60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Porto
— 7 nights
2
Vila Nova de Gaia
— 2 nights
3
Geres
— 2 nights
4
Coimbra
— 7 nights
5
Sintra
— 3 nights
6
Cascais
— 2 nights
7
Lisbon
— 8 nights
8
Almada
— 1 night
9
Setubal
— 6 nights
10
Portimao
— 7 nights
11
Lagos
— 7 nights
12
Albufeira
— 7 nights

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortaleza de Valenca and Igreja do Carmo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios and Capela das Almas. Get out of town with these interesting Porto side-trips: Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima), Viana do Castelo (Casa dos Arcos - Casa dos Velhos, Santuario de Santa Luzia, &more) and Braga (Sameiro Sanctuary, Bom Jesus do Monte, &more). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, pause for some serene contemplation at Se Catedral de Viseu, and snap pictures at Porto Bridge Climb.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Porto fast, fun, and easy.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, expect Porto to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vila Nova de Gaia.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Braga, Viana do Castelo, Ponte Romana, Fortaleza de Valenca
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Fortaleza de Valenca ©
Fortaleza de Valenca

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Castro de Romariz, thenlearn about winemaking at Graham's Port Lodge, thenlearn about winemaking at Porto Augusto's, and finally do a tasting at Taylor's Port. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Estatuas da Ponte and then take in the waterfront at Ria de Aveiro.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vila Nova de Gaia trip itinerary tool.

Vila Nova de Gaia is just a short distance from Porto. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Geres.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aveiro, Castro de Romariz
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Porto Augusto's ©
Porto Augusto's
Castro de Romariz ©
Castro de Romariz
Ria de Aveiro ©
Ria de Aveiro

2
nights
Geres

Geres ©
On the 11th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Miradouro da Pedra Bela, head outdoors with Cascata do Arado, and then contemplate the long history of Granaries of Lindoso. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Cascata da Portela do Homem and then explore the activities along Barragem de Vilarinho das Furnas.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Geres trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Gaia to Geres takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Coimbra.

Things to do in Geres

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Granaries of Lindoso
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Cascata do Arado ©
Cascata do Arado
Miradouro da Pedra Bela ©
Miradouro da Pedra Bela
Cascata da Portela do Homem ©
Cascata da Portela do Homem

7
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Get outdoors at Serra da Estrela and Covao D'Ametade. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra) and Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz. Change things up with these side-trips from Coimbra: Batalha (Batalha Monastery & Capelas Imperfeitas), Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca) and Fatima (Basilica da Santissima Trindade, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Old Monestary of Santa Clara, kick back and relax at Praia da Costa Nova, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Convento de Cristo.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbra road trip planner.

You can drive from Geres to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tomar, Fatima, Nazare, Serra da Estrela, Batalha
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica da Santissima Trindade ©
Basilica da Santissima Trindade
Praia da Costa Nova ©
Praia da Costa Nova
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Baleal Beach and Praia Foz do Arelho. Visit Palacio Nacional de Mafra and Castelo dos Mouros for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Obidos Village in Obidos (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sintra National Palace.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sintra itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Coimbra to Sintra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Obidos Village, Praia Foz do Arelho, Baleal Beach, Palacio Nacional de Mafra
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Baleal Beach ©
Baleal Beach
Praia Foz do Arelho ©
Praia Foz do Arelho
Palacio Nacional de Mafra ©
Palacio Nacional de Mafra

2
nights
Cascais

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
On the 23rd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Carcavelos and then kick back and relax at Praia do Tamariz. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Cabo da Roca, kick back and relax at Guincho Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Boca do Inferno.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cascais itinerary app.

Cascais is just a stone's throw from Sintra. January in Cascais sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Cascais

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cabo da Roca, Praia de Carcavelos
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Tamariz ©
Praia do Tamariz
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos
Guincho Beach ©
Guincho Beach

8
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palácio Nacional da Ajuda and Panteao Nacional. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santo Antonio de Lisboa and Museu de Marinha. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Castelo de Óbidos (in Obidos), Museu do Hospital e das Caldas (in Caldas da Rainha) and Palacio de Valflores (in Santa Iria de Azoia). Dedicate the 1st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, wander the streets of Parque das Nacoes, and appreciate the history behind Monasterio de San Dinis.

