16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 3 nights
2
Sintra
— 2 nights
3
Lisbon
— 3 nights
4
Evora
— 1 night
5
Lagos
— 5 nights
6
Faro
— 1 night

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Livraria Lello, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): explore the activities along Douro River, take in the waterfront at Cais da Ribeira, thensnap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Porto tour app.

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Porto is 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Porto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): go for a walk through Cabo da Roca, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Quinta da Regaleira, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sintra National Palace. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Park and National Palace of Pena, thenponder the design of Fonte dos Pisoes, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sintra trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Porto to Sintra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Porto in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sintra: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cabo da Roca
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

Plan my day in Lisbon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Lisbon is very close to Sintra. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Tours Historic Sites
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
night
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 1st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, thendelve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Evora trip itinerary app.

Drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Evora, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©

5
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Carvoeiro (Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao & Carvoeiro Boardwalk). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, take a leisurely stroll along Alvor Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana, and look for gifts at Bolodoce & Cafe.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lagos online journey builder.

You can drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lagos, with lows of °C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Faro.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Carvoeiro, Cape Saint Vincent, Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park, Zoomarine Algarve
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Alvor Boardwalk ©
Alvor Boardwalk

1
night
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town Faro and then cool off at Aquashow Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Faro trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Lagos to Faro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Faro can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Faro

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Aquashow Park
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Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Old Town Faro ©
Old Town Faro

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