50 days in Portugal Itinerary

50 days in Portugal Itinerary

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50 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + subway + train:  27​h
1
Evora
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Lagos
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Tavira
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Porto
— 7 nights
train:  1​h
5
Coimbra
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Obidos
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Lisbon
— 11 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

6
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
When in Evora, make a side trip to see Rota Vicentina in Santiago do Cacem, approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, take in the architecture and design of University of Evora, make a trip to Praca do Giraldo, and learn about winemaking at Casa Relvas.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Evora trip maker app .

Sydney, Australia to Evora is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Evora is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for much warmer days in Evora, with highs around 39°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Rota Vicentina, Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Wine Tours & Tastings
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia), Albufeira (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, & more) and Algarve (in Silves). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale, get outside with Praia do Beliche, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lagos driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Evora to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. While traveling from Evora, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Lagos, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Sagres, Praia da Marinha, Algarve
Highlights from your plan
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

6
nights
Tavira

Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tavira: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Faro), Aquashow Park (in Quarteira) and Tennisinportugal (in Vale do Lobo). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll around Ria Formosa, enjoy the sand and surf at Caramelo Beach Club, and head outdoors with Praia da Terra Estreita.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tavira trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Lagos to Tavira by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Olhao, Almancil, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Praia Verde, Caramelo Beach Club
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island
Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park

7
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 historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, explore the activities along Rio Douro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Carneiro.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto travel route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Tavira to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tavira in September, expect Porto to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

6
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco (in Guimaraes) and Convent of Christ (in Tomar). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, hike along Choupal National Forest, make a trip to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Porto to Coimbra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Coimbra are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Coimbra

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco, Convent of Christ
Highlights from your plan
Choupal National Forest ©
Choupal National Forest
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio

5
nights
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 (Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Obidos Village, hunt for treasures at Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos, go for a walk through Rua Direita, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Coimbra to Obidos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Nazare
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare

11
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Praia da ursa, Museu de Historia Natural, & more). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Obidos to Lisbon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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