29 days in Portugal Itinerary

29 days in Portugal Itinerary

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29 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Faro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lagos
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Evora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lisbon
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Coimbra
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
6
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Faro: Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours (in Tavira), Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio) and Praia da Quarteira (in Quarteira). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Ria Formosa, kick back and relax at Praia da Falesia, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Zea, and stop by Atelier Daniela Costa.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Faro online visit planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Faro is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Faro due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect Faro to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Olhao, Loule, Almancil, Praia da Quarteira, Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours
Highlights from your plan
Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa
Cape St. Mary ©
Cape St. Mary

5
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.
Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Albufeira (Off-Road Tours, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, & more), Lagoa (Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos & Speed Boats Tours) and Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, and make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lagos trip site .

Getting from Faro to Lagos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Lagos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Lagoa, Cape Saint Vincent, Telheiro Beach
Highlights from your plan
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

5
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, wineries, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Evora trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Evora when traveling from Lagos in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Wine Tours & Tastings
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Câmara Municipal, & more). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip planner.

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
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 Convent of Christ (in Tomar), Nazare (Ermida da Memoria, Miradouro do Suberco, & more) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coimbra trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in May, you will find days in Coimbra are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Nazare, Convent of Christ, Batalha Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

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: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), browse the collection at Livraria Lello, and browse the exhibits of Museu Serralves.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Porto travel route planning tool .

You can take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Porto are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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