24 days in Portugal, Paris & Madrid Itinerary

24 days in Portugal, Paris & Madrid Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  10 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
5
Sintra, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
7
Coimbra, Portugal
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
8
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior ). Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Fabrica das Enguiasfor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and Centro Historico de Evora. Venture out of the city with trips to Porto Covo (Ilha do Pessegueiro & Praia da Samoqueira), Saki (in Santo Andre) and Museu Municipal de Ferreira do Alentejo (in Ferreira do Alentejo). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, zoom along the surf with SetubalAlive, take a stroll through Alfama, and snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online route planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in August, with highs in Lisbon at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Historic Sites Transportation

Side Trips

Evora, Porto Covo, SetubalAlive, Saki, Museu Municipal de Ferreira do Alentejo
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Explore hidden gems such as Musee Rodin and Île de la Cité. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Luxembourg Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris visit planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. In August, Paris is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Palace of Versailles
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Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral de Segovia. Get in touch with nature at Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park and Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Avila (Cathedral of Avila, The Four Posts, &more), Alcazar of Segovia (in Segovia) and Chorrera de los Litueros (in Somosierra). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Rio Creative Art Center, view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery, and examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Paris to Madrid by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Madrid reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia, Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Chorrera de los Litueros
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Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park ©
Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida da Liberdade, then explore the world behind art at Museu Colecao Berardo, then take a stroll through Bairro Alto, and finally wander the streets of Chiado.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lisbon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Chiado ©
Chiado
Museu Colecao Berardo ©
Museu Colecao Berardo
Avenida da Liberdade ©
Avenida da Liberdade

2
nights
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Step off the beaten path and head to Guincho Beach and Palacio de Monserrate. Sintra National Palace and Centro Historico de Sintra will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Cabo da Roca, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da ursa, look for gifts at Zazule, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Adraga.

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Sintra trip planning app.

Sintra is very close to Lisbon. In August, daytime highs in Sintra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Fatima.

Things to do in Sintra

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascais, Praia da Adraga, Cabo da Roca
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Praia da ursa ©
Praia da ursa
Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace
Guincho Beach ©
Guincho Beach

1
night
Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Fatima trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Sintra to Fatima by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Sintra in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fatima: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coimbra.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batalha Monastery
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Basilica da Santissima Trindade ©
Basilica da Santissima Trindade
Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes

2
nights
Coimbra, Portugal

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 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Portugal dos Pequenitos, then kick back and relax at Praia da Barra, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Montemor o Velho, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St Michael. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): hike along Praia Fluvial de Loriga and then take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coimbra tour itinerary builder app.

You can take a bus from Fatima to Coimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Coimbra sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Castelo de Montemor o Velho, Praia da Barra, Aldeia do Talasnal, Praia Fluvial de Loriga
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University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra
Aldeia do Talasnal ©
Aldeia do Talasnal
Castelo de Montemor o Velho ©
Castelo de Montemor o Velho

1
night
Porto, Portugal

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.
On the 25th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo and then contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Porto online trip builder.

Getting from Coimbra to Porto by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Porto are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Igreja do Carmo ©
Igreja do Carmo

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