56 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

56 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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56 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Campinas, Brazil
fly:  9​h
1
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Guimaraes, Portugal
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
3
Braga, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Vigo, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
La Coruna, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
6
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
8
Aveiro, Portugal
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
9
Coimbra, Portugal
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h
10
Fatima, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Obidos, Portugal
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
12
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
13
Sintra, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
15
Odemira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Melides, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
17
Evora, Portugal
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
18
Beja, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
19
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
20
Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h
End: Campinas, Brazil

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Porto, Portugal

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Homem do Leme, contemplate the long history of Teleferico de Gaia, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, then see the interesting displays at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto, then see the interesting displays at Centro Portugues de Fotografia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porto day trip planning tool .

Campinas, Brazil to Porto is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Amazon Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Campinas in October, Porto is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. On the 4th (Fri), you're off toGuimaraes.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Centro Portugues de Fotografia ©
Centro Portugues de Fotografia
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

1
night
Guimaraes, Portugal

Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Largo da Oliveira, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montanha- Parque da Penha, then step into the grandiose world of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and finally explore the historical opulence of Guimaraes Castle. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco and then explore the ancient world of Citania de Briteiros.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Guimaraes road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Porto to Guimaraes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Guimaraes sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Braga.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco ©
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle

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Braga, Portugal

Braga ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sameiro Sanctuary and then pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Braga trip planning tool .

Braga is just a stone's throw from Guimaraes. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vigo.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Se de Braga ©
Se de Braga
Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary

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nights
Vigo, Spain

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Get a sense of the local culture at Santa Tecla Celtic Village and Casa Historica de Cambados. Visit Tui Cathedral and Castelo do Castro for their historical value. Explore Vigo's surroundings by going to Praia da Lanzada (in O Grove), Tienda Museo La Toja (in Isla de la Toja) and Ponte Internacional Tui-Valenca (in Tui). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Islas Cies, walk around Parque Monte del Castro, see the interesting displays at Museo de Pontevedra, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vigo trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Braga to Vigo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Braga to Vigo is 1 hour. October in Vigo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to La Coruna.

Things to do in Vigo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pontevedra, O Grove, Cambados, Tui, Castro de Santa Trega
Highlights from your plan
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Tui Cathedral ©
Tui Cathedral

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nights
La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Take a break from the city and head to As Catedrais Beach and Playa de Riazor. Museo Molinos Mazonovo and Castle of San Anton will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Coruna: Lugo (Piscina Romana & Muralla Romana de Lugo). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Domingo Church, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Finisterrae, and get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the La Coruna trip planning website .

Take a train from Vigo to La Coruna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in La Coruna, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for Santiago de Compostela on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in La Coruna

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lugo, Museo Molinos Mazonovo, As Catedrais Beach
Highlights from your plan
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Museo Molinos Mazonovo ©
Museo Molinos Mazonovo
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©

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nights
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Playa Lagosteira. Museo Catedralicio and Museo de Historia Natural will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Santiago de Compostela with an excursion to Faro de Fisterra in Fisterra--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, take a memorable tour with Vista Galicia - Day Tours, make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, and get engrossed in the history at The City of Culture of Galicia.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela day trip tool .

Santiago de Compostela is very close to La Coruna. In October in Santiago de Compostela, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Fisterra
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Museo de Historia Natural ©
Museo de Historia Natural

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nights
Porto, Portugal

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Matosinhos Beach, see the interesting displays at FC Porto Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): cruise along Guides In Portugal and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Porto online trip maker .

Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Porto. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santiago de Compostela in October; daily highs in Porto reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Aveiro.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trip

Matosinhos Beach
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis ©
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
Guides In Portugal ©
Guides In Portugal

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nights
Aveiro, Portugal

Aveiro ©
Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Se Catedral de Viseu and Aveiro. Visiting Praia da Costa Nova and Parque Infante D. Pedro will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Museu dos Descobrimentos (in Belmonte) and Museu do Caramulo (in Caramulo). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museu de Aveiro, buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Aveiro, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Aveiro, and don't miss a visit to Universidade de Aveiro.

You can plan Aveiro trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can take a train from Porto to Aveiro in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Coimbra.

Things to do in Aveiro

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ilhavo, Museu do Caramulo, Se Catedral de Viseu, Museu dos Descobrimentos
Highlights from your plan
Museu de Aveiro ©
Museu de Aveiro
Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
Museu do Caramulo ©
Museu do Caramulo

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nights
Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Get outdoors at Serra da Estrela and Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro and Chapel of St Michael. Step out of Coimbra to go to Sabugal and see Castle Sortelha, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, admire the striking features of Old Monestary of Santa Clara, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbra travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Aveiro to Coimbra by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for Fatima on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, Serra da Estrela, Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach)
Highlights from your plan
Portugal dos Pequenitos ©
Portugal dos Pequenitos
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz

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nights
Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Do some cultural sightseeing at Convent of Christ and Batalha Monastery. Get outdoors at Grutas da Moeda and Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel. Explore Fatima's surroundings by going to Museu Nacional Ferroviario (in Entroncamento) and Casa dos Patudos – Museu de Alpiarca (in Alpiarca). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes, examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, and browse for treasures at St. Andre Arte Sacra.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fatima trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a bus from Coimbra to Fatima in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Fatima can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Obidos.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Batalha, Museu Nacional Ferroviario, Convent of Christ, Grutas da Moeda, Casa dos Patudos – Museu de Alpiarca
Highlights from your plan
Convent of Christ ©
Convent of Christ
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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nights
Obidos, Portugal

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva and Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castelo de Óbidos and Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso. Get out of town with these interesting Obidos side-trips: Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca), Museu da Lourinha (in Lourinha) and Nazare (Praia da Nazare, Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, & more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria, don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, examine the collection at Casa-Museu Passos Canavarro, and look for gifts at Olaria S. Pedro.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Obidos trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Fatima to Obidos in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nazare, Monastery of Alcobaca, Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro, Casa-Museu Passos Canavarro, Museu da Lourinha
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Costa de Caparica will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Igreja de Sao Roque. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon visit planner.

