30 days in Portugal Itinerary

30 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— Few hours
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Sesimbra
— 11 nights
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Porto
— 6 nights
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Lagos
— 6 nights
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Lisbon
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Lisbon

Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Plan trip to Lisbon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

London, UK to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Lisbon at 32°C and lows at 19°C. You will leave for Sesimbra on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

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nights
Sesimbra

Sesimbra ©
Sesimbra is a municipality of Portugal, in the Setúbal District, lying at the foothills of the Serra da Arrábida, a mountain range between Setúbal and Sesimbra. Explore hidden gems such as Cabo Espichel and Praia do Meco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sesimbra: Pinhal Novo (ASL Tome Sociedade Vinicola & Museu da Musica Mecanica), Alcacer do Sal (Entre Amigos Actividades Equestres & Cais Palafitico do Porto da Carrasqueira) and Palmela (Quinta do Piloto, Castelo de Palmela, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Sesimbra, get a dose of the wild on Sesimbra Safari, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ribeira do Cavalo Beach, and indulge in some culinary diversions at Pexitos - Sesimbra Experiences.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sesimbra vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Sesimbra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Sesimbra, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Sesimbra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Castelo de Sesimbra ©
Castelo de Sesimbra
Cabo Espichel ©
Cabo Espichel
Praia do Meco ©
Praia do Meco

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Porto

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Porto Bridge Climb. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Lamego (Quinta Santa Eufemia & Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios), Miradouro de Sao Leonardo de Galafura (in Peso Da Regua) and Pinhao (The Douro Valley & Pinhao Railway Station). Dedicate the 16th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Ribeira Square, learn about winemaking at Porto Augusto's, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Porto planner.

Getting from Sesimbra to Porto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sesimbra in September: high temperatures in Porto hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
Porto Bridge Climb ©
Porto Bridge Climb

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Lagos

Lagos ©

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ponta da Piedade and Arrifana Beach. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro), Algar de Benagil (in Benagil) and Praia Grande (in Ferragudo). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Praia do Beliche, get a dose of the wild on Backyard Tours, hike along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, and don't miss a visit to Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade.

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

Traveling by car from Porto to Lagos takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, Lagos is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia do Beliche ©
Praia do Beliche
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Batalha (Capelas Imperfeitas & Batalha Monastery), Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos (in Fatima) and Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca). Dedicate the 27th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. See some other sides of Lisbon: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, and steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon route planner.

Drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Speed Boats Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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