60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal attractions planner

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Portimao
— 7 nights
Drive
2
Evora
— 7 nights
Drive
3
Obidos
— 7 nights
Drive
4
Coimbra
— 7 nights
Drive
5
Porto
— 8 nights
Fly
6
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 7 nights
Fly
7
Funchal, Madeira
— 7 nights
Fly
8
Lisbon
— 9 nights

S M T W T F S
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Portimao

— 7 nights
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Get out of town with these interesting Portimao side-trips: Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Ponta da Piedade, &more), Speed Boats Tours (in Albufeira) and Aquashow Park (in Quarteira). Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Sat) at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Tavira Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água, whizz through the canopy at Parque Aventura Lagos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Portimao route planner.

Lisbon to Portimao is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Evora

— 7 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Evora: Alem Tejo Eco Boat Tours (in Avis), Sharish Gin (in Reguengos de Monsaraz) and Praia Fluvial de Mourao (in Mourao). And it doesn't end there: cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Portugal, admire the landmark architecture of Estacao Ferroviaria de Evora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Evora online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Portimao to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Portimao in September, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Evora: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Obidos

— 7 nights

Wedding Present Town

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 (Praia do Norte, Naturumm, &more). On the 18th (Fri), fill your day with colorful shopping at Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos. The adventure continues: make a trip to Obidos Village, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos, delve into the distant past at Aqueduto da Usseira, and explore the activities along Lagoa de Obidos.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Obidos road trip site.

You can drive from Evora to Obidos in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Evora in September, you will find days in Obidos are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Coimbra

— 7 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Coimbra side-trips: Rock & River (in Oliveira do Hospital), Vale do Rio Zezere (in Cernache do Bonjardim) and Vale da Ribeira da Serta (in Serta). There's much more to do: make a trip to Praca do Comercio, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbra trip planner.

You can drive from Obidos to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

Porto

— 8 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Peneda-Geres National Park (in Peneda-Geres National Park) and Toboga (in Braga). Dedicate the 1st (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 7th (Wed), plan a day focused around Viagem Medieval em Terra de Santa Maria. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, browse the exhibits of Museu Serralves, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Porto day trip planning app.

Drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

— 7 nights
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Furnas (Pico do Ferro Viewpoint & Parque Terra Nostra), Azorean Active Blueberry (in Achada) and Mosteiros (Mosteiros Beach & Terra do Pico). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, get outside with Miradouro da Pedra dos Estorninhos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Barbara.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada tour planner.

You can fly from Porto to Ponta Delgada in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to fly to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Funchal, Madeira

— 7 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Funchal side-trips: Canical (Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto & Azul Diving Center), Miradouro do Fio (in Ponta do Pargo) and Levada Caldeirao Verde (in Santana). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, surround yourself with nature on Madeira Mountain Expeditions, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and shop like a local with Caravel Art Center.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Funchal trip planner.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Funchal by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Funchal. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Funchal, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lisbon

— 9 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more), Sado Emotion (in Troia) and Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and take a stroll through Alfama.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Lisbon takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Funchal in October, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

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.