60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Obidos
— 7 nights
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Coimbra
— 8 nights
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Porto
— 7 nights
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Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 7 nights
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Albufeira
— 8 nights
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Evora
— 8 nights
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Lisbon
— 9 nights
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso and Museu Nacional Ferroviario. Get some historical perspective at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré and Capelas Imperfeitas. Venture out of the city with trips to Borboletario Tropical (in Santa Margarida), Nazare (Praia do Norte, Praia da Nazare, &more) and Castelo de Almourol (in Praia do Ribatejo). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Foz do Arelho, tee off at Royal Obidos Golf Course, see the vivid underwater world at Miradouro da Cruz dos Remedios, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Obidos trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to Obidos is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Obidos. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get a bit cooler in Obidos: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Coimbra

— 8 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Popular historic sites such as Convento de Cristo and Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Alianca Underground Museum and Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbra: Museu Etnografico Casa da Lavoura e Oficina do Linho (in Viseu), Tomar (Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, Wild Duck, &more) and Poco da Cesta - praia fluvial de Casal Novo (in Arganil). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Maritime Museum of Ilhavo, take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, admire the striking features of Old Monestary of Santa Clara, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Choupal National Forest.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip planning website.

Drive from Obidos to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Porto

— 7 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.
Get some historical perspective at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Serralves and Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Mindelo Beach (in Mindelo), Campo de Golfe do Aqueduto (in Paredes) and Falua Massage Studio (in Povoa de Varzim). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial de Burgaes, do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ribeira Grande.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel

— 4 nights
Escape the urban bustle at Azores Magic Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll get in some beach time at Praia Calhau D'Areia and Praia de Santa Barbara. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ribeira Grande: Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija & Caldeiras Vulcânicas).

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Traveling by flight from Porto to Ribeira Grande takes 7 hours. Traveling from Porto to Ribeira Grande, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ribeira Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Safari Madeira Island and Ponta de Sao Lourenco. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's and MA Gallery. Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto (in Canical) and Levada do Moinho (in Ponta Do Sol). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Ribeira Primeira, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

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You can fly from Ribeira Grande to Funchal in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ribeira Grande to Funchal is 1 hour. April in Funchal sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Albufeira

— 8 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia Da Rocha and Praia do Camilo. Step out of the city life by going to Portugal Safaris and Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Ria Formosa (in Olhao), Sagres (Cape Saint Vincent & Divers Cape) and Vila do Bispo (Salema Beach & Praia da Cordoama). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, kick back and relax at Olheiros de Agua Doce, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Swan Day Spa.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Albufeira visit planning site.

You can fly from Funchal to Albufeira in 7 hours. In April in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Evora

— 8 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Step out of the city life by going to Marvao Adventure and Alem Tejo Eco Boat Tours. Get some historical perspective at Capela dos Ossos and Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Get out of town with these interesting Evora side-trips: Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz), Professor Joaquim Vermelho Municipal Museum (in Estremoz) and Cella Vinaria Antiqua (in Vila de Frades). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, contemplate the long history of Muralhas de Evora, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, and learn about winemaking at Monte da Ravasqueira.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Evora day trip website.

You can drive from Albufeira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albufeira in April since evenings lows in Evora dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge. Step out of the city life by going to Parque Natural da Arrabida and Praia Grande. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Venancio da Costa Lima (in Palmela), Sintra (Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more) and Boca do Inferno (in Cascais). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and take a stroll through Bairro Alto.

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Drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.