46 days in Portugal Itinerary

46 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 8 nights
Fly
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Funchal, Madeira
— 7 nights
Fly to Lajes Airport, Drive to Praia da Vitoria
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 4 nights
Drive to Lajes Airport, Fly to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport
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Porto
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 5 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 8 nights
Drive
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Lagos
— 7 nights
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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira are in your itinerary. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sado Emotion (in Troia), Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more) and Praia do Portinho da Arrabida (in Setubal). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and wander the streets of Bairro Alto.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

7
nights
Funchal, Madeira

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Caravel Art Center and Museu do Brinquedo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Igreja do Colegio Sao Joao Evangelista and Sao Sebastiao Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Funchal: Capelinha N. S. Fatima (in Sao Vicente), Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico) and Canical (Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto & Azul Diving Center). There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Safari Madeira Island, take in the awesome beauty at Pico Ruivo, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Funchal vacation site.

Fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, Funchal is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

4
nights
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Popular historic sites such as Se Cathedral and Santa Barbara Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara and Olaria de S. Bento. Explore Praia da Vitoria's surroundings by going to Angra do Heroismo (Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara & Basalto Horse Experience).

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Praia da Vitoria trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Funchal to Praia da Vitoria. Traveling from Funchal to Praia da Vitoria, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Funchal in October, things will get a bit cooler in Praia da Vitoria: highs are around 25°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

6
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu Serralves and Taste Porto Food Tours. Get some historical perspective at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Quinta do Bomfim (in Pinhao), Museu da Pedra (in Alpendurada e Matos) and Quinta do Jalloto (in Casal de Loivos). There's much more to do: head off-road at Oporto Buggy Adventure, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, explore the activities along Douro River, and do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Porto online trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Praia da Vitoria to Porto with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Praia da Vitoria to Porto is 1 hour. Traveling from Praia da Vitoria in October, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Porto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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. Take a break from the city and head to Atlantic Safaris and Praia do Norte. Visit Praia da Nazare and Paredes da Victoria Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nazare: Shrine of Senhor Jesus dos Milagres (in Milagres), Batalha (Capelas Imperfeitas & Batalha Monastery) and Obidos (Obidos Village, Sao Tiago Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes, see the interesting displays at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso, and relax and rejuvenate at Thalasso.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nazare online road trip planner.

Getting from Porto to Nazare by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Nazare sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Nazare

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get a sense of the local culture at Capela dos Ossos and Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Skydive Portugal. Get out of town with these interesting Evora side-trips: Alem Tejo Eco Boat Tours (in Avis), Cuba (eco Palacete Palma Borralho Relogio & Casa Museu Quinta da Esperanca) and Cella Vinaria Antiqua (in Vila de Frades). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Monte da Ravasqueira, indulge in some culinary diversions at Portugal best cycling, delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Evora trip builder.

You can drive from Nazare to Evora in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Evora, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

7
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Praia Da Rocha and Praia da Falesia. Cape Saint Vincent and Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Wildwatch Algarve (in Ferragudo), Algar de Benagil (in Benagil) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). There's lots more to do: stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Albufeira, take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lagos, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.