31 days in Portugal Itinerary

31 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Sesimbra
— 11 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights
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Evora
— 3 nights
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Tavira
— 3 nights
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Lagos
— 1 night
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Lisbon
— 1 night

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Obidos Village and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina). Change things up with a short trip to Palacio Nacional de Mafra in Mafra (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, wander the streets of Parque das Nacoes, and don't miss a visit to LX Factory.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip builder website.

London, UK to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from London in August, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sesimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

11
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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sesimbra: Alcacer do Sal (Entre Amigos Actividades Equestres & Cais Palafitico do Porto da Carrasqueira), Pinhal Novo (ASL Tome Sociedade Vinicola & Museu da Musica Mecanica) and Palmela (Iglesia de San Pedro, Quinta do Piloto, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Sesimbra, take an exotic tour of Sesimbra Safari, kick back and relax at Praia de Foz, and stroll through Ribeira do Cavalo Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sesimbra planning website.

Drive from Lisbon to Sesimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Sesimbra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Cabo Espichel ©
Cabo Espichel
Castelo de Sesimbra ©
Castelo de Sesimbra
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Porto Bridge Climb and Capela das Almas. Venture out of the city with trips to Braga (Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte & The Garden of Santa Barbara) and Largo da Oliveira (in Guimaraes). Dedicate the 16th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Ribeira Square, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja dos Carmelitas.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sesimbra to Porto in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sesimbra in September; daily highs in Porto reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Porto Bridge Climb ©
Porto Bridge Climb
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Capela dos Ossos and Centro Historico de Evora. Venture out of the city with trips to Monsaraz (Monsaraz Castle and Walls & Urban and Traditional Center of Monsaraz) and Sharish Gin (in Reguengos de Monsaraz). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and examine the collection at Aldeia da Terra.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Evora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Evora takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Porto in September, you will find days in Evora are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

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Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
On the 25th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Cacela, then find your balance on the water with Kitesurf Eolis, and then stroll through Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours. On the next day, make a trip to Praca da Republica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia, then head outdoors with Ilha de Armona, and finally step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tavira route maker website.

Traveling by car from Evora to Tavira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Evora in September, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Tavira: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island
Kitesurf Eolis ©
Kitesurf Eolis
Ilha de Armona ©
Ilha de Armona

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Misericordia of Alvor, don't miss a visit to Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, then explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and finally hit the best photo ops around with Backyard Tours. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Praia do Canavial and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Lagos tour planner.

Getting from Tavira to Lagos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Lagos, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade ©
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade
Backyard Tours ©
Backyard Tours

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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

On the 29th (Tue), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then don't miss a visit to Rossio Train Station, then get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip tool.

You can 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

Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Miradouro da Senhora do Monte ©
Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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