11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal tour itinerary builder

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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto
— 3 nights
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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Câmara Municipal, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, stop by Alfama, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

Plan my day in Lisbon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in May, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 5:

Nazare

— 3 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Obidos (Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila), Obidos Village, &more). There's still lots to do: get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida da Memoria, and kick back and relax at Praia do Norte.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nazare tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Nazare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect nights in Nazare to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Nazare

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Coimbra

— 1 night
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbra online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Porto

— 3 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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Portugal travel guide

4.3
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.