15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Evora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

3
nights
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.
Dedicate the 28th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Douro, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and make a trip to Palacio de Cristal.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Porto is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Western European Time is 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Praia dos Tres Irmaos (in Alvor), Lagos (Pro Putting Garden & Ponta Da Piedale) and Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, get your game on at Hot Wheels Raceway, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Porto to Albufeira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, Albufeira is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Lagos, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Algarve, Tavira Island
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Go for a jaunt from Evora to Santiago do Cacem to see Rota Vicentina about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Evora, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Evora itinerary planner .

Getting from Albufeira to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Albufeira in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Evora, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rota Vicentina
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Belém Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Alfama, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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