13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Cascais
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Obidos
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Lagos
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
5
Portimao
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h
6
Lisbon
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h
End: Montreal, Quebec

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You've added Alfama, Bairro Alto, Pensao Amor, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, get to know the fascinating history of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then take a stroll through Bairro Alto, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Pensao Amor. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, then take a stroll through Alfama, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Lux.

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Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Montreal in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Alfama ©
Alfama

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 Farol do cabo da Roca, Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum and Palacio de Monserrate. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio de Monserrate. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Guincho Beach.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cascais online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Lisbon to Cascais takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Obidos.

Things to do in Cascais

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace

1
night
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Nazare.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Obidos online vacation planner.

You can drive from Cascais to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Cascais in July, you will find days in Obidos are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lagos.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia da Nazare
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare

3
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.
Volta do Mar has been added to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Saint Vincent and Fortaleza de Sagres. Escape the urban bustle at Ponta da Piedade and Praia do Camilo. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lagos trip website.

Getting from Obidos to Lagos by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Obidos in August, with highs in Lagos at 34°C and lows at 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Portimao.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sagres
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Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Volta do Mar ©
Volta do Mar
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Castelo de Silves and Misericordia Church are in your itinerary. Head to Canastra and Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908)for plenty of shopping. Take a break from Portimao with a short trip to Old Town Faro in Faro, about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Marinha.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Portimao online trip planner.

Portimao is just a stone's throw from Lagos. In August in Portimao, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Silves, Old Town Faro, Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908), Canastra, Praia da Marinha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Castelo de Silves ©
Castelo de Silves

1
night
Lisbon

Lisbon
To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Portimao to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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