16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal travel planner
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Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 2 nights
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Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Praia dos Tres Irmaos and Tres Castelos Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Lagos to go to Aljezur and see Horseback Riding Tours, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia do Pinhao, try for a hole-in-one at Pro Putting Garden, stroll through Praia do Canavial, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lagos day trip planner.

Atlanta, USA to Lagos is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Lagos, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Atlanta in June: high temperatures in Lagos hover around 81°F and lows are around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough 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.
Capela dos Ossos and Centro Historico de Evora will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro and Aldeia da Terra. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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

Getting from Lagos to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Lagos in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Evora, with highs around 87°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Lisbon.
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Coach Museum and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Colecao Berardo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Miradouro de Santa Luzia.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planning website.

You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in June, plan for slightly colder days in Lisbon, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 2 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sala dos Capelos and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Santiago.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbra vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Coimbra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Coimbra: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Furnas.
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Furnas, Sao Miguel — 3 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Poca Da Dona Beija and Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes. Take a break from the city and head to Jose do Canto Forest Garden and Lagoa do Congro. Step out of Furnas to go to Vila Franca do Campo and see Nossa Senhora da Paz, which is approximately 32 minutes away.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Furnas visit planning tool.

You can fly from Coimbra to Furnas in 4 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Coimbra, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Furnas, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for 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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