22 days in Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
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Capelas, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Guimaraes
— 2 nights
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Sabugal
— 3 nights
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Fatima
— 3 nights
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Evora
— 3 nights
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Albufeira
— 5 nights

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Explore hidden gems such as Swim with Dolphins and Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao. Rua da Se and Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil, hike along Baias da Agualva, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Angra do Heroismo tour itinerary site.

Vancouver, Canada to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Vancouver to Angra do Heroismo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Capelas.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Swim with Dolphins
Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista ©
Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista

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Capelas, Sao Miguel

Capelas ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Rocha da Relva, then explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mosteiros Beach, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Viewpoint of the Ridge.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Capelas planner.

Explore your travel options from Angra do Heroismo to Capelas with the Route module. In January, daily temperatures in Capelas can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Capelas

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Viewpoint of the Ridge ©
Viewpoint of the Ridge

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Guimaraes

Guimaraes ©

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Quinta do Beijo and Paco dos Duques de Braganca. Visit Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church and Se de Braga for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Guimaraes: Quinta Da Lixa (in Felgueiras), Castle of Arnoia (in Celorico de Basto) and Bom Jesus do Monte (in Braga). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dos Congregados, contemplate the long history of Monastery of Saint Mary of Pombeiro, learn about winemaking at Quinta da Padrela, and step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Guimaraes trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Capelas to Guimaraes. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Capelas to Guimaraes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Capelas in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Guimaraes. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sabugal.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Quinta do Beijo ©
Quinta do Beijo
Quinta da Padrela ©
Quinta da Padrela

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Sabugal

Sabugal ©
Sabugal is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sabugal Castle and Castelo de Pinhel. Get some historical perspective at Castelo de Marialva and Igreja Matriz de Sernancelhe. Venture out of the city with trips to Igreja Matriz de Belmonte (in Belmonte), Covao D'Ametade (in Serra da Estrela) and Castelo de Castelo Novo (in Castelo Novo). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Sortelha, contemplate the long history of Castelo de Penedono, kick back and relax at Ribeira de Meimoa River Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nossa Senhora da Lapa.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sabugal trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Guimaraes to Sabugal takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fatima.

Things to do in Sabugal

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sabugal Castle ©
Sabugal Castle
Castelo de Marialva ©
Castelo de Marialva
Covao D'Ametade ©
Covao D'Ametade

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Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Visit Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos and Capelas Imperfeitas for their historical value. Visiting Poco da Cesta - praia fluvial de Casal Novo and Praia da Nazare will get you outdoors. Step out of Fatima with an excursion to Monastery of Alcobaca in Alcobaca--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and contemplate the long history of Batalha Monastery.

Plan my day in Fatima using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Sabugal to Fatima takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Fatima can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Fatima

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Capelas Imperfeitas ©
Capelas Imperfeitas
Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos ©
Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja de Sao Mamede and Adega Jose de Sousa. Visit Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) and Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Evora: Herdade Grande (in Vidigueira), Mother Church of Sta Maria (in Estremoz) and Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and learn about winemaking at Corktrekking.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Evora trip itinerary website.

Drive from Fatima to Evora in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Igreja de Sao Mamede ©
Igreja de Sao Mamede

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Igreja Matriz de Quelfes and Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Hermitage. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of Misericordia of Alvor and Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Orada. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres), Lagos (Ponta da Piedade & Praia Dona Ana) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Lagoa dos Salgados, kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, stroll through Falesia Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town Faro.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira attractions app.

You can drive from Evora to Albufeira in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in January, Albufeira is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Church of Misericordia of Alvor ©
Church of Misericordia of Alvor
Igreja Matriz de Quelfes ©
Igreja Matriz de Quelfes

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