46 days in Portugal Itinerary

46 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 8 nights
Fly
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Funchal, Madeira
— 7 nights
Fly to Lajes Airport, Drive to Praia da Vitoria
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 4 nights
Drive to Lajes Airport, Fly to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport
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Porto
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 5 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 8 nights
Drive
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Lagos
— 7 nights
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8
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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Igreja de Sao Roque. Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira are in your itinerary. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more), Praia do Portinho da Arrabida (in Setubal) and Sado Emotion (in Troia). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take a stroll through Bairro Alto.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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7
nights
Funchal, Madeira

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Caravel Art Center and Charlotte's CM Studio. Your inner history buff will appreciate Igreja do Colegio Sao Joao Evangelista and Sao Sebastiao Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Funchal: Capelinha N. S. Fatima (in Sao Vicente), Canical (Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto & Azul Diving Center) and Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico). There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Safari Madeira Island, take in the awesome beauty at Pico Ruivo, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Funchal vacation site.

Fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, Funchal is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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nights
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Popular historic sites such as Se Cathedral and Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara and Olaria de S. Bento. Explore Praia da Vitoria's surroundings by going to Angra do Heroismo (Santa Barbara Church, Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara, &more).

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Praia da Vitoria trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Funchal to Praia da Vitoria. Traveling from Funchal to Praia da Vitoria, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Funchal in October, things will get a bit cooler in Praia da Vitoria: highs are around 25°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Porto

Unvanquished City

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu Serralves and Taste Porto Food Tours. Get some historical perspective at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Quinta do Jalloto (in Casal de Loivos), Quinta do Bomfim (in Pinhao) and Museu da Pedra (in Alpendurada e Matos). There's much more to do: head off-road at Oporto Buggy Adventure, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, explore the activities along Douro River, and do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Porto online trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Praia da Vitoria to Porto with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Praia da Vitoria to Porto is 1 hour. Traveling from Praia da Vitoria in October, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Porto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Nazare

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. Take a break from the city and head to Atlantic Safaris and Praia da Nazare. Visit Praia do Norte and Paredes da Victoria Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nazare: Batalha (Capelas Imperfeitas & Batalha Monastery), Shrine of Senhor Jesus dos Milagres (in Milagres) and Obidos (Obidos Village, Sao Tiago Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes, see the interesting displays at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso, and relax and rejuvenate at Thalasso.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nazare online road trip planner.

Getting from Porto to Nazare by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Nazare sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Nazare

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get a sense of the local culture at Capela dos Ossos and Monte da Ravasqueira. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Portugal best cycling. Get out of town with these interesting Evora side-trips: Alem Tejo Eco Boat Tours (in Avis), Cuba (eco Palacete Palma Borralho Relogio & Casa Museu Quinta da Esperanca) and Cella Vinaria Antiqua (in Vila de Frades). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, contemplate the long history of Muralhas de Evora, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Portugal, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

To find maps and tourist information, use the Evora journey maker website.

Getting from Nazare to Evora by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Evora, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 24:

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Lagos

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.
Get in touch with nature at Praia Da Rocha and Praia da Marinha. Cape Saint Vincent and Fortaleza de Sagres will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Wildwatch Algarve (in Ferragudo), Praia da Cordoama (in Vila do Bispo) and Algar de Benagil (in Benagil). There's lots more to do: stroll through Praia da Falesia, trek along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa, and kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lagos planner.

Drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lagos, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Portugal travel guide

4.3
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.