11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Evora
— 1 night
3
Lagos
— 2 nights
4
Faro
— 1 night
5
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Head to Rua Augusta and art atelier ALEGRIAfor plenty of shopping. Visit Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Castelo de Tomar for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Sintra National Palace), Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Alcobaca, get great views at Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen), and appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip planning site.

Plattsburgh, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Plattsburgh to Lisbon is 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Plattsburgh in November: highs in Lisbon hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Castelo de Tomar, Batalha Monastery, art atelier ALEGRIA, Cabo da Roca
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Rua Augusta ©
Rua Augusta
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

1
night
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, and finally delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Evora online trip maker.

Getting from Lisbon to Evora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Evora sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, then take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana and then kick back and relax at Falesia Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lagos tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Lagos. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Faro.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Cape Saint Vincent, Falesia Beach, Praia Da Rocha
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Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

1
night
Faro

Faro ©
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 12th (Tue): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908) and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town Faro.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Faro online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Faro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Faro

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908)
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Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908) ©
Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908)
Old Town Faro ©
Old Town Faro

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nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Vila Franca Museum, take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas, then explore the activities along Poca Da Dona Beija, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada trip maker tool.

Fly from Faro to Ponta Delgada in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is minus 1 hour. November in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 59°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Furnas, Caldeira das Sete Cidades, Vila Franca Museum
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Caldeiras Vulcânicas ©
Caldeiras Vulcânicas

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