10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Evora
— 2 nights
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 1st (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, explore the world behind art at Museum of Sacred Art of the Cathedral of Evora, thensteep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), thendelve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, thendelve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, thenget a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Evora trip builder site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Evora is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tel Aviv in September since evenings lows in Evora dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo
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Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get outdoors at Ponta da Piedade and Falesia Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Saint Vincent and Corte-Real Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira) and Lagos (Praia do Camilo & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia Gale and stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Evora to Albufeira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Albufeira are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Cape Saint Vincent, Algarve, Praia da Marinha
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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Batalha Monastery for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Cabo da Roca (in Colares), Sintra (Farol do cabo da Roca & Quinta da Regaleira) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, learn about all things military at Museum of National Republican Guard, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Batalha Monastery, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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