29 days in Portugal Itinerary

29 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Faro
— 3 nights
2
Lagos
— 5 nights
3
Evora
— 5 nights
4
Lisbon
— 5 nights
5
Coimbra
— 4 nights
6
Porto
— 5 nights

3
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Explore Faro's surroundings by going to Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours (in Tavira), Casa Do Povo do Concelho de Olhao (in Moncarapacho) and Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio). There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Atelier Zea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ria Formosa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Faro day trip website.

Vancouver, Canada to Faro is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Faro due to the time zone difference. In May, Faro is somewhat warmer than Vancouver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Olhao, Loule, Almancil, Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours, Caramelo Beach Club
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Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Food Tours
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa

5
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.
Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia), Algarve (in Silves) and Albufeira (Off-Road Tours, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Misericordia of Alvor.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lagos trip app.

You can drive from Faro to Lagos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Lagos sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Cape Saint Vincent, Algarve, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve

5
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Evora tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lagos in May since evenings lows in Evora dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Casa Relvas, Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Câmara Municipal, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and wander the streets of Alfama.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

4
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Coimbra: Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Nazare (Ermida da Memoria, Miradouro do Suberco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, make a trip to Praca do Comercio, admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, and contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Coimbra sightseeing website.

You can drive from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in May, plan for slightly colder days in Coimbra, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nazare, Batalha Monastery
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Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare

5
nights
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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and stop by Livraria Lello.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Adventure
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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