26 days in Portugal Itinerary

26 days in Portugal Itinerary

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26 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + subway + train:  10​h
1
Evora
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Tavira
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lisbon
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Coimbra
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
6
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
When in Evora, make a side trip to see Rota Vicentina in Santiago do Cacem, approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, learn about winemaking at Casa Relvas, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Evora.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Evora trip maker site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Evora is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Evora is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Evora. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tavira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Rota Vicentina
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Tavira is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, walk around Ria Formosa, get outside with Praia da Terra Estreita, and kick back and relax at Caramelo Beach Club.

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Drive from Evora to Tavira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Evora in September: highs in Tavira hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Alagoa, Ria Formosa, Caramelo Beach Club
Highlights from your plan
Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island
Praia da Terra Estreita ©
Praia da Terra Estreita

4
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa), Albufeira (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Praia da Rocha (Casa do "Vo" Serafim & Praia Da Rocha). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta Da Piedale, enjoy the sand and surf at Algarve, head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden, and steep yourself in history at Forte de Almádena.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lagos online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tavira to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Albufeira, Lagoa, Algarve, Cape Saint Vincent
Highlights from your plan
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, & more). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Lagos in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lisbon, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nazare (Praia da Nazare, Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, & more) and Convent of Christ (in Tomar). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, don't miss a visit to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Choupal National Forest, and take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Coimbra travel planner .

You can take a train from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nazare, Convent of Christ
Highlights from your plan
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio
Food Tours

5
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 historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Porto trip planner .

Traveling by train from Coimbra to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. October in Porto sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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