42 days in Portugal Itinerary

42 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Vila Nova de Gaia
— 4 nights
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Leca da Palmeira
— 1 day
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Aveiro
— 2 nights
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Lousa
— 2 nights
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Nazare
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night
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Setubal
— 2 nights
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Portinho da Arrabida
— 1 day
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Sagres
— 2 nights
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Tavira
— 2 nights
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Odemira
— 2 nights
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Monsaraz
— 2 nights
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Evora
— 2 nights
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Monsanto
— 1 night
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Serra da Estrela
— 2 nights
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Piodao
— 1 night
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Amarante
— 1 night
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Pinhao
— 3 nights
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Montalegre
— 1 night
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Soajo
— 2 nights
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Geres
— 4 nights
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Braga
— 3 nights

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Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia ©
Across the Douro River from Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia touts famed Port wine lodges, where bottles are stored and aged.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Capela do Senhor da Pedra. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, take in the history at Convento Corpus Christi, and examine the collection at Estacao Litoral da Aguda.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vila Nova de Gaia online trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Vila Nova de Gaia is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. June in Vila Nova de Gaia sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Leca da Palmeira.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites
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Must see
Pocas Vinhos
4.8
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Winery / Vineyard
Graham's Port Lodge
4.6
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Winery / Vineyard
Porto Augusto's
4.7

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Leca da Palmeira

Leca da Palmeira
On the 14th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Farol de Leca and then have fun at Piscina das Mares.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leca da Palmeira online sightseeing planner.

Leca da Palmeira is very close to Vila Nova de Gaia. In June, daytime highs in Leca da Palmeira are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Aveiro.

Things to do in Leca da Palmeira

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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Aveiro

Aveiro ©
Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. You've now added Ostraveiro to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): make a trip to Ostraveiro.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aveiro trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Leca da Palmeira to Aveiro by car takes about an hour. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Lousa.
Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
Ostraveiro
4.8

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Lousa

Lousa ©
Lousã is a municipality in the district of Coimbra, in the central part of Portugal. Aldeia do Talasnal has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Lousa Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Fluvial da Senhora de Piedade, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aldeia do Talasnal.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lousa road trip app.

You can drive from Aveiro to Lousa in 1.5 hours. In June in Lousa, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lousa

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Historic Walking Area
Aldeia do Talasnal
4.8
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Castle
Lousa Castle
3.8

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Nazare

Nazare ©
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. Get out of town with these interesting Nazare side-trips: Obidos (Castelo de Óbidos, Sao Tiago Church, &more). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, make a trip to Forte de Sao Miguel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Nazare trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Lousa to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. In June in Nazare, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Nazare

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Landmark
Obidos Village
4.6

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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.
For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Nazare to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nazare in June, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). On the 21st (Sun), you're off to Setubal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

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Setubal

Setubal ©
Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Castelo de Sao Filipe, shop like a local with Mercado do Livramento, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Galapinhos, and finally head outdoors with Serra da Arrabida. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get answers to all your questions at Casa da Baia – Centro de Promocao Turistica, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Natural da Arrabida, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Figueirinha Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Setubal online trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Setubal by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Setubal can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Portinho da Arrabida.

Things to do in Setubal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Outdoor Activity
Serra da Arrabida
4.9
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Farmers Market
Mercado do Livramento
4.7

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Portinho da Arrabida

Portinho da Arrabida ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Forte de Santa Maria da Arrabida and then go for a walk through Lapa de Santa Margarida.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portinho da Arrabida road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Setubal to Portinho da Arrabida takes an hour. In June in Portinho da Arrabida, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sagres.

Things to do in Portinho da Arrabida

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Walking Area
Lapa de Santa Margarida
4.6

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Sagres

Sagres ©

End of the World

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Praia Da Amoreira, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arrifana Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Luz. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sagres, enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, then head outdoors with Praia do Beliche, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sagres, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portinho da Arrabida to Sagres. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tavira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lighthouse
Cape Saint Vincent
4.4
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Outdoor Activity
Praia do Beliche
4.8

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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.
You've now added Pego do Inferno to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia do Barril, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura, then admire the sheer force of Pego do Inferno, and finally head off the coast to Tavira Island. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cabanas de Tavira Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo, then get engrossed in the history at Museu Islamico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria do Castelo Church.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tavira attractions planning site.

Drive from Sagres to Tavira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Tavira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Odemira.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors
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Waterfall
Pego do Inferno
1.9
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Island
Tavira Island
4.4

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Odemira

Odemira ©
Odemira is a town and a municipality in Beja District in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. Your day by day itinerary now includes Praia dos Alteirinhos as well as Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): head outdoors with Praia dos Alteirinhos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Odeceixe Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, and finally get outside with Praia de Zambujeira do Mar. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Farol Cabo Sardão, then explore the striking landscape at Cape Sardao, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Rota Vicentina.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Odemira driving holiday tool.

