43 days in Portugal Itinerary

43 days in Portugal Itinerary

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1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
2
Cascais
— 2 nights
3
Albufeira
— 2 nights
4
Evora
— 2 nights
5
Coimbra
— 2 nights
6
Porto
— 5 nights
7
Obidos
— 2 nights
8
Nazare
— 3 nights
9
Sintra
— 3 nights
10
Alcobaca
— 3 nights
11
Braga
— 3 nights
12
Guimaraes
— 3 nights
13
Fatima
— 3 nights
14
Batalha
— 3 nights

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Armazens do Chiado, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, take a stroll through Alfama, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon travel itinerary planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Curitiba in March, things will get little chillier in Lisbon: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Cascais

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palacio Seixas as well as Boca do Inferno. On the 9th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Farol da Guia, kick back and relax at Guincho Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Cascais, then look for gifts at Deja Lu Bookshop, then don't miss a visit to Cabo da Roca, and finally make a trip to Palacio Seixas.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cascais itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Cascais takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Cascais, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Cascais

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Cabo da Roca
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Centro Historico de Cascais ©
Centro Historico de Cascais
Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Boca do Inferno ©
Boca do Inferno

2
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Centro Historico de Albufeira, look for gifts at By Nature, then kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, and finally stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Albufeira tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cascais to Albufeira in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Centro Historico de Albufeira ©
Centro Historico de Albufeira
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, then make a trip to Praca do Giraldo, and then delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora).

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Getting from Albufeira to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in March, plan for little chillier nights in Evora, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra and then steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Portugal dos Pequenitos, take in the views from Ponte Rainha Santa Isabel, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiquesocasiao - Antiguidades Alfarrabista Discos, then steep yourself in history at Casa Medieval - Coimbra Welcome Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coimbra holiday planner.

You can drive from Evora to Coimbra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra
Torre da Universidade de Coimbra ©
Torre da Universidade de Coimbra

5
nights
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 Miradouro de Santa Catarina, Igreja do Carmo, Capela das Almas, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Obidos.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Sao Bento Railway Station ©
Sao Bento Railway Station

2
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Castelo de Óbidos. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bacalhoa Buddha Eden, make a trip to Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Biologico de Obidos.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Obidos travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Obidos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Obidos, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Bacalhoa Buddha Eden
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Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos
Bacalhoa Buddha Eden ©
Bacalhoa Buddha Eden
Igreja de Santa Maria ©
Igreja de Santa Maria

3
nights
Nazare

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ermida da Memoria. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte, then make a trip to Forte de Sao Miguel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermida da Memoria. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de Nazare, then don't miss a visit to O Sitio, then get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, and finally get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nazare trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Obidos to Nazare in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Sintra.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
O Sitio
O Sitio
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Farol do cabo da Roca as well as Centro Historico de Sintra. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, examine the collection at Museu do Bonsai, contemplate the waterfront views at Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena, and admire the local landmark of Fonte dos Pisoes.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sintra trip builder site.

Drive from Nazare to Sintra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alcobaca.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

National Palace of Queluz
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Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace
National Palace of Queluz ©
National Palace of Queluz
Palacio de Monserrate ©
Palacio de Monserrate

3
nights
Alcobaca

Alcobaca ©
Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Coz has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Coz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, and then look for gifts at Made In Alcobaca. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Leiria.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alcobaca trip planner.

You can drive from Sintra to Alcobaca in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Alcobaca are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll set off for Braga on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Alcobaca

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Castelo de Leiria, Batalha Monastery
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Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Castelo de Leiria ©
Castelo de Leiria

3
nights
Braga

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chafariz da Praca da Republica, Praca da Republica, Museu dos Biscainhos, and other attractions you added. Change things up with these side-trips from Braga: Santuario de Santa Luzia (in Viana do Castelo) and Centro de Interpretacao da Historia Militar de Ponte de Lima (in Ponte de Lima). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sameiro Sanctuary, explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and take some stellar pictures from Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Braga online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alcobaca to Braga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April in Braga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Santuario de Santa Luzia, Centro de Interpretacao da Historia Militar de Ponte de Lima
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary
Santuario de Santa Luzia ©
Santuario de Santa Luzia

3
nights
Guimaraes

Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Largo Republica do Brasil, Montanha- Parque da Penha and Muralhas de Guimaraes. On the 5th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Largo Republica do Brasil, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montanha- Parque da Penha, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, then take an in-depth tour of Alberto Sampaio Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Largo da Oliveira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Muralhas de Guimaraes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, then do a tasting at Aneto Wines, and finally contemplate the long history of Monastery of Saint Mary of Pombeiro.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Guimaraes trip itinerary planner.

Guimaraes is very close to Braga. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Fatima.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Lamego, Monastery of Saint Mary of Pombeiro
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Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle
Montanha- Parque da Penha ©
Montanha- Parque da Penha
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira

3
nights
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. You've now added Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Fatima to Tomar to see Castelo de Tomar about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Casa De Francisco & Jacinta Marto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, see the interesting displays at Fatima Luz e Paz, and browse for treasures at St. Andre Arte Sacra.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fatima vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Guimaraes to Fatima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Fatima are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Batalha.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Castelo de Tomar
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Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Basilica of the Holy Trinity ©
Basilica of the Holy Trinity

3
nights
Batalha

Batalha ©
Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. Your day by day itinerary now includes Capelas Imperfeitas. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Leiria and then take a stroll around Mercado de Sant'Ana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Leiria and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capelas Imperfeitas.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Batalha route planner.

Batalha is very close to Fatima. April in Batalha sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Leiria
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Castelo de Leiria ©
Castelo de Leiria
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Capelas Imperfeitas ©
Capelas Imperfeitas

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