24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Delft, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Bordeaux
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Santiago de Compostela Airport, Drive to Pontevedra
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Pontevedra, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coimbra, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Obidos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portimao, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Covilha, Portugal
— 1 night
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Drive to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Delft

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Delft, The Netherlands — 1 day

Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
On the 24th (Sun), don't miss a visit to City Hall, make a trip to Beestenmarkt, then make a trip to Markt, and finally examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Delft sightseeing app.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Maastricht Aachen Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.
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Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Bordeaux, France — 2 nights

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 25th (Mon), make a trip to The Water Mirror, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of La Cite du Vin.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Delft to Bordeaux. Traveling from Delft in July, expect nights in Bordeaux to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Pontevedra.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Pontevedra, Spain — 2 nights

Pontevedra is a Spanish city in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria, then don't miss a visit to Casco antiguo de Pontevedra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de las Apariciones. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Casco Vello, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Samil, and then make a trip to Los Horreos de Combarro.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pontevedra trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bordeaux to Pontevedra with the Route module. When traveling from Bordeaux in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pontevedra: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Porto.
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Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Porto, Portugal — 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.
Dedicate the 30th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the waterfront at Ribeira do Porto, and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porto online vacation planner.

You can drive from Pontevedra to Porto in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Pontevedra to Porto is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Coimbra.
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Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
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Coimbra, Portugal — 3 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima) and Tomar (Convento de Cristo & Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista). There's much more to do: make a trip to Praca do Comercio, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbra day trip planning tool.

Drive from Porto to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.
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Obidos, Portugal — 2 nights

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
On the 4th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria, don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Óbidos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to O Sitio, kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Obidos trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Coimbra to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Obidos are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lisbon.
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Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon journey planner.

You can drive from Obidos to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Obidos, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Portimao.
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Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

Portimao, Portugal — 3 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.
Explore Portimao's surroundings by going to Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos) and Speed Boats Tours (in Albufeira). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Misericordia of Alvor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Alvor.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portimao online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Evora.
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Find places to stay Aug 9 — 13:

Evora, Portugal — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally don't miss a visit to Fountain Giraldo Square. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, see the interesting displays at Aldeia da Terra, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora.

To find out how to plan a trip to Evora, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Portimao to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Portimao in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Evora, with highs around 39°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Covilha.
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Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Covilha, Portugal — 1 night

Covilhã is a city and a municipality in the Centro region, Portugal. On the 15th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Praca do Municipio, then pause for some photo ops at Senhora da Boa Estrela, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga de Belmonte.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Covilha sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Evora to Covilha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Province of Pontevedra travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Islands
Forming the southwestern region of Galicia, the Province of Pontevedra is known for its majestic coastline of estuaries and islands, as well as the industrial city of Vigo and the capital city of Pontevedra. Revered for its gastronomical contributions, Pontevedra boasts some of the country’s best seafood and the famous Albariño white wine. Because of its prime coastal location, the region is gaining notoriety as a summer vacation spot, as it is less populated than other beachfront provinces. Inland, hamlets dot the region’s lush, green countryside along the dramatic banks of the Rías Baixas.
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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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