14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

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1
Porto
— 1 night
2
Guimaraes
— 2 nights
3
Braga
— 2 nights
4
Viana do Castelo
— 3 nights
5
Peneda-Geres National Park
— 2 nights
6
Covas do Douro
— Few hours
7
Vila Nova de Gaia
— 3 nights

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night
Porto

Porto ©
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 day by day itinerary now includes Livraria Lello as well as Ponte de Dom Luis I. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I and then look for gifts at Livraria Lello.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Porto trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Porto. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Guimaraes on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Porto

Shopping
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Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Livraria Lello ©
Livraria Lello

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nights
Guimaraes

Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Casa de Tormes - Museu Queirosiano and Amadeo De Souza Cardoso Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Guimaraes Castle and Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church. Take a break from Guimaraes with a short trip to Ecopista - Linha do Tamega in Celorico de Basto, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Largo da Oliveira, make a trip to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, admire the striking features of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela dos Passos da Paixão de Cristo.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Guimaraes itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Porto to Guimaraes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Braga.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Casa de Tormes - Museu Queirosiano, Amadeo De Souza Cardoso Museum, Ecopista - Linha do Tamega
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Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle
Paco dos Duques de Braganca ©
Paco dos Duques de Braganca

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nights
Braga

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Conceicao, kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial do Faial, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Bom Jesus da Cruz. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Lanhoso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Monte, contemplate the long history of Paco dos Condes de Barcelos, then examine the collection at Museu dos Biscainhos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia de Braga.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Braga online day trip planner.

Braga is just a stone's throw from Guimaraes. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Viana do Castelo.

Things to do in Braga

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Barcelos, Praia Fluvial do Faial, Castelo de Lanhoso, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Castelo de Lanhoso ©
Castelo de Lanhoso

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Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like O Navio Gil Eannes and Praia do Canto Marinho. Visit Praia da Arda and Foz do Minho Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Viana do Castelo's surroundings by going to Igreja Matriz de Moncao (in Moncao), Alvaredo Church (in Melgaco) and Museo Do Bombeiro (in Valenca).

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Viana do Castelo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Braga to Viana do Castelo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Peneda-Geres National Park.

Things to do in Viana do Castelo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ponte de Lima, Igreja Matriz de Moncao, Mosteiro De Bravaes, Foz do Minho Beach, Alvaredo Church
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Foz do Minho Beach ©
Foz do Minho Beach
O Navio Gil Eannes ©
O Navio Gil Eannes
Praia da Arda ©
Praia da Arda

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Peneda-Geres National Park

Peneda-Geres National Park ©
On the 30th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peneda-Geres National Park and then get engrossed in the history at Museu da Geira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): admire the sheer force of Pincaes Cascate.

Before you visit Peneda-Geres National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Viana do Castelo to Peneda-Geres National Park in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Covas do Douro.

Things to do in Peneda-Geres National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Museu da Geira
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Peneda-Geres National Park ©
Peneda-Geres National Park
Museu da Geira ©
Museu da Geira

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hours
Covas do Douro

Covas do Douro
To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Covas do Douro route maker site.

Getting from Peneda-Geres National Park to Covas do Douro by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to Vila Nova de Gaia.

Things to do in Covas do Douro

Wineries · Shopping · Tours
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Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia ©
Across the Douro River from Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia touts famed Port wine lodges, where bottles are stored and aged.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Casa-Museu Teixeira Lopes, then see the interesting displays at Estacao Litoral da Aguda, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim do Morro.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vila Nova de Gaia day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Covas do Douro to Vila Nova de Gaia takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Castelo de Montemor o Velho, Parque Infante D. Pedro, Pateira de Fermentelos
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Jardim do Morro ©
Jardim do Morro
Parque Biologico de Gaia ©
Parque Biologico de Gaia
Castelo de Montemor o Velho ©
Castelo de Montemor o Velho

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