30 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Faro
— 2 nights
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Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 5 nights
Drive
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Obidos
— 4 nights
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Coimbra
— 4 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights
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Lisbon — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Jeddah to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in May: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Faro.
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Faro — 2 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia, then take a pleasant ride with Pinetrees Horse Riding, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Faro, and finally squeeze the most out of the city with Far-Eco Tuk. Keep things going the next day: see Algarve Buggy Tours and then find your balance on the water with Kitesurf Eolis.

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Fly from Lisbon to Faro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Faro are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Lagos.
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Lagos — 4 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lagos: Olhos de Agua ( Praia dos Olhos de Água & Praia da Falesia), Centro Historico de Albufeira (in Albufeira) and Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Cape Saint Vincent, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and kick your exploration up a notch at Parque Aventura Lagos.

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You can drive from Faro to Lagos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Lagos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Evora.
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Evora — 5 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), steep yourself in history at Muralhas de Evora, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora.

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Traveling by car from Lagos to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Evora, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.
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Obidos — 4 nights

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Nazare (O Sitio, Miradouro do Suberco, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Obidos Village, tee off at Praia d'el Rey Golf Course, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Peter, and pick up some local products at Mercado Biologico de Obidos.

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Drive from Evora to Obidos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Evora in May, you will find days in Obidos are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 4 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz.

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You can drive from Obidos to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Coimbra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Porto.
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Porto — 5 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Step out of Porto with an excursion to Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco in Guimaraes--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, stroll around Museu Serralves, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Livraria Lello.

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Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Porto, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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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