14 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly
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Lagos
— 1 day
Drive
2
Mertola
— 1 night
Drive
3
Evora
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Obidos
— 1 night
Drive
6
Nazare
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Coimbra
— 1 night
Drive
8
Aveiro
— 1 night
Drive
9
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly
10
Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
Drive
11
Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Lagos — 1 day

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
On the 10th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Camilo, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and then stroll through Praia Dona Ana.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lagos planner.

Madrid, Spain to Lagos is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lagos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lagos, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mertola.
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Mertola — 1 night

Mértola is a municipality in southeastern Portuguese Alentejo near the Spanish border. On the 11th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Anunciacao, then examine the collection at Casa Romana - Nucleo Romano, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Mertola, and finally steep yourself in history at Ponte de Mertola / Torre do Rio.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mertola sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Mertola takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lagos in April since evenings lows in Mertola dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Evora.
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Evora — 1 night

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Porta do Raimundo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Evora vacation builder website.

You can drive from Mertola to Evora in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 13th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Chiado, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Anthony, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): learn about all things military at Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at National Coach Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and finally contemplate the long history of National Palace of Queluz.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon holiday tool.

You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Lisbon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.
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Obidos — 1 night

Wedding Present Town

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 15th (Sat): make a trip to Obidos Village, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, and finally kick back and relax at Praia Foz do Arelho.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Lisbon to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nazare.
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Nazare — 2 nights

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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Alcobaca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capelas Imperfeitas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Leiria, then kick back and relax at Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nazare travel route planning tool.

Getting from Obidos to Nazare by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 1 night

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Casa Museu Fernando Namora, steep yourself in history at Misericordia de Coimbra Museum, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and finally see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip maker website.

You can drive from Nazare to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Coimbra are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aveiro.
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Aveiro — 1 night

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. On the 19th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Ria de Aveiro, kick back and relax at Praia da Costa Nova, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Convento de Santo Antonio Church.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Aveiro trip maker.

Drive from Coimbra to Aveiro in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porto.
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Porto — 2 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, make a trip to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Largo da Oliveira. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Graham's Port Lodge, learn about winemaking at Quinta dos Corvos, do a tasting at Porto Augusto's, then do a tasting at Casa Ramos Pinto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Porto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Aveiro to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Furnas.
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Furnas, Sao Miguel — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas and then admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra.

Before you visit Furnas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Porto to Furnas in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto to Furnas. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Sete Cidades.
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Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Farol da Ponta da Ferraria and then explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sete Cidades online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Furnas to Sete Cidades takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Azores travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
Mountain Island
Composed of nine volcanic islands scattered in the Atlantic some 1,300 km (850 mi) west of continental Portugal, the Azores represent one of Europe's remotest vacation destinations. Settled sporadically over a span of several centuries, the islands in this archipelago retain much of their isolated feel, each one boasting its own distinct culture, dialect, and cuisine. Long overlooked by even the most adventurous travelers, the islands now surprise a growing number of visitors with their lavish natural beauty, good roads, and hospitable towns providing comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Place the island of Pico at the top of your itinerary to discover Portugal's highest mountain, a picture-perfect volcanic cone rising above a landscape of World Heritage-listed vineyards.
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