60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Funchal, Madeira
— 7 nights
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Porto Santo Island
— 4 nights
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Lisbon
— 11 nights
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Lagos
— 7 nights
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Evora
— 8 nights
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Obidos
— 7 nights
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Coimbra
— 7 nights
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Porto
— 8 nights
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Funchal, Madeira

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.
Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Levada Faja do Rodrigues (in Sao Vicente) and Seixal Natural Pool (in Seixal). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, take a peaceful walk through Laurissilva Forest, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Funchal trip planner.

New York City, USA to Funchal is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. September in Funchal sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Porto Santo Island.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Porto Santo Island

Porto Santo Island is known for adventure, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with Porto Santo Sub - Centro de Mergulho, take in the waterfront activity at Praia do Porto Santo, admire all the interesting features of Pico Castelo Viewpoint, and look for all kinds of wild species at Porto as Salemas.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Porto Santo Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Porto Santo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Porto Santo Island can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto Santo Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sado Emotion (in Troia), Fonte dos Pasmados (in Azeitao) and Sintra (Chalet da Condessa D’Edla, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and stop by Alfama.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Porto Santo Island to Lisbon in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto Santo Island in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lisbon, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

7
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Lagos

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.
Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Algar de Benagil (in Benagil), Faro (Old Town Faro & Far-EcoTuk) and Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia (in Sao Bras de Alportel). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Praia Da Rocha, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, take a leisurely stroll along Alvor Boardwalk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lagos attractions planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Lagos sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get out of town with these interesting Evora side-trips: Fonte do Telheiro (in Monsaraz), Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Assuncao da Boa Nova (in Terena) and Casa Museu Quinta da Esperanca (in Cuba). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, glide peacefully along the water with Alem Tejo Eco Boat Tours, do a tasting at Monte da Ravasqueira, and see the interesting displays at Museu de Evora.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Evora tour itinerary app.

Getting from Lagos to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in October, Evora is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Obidos

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Obidos: Shrine of Senhor Jesus dos Milagres (in Milagres), Paredes da Victoria Beach (in Alcobaca) and Nazare (Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, play a few rounds at Praia d'el Rey Golf Course, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa de Obidos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Obidos route builder.

Traveling by car from Evora to Obidos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October in Obidos, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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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), Church of the Third of San Francisco (in Viseu) and Alianca Underground Museum (in Sangalhos). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, examine the collection at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos, and get outside with Cascata da Pedra da Ferida.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coimbra trip planning tool.

You can drive from Obidos to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Porto

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Quinta do Bomfim (in Pinhao), Ponte Pedonal Metalica de Peso da Regua (in Peso Da Regua) and Quinta Santa Eufemia (in Lamego). Dedicate the 27th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

Plan my day in Porto using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Coimbra to Porto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Porto, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums

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.