17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
2
Sintra
— 3 nights
3
Batalha
— 3 nights
4
Fatima
— 3 nights
5
Obidos
— 2 nights

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Rua Augusta. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castelo de S. Jorge and Alfama. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Troia Beach (in Troia) and Galeria Municipal do Banco de Portugal. (in Setubal). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Parque das Nacoes, get a taste of the local shopping with Rossio Square, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get engrossed in the history at Igreja de Sao Roque.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary maker site.

Phoenix, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in January, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit cooler (59°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Troia Beach, Galeria Municipal do Banco de Portugal.
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Troia Beach ©
Troia Beach
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Get some historical perspective at Castelo dos Mouros and Park and National Palace of Pena. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sinistra and Zazule. Venture out of the city with trips to Mafra (Palacio Nacional de Mafra & Aldeia Da Mata Pequena). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, buy something for everyone on your list at CascaisVilla Shopping Center, brush up on your military savvy at Museu do Ar - Sintra, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da ursa.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sintra itinerary planner.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In January in Sintra, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Batalha.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascais, Mafra, Praia da Adraga
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Palacio Nacional de Mafra ©
Palacio Nacional de Mafra

3
nights
Batalha

Batalha ©
Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. Popular historic sites such as Batalha Monastery and Igreja Matriz da Batalha are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu de Leiria and Igreja do Espirito Santo. Explore Batalha's surroundings by going to Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel (in Marinha Grande) and Pillory of Alfeizerao (in Alfeizerao). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao, steep yourself in history at Mercado de Sant'Ana, make a trip to Capela de Sao Jorge, and stop by Casa Trovao.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Batalha road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Batalha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Batalha are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Leiria, Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel, Pillory of Alfeizerao
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel ©
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel
Igreja Matriz da Batalha ©
Igreja Matriz da Batalha

3
nights
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. On the 13th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, appreciate the history behind Capela Das Aparicoes, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Fatima Luz e Paz, then examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, then see the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Fátima, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valinhos Sanctuary.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fatima trip maker website.

Fatima is just a short distance from Batalha. In January, daily temperatures in Fatima can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
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Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga

2
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro and Quinta do Gradil. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Areia Branca and Praia do Salgado. Change things up with a short trip to Ermida da Memoria in Nazare (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, do a tasting at Cortem Winery, see the interesting displays at Museu Jose Malhoa, and look for gifts at Olaria S. Pedro.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Fatima to Obidos in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Obidos can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Obidos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Caldas da Rainha, Quinta do Gradil, Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro, Praia do Salgado, Praia da Areia Branca
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Praia do Salgado ©
Praia do Salgado
Quinta do Gradil ©
Quinta do Gradil

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