15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly to João Paulo II Airport, Drive to Furnas
Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
Funchal, Madeira
— 4 nights
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 4 nights


Furnas, Sao Miguel — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Poca Da Dona Beija, admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra, and then get all the information you need at Priolo Environmental Center.

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Newark, USA to Furnas is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is 4 hours. When traveling from Newark in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Furnas, with highs around 61°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Funchal.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Safari Madeira Island. Take a break from the city and head to Off-Road Tours and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools. Take a break from Funchal with a short trip to Ethnographic Museum in Ribeira Brava, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge, take in nature's colorful creations at Municipal Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, and walk around Parque de Santa Catarina.

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You can fly from Furnas to Funchal in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Furnas to Funchal, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to fly to Lagos.
Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Lagos — 3 nights

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponta da Piedade and Praia do Beliche. Escape the urban bustle at Praia da Falesia and Praia do Camilo. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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You can fly from Funchal to Lagos in 5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Lagos when traveling from Funchal in February, with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Evora.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips
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Evora — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Loios Convent, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco.

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Traveling by car from Lagos to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Evora when traveling from Lagos in March, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Batalha Monastery. Get a sense of the local culture at Castelo de S. Jorge and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Roque, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and wander the streets of Alfama.

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Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in March, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Portugal travel guide

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.