60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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60 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  27​h
1
Evora
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Albufeira
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Vila do Bispo
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
4
Funchal, Madeira
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Lamego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Fatima
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Sintra
— 11 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get some cultural insight at Monsaraz Castle and Walls and Monte da Ravasqueira. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Almendres Cromlech and Praia da Gale-Fontainhas. Change things up with these side-trips from Evora: Grandola (Praia da Aberta Nova & Praia de Melides), Adega Jose de Sousa (in Reguengos de Monsaraz) and Herdade da Maroteira - Corktrekking (in Redondo). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial de Mourao, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja e Convento de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Evora, and admire the landmark architecture of Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Evora vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Evora is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Evora is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Evora to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Evora

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Grandola, Monsaraz, eco Palacete Palma Borralho Relogio, Corktrekking, Monte da Ravasqueira
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Museu de Evora ©
Museu de Evora
Monte da Ravasqueira ©
Monte da Ravasqueira
Adega Ervideira ©
Adega Ervideira

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 Odeceixe Beach and Carvoeiro Boardwalk. We've included these beaches for you: Praia Gale and Garrao Nascente Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia da Luz (in Luz), Praia da Marinha (in Carvoeiro) and Lagos (Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, Ponta da Piedade, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Amado, stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sant'Ana Church, and steep yourself in history at Old Town Faro.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Albufeira sightseeing tool .

Getting from Evora to Albufeira by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. While traveling from Evora, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Albufeira, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vila do Bispo.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lagos, Algarve, Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Garrao Nascente Beach, Praia da Marinha
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Odeceixe Beach ©
Odeceixe Beach
Praia do Peneco ©
Praia do Peneco
Garrao Nascente Beach ©
Garrao Nascente Beach

5
nights
Vila do Bispo

Vila do Bispo ©
Vila do Bispo is a municipality in the Portuguese Algarve. Step off the beaten path and head to Telheiro Beach and Amado Beach. Relax by the water at Bordeira Beach and Praia da Cordoama. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Zavial, make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent, stroll through Praia da Ingrina, and visit a coastal fixture at Torre da Aspa.

Discover how to plan a Vila do Bispo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Vila do Bispo takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Vila do Bispo

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Carrapateira, Sagres, Burgau
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Bordeira Beach ©
Bordeira Beach
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Amado Beach ©
Amado Beach

6
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and Cathedral Se. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse and Jesuits' College of Funchal. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Sao Salvador Church (in Santa Cruz), Lagoa do Vento (in Calheta) and Galeria dos Prazeres (in Prazeres). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Madeira Whale Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Paroquial de Santa Isabel, kick back and relax at Praia de Garajau, and wander the streets of Zona Velha.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Funchal route planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vila do Bispo to Funchal. When traveling from Vila do Bispo in June, plan for little chillier days in Funchal, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Calheta, Ribeira Brava, Barbeito Madeira, Church of the Good Lord Jesus, Sao Salvador Church
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 26:
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Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse ©
Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse
Igreja de Sao Bento ©
Igreja de Sao Bento

6
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Furnas and Mosteiros Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nossa Senhora da Paz and Farol Ponta do Arnel. Get out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Nordeste (Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego & Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada), Vila Franca do Campo (Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo & Vila Franca Museum) and Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga Sahar Hassamain, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Santo Cristo.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada trip builder website .

You can fly from Funchal to Ponta Delgada in 5 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Azores Time (AZOT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Funchal, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Vila Franca do Campo, Nordeste, Ribeira Grande, Furnas
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 2:
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

5
nights
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monte Brasil and Spas & Wellness. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Swim with Dolphins and Serra de Santa Barbara Interpretation Centre. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Duque da Terceira Garden, get great views at Alto da Memoria, make a trip to Observatorio do Ambiente dos Acores (OAA), and get to know the fascinating history of Rua da Se.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Angra do Heroismo visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Angra do Heroismo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lamego.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara
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Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Museum of Angra do Heroismo ©
Museum of Angra do Heroismo
Swim with Dolphins

5
nights
Lamego

Lamego ©
Lamego is a city and municipality in the Viseu District, in the Norte Region of the Douro in northern Portugal. Get a sense of the local culture at Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios and Quinta da Padrela. We've included these beaches for you: Ribeira de Meimoa River Beach and Praia Fluvial de Folgosa. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Sortelha (in Sabugal), Vila Nova de Foz Coa (Quinta da Ervamoira, Igreja Matriz de Vila Nova de Foz Coa, & more) and Igreja Matriz de Penedono (in Penedono). There's more to do: do a tasting at Quinta do Seixo - Sandeman and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Assuncao.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Lamego online holiday maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Angra do Heroismo to Lamego. The time zone changes from Azores Time (AZOT) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fatima.

Things to do in Lamego

Wineries Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Foz Coa, Tabuaco, Casal de Loivos, Vinicola Wine & Soul, Igreja Matriz de Penedono
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 13:
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Quinta Santa Eufemia ©
Quinta Santa Eufemia
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Quinta do Popa ©
Quinta do Popa

5
nights
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia do Norte and Praia da Nazare. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castelo de Tomar and Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fatima: Convent of Christ (in Tomar), Obidos (Castelo de Óbidos & Obidos Village) and Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Joanina - Universidade de Coimbra, admire the majestic nature at Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Das Aparicoes.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fatima route planning tool .

Drive from Lamego to Fatima in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sintra.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nazare, Tomar, Obidos, University of Coimbra, Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 18:
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Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar

11
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.
Visit Baleal Beach and Praia da Areia Branca for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Praia da Formosa and Paimogo Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sintra side-trips: Praia de Foz (in Sesimbra), Quinta do Gradil (in Cadaval) and Santa Maria do Castelo Church (in Lourinha). The adventure continues: stroll through Lugar das Piscinas das Azenhas do Mar, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte, steep yourself in history at Capuchos Convent, and do a tasting at Quinta de Sant'Ana.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sintra driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Sintra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Fatima, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sintra, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sintra

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascais, Colares, Mafra, Lourinha, Praia de Foz
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 29:
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Baleal Beach
Baleal Beach
Praia da Formosa ©
Praia da Formosa
Convent of the Capuchos ©
Convent of the Capuchos

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