28 days in Portugal Itinerary

28 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Porto
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Braga
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Miranda do Douro
Drive
5
Amarante
Drive
6
Aveiro
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Nazare
— 2 nights
Fly
8
Tavira
— 4 nights
Drive
9
Lagos
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Cascais
— 3 nights
Drive
11
Lisbon
— 1 night
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Lisbon — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Parque Natural da Arrabida and Speed Boats Tours. For shopping fun, head to Rua Augusta or Rossio Square. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Belém Tower, shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Miradouro de Santa Luzia.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Porto.
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Porto — 5 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Matosinhos Beach and Praia de Miramar. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque da Cidade and Spas. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas, look for gifts at Garrafeira do Carmo, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado Bom Sucesso.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Braga.
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Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 5:

Braga — 4 nights

Portuguese Rome

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cascata Tahiti and Shopping Braga Parque. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Braga: Sao Bento da Porta Aberta (in Terras de Bouro), Praia do Cabedelo (in Viana do Castelo) and Cascata da Portela do Homem (in Geres). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Minho Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Conceicao, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Rua do Souto.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Braga online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porto to Braga in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Miranda do Douro.
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Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:

Miranda do Douro

Miranda do Douro or Miranda de l Douro is a town and a municipality in the district of Bragança, northeastern Portugal. To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Miranda do Douro online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Braga to Miranda do Douro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Amarante on the 9th (Sun).
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Amarante

Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Ecopista da Linha do Tamega and then make a splash at Parque Aquatico Amarante.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amarante sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Miranda do Douro to Amarante takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Aveiro.
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Aveiro — 2 nights

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. On the 10th (Mon), stop by Feitoria do Cacao, pick up some local products at Mercado Manuel Firmino, then make a trip to Ostraveiro, then browse the different shops at Forum Aveiro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja da Misericordia de Aveiro. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Oficina do Doce and then don't miss a visit to Universidade de Aveiro.

Discover how to plan a Aveiro trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Amarante to Aveiro in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Nazare.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

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. To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nazare road trip planning tool.

Drive from Aveiro to Nazare in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Nazare sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Tavira.
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Tavira — 4 nights

Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tavira Island and Praia da Terra Estreita. Visit Praia do Barril and Fuseta Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Tavira's surroundings by going to Praia Verde (in Castro Marim), Praia da Alagoa (in Altura) and Olhao (Kayaking & Canoeing & Ilha de Armona). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cabanas de Tavira Beach, look for gifts at Rosa Amor, get outside with Xiri Beach Bar, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo.

For where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Tavira online attractions planner.

Fly from Nazare to Tavira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nazare in July, expect Tavira to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lagos.
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Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:

Lagos — 3 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia Da Rocha and Praia do Pinhao. Visit Praia dos Tres Irmaos and Tres Castelos Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Praia da Rocha (Subnauta Dive The Algarve & Casa do "Vo" Serafim) and Ferragudo (Praia Grande & Galeria Arte Algarve). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Alvor, try for a hole-in-one at Pro Putting Garden, shop like a local with LAC - Laboratorio de Actividades Criativas, and stroll through Praia da Batata.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lagos vacation app.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Lagos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Cascais.
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Cascais — 3 nights

Town of Kings and Fishes

A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Explore hidden gems such as Praia do Tamariz and Ribeira Beach. Relax by the water at Praia da Poca and Praia da Rainha. There's still lots to do: stroll through Praia da Adraga, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fiartil Feira De Artesanato Do Estoril, kick back and relax at Praia da ursa, and look for gifts at Deja Lu Bookshop.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cascais online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Cascais in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lagos in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cascais, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.
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Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

Lisbon — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then look for gifts at Mercado de Campo de Ourique, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip website.

Drive from Cascais to Lisbon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

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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