22 days in Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 4 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 4 nights
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Nazare
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Portimao
— 4 nights
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Porto

— 4 nights

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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, make a trip to Liberdade Square, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the waterfront at Cais da Ribeira.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Porto route maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Porto is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Porto is minus 8 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Porto reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Funchal, Madeira

— 4 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Ethnographic Museum (in Ribeira Brava) and Quinta do Riacho (in Santo da Serra). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Laurissilva Forest, explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao, look for gifts at Charlotte's CM Studio, and see Off-Road Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Porto to Funchal takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Funchal: highs are around 23°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Nazare.

Things to do in Funchal

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Nazare

— 3 nights
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Change things up with a short trip to O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo in Fatima (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte, don't miss a visit to O Sitio, see the interesting displays at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso, and get great views at Miradouro do Suberco.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Nazare visit app.

Getting from Funchal to Nazare by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Funchal in December: high temperatures in Nazare hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Lisbon

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Câmara Municipal). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon tour planning tool.

Getting from Nazare to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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Portimao

— 4 nights
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Explore Portimao's surroundings by going to Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Thai Massage Vilamoura (in Vilamoura). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Falesia, take a leisurely stroll along Alvor Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, and hike along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Portimao road trip planning tool.

Drive from Lisbon to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Portimao can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.