20 days in Portugal Itinerary

20 days in Portugal Itinerary

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20 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Venice
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Albufeira
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
4
Coimbra
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
5
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Venice


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5
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponta Da Piedale, Praia do Camilo, Praia Dona Ana, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: stroll through Falesia Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Albufeira is an approximately 9-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome to Albufeira, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albufeira, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Lagoa, Portimao, Carvoeiro, Palacio de Estoi
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Praca do Giraldo, Cabo Espichel, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, and other attractions you added. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Praca do Giraldo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Loios Convent.

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Drive from Albufeira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Albufeira in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Evora, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Castelo De Elvas, Cabo Espichel, Monsaraz Castle and Walls
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Castle of Almourol, Obidos Village, Boca do Inferno, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Miradouro da Senhora do Monte and Arco do Triunfo. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Evora in August, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Cascais, Praia da Nazare, Obidos Village, Castle of Almourol
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village

4
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
You've added Passadicos do Paiva, Aveiro, Serra da Estrela, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and University of Coimbra. Step out of Coimbra to go to Gafanha da Encarnacao and see Praia da Costa Nova, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

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You can take a train from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Coimbra hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Praia da Costa Nova, Historic Village of Monsanto, Aveiro, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Roman Ruins and Museum of Conimbriga
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University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra
Passadicos do Paiva ©
Passadicos do Paiva

4
nights
Porto

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 Foz do Minho Beach, Catedral de Lamego, The Douro Valley, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Porto trip site .

You can take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Porto

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Braga, The Douro Valley, Catedral de Lamego, Croft Port Wine Cellars, Peneda-Geres National Park
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The Garden of Santa Barbara ©
The Garden of Santa Barbara
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Santuario de Santa Luzia ©
Santuario de Santa Luzia

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