15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Evora
— 1 night
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Lagos
— 4 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 2 nights
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Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 1 night
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Evora — 1 night

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 12th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Capela dos Ossos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora).

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

Tel Aviv, Israel to Evora is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Evora. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Evora, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Lagos.
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Lagos — 4 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.
Cape Saint Vincent and Lagos Ciencia Viva Science Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponta da Piedade and Praia da Falesia. Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Camilo, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lagos trip itinerary site.

Getting from Evora to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in July, expect nights in Lagos to be somewhat warmer, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Funchal.
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Funchal, Madeira — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): do a tasting at Blandy's Wine Lodge, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta de Sao Lourenco.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Funchal trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Funchal takes 5 hours. While traveling from Lagos, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Funchal, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to fly to Furnas.
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Furnas, Sao Miguel — 2 nights

On the 20th (Wed), get curious at Priolo Environmental Center, then admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra, and then explore the striking landscape at Poca Da Dona Beija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas and then fulfill a lifelong dream with Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Furnas day trip planning tool.

Fly from Funchal to Furnas in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Furnas are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Angra do Heroismo.
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira — 1 night

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 22nd (Fri): get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Brasil, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao.

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You can fly from Furnas to Angra do Heroismo in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Castelo dos Mouros and Câmara Municipal. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip website.

Traveling by flight from Angra do Heroismo to Lisbon takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Angra do Heroismo to Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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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.
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