41 days in Portugal Itinerary

41 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Funchal, Madeira
— 4 nights
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Lisbon
— 9 nights
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Obidos
— 5 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 6 nights
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Porto
— 9 nights
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Portimao
— 5 nights
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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 11th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Madeira Sidecar Tours, admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and stroll through Laurissilva Forest.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Funchal vacation maker website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Funchal is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Funchal is 3 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Funchal: highs are around 28°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 9 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Parque e Palacio de Monserrate, &more). On the 16th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Alfama, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Fly from Funchal to Lisbon in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Funchal in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Obidos.
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Obidos — 5 nights

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Explore Obidos' surroundings by going to Alcobaca (Monastery of Alcobaca & Museu Monografico do Barrio), Nazare (Spas, Praia da Nazare, &more) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Obidos Village, go for a walk through Rua Direita, shop like a local with Mercado Biologico de Obidos, and delve into the distant past at Aqueduto da Usseira.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Obidos online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Obidos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Obidos: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 6 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore Coimbra's surroundings by going to Tomar (Convento de Cristo & Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, stroll around Parque Verde do Mondego, make a trip to Praca do Comercio, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by car from Obidos to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Coimbra are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porto.
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Porto — 9 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
Dedicate the 4th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 7th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, learn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos, walk around Museu Serralves, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Porto itinerary planner.

Drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Portimao.
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Portimao — 5 nights

Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portimao: Lagos (Ponta da Piedade, Praia do Camilo, &more) and Praia da Falesia (in Olhos de Agua). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Sat) at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park. And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for gifts at Rocha Surf Shop, stroll through Praia dos Tres Irmaos, and get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Portimao online day trip planner.

Getting from Porto to Portimao by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Porto in July: high temperatures in Portimao hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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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