15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal journey planner
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Fly
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Portimao
— 4 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Porto
— 4 nights
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Lisbon — 3 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Alfama. Do your shopping at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdade. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Quinta da Regaleira). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, and snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon sightseeing site.

Brussels, Belgium to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brussels to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in September; daily highs in Lisbon reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Portimao.
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Portimao — 4 nights

Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portimao: Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres), Praia da Falesia (in Olhos de Agua) and Lagos (Praia Dona Ana & Ponta da Piedade). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa, look for gifts at Rocha Surf Shop, kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Portimao trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Portimao by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Portimao are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Evora.
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Evora — 3 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monte da Ravasqueira and Capela dos Ossos. Get out of town with these interesting Evora side-trips: Reguengos de Monsaraz (Ervideira, Herdade do Esporao, &more) and Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at Inalentejo Guided Tours, stop by Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Evora day trip planning site.

You can drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Evora. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.
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Porto — 4 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Palacio da Bolsa or Mercado do Bolhao. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, go for a stroll along the water at Ribeira do Porto, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Porto online tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Evora to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in October, you will find days in Porto are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the flight 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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