43 days in Portugal Itinerary

43 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Curitiba
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Cascais
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Albufeira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Coimbra
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Porto
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Obidos
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Nazare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Sintra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Alcobaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Braga
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
12
Guimaraes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Fatima
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
14
Batalha
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Curitiba

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 much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planning app.

Curitiba, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Curitiba in March, expect Lisbon to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

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 see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cascais itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Lisbon to Cascais takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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 other places to visit, photos, maps, 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 take a train. 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
Speed Boats Tours
Centro Historico de Albufeira ©
Centro Historico de Albufeira

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), browse the collection at Biblioteca Publica de Evora, 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 striking features of Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora).

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Evora trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albufeira in March since evenings lows in Evora dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral 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 Antiques Ocasiao, 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 traveler tips, photos, 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 catch the train 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
Portugal dos Pequenitos ©
Portugal dos Pequenitos

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, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto vacation maker tool.

You can take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. 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 Shopping
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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: make a trip to Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila), delve into the distant past at Aqueduto da Usseira, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Biologico de Obidos.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Obidos travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Obidos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. 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
Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila) ©
Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila)
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.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, 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 bus; or take a train. 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

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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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. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, see the interesting displays at Museu do Bonsai, steep yourself in history at National Palace of Queluz, and contemplate the waterfront views at Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sintra route planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Sintra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Sintra are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Alcobaca.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

National Palace of Queluz
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Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace
Palacio de Monserrate ©
Palacio de Monserrate
Farol do cabo da Roca ©
Farol do cabo da Roca

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 find more things to do, photos, where to stay, 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 take a train. 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

Batalha Monastery, Castelo de Leiria
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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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sameiro Sanctuary, get great views at Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte, and explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Braga day trip app.

You can drive from Alcobaca to Braga in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the bus 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
Santuario de Santa Luzia ©
Santuario de Santa Luzia
Mosteiro de Sao Martinho de Tibaes ©
Mosteiro de Sao Martinho de Tibaes

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 see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, 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
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fatima: Casa-Museu de Aljustrel (in Aljustrel) and Castelo de Tomar (in Tomar). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela Das Aparicoes, examine the collection at Fatima Luz e Paz, make a trip to Casa De Francisco & Jacinta Marto, and view the masterpieces at St. Andre Arte Sacra.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fatima route planning website.

Getting from Guimaraes to Fatima by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Batalha.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Casa-Museu de Aljustrel, Castelo de Tomar
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Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes

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 more things to do, reviews, maps, 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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