7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

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7 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Covilha
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Porto
— 1 day
train:  1​h
2
Coimbra
— 2 nights
car:  1​h 30​min
3
Fatima
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Obidos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sintra
— Few hours
bus:  30​min
6
Lisbon
— 2 nights
End: Lisbon

1
day
Porto

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte de Dom Luis I, Mercado Bom Sucesso, Torre dos Clerigos, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): savor the flavors at Mercado Bom Sucesso, get lost in a book at Livraria Lello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos, then go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Porto travel itinerary planner.

Covilha to Porto is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. August in Porto sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Torre dos Clerigos ©
Torre dos Clerigos
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos ©
Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos

2
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coimbra trip website .

Traveling by train from Porto to Coimbra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Coimbra are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Fatima.

Things to do in Coimbra

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

1
night
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castelo de Tomar, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Grutas de Mira de Aire, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery, explore the striking landscape at Grutas de Mira de Aire, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fatima day trip tool .

You can take a bus from Coimbra to Fatima in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castelo de Tomar, Batalha Monastery, Grutas de Mira de Aire
Highlights from your plan
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar

1
night
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
You've added Praia da Nazare, Mercado Municipal de Nazare, Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de Nazare, and finally stroll through Praia da Nazare.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Fatima to Obidos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Obidos are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nazare, Monastery of Alcobaca
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré ©
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré

few
hours
Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Praia de Carcavelos has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Nacional de Sintra, and then kick back and relax at Praia de Carcavelos.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sintra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Obidos to Sintra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Obidos, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sintra, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia de Carcavelos
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Palacio Nacional de Sintra ©
Palacio Nacional de Sintra
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Largo do Carmo, Praca dos Restauradores and Elevador de Santa Justa. On the 15th (Thu), take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Praca dos Restauradores, admire the local landmark of Largo do Carmo, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, wander the streets of Belém Tower, then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Costa de Caparica.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon travel route planner .

Lisbon is very close to Sintra. In August, daytime highs in Lisbon are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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