Alive, then look for gifts at Azulejos de Azeitao, and finally stop by S. Simao Arte Azulejos Decorativos.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Setubal visit planning tool .

Getting from Lisbon to Setubal by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Setubal sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Elvas.

Things to do in Setubal

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Azeitao, Cripta Arqueologica de Alcacer do Sal
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Setubal Alive ©
Setubal Alive
Reserva Natural do Estuario do Sado ©
Mercado do Livramento ©
Mercado do Livramento

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Elvas

Elvas ©
On the 27th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do antigo Convento das Freiras de Sao Domingos and then make a trip to Aqueduto Da Amoreira. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museu Militar de Elvas and then don't miss a visit to Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Elvas trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Setubal to Elvas in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Setubal in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Elvas: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Monsaraz.

Things to do in Elvas

Museums Historic Sites
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Museu Militar de Elvas ©
Museu Militar de Elvas
Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca ©
Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca
Iglesia de las Dominicas ©
Iglesia de las Dominicas

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Monsaraz

Monsaraz
Monsaraz is a civil parish of the municipality of the Reguengos de Monsaraz, on the right margin of the Guadiana River in Portuguese Alentejo region, near its border with Spain. To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Monsaraz attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Elvas to Monsaraz takes 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Monsaraz can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Costa da Caparica.

Things to do in Monsaraz

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

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Costa da Caparica

Costa da Caparica ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Costa da Caparica road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monsaraz to Costa da Caparica takes 2 hours. When traveling from Monsaraz in August, plan for slightly colder days in Costa da Caparica, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.
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Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei ©
Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo and then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner .

Lisbon is just a short distance from Costa da Caparica. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museu Colecao Berardo ©
Museu Colecao Berardo
Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco) ©

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Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Obidos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in August, you will find days in Obidos are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Alcobaca.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos

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Alcobaca

Alcobaca ©
Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monastery of Alcobaca.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Alcobaca travel route planning app .

You can drive from Obidos to Alcobaca in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Alcobaca are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Batalha.

Things to do in Alcobaca

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca

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Batalha

Batalha ©
Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. You've now added Batalha Monastery to your itinerary.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Batalha trip planner.

Batalha is just a short distance from Alcobaca. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mira de Aire.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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Mira de Aire

Mira de Aire ©
Grutas de Mira de Aire has been added to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mira de Aire tour planner .

Getting from Batalha to Mira de Aire by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Mira de Aire can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Santa Maria da Feira.

Things to do in Mira de Aire

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grutas de Mira de Aire ©
Grutas de Mira de Aire

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Santa Maria da Feira

Santa Maria da Feira ©
Bring the kids along to Parque Biologico de Gaia and Torreira Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Natural do Alvao and Covao D'Ametade. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Maria da Feira: Casa das Pedras Parideiras (in Arouca), Senhora da Boa Estrela (in Covilha) and Lagoa Comprida (in Seia).

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santa Maria da Feira travel route website .

Traveling by car from Mira de Aire to Santa Maria da Feira takes 2 hours. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Rio Maior.

Things to do in Santa Maria da Feira

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Parque Natural do Alvao, Lagoa Comprida, Parque Biologico de Gaia, Covao D'Ametade, Casa das Pedras Parideiras
Highlights from your plan
Parque Biologico de Gaia ©
Parque Biologico de Gaia
Lagoa Comprida ©
Lagoa Comprida
Covao D'Ametade ©
Covao D'Ametade

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Azeitao

Azeitao ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Sesimbra and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da California.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Azeitao tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rio Maior to Azeitao takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Azeitao can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Azeitao

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castelo de Sesimbra
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de Sesimbra ©
Castelo de Sesimbra

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Espinho

Espinho ©
On the 9th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Memorial aos Naufragos and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mindelo Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Espinho trip planner .

Drive from Azeitao to Espinho in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Espinho

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Memorial aos Naufragos, Mindelo Beach
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Mindelo Beach ©
Mindelo Beach
Piscina Solario Atlantico ©
Piscina Solario Atlantico
Memorial aos Naufragos ©
Memorial aos Naufragos

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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 10th (Mon): admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa and then contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Clerigos Tower and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cabedelo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip app .

Porto is just a stone's throw from Espinho. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Zoo Santo Inacio, Praia do Cabedelo
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Praia do Cabedelo ©
Praia do Cabedelo
Zoo Santo Inacio ©
Zoo Santo Inacio
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)