15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Drive to Obidos
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Obidos
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sintra
— 1 night
Drive
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Cascais
— 1 night
Drive
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 1 night
Drive
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Portimao
— 3 nights
Fly
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Braga
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Obidos

— 2 nights

Wedding Present Town

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 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare, stroll through Praia do Norte, and then make a trip to Batalha Monastery. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Óbidos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria, and finally play a few rounds at Royal Obidos Golf Course.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Obidos route site.

Oklahoma City, USA to Obidos is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Obidos, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