12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

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

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Lisbon

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

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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 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

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

1
night
Obidos

Obidos ©

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 car ride to Porto.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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

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 Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dos Clerigos, explore the activities along Douro River, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco.

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Getting from Obidos to Porto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

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

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

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 Alfama. Enjoy Lisbon some more: contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, 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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Alfama ©
Alfama
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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