33 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Obidos
— 5 nights
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Evora
— 5 nights
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Portimao
— 5 nights
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Porto
— 6 nights
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Coimbra
— 5 nights
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Obidos — 5 nights

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Explore Obidos' surroundings by going to Nazare (O Sitio, Miradouro do Suberco, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Obidos Village, take in the pleasant sights at Rua Direita, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Tiago Church, and play a few rounds at West Cliffs Golf Course.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Obidos trip builder website.

San Francisco, USA to Obidos is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Obidos is 8 hours. In May in Obidos, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). On the 13th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, visit Alfama, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

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Traveling by car from Obidos to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to 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 museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, and admire the masterpieces at Casa do Montado.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Evora online travel planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Evora sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portimao.
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Portimao — 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portimao side-trips: Lagos (Ponta da Piedade & Praia Dona Ana), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Olhos de Agua ( Praia dos Olhos de Água & Praia da Falesia). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, go for a stroll along the water at Marina de Vilamoura, visit Stance SUP & Kayak Benagil, and hike along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portimao day trip planner.

You can drive from Evora to Portimao in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Portimao. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Porto.
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Porto — 6 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Dedicate the 29th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 30th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, and make a trip to Liberdade Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto day trip tool.

Getting from Portimao to Porto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, Porto is little chillier than Portimao - with highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 5 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 1st (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, admire the local landmark of Anca Fountain, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Coimbra day trip app.

Getting from Porto to Coimbra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough 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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