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

Getting from Cascais to Lisbon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. January in Lisbon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Almada.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Nazare, Castelo de Óbidos, Monasterio de San Dinis, Museu do Hospital e das Caldas, Palacio de Valflores
Find places to stay Jan 24 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Santo Antonio de Lisboa ©
Santo Antonio de Lisboa
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda ©
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda
Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) ©

1
night
Almada

Almada ©
Almada is a city and a municipality in Portugal, located on the southern margin of the Tagus River, on the opposite side of the river from Lisbon. On the 2nd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, thenexamine the collection at National Coach Museum, and then visit a coastal fixture at Belem Lighthouse.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Almada holiday builder app.

Almada is very close to Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Setubal.

Things to do in Almada

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Belem
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
National Coach Museum ©
National Coach Museum
Belem Lighthouse ©
Belem Lighthouse
Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei ©
Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei

6
nights
Setubal

Setubal ©
Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Get some historical perspective at Monsaraz Castle and Walls and Hermitage of Santa Catarina. Get in touch with nature at Cabo Espichel and Parque Natural da Arrabida. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Setubal: Museu Regional do Vinho (in Redondo), Vila Vicosa (Estacoes da Via Sacra de Vila Vicosa & Paco Ducal) and Evora (Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Casa de Bocage..

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Setubal journey planner.

Drive from Almada to Setubal in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Setubal are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Setubal

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Evora, Vila Vicosa, Monsaraz, Museu Regional do Vinho, Cabo Espichel
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Cabo Espichel ©
Cabo Espichel
Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls

7
nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Quinta dos Vales Wine Estate and Castelo de Silves are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Odeceixe Beach and Praia dos Tres Irmaos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portimao: Ilha da Culatra (in Olhao) and Ilha Deserta (in Faro). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Algar Seco, kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carvalho Beach, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de Alvor.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portimao journey planner.

Getting from Setubal to Portimao by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carvoeiro, Silves, Galeria Arte Algarve, Odeceixe Beach, Ilha da Culatra
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Praia dos Tres Irmaos ©
Praia dos Tres Irmaos
Odeceixe Beach ©
Odeceixe Beach
Carvalho Beach ©
Carvalho Beach

7
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 in touch with nature at Praia do Beliche and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade and Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Graca. Change things up with these side-trips from Lagos: Sagres (Fort of Santo Antonio de Belixe, Cape Saint Vincent, &more), Aljezur (Castelo de Aljezur, Arrifana Beach, &more) and Menir do Padrao (in Vila do Bispo). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Forte da Ponta da Bandeira, take in the waterfront activity at Praia do Porto de Mos, appreciate the history behind Sculpture of Dom Sebastiao, and make a trip to Ponte Pedonal de Odemira.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lagos vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Portimao to Lagos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Lagos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sagres, Aljezur, Luz, Menir do Padrao, Ponte Pedonal de Odemira
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Beliche ©
Praia do Beliche
Arrifana Beach ©
Arrifana Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

7
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia da Oura and Praia de Monte Gordo. You'll get in some beach time at Praia dos Salgados and Praia do Barril. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Basilica Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao (in Castro Verde) and Faro (Capela dos Ossos, Faro Cathedral, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Paderne, Portugal, stroll through Praia Sao Rafael, enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach, and view the masterpieces at Galeria de Arte Pintor Samora Barros.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Albufeira in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Albufeira sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Faro, Church of Nossa Senhora da Assuncao, Basilica Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, Sao Bartolomeu de Messines Church, Praia do Barril
Find places to stay Feb 22 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Oura ©
Praia da Oura
Praia de Monte Gordo ©
Praia de Monte Gordo
Praia dos Salgados ©
Praia dos Salgados

Similar plans

23 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Geres BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Central Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Alentejo BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Geres BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Central Portugal BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Alentejo BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Alentejo BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Alentejo BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans