60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Faro
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lagos
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Evora
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Fatima
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
5
Lisbon
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Funchal, Madeira
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
7
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 8 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
8
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly + Subway:  7 h 15 min
End: Athens

5
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Praia de Monte Gordo. Get out of town with these interesting Faro side-trips: Alcacova do Castelo (in Mertola), Family Golf Park (in Vilamoura) and Tavira (Tavira Island, Praia do Barril, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura, shop like a local with Atelier Zea, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908), and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Faro.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Faro trip app.

Athens, Greece to Faro is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tavira, Loule, Alcacova do Castelo, Family Golf Park, Praia de Monte Gordo
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
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Marina de Vilamoura ©
Marina de Vilamoura
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Ilha Deserta ©
Ilha Deserta

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponta da Piedade and Praia Da Rocha. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Sagres (Fortaleza de Sagres, Cape Saint Vincent, &more), Olhos de Agua ( Praia dos Olhos de Água & Falesia Beach) and Casa do "Vo" Serafim (in Praia da Rocha). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, take a leisurely stroll along Alvor Boardwalk, don't miss a visit to Capela da Nossa Senhora da Rocha, and explore the striking landscape at Algar Seco.

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You can drive from Faro to Lagos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Sagres, Carvoeiro, Praia da Marinha
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

8
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Capela dos Ossos and Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora). Explore Evora's surroundings by going to Monsaraz (Antigos Pacos de Audiencia e Fresco do Bom e Mau Juiz, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, &more), Beja (Estatua da Rainha Dona Leonor, Misericordia Church, &more) and Museu Municipal de Ferreira do Alentejo (in Ferreira do Alentejo). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, admire the striking features of Paco Ducal, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Marvao.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Evora day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Lagos in March, Evora is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Monsaraz, Beja, Marvao, Portel, Castelo de Vide
Find places to stay Mar 26 — Apr 3:
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

5
nights
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and O Sitio. Change things up with these side-trips from Fatima: Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca), Obidos Village (in Obidos) and Coimbra (University of Coimbra, Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar, stroll through Praia da Nazare, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, and get into the urban bustle at Mercado de Sant'Ana.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fatima trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Evora to Fatima by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Fatima are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Nazare, Coimbra, Monastery of Alcobaca, Castelo de Tomar, Obidos Village
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 8:
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Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

7
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Miradouro da Senhora do Monte and Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen). Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Cascais (Guincho Beach & Boca do Inferno), Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Sintra National Palace, &more) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, wander the streets of Parque das Nacoes, and take in nature's colorful creations at Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Fatima to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Cascais, Sintra, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, Castelo de Óbidos
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 15:
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Boca do Inferno ©
Boca do Inferno
Miradouro da Senhora do Monte ©
Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
Wine Tours & Tastings

7
nights
Funchal, Madeira

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Off-Road Tours and Parque de Santa Catarina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Funchal: Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico), Engenhos do Norte (in Porto da Cruz) and Praia Da Prainha (in Canical). The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll through 25 Fontes Falls, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Funchal trip planning tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in April, Funchal is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Canical, Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Ponta do Garajau, Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela, Valley of the Nuns
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 22:
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Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco

8
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 Lagoa do Fogo and Poca Da Dona Beija. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas, &more), Salto da Farinha (in Achadinha) and Sete Cidades (Sao Nicolau Church & Monte Palace Hotel Ruins). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, contemplate the waterfront views at Furnas, make a trip to Nucleo De Santa Barbara, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Carvao.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Funchal to Ponta Delgada in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada. When traveling from Funchal in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel, Vila Franca do Campo, Nordeste
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 30:
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra

6
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Monte Brasil and Swim with Dolphins. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, pause for some photo ops at Monumento ao Toiro, head outdoors with Gruta do Natal, and explore the historical opulence of Forte de Sao Sebastiao.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Angra do Heroismo sightseeing website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ponta Delgada to Angra do Heroismo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Porto Judeu, Ponta dos Biscoitos
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 6:
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Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Swim with Dolphins
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bom Jesus do Monte and Centro Historico de Guimaraes. Venture out of the city with trips to Guimaraes (Guimaraes Castle & Paco dos Duques de Braganca), Viana do Castelo (Igreja Matriz de Viana do Castelo & Santuario de Santa Luzia) and Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Porto Bridge Climb, take a leisurely stroll along Ribeira Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Porto online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Angra do Heroismo to Porto takes 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Angra do Heroismo to Porto. In May, daytime highs in Porto are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Braga, Vila Nova de Gaia, Viana do Castelo, Ponte Romana
Find places to stay May 6 — 12:
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Porto Bridge Climb ©
Porto Bridge Climb
Food Tours

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