34 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Obidos
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Evora
— 2 nights
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Portimao
— 6 nights
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Porto
— 6 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 7 nights
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Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
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Obidos — 2 nights

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare, and then don't miss a visit to Obidos Village. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and then make a trip to Batalha Monastery.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Obidos trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Obidos is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 8 hours. May in Obidos sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen) and Chiado. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Colares (Cabo da Roca & Adega Regional de Colares), Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Castelo dos Mouros) and Cascais (Boca do Inferno & Guincho Beach). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, get to know the fascinating history of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, and don't miss a visit to Parque das Nacoes.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Obidos to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Evora.
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Evora — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 13th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, then examine the collection at Museu Do Barro, and then explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Evora trip 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Relax by the water at Praia Da Rocha and Praia dos Olhos de Água. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia da Marinha and Carvalho Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Portimao side-trips: Museu Municipal de Olhao (in Olhao), Praia do Barril (in Tavira) and Cabanas de Tavira Beach (in Cabanas). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Odeceixe Beach, don't miss a visit to Cape Saint Vincent, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and view the masterpieces at Galeria Municipal Trem.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portimao online route maker.

Getting from Evora to Portimao by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Portimao, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia da Costa Nova and Room Escape Games. Relax by the water at Matosinhos Beach and Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Coimbra (University of Coimbra & Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz). On the 22nd (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Ribeira Square, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

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Traveling by flight from Portimao to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in May, expect Porto to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Funchal.
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Funchal, Madeira — 7 nights

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Explore hidden gems such as Off-Road Tours and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Porto Moniz (Aquario da Madeira & Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools), Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela) and Canical (Praia Da Prainha & Ponta de Sao Lourenco). Spend the 31st (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, go for a walk through Santa Maria Street, stroll around Parque de Santa Catarina, and learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Funchal road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Funchal takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 61°F in Funchal. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Furnas.
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Furnas, Sao Miguel — 4 nights

Explore hidden gems such as Parque Terra Nostra and Caldeiras Vulcânicas.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Furnas online trip maker.

You can fly from Funchal to Furnas in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Funchal in June: highs in Furnas hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow 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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