31 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 4 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Portimao
— 6 nights
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Nazare
— 5 nights
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Coimbra
— 6 nights
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Porto — 4 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ponte de Dom Luis I and Palacio da Bolsa. On the 4th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, walk around Museu Serralves, and make a trip to Liberdade Square.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Porto journey maker app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Porto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Porto. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Porto to be much colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ponta Delgada.
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel — 2 nights

As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island.
On the 6th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Quinta do Agricultor, then take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, then stroll through Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and finally explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Miradouro da Boca do Inferno and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Ponta Delgada takes 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto to Ponta Delgada. Traveling from Porto in July, Ponta Delgada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Portimao.
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Portimao — 6 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.
Kids will enjoy Zoomarine Algarve and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get out of town with these interesting Portimao side-trips: Lagos (Ponta da Piedade, Praia do Camilo, &more), Aquashow Park (in Quarteira) and Praia da Falesia (in Olhos de Agua). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, look for gifts at Rocha Surf Shop, and make a splash at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portimao day trip website.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Portimao by flight takes about 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Portimao. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in July, you will find days in Portimao are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Family-friendly places like Lisbon Oceanarium and Alfama will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lisbon attractions planning tool.

Drive from Portimao to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lisbon, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nazare.
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Nazare — 5 nights

Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Kids will enjoy Obidos Village and Praia da Nazare. Get out of town with these interesting Nazare side-trips: Batalha Monastery (in Batalha), Chafariz das Cinco Bicas (in Caldas da Rainha) and Obidos (Sao Tiago Church, Santuario do Senhor Jesus da Pedra, &more). There's still lots to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte, don't miss a visit to O Sitio, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nazare trip planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Nazare in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for slightly colder days in Nazare, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 6 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kids will enjoy Jardim Botanico and Room Escape Games. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbra: Tomar (Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, Castelo de Tomar, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio, pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Miguel, steep yourself in history at Portugal dos Pequenitos, and take in the views from Ponte Pedro e Ines.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coimbra trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Nazare to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).
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Portugal travel guide

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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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