Getting from Tavira to Odemira by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Tavira in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Odemira, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monsaraz.

Things to do in Odemira

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Monsaraz

Monsaraz ©
Monsaraz is a civil parish of the municipality of the Reguengos de Monsaraz, on the right margin of the Guadiana River in Portuguese Alentejo region, near its border with Spain. On the 30th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericórdia, then take an in-depth tour of Museu Do Fresco de Monsaraz, then step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, and finally make a trip to Urban and Traditional Center of Monsaraz. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Cromeleque do Xerez (Monsaraz), do a tasting at Ervideira, and then admire the striking features of Paco Ducal.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Monsaraz online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Odemira to Monsaraz takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Monsaraz are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Monsaraz

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Winery / Vineyard
Ervideira
4.7

2
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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Capela dos Ossos. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Walls of Evora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, and finally take in the architecture and design of University of Evora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Aldeia da Terra, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), examine the collection at Museu de Evora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), and finally see the interesting displays at Aldeia da Terra.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Evora trip planner.

Drive from Monsaraz to Evora in an hour. July in Evora sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Monsanto.

Things to do in Evora

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Monsanto

Monsanto ©
On the 4th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Idanha-a-Vehla, then look for all kinds of wild species at Penha Garcia, and then visit Historic Village of Monsanto.

Find out how to plan Monsanto trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Evora to Monsanto takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Serra da Estrela.

Things to do in Monsanto

Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
Penha Garcia
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
Idanha-a-Vehla
4.0

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Serra da Estrela

Serra da Estrela ©
You've now added Covao Dos Conchos to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Torre, take a memorable drive along Vale Glaciar do Zezere, then kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial de Loriga, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Covao D'Ametade. On the next day, stop by Ecola, admire the sheer force of Poco do Inferno, then look and learn at Centro Interpretativo do Vale Glaciar do Zezere, then look for all kinds of wild species at Covao Dos Conchos, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Serra da Estrela.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Serra da Estrela travel planning tool.

Drive from Monsanto to Serra da Estrela in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piodao.

Things to do in Serra da Estrela

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
Covao Dos Conchos
4.5
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Scenic Drive
Vale Glaciar do Zezere
4.9
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Mountain
Serra da Estrela
4.7

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Piodao

Piodao ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, take in the pleasant sights at Foz d'Egua, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museu do Piodao.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Piodao road trip planner.

Getting from Serra da Estrela to Piodao by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amarante.

Things to do in Piodao

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Walking Area
Foz d'Egua
4.8
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History Museum
Museu do Piodao
4.0

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Amarante

Amarante ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ponte de Sao Goncalo. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): cool off at Parque Aquatico Amarante, examine the collection at Amadeo De Souza Cardoso Museum, then snap pictures at Ponte de Sao Goncalo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Nosso Senhor dos Aflitos.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amarante online route planner.

You can drive from Piodao to Amarante in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Pinhao.

Things to do in Amarante

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Pinhao

Pinhao ©
Go for a jaunt from Pinhao to Sabrosa to see Quinta do Crasto about 34 minutes away.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pinhao online vacation planner.

You can drive from Amarante to Pinhao in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montalegre.

Things to do in Pinhao

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Winery / Vineyard
Quinta do Bomfim
4.6
Valley
The Douro Valley
4.9
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Winery / Vineyard
Quinta do Jalloto
4.6

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Montalegre

Montalegre ©
Montalegre is a municipality in northern Portugal, located in the district of Vila Real, along the border with Spain. On the 12th (Sun), stroll around GERESGREENPARK, examine the collection at Ecomuseu de Barroso, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo Montalegre.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montalegre trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pinhao to Montalegre takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Soajo.

Things to do in Montalegre

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Ecomuseu de Barroso
4.7

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Soajo

Soajo
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Espigueiros de Soajo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): explore the activities along Poco Negro.

Start your trip to Soajo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Montalegre to Soajo in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montalegre to Soajo due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geres.

Things to do in Soajo

Nature · Parks

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Geres

Geres ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Barragem de Vilarinho das Furnas. Explore Geres' surroundings by going to Peneda-Geres National Park (Pincaes Cascate & Peneda-Geres National Park).

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Geres route planner.

Geres is just a stone's throw from Soajo. Traveling from Soajo to Geres, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Braga.

Things to do in Geres

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Scenic Drive
Miradouro da Pedra Bela
4.8

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Braga

Braga ©

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.
Bom Jesus do Monte has been added to your itinerary. Explore Braga's surroundings by going to Viana do Castelo (O Navio Gil Eannes & Santuario de Santa Luzia). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at The Garden of Santa Barbara, step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle, admire the striking features of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se de Braga.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Braga trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Geres to Braga takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Braga are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Bom Jesus do Monte
4.8

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