14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lagos
— 2 nights
2
Tavira
— 2 nights
3
Evora
— 2 nights
4
Lisbon
— 4 nights
5
Funchal, Madeira
— 2 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Cape Saint Vincent and Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade. Explore hidden gems such as Ponta da Piedade and Praia do Camilo. Venture out of the city with trips to Pescadores Beach (in Armacao de Pera) and Molhe Beach (in Ferragudo). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Anthony, look for gifts at Bolodoce & Cafe, and don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural de Lagos.

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Montreal, Canada to Lagos is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in September: high temperatures in Lagos hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of Misericordia of Alvor, Pescadores Beach, Church of St. Anthony, Cape Saint Vincent, Molhe Beach
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Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

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Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
On the 26th (Thu), stop by Canastra, then kick back and relax at Praia do Barril, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabanas de Tavira Beach. On the next day, walk around Ria Formosa and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town Faro.

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You can drive from Lagos to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ria Formosa, Old Town Faro, Canastra
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Praia do Barril ©
Praia do Barril
Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach
Old Town Faro ©
Old Town Faro

2
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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, steep yourself in history at Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Evora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Tavira, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Evora, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, Monsaraz Castle and Walls
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Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and A Arte da Terra will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra), Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Rua Augusta, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and take a stroll through Rossio Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in September, plan for slightly colder days in Lisbon, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca, Batalha Monastery, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
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.
On the 4th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Ponta de Sao Lourenco and then explore the activities along Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Blandy's Wine Lodge and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Funchal vacation planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Funchal by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Funchal, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
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Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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