25 days in Portugal Itinerary

25 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 4 nights
Fly
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Lagos
— 5 nights
Fly
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Funchal, Madeira
— 4 nights
Fly

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Lisbon — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon online journey maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Lisbon. In July, daytime highs in Lisbon are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nazare.
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Nazare — 4 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nazare: Obidos (Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos, Lagoa de Obidos, &more) and WATERLOST (in Peniche). There's much more to do: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, make a splash at NORPARK-DIVERSÕES AQUÁTICAS-NAZARÉ, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nazare trip maker.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in August, expect nights in Nazare to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 3 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, and admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbra trip itinerary website.

Drive from Nazare to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Porto.
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Porto — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, and stop by Livraria Lello.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porto route planning website.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly to Lagos.
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Lagos — 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lagos: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia) and Praia do Peneco (in Albufeira). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Sun) at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Wed) at Aquashow Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lagos road trip website.

Getting from Porto to Lagos by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in August; daily highs in Lagos reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Funchal.
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Funchal, Madeira — 4 nights

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.
Spend the 20th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see Off-Road Tours, take in the awesome beauty at Pico Ruivo, and get great views at Balcoes de Ribeiro Frio.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Funchal visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Funchal takes 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lagos in August: highs in Funchal hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly 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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