15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Guimaraes
— 2 nights
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Vila Nova de Foz Coa
— 2 nights
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Monsanto
— 1 night
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Evora
— 1 night
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Sintra
— 3 nights
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 2 nights

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Guimaraes

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Paco dos Duques de Braganca as well as Guimaraes Castle. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Guimaraes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): get great views at Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se de Braga.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Guimaraes day trip tool.

Porto to Guimaraes is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Guimaraes sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vila Nova de Foz Coa.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

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Vila Nova de Foz Coa

Change things up with these side-trips from Vila Nova de Foz Coa: Ruínas do Castelo (in Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo), Quinta das Carvalhas (in Pinhao) and Casal de Loivos (D'Origem & Double viewpoint De Loivos).

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vila Nova de Foz Coa road trip app.

You can drive from Guimaraes to Vila Nova de Foz Coa in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Monsanto.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Foz Coa

Historic Sites · Wineries · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

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Monsanto

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Idanha-a-Vehla, contemplate the long history of Monsanto, and then wander the streets of Historic Village of Monsanto.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Monsanto trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Foz Coa to Monsanto takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Evora.

Things to do in Monsanto

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

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Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, and finally steep yourself in history at Aqueduto da Agua de Prata.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Evora tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Monsanto to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

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Sintra

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, contemplate the long history of Sintra National Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Park and National Palace of Pena, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuário da Peninha.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sintra online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Evora to Sintra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Evora, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sintra, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

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Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes O Pioneiro do Mondego. Step out of Coimbra to go to Arganil and see Mata da Margaraca, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, contemplate the long history of Misericordia de Coimbra Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coimbra trip builder tool.

You can drive from Sintra to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sintra in July, plan for little chillier days in Coimbra, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

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Porto

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.
To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Porto online trip maker.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Porto are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

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.