29 days in Iberia Itinerary

29 days in Iberia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Obidos
Drive
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Nazare
— 1 night
Drive
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Fatima
— 7 nights
Drive
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Tomar
Drive
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Coimbra
Drive
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Aveiro
— 6 nights
Drive
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Pinhao
— 2 nights
Drive
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Guimaraes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Braga
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night
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Lisbon

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parque das Nacoes, Ponte 25 de Abril, Vasco da Gama Bridge, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Park and National Palace of Pena. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge and meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, Lisbon is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Obidos

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
You've now added Obidos Village to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Óbidos and then make a trip to Obidos Village.

To find maps and other tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Obidos are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Nazare.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites

Nazare

— 1 night
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Praia da Nazare has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nazare travel route planner.

You can drive from Obidos to Nazare in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Nazare, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Nazare

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Fatima

— 7 nights
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Batalha Monastery and Basilica da Santissima Trindade are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fatima journey builder app.

Getting from Nazare to Fatima by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off to Tomar.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomar

Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Cristo and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tomar trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Tomar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites

Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra).

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip planning tool.

You can drive from Tomar to Coimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aveiro.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites

Aveiro

— 6 nights
Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Aveiro is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Aveiro.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aveiro day trip planning app.

Drive from Coimbra to Aveiro in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Pinhao on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Aveiro

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Pinhao

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about winemaking at Quinta de Avessada, then get to know the fascinating history of Torre do Relogio, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Penedono, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Penedono. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Douro Valley, then learn about winemaking at Quinta do Bomfim, then learn about winemaking at Quinta do Seixo - Sandeman, and finally don't miss a visit to Pinhao Railway Station.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pinhao trip planner.

You can drive from Aveiro to Pinhao in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Pinhao

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Guimaraes

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Citania de Briteiros, explore the world behind art at Alberto Sampaio Museum, then contemplate the long history of Largo da Oliveira, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Guimaraes. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, then step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle, then take in the awesome beauty at Montanha- Parque da Penha, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Guimaraes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pinhao to Guimaraes takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Braga.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Braga

— 2 nights

Portuguese Rome

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sameiro Sanctuary, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio do Raio, pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Marcos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Cruz. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Valenca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Santa Luzia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Casa Da Misericórdia De Viana Do Castelo, and finally admire the striking features of Antigos Pacos do Concelho.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Braga trip builder app.

Braga is just a stone's throw from Guimaraes. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porto

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Wine Tours & Tastings. Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Douro River will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, and make a trip to Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto trip builder app.

You can drive from Braga to Porto in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Adventure

Lisbon

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip planning website.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks