7 days in Iberia Itinerary

7 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Train to Barroselas, Taxi to Viana do Castelo
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Viana do Castelo
Drive
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Braga
— 1 night
Drive
3
Guimaraes
— 1 night
Drive
4
Coimbra
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bussaco
— 1 night
Drive
6
Guarda
— 1 night
Drive

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Viana do Castelo

Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peneda-Geres National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Viana do Castelo online sightseeing planner.

Lisbon to Viana do Castelo is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Viana do Castelo is 1 hour. In March in Viana do Castelo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Braga.

Things to do in Viana do Castelo

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Braga

— 1 night

Portuguese Rome

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.
On the 27th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga and then make a trip to Sameiro Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Braga trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Viana do Castelo to Braga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Viana do Castelo to Braga, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites

Guimaraes

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Largo Republica do Brasil and then admire the landmark architecture of Paco dos Duques de Braganca.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Guimaraes online sightseeing planner.

Guimaraes is just a stone's throw from Braga. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Coimbra

— 2 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capelas Imperfeitas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, stop by Casa Trovao, then make a trip to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Cristo, and finally make a trip to Janela do Capitulo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Coimbra road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guimaraes to Coimbra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bussaco.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Bussaco

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Palace of Bucaco.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bussaco road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Bussaco takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Bussaco can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Guarda.

Things to do in Bussaco

Historic Sites

Guarda

— 1 night
For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Guarda travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bussaco to Guarda in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guarda

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip