49 days in Portugal Itinerary

49 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 3 nights
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Guimaraes
— 2 nights
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Chaves
— 2 nights
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Vila Nova de Foz Coa
— 1 night
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Monsanto
— 1 night
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Castelo de Vide
— 2 nights
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Beiras
— 1 night
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Evora
— 5 nights
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Castro Verde
— 1 night
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Tavira
— 2 nights
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Faro
— 2 nights
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Lagos
— 2 nights
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Aljezur
— 2 nights
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Vila Nova de Milfontes
— 1 night
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Peniche
— 1 day
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Obidos
— 1 night
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Alcobaca
— 2 nights
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Batalha
— 2 nights
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Leiria
— 2 nights
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Tomar
— 2 nights
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Piodao
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Coimbra
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Porto

— 3 nights

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've added Livraria Lello, Sao Bento Railway Station, Mercado do Bolhao, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja do Carmo. Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Matosinhos Beach. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, examine the collection at Museu da Lousa, and snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto day trip site.

Montreal, Canada to Porto is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Porto due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Porto are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Guimaraes

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sameiro Sanctuary, take in the awesome beauty at Montanha- Parque da Penha, then admire the striking features of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and finally explore the world behind art at Alberto Sampaio Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Guimaraes travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Porto to Guimaraes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chaves.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Chaves

— 2 nights
On the 6th (Thu), witness the site of a historic battle at Fort of Sao Neutel, get engrossed in the history at Complexo Mineiro Romano, tee off at Clube de Golfe de Vidago, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Misericordia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Maior. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Chaves, then contemplate the long history of Ponte Romana de Trajano, then examine the collection at Ecomuseu de Barroso, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo Montalegre.

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Traveling by car from Guimaraes to Chaves takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vila Nova de Foz Coa.

Things to do in Chaves

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Foz Coa

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castle of Numao, take in the dramatic scenery at Fraga da Ola, then steep yourself in history at Vale do Coa Archaeological Park, then examine the collection at Museu da Fundacao do Coa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Vila Nova de Foz Coa.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vila Nova de Foz Coa itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Chaves to Vila Nova de Foz Coa by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Monsanto.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Foz Coa

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Monsanto

— 1 night
On the 9th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Idanha-a-Vehla, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Penha Garcia, and then take a stroll through Historic Village of Monsanto.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Monsanto attractions planner.

You can drive from Vila Nova de Foz Coa to Monsanto in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Castelo de Vide.

Things to do in Monsanto

Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castelo de Vide

— 2 nights
Castelo de Vide is a municipality in Portugal, with a population of 3,407 inhabitants in 2011, in an area of 264.91km2.HistoryIt is unclear when the first settlers occupied the territory of Castelo de Vide, although archaeologists suggest that the decision to occupy the land, came from the morphology of the soil and from a territorial strategy to occupy and conquered lands. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Penha, don't miss a visit to Casa Amarela, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Núcleo Museológico da Sinagoga, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo Medieval de Castelo de Vide, and finally make a trip to City Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Adega Mayor, stroll through Coudelaria De Alter, and then see the interesting displays at Museu da Tapecaria.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Castelo de Vide itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monsanto to Castelo de Vide in 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Monsanto to Castelo de Vide. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Beiras.

Things to do in Castelo de Vide

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Beiras

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque de Ciencia e Tecnologia and then steep yourself in history at Monsanto.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Beiras online itinerary builder.

Beiras is just a short distance from Castelo de Vide. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Beiras

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Evora

— 5 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo and Monte da Ravasqueira. Popular historic sites such as Capela dos Ossos and Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Evora: Reguengos de Monsaraz (Ervideira & Herdade do Esporao) and Monsaraz (Museu Do Fresco de Monsaraz & Monsaraz Castle and Walls). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Megalithica Ebora, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the long history of Muralhas de Evora.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Evora tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Beiras to Evora in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Beiras to Evora is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Evora are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Castro Verde.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Castro Verde

— 1 night
Castro Verde is a town and a municipality of the Alentejo region of Portugal (in the historic district of Beja). Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Miradouro Ramiro Sobral, don't miss a visit to Pelourinho de Messejana, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Aljustrel, examine the collection at Museu Municipal de Aljustrel MuMA, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Castelo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museu da Ruralidade.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Castro Verde online trip planner.

Getting from Evora to Castro Verde by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Castro Verde, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tavira.

Things to do in Castro Verde

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Tavira

— 2 nights
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Castro Marim, then kick back and relax at Praia de Monte Gordo, and then stroll through Cabanas de Tavira Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museu Islamico, get great views at Castelo de Tavira, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Barril, and finally head off the coast to Tavira Island.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tavira trip maker app.

You can drive from Castro Verde to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Castro Verde in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tavira, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Faro.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Faro

— 2 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
On the 21st (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Faro, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then stroll through Ria Formosa. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on Far-EcoTuk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Museu Municipal de Faro, then explore the ancient world of Cerro da Vila, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Faro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Faro takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Faro can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lagos

— 2 nights

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've now added Praia do Beliche to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sun), stroll through Praia Da Rocha, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sagres, get outside with Praia do Beliche, then make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent, then enjoy the sea views from Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, and finally explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade. Keep things going the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then stroll through Praia Dona Ana, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Camilo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Misericordia of Alvor.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lagos trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Faro to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Aljezur.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aljezur

— 2 nights
Aljezur is a municipality in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Museu do Mar e da Terra da Carrapateira, then contemplate the long history of Ponta do Castelo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arrifana Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Odeceixe Beach. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Amoreira, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Monte Clérigo, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Aljezur, and finally examine the collection at Museu Pintor Jose Cercas.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Aljezur tour builder website.

