13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Porto
1
Porto
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Tomar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Alcobaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Nazare
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Obidos
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
6
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Albufeira
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Porto

1
day
Porto

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.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Porto. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tomar.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis ©
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis

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nights
Tomar

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museu Nacional Ferroviario, examine the collection at Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Tomar. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, browse for treasures at St. Andre Arte Sacra, then see the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Fátima, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, and finally contemplate the long history of Aqueduto dos Pegoes.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tomar journey maker website.

Getting from Porto to Tomar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alcobaca.

Things to do in Tomar

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Fatima, Museu Nacional Ferroviario, Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas
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Museu Nacional Ferroviario ©
Museu Nacional Ferroviario
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar

2
nights
Alcobaca

Alcobaca ©
Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. Museu Do Vinho De Alcobaca has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretação da Batalha de Aljubarrota, then examine the collection at Museu Do Vinho De Alcobaca, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Salgado. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Leiria, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Porto de Mos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capelas Imperfeitas, then take an in-depth tour of Museu da Comunidade Conselhia da Batalha, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Alcobaca, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alcobaca.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Alcobaca trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tomar to Alcobaca takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Alcobaca

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Batalha, Castelo de Leiria, Castelo de Porto de Mos
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca
Capelas Imperfeitas ©
Capelas Imperfeitas

2
nights
Nazare

Nazare ©
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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, don't miss a visit to Forte de Sao Miguel, then get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, examine the collection at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso, then make a trip to O Sitio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida da Memoria, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nazare trip maker tool.

Nazare is just a stone's throw from Alcobaca. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Nazare

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré ©
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte

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nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Foz do Arelho, then examine the collection at Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museu Jose Malhoa, examine the collection at Oficina - Museu, witness the site of a historic battle at Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria, and finally make a trip to Obidos Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Obidos online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Obidos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Obidos, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Obidos

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Caldas da Rainha, Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro, Oficina - Museu
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Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva ©
Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva
Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos
Igreja de Santa Maria ©
Igreja de Santa Maria

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, browse the exhibits of Igreja de Sao Roque, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, then admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museu de Lisboa - Teatro Romano.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary tool.

Take a bus from Obidos to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

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nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museu Municipal de Arqueologia, then see the interesting displays at Museu Municipal de Arqueologia, then browse the exhibits of Cerro da Vila, and finally stroll through Falesia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): stop by Olaria Pequena, kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and then see the interesting displays at Museu de Portimao.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Albufeira trip maker tool.

You can drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Portimao, Olaria Pequena, Cerro da Vila, Museu Municipal de Arqueologia
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Cerro da Vila ©
Cerro da Vila
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

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