Take a bus from Obidos to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Lisbon are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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nights
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Take a break from the city and head to Cabo da Roca and Praia do Magoito. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Park and National Palace of Pena and MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, see the interesting displays at NewsMuseum, brush up on your military savvy at Museu do Ar - Sintra, and contemplate the long history of Palacio Nacional de Sintra.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sintra trip site .

Sintra is just a short distance from Lisbon. In November, daily temperatures in Sintra can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Sintra

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Cabo da Roca, Guincho Beach
Highlights from your plan
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then explore the ancient world of Cromeleque dos Almendres, and finally contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Castelo da Rainha Santa Isabel, then learn about winemaking at Cartuxa - Fundação Eugénio De Almeida, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally examine the collection at Museu de Evora.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Evora day trip site .

Traveling by car from Sintra to Evora takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Odemira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Castelo da Rainha Santa Isabel
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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Odemira, Portugal

Odemira ©
Odemira is a town and a municipality in Beja District in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Farol Cabo Sardão, get outside with Praia de Zambujeira do Mar, then kick back and relax at Odeceixe Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Farol de Milfontes. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Castelo, take a memorable tour with Tours, then head outdoors with Praia do Malhao, then explore the striking landscape at Cape Sardao, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Nossa Senhora do Mar.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Odemira online tour planner .

You can drive from Evora to Odemira in 2.5 hours. November in Odemira sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melides.

Things to do in Odemira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Milfontes, Odeceixe Beach, Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Castelo
Highlights from your plan
Odeceixe Beach ©
Odeceixe Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cape Sardao ©
Cape Sardao

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Melides, Portugal

Melides ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pego Beach, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Alcacer do Sal, and then kick back and relax at Comporta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Grandola and then examine the collection at Centro Ciencia Viva do Lousal - Mina de Ciencia.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melides trip planning tool .

Drive from Odemira to Melides in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Melides

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Grandola, Castle of Alcacer do Sal, Centro Ciencia Viva do Lousal - Mina de Ciencia, Pego Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pego Beach ©
Pego Beach
Castle of Alcacer do Sal ©
Castle of Alcacer do Sal

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Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Igreja de Sao Francisco and Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro. Get some cultural insight at Megalithica Ebora and Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo. Change things up with these side-trips from Evora: Castelo de Marvao (in Marvao), Praia Fluvial de Mourao (in Mourao) and Church of Nossa Senhora da Penha (in Castelo de Vide). See even more of Evora: explore the world behind art at Museu do Artesanato e do Design -MADE, don't miss a visit to Menir do Monte dos Almendres (Evora), kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial de Monsaraz, and see the interesting displays at Aldeia da Terra.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Evora trip website .

Getting from Melides to Evora by car takes about 2 hours. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Beja.

Things to do in Evora

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Arraiolos, Monsaraz, Castelo de Marvao, Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, Parque Natural da Serra de Sao Mamede
Highlights from your plan

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Beja, Portugal

Beja ©
Beja is a city and a municipality in the Alentejo region, Portugal. Visiting Praia Fluvial do Pego Fundo and Pulo do Lobo will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Archaeological Museum and Villa Romana do Montinho das Laranjeiras. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Beja: Mertola (Praia Fluvial da Mina de Sao Domingos & Castelo de Mertola). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museu Regional de Beja (Museu Rainha D. Leonor), make a trip to eco Palacete Palma Borralho Relogio, appreciate the history behind Pelourinho de Beja, and delve into the distant past at Castelo de Beja.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Beja tour planning website .

Drive from Evora to Beja in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Beja

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Alcoutim, Mertola, eco Palacete Palma Borralho Relogio
Highlights from your plan
Praia Fluvial do Pego Fundo ©
Praia Fluvial do Pego Fundo
eco Palacete Palma Borralho Relogio ©

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Lagos, Portugal

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, then take in the exciting artwork at Olaria Pequena, and finally view the masterpieces at BAM Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana, then head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Anthony (Igreja de Santo Antonio), and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Gil Eanes.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lagos travel route planner .

You can drive from Beja to Lagos in 2 hours. Traveling from Beja in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Lagos. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Saint Vincent, BAM Art Gallery, Cerro da Vila, Olaria Pequena
Highlights from your plan
Pro Putting Garden ©
Pro Putting Garden
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia do Carneiro and Praia de Miramar. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rio Douro. See some other sides of Porto: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), get your bearings at Livraria Lello, make a trip to Jardim da Rotunda da Boavista, and pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lagos to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lagos in November: high temperatures in Porto hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia de Miramar
Highlights from your plan
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves

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