12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Funchal, Madeira
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Porto
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  5​h
4
Lagos
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Evora
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Florianopolis

1
night
Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
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.
On the 6th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, then step off the mainland to explore Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela, and then explore the activities along Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools. On your second day here, do a tasting at Blandy's Wine Lodge, then stroll through Santa Catarina Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Funchal, use our trip itinerary maker.

Florianopolis, Brazil to Funchal is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Florianopolis to Funchal is 3 hours. Traveling from Florianopolis in June, expect Funchal to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz, then take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, and finally take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Miradouro de Santa Iria, explore the activities along Poca Da Dona Beija, then admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra, then get great views at Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha.

Find out how to plan Ponta Delgada trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Funchal to Ponta Delgada in 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada. Traveling from Funchal in June, expect nights in Ponta Delgada to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

1
day
Porto

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Porto trip builder app .

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Porto by flight takes about 5 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Porto, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

2
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
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.
On the 11th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, then stroll through Praia Da Rocha, and then take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lagos trip itinerary website .

Getting from Porto to Lagos by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Porto in June, with highs in Lagos at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Portimao, Falesia Beach, Cape Saint Vincent
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Falesia Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

1
night
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), make a trip to Centro Historico de Evora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), make a trip to Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, and finally look for gifts at Tou c'os Azeites.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Evora journey planning website .

You can drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. While traveling from Lagos, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Evora, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 14th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), wander the streets of Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, wander the streets of Alfama, then take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, and finally explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon sightseeing app .

You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery

Similar Plans

16 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans