24 days in Portugal Itinerary

24 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Lisbon
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Setubal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Sintra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Coimbra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Ponta Delgada
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Newark

5
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 Tomar. Belém Tower and Museu Nacional do Azulejo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca) and Fonte da Telha Beach (in Almada). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, enjoy the sand and surf at Costa de Caparica, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Estrela, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon vacation site.

Newark, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Setubal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monastery of Alcobaca, Castelo de Tomar, Portugal Bike, Fonte da Telha Beach
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca

2
nights
Setubal

Setubal ©
Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. On the 10th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Troia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carvalhal and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pego Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Setubal online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Lisbon to Setubal in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Setubal can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Setubal

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Carvalhal, Castle of Alcacer do Sal, Troia Beach
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Troia Beach ©
Troia Beach
Pego Beach ©
Pego Beach
Praia do Carvalhal ©
Praia do Carvalhal

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.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Sintra National Palace. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, stroll through Praia de Carcavelos, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Condes de Castro.

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Traveling by car from Setubal to Sintra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia de Carcavelos, Museu Condes de Castro
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and then pause for some serene contemplation at Loios Convent. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, and then explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Evora trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Evora takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sintra in June: highs in Evora hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 58°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)

2
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Monestary of Santa Clara and then contemplate the long history of Quinta das Lagrimas. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, kick back and relax at Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach), and then delve into the distant past at Museu Monografico de Conimbriga.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbra travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Evora to Coimbra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Evora in June: highs in Coimbra hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach), Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
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Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro ©
Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Torreira Beach and Matosinhos Beach. Appreciate the collections at O Navio Gil Eannes and Ferreira Cellars. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Casa de Mateus (in Vila Real), Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios (in Lamego) and Guimaraes (Largo da Oliveira & Paco dos Duques de Braganca). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), learn about winemaking at Sandeman Cellars, explore the activities along Douro River, and pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Porto sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Gaia, Guimaraes, Matosinhos Beach, Casa de Mateus, Se de Braga
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Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios
O Navio Gil Eannes ©
O Navio Gil Eannes

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nights
Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja de Sao Jose and Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao. Step out of the city life by going to Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo. Step out of Ponta Delgada with an excursion to Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas in Furnas--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Santo Cristo, explore the activities along Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, stroll through Praia de Santa Barbara, and contemplate the geological forces at Lagoa das Furnas.

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You can fly from Porto to Ponta Delgada in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Porto to Ponta Delgada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Lagoas Empadadas, Praia de Santa Barbara, Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, Nossa Senhora da Paz
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

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