12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— Few hours
2
Sintra
— 1 night
3
Cadaval
— 1 night
4
Obidos
— 1 night
5
Porto
— 3 nights
6
Lisbon
— 5 nights

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hours
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
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 °C and lows of °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 Shopping Museums
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Alfama ©
Alfama
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

1
night
Sintra

Sintra ©
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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Cadaval.

Things to do in Sintra

Parks Historic Sites
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

1
night
Cadaval

Cadaval ©
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, thenlearn 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. In August, daily temperatures in Cadaval can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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 Outdoors

Side Trips

Bombarral, Marinhas de Sal
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Quinta do Sanguinhal ©
Quinta do Sanguinhal
Quinta do Gradil ©
Quinta do Gradil
Marinhas de Sal ©
Marinhas de Sal

1
night
Obidos

Obidos ©
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 °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Porto.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Nazare, Batalha Monastery, Monastery of Alcobaca, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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nights
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 Vieguini - Bike & Scooter Rental Porto - best way to discover the city. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Torre dos Clerigos. There's still lots to do: get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

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You can drive from Obidos to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Natural da Arrabida and Fishing Charters & Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Bairro Alto. Spend the 22nd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Enjoy Lisbon some more: take a stroll through Alfama, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and get to know the resident critters at Jardim Zoologico.

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

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Parque Natural da Arrabida
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Alfama ©
Alfama
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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