12 days in Iberia Itinerary

12 days in Iberia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal journey planner

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Lisbon
Drive
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Sintra
— 1 night
Drive
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Cadaval
— 1 night
Drive
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Obidos
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 5 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and then take a stroll through Alfama.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). August in Lisbon sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Sintra

— 1 night
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the striking features of Quinta da Regaleira.

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Sintra is just a short distance from Lisbon. In August, daily temperatures in Sintra can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Cadaval.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks
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Cadaval

— 1 night
Cadaval is a municipality in Lisbon District in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Marinhas de Sal, get your game on at KIRO Kartodromo do Oeste, then learn about winemaking at Quinta do Sanguinhal, and finally do a tasting at Quinta do Gradil.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cadaval sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Cadaval takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Cadaval can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Obidos.

Things to do in Cadaval

Wineries · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Obidos

— 1 night

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll through Praia da Nazare, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, and then make a trip to Obidos Village.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Obidos travel planner.

Obidos is just a stone's throw from Cadaval. While traveling from Cadaval, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Obidos, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Porto.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Porto

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vieguini - Bike & Scooter Rental Porto - best way to discover the city. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Palacio da Bolsa. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate the long history of Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, and pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Porto day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Obidos to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. August in Porto sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Lisbon

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Step out of the city life by going to Parque Natural da Arrabida and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Belém Tower. Enjoy Lisbon some more: stop by Alfama, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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Traveling by car from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in August, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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