39 days in Portugal Itinerary

39 days in Portugal Itinerary

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39 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: North Bay
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Faro
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lagos
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Evora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lisbon
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Obidos
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Coimbra
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h
7
Porto
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: North Bay

5
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monte Rei Golf & Country Club (in Vila Nova de Cacela) and Tavira (Sao Bras Chapel, Jardim do Coreto, &more). There's much more to do: stroll around Ria Formosa, sample the tasty concoctions at Algarve Rock Brewery, go for a walk through Precious Time, and relax in the rural setting at Dias de Aromas.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Faro journey builder.

North Bay, Canada to Faro is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In March, Faro is warmer than North Bay - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Loule, Tavira, Almancil, Olhao, Sao Bras de Alportel
Highlights from your plan
Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha ©
Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa
Walking tours

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Mr Frutas (in Silves), Albufeira (Hot Wheels Raceway & Crazy Paintball Adventure) and Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale, tee off at Golf Santo Antonio, enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, and get outside with Blue Shark.

To find maps, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lagos trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Faro to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Lagos are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Portimao, Sagres, Albufeira, Vila do Bispo, Mr Frutas
Highlights from your plan
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
AlgarveXplorers ©
AlgarveXplorers

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, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Megalithica Ebora, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Evora online day trip planner .

Getting from Lagos to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Lagos in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Evora, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora) ©
Casa Relvas ©
Casa Relvas

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary app .

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Alfama ©
Alfama

5
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Obidos: Nazare (Miradouro do Suberco, O Sitio, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Obidos Village, play a few rounds at Praia d'el Rey Golf Course, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Obidos road trip site .

Traveling by bus from Lisbon to Obidos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Obidos can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trip

Nazare
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos

5
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Step out of Coimbra with an excursion to Convent of Christ in Tomar--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, pause for some photo ops at Estatua de D. Joao III, contemplate the long history of Sala dos Capelos, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coimbra vacation planner.

Getting from Obidos to Coimbra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Convent of Christ
Highlights from your plan
Sala dos Capelos ©
Sala dos Capelos
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio

6
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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Porto road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Coimbra to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May in Porto, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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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