23 days in Portugal & Italy Itinerary

23 days in Portugal & Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, Drive to Vale de Cambra
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Vale de Cambra, Portugal
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coimbra, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive
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Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Peter's Square and Villa Borghese. Get some cultural insight at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Campidoglio, and see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online road trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome is 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in June, with highs in Rome at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

3
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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Chiesa San Simeon Piccolo are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Museo Querini Stampalia and Museo di Palazzo Grimani. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca in Torcello--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Mocenigo, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary of The Rosary, and stop by San Polo.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa and Basilica San Teodoro. Discover out-of-the-way places like 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano and Abbazia di Chiaravalle. When in Milan, make a side trip to see Basilica di San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro in Pavia, approximately Pavia away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at La Triennale di Milano, admire the striking features of Ospedale Maggiore Ca' Granda Universita Statale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate, and enjoy some music at La Casa Maledetta.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan road trip tool.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vale de Cambra.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

4
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Vale de Cambra, Portugal

Vale de Cambra is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Take a break from the city and head to BioRia and Praia Fluvial de Burgaes. Explore hidden gems such as Reserva Natural das Dunas de Sao Jacinto and Centro de Arte Oliva. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Santa Marinha de Cortegaca (in Cortegaca), Igreja Paroquial de Ovar (in Ovar) and Museu de Santa Maria de Lamas (in Santa Maria da Feira). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Paramos, head outdoors with Ciclovia da Torreira, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castro de Romariz, and see the interesting displays at Museu do Papel.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vale de Cambra trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Milan to Vale de Cambra. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Vale de Cambra due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Coimbra.

Things to do in Vale de Cambra

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Coimbra, Portugal

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Seminario Maior da Sagrada Familia, then steep yourself in history at Sala dos Capelos, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Olivais.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Coimbra trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Vale de Cambra to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. In July in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites

1
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Fatima, Portugal

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museu do Santuário de Fátima and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fatima road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Fatima takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Fatima, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

4
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Appreciate the collections at Museu de Marinha and Museu do Dinheiro. Step out of the city life by going to Praia da Adraga and Praia da Rainha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Fonte da Telha Beach (in Almada), Praia Grande (in Sintra) and Convent of the Capuchos (in Colares). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Galapinhos, step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Fatima to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fatima in July, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.