17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
2
Sintra
— 3 nights
3
Batalha
— 3 nights
4
Fatima
— 3 nights
5
Obidos
— 2 nights

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parque das Nacoes and Rua Augusta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Troia Beach (in Troia) and Galeria Municipal do Banco de Portugal. (in Setubal). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, take a stroll through Rossio Square, visit Alfama, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip itinerary planner.

Phoenix, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Phoenix in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Troia Beach, Galeria Municipal do Banco de Portugal.
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Troia Beach ©
Troia Beach
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Castelo dos Mouros and Quinta da Regaleira. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sinistra and art atelier ALEGRIA. Venture out of the city with trips to Mafra (Palacio Nacional de Mafra & Aldeia Da Mata Pequena) and Cascais (Museu Condes de Castro & CascaisVilla Shopping Center). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Park and National Palace of Pena, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Adraga, explore the world behind art at Zazule, and learn about all things military at Museu do Ar - Sintra.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Sintra tour itinerary builder website.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In January in Sintra, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Batalha.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascais, Mafra, Praia da Adraga
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Palacio Nacional de Mafra ©
Palacio Nacional de Mafra

3
nights
Batalha

Batalha ©
Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. Popular historic sites such as Batalha Monastery and Igreja Matriz da Batalha are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu de Leiria and Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao. Explore Batalha's surroundings by going to Pillory of Alfeizerao (in Alfeizerao) and Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel (in Marinha Grande). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretação da Batalha de Aljubarrota, steep yourself in history at Mercado de Sant'Ana, make a trip to Capela de Sao Jorge, and stop by Casa Trovao.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Batalha road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Batalha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Batalha are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Leiria, Pillory of Alfeizerao, Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel ©
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel
Igreja Matriz da Batalha ©
Igreja Matriz da Batalha

3
nights
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. On the 13th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, appreciate the history behind Capela Das Aparicoes, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Fatima Luz e Paz, thenexamine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, thensee the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Fátima, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valinhos Sanctuary.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fatima trip maker website.

Fatima is just a short distance from Batalha. In January, daily temperatures in Fatima can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
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Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga

2
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro and Sao Tiago Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Areia Branca and Praia do Salgado. Venture out of the city with trips to Ermida da Memoria (in Nazare) and Quinta do Gradil (in Cadaval). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museu da Ceramica, see the interesting displays at Museu Jose Malhoa, do a tasting at Cortem Winery, and look for gifts at Olaria S. Pedro.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Obidos journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Obidos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Caldas da Rainha, Ermida da Memoria, Praia da Areia Branca, Quinta do Gradil, Praia do Salgado
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Praia do Salgado ©
Praia do Salgado
Quinta do Gradil ©
Quinta do Gradil

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