10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fortaleza
Fly:  11 h
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Evora
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Fortaleza

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belém Tower and Park and National Palace of Pena. Appreciate the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Museu do Bonsai). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Sao Roque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church and Convent of Madre de Deus.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool.

Fortaleza, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Fortaleza to Lisbon. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fortaleza in October, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia Da Rocha and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Algar de Benagil (in Benagil), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Portimao) and Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Amado, stroll through Praia da Carriagem, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

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Traveling by car from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Lagoa, Ponta da Piedade, Algarve, Praia do Amado
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Evora Public Garden. You'll explore and learn at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo and Megalithica Ebora. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Evora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Albufeira in October, plan for little chillier nights in Evora, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

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