Aljezur is just a short distance from Lagos. In May in Aljezur, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vila Nova de Milfontes.

Things to do in Aljezur

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Milfontes

— 1 night
Vila Nova de Milfontes is a civil parish in the municipality of Odemira of the Portuguese Alentejo region. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Rota Vicentina, explore the striking landscape at Cape Sardao, then enjoy the sea views from Farol de Milfontes, and finally get outside with Praia do Malhao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Farol Cabo Sardão, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Nossa Senhora do Mar, then get outside with Praia de Zambujeira do Mar, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Atelier Vincent.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vila Nova de Milfontes travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aljezur to Vila Nova de Milfontes in an hour. Traveling from Aljezur in May, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Vila Nova de Milfontes. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Milfontes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Adventure

Side Trips

Lisbon

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Get a sense of the local culture at Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo dos Mouros. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, visit Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Milfontes to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Peniche.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Peniche

— 1 day
Peniche is a seaside municipality and a city in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Baleal Beach, then don't miss a visit to Fortaleza de Peniche, Portugal, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Paroquial de Sao Pedro de Peniche.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Peniche driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Peniche in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in June: highs in Peniche hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Obidos.

Things to do in Peniche

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Obidos

— 1 night

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Obidos trip maker tool.

Obidos is just a short distance from Peniche. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Alcobaca on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Alcobaca

— 2 nights
Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, see the interesting displays at Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Coz, examine the collection at Museu Monografico do Barrio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria, then see the interesting displays at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso, and finally take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museu Do Vinho De Alcobaca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Nazare, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alcobaca.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Alcobaca day trip tool.

Alcobaca is just a stone's throw from Obidos. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Batalha.

Things to do in Alcobaca

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Batalha

— 2 nights
Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. On the 5th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capelas Imperfeitas, examine the collection at Centro de Interpretação da Batalha de Aljubarrota, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Porto de Mos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz da Batalha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Fluvial dos Olhos d'Agua, explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas de Santo Antonio, then head outdoors with EcoParque Sensorial da Pia do Urso, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museu da Comunidade Conselhia da Batalha.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Batalha sightseeing planner.

Batalha is just a stone's throw from Alcobaca. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Leiria.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Leiria

— 2 nights
Leiria is a city and a municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal. On the 7th (Mon), get into the urban bustle at Mercado de Sant'Ana, appreciate the history behind Capela Das Aparicoes, then examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, and finally stroll through Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Mimo - Museu Da Imagem Em Movimento, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Leiria.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Leiria trip planning website.

Leiria is very close to Batalha. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Tomar.

Things to do in Leiria

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Tomar

— 2 nights
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar, get curious at Museu Nacional Ferroviario, take a peaceful walk through Mata Nacional dos Sete Montes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Cristo, and finally make a trip to Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Penedo Furado, steep yourself in history at Aqueduto dos Pegoes, then examine the collection at Museu dos Fosforos, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Tomar.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Tomar trip planning app.

You can drive from Leiria to Tomar in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piodao.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Piodao

— 1 night
On the 11th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museu do Piodao, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata da Fraga da Pena, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Avo.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Piodao visit planner.

You can drive from Tomar to Piodao in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Piodao

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Coimbra

— 3 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Step out of the city life by going to Praia do Reconquinho and Trans Serrano. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu Monografico de Conimbriga and Misericordia de Coimbra Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Praia das Rocas (in Castanheira de Pera), Praia Fluvial de Vimieiro (in Penacova) and Praia Fluvial da Senhora de Piedade (in Lousa). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Choupal National Forest, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, and contemplate the long history of Portugal dos Pequenitos.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbra online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Piodao to Coimbra by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Figueira da Foz.

Things to do in Coimbra

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Figueira da Foz

— 2 nights
Figueira da Foz, also known as Figueira for short, is a city and a municipality in the Coimbra District, in Portugal. On the 16th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Nucleo Museologico do Mar, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Montemor o Velho, then examine the collection at Casa do Paco, then kick back and relax at Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach), and finally see the interesting displays at Nucleo Museologico do Sal.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Figueira da Foz trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Coimbra to Figueira da Foz by car takes about an hour. In June in Figueira da Foz, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aveiro.

Things to do in Figueira da Foz

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Aveiro

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja da Misericordia de Aveiro, get engrossed in the history at Museu de Aveiro, and then admire the striking features of Aveiro.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Aveiro travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Figueira da Foz to Aveiro takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Aveiro

Historic Sites · Museums

Portugal travel guide

4.2
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.

Faro District travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Although the city of Faro remains its main attraction, Faro District also boasts a string of small towns made for sightseeing on foot. Medieval Europeans considered this southernmost part of Portugal the edge of the world, but today the tourism-oriented district serves as one of the country's liveliest vacation destinations. The coastline's modern resorts draw huge crowds at the peak of the season, while the quieter interior lures mostly cyclists and walkers eager to discover the more traditional side of Portugal. As an alternative vacation idea to staying in a single resort, use the well-connected city of Faro as your base and divide your time among the district's quaint villages, which preserve their local culture and traditional cooking.