5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly
1
Lisbon
— Few hours
Drive
2
Evora
— 1 night
Drive
3
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, then take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Roque.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool.

Paris, France to Lisbon is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites

1
night
Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Porta do Raimundo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Evora trip builder site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in August, expect nights in Evora to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

3
nights
Albufeira

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia da Falesia and Praia Sao Rafael. Get in touch with nature at Ponta da Piedade and Speed Boats Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro) and Lagos (Praia Dona Ana & Praia do Camilo). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia dos Olhos de Água and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Salgados.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Evora to Albufeira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Evora in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Albufeira: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Portugal travel guide

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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.