23 days in Portugal Itinerary

23 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Evora
— 3 nights
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Albufeira
— 3 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 4 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 1 night
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Fatima
— 2 nights
8
Lisbon
— 4 nights

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu do Relogio - Polo de Evora and Casa Museu de Alpalhao. Discover out-of-the-way places like Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and Castelo de Marvao. Explore Evora's surroundings by going to Lagar Museu Antonio Picado Nunes (in Marvao), Oficina-Museu Mestre Carolino (in Castelo de Vide) and Monsaraz (Museu Do Fresco de Monsaraz & Monsaraz Castle and Walls). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, admire the masterpieces at Museu do Artesanato e do Design -MADE, examine the collection at Arquivo Fotografico de Evora, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Evora journey builder.

Lisbon to Evora is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

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Albufeira

Albufeira ©

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Saint Vincent and Faro Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Old Town Faro and Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Praia da Luz (in Luz) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria de Arte Pintor Samora Barros, and kick back and relax at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Albufeira online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Evora to Albufeira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Albufeira, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.7
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Lighthouse
Cape Saint Vincent
4.4

4
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Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Blandy's Wine Lodge and Forte de Nossa Senhora do Amparo are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Swim with Dolphins. Get out of town with these interesting Funchal side-trips: Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela), Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto (in Canical). There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Safari Madeira Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, examine the collection at Museu Militar da Madeira, and hike along 25 Fontes Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Funchal travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Albufeira to Funchal in 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Albufeira in November since evenings lows in Funchal dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins
4.5

3
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Poca Da Dona Beija and Caldeiras Vulcânicas. Get some historical perspective at Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas and Igreja de Santa Ana. Go for a jaunt from Ponta Delgada to Furnas to see Parque Terra Nostra about 46 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, get engrossed in the history at Maria dos Anjos Melo House Museum, explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, and don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade.

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You can fly from Funchal to Ponta Delgada in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada. When traveling from Funchal in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.2
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Geologic Formation
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Poca Da Dona Beija
4.7

1
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Brasil, then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Angra do Heroismo trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Angra do Heroismo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Porto

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, steep yourself in history at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas, then examine the collection at FC Porto Museum, then learn about winemaking at Graham's Port Lodge, and finally learn about winemaking at Casa Ramos Pinto. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Martinho de Lordelo, explore the historical opulence of Guimaraes Castle, explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bom Jesus do Monte, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se de Braga.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porto trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Angra do Heroismo to Porto takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Azores Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Shopping

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Must see
FC Porto Museum
4.7
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Religious Site
Bom Jesus do Monte
4.8

2
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Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Óbidos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Alcobaca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Leiria, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Tomar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Cristo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fatima online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Fatima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

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World heritage site
Batalha Monastery
4.8

4
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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Castelo dos Mouros and Igreja de Sao Roque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Wine Tours & Tastings. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra National Palace (in Sintra), Boca do Inferno (in Cascais) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museu Colecao Berardo, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon attractions planner.

You can drive from Fatima to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.6
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Specialty Museum
National Coach Museum
4.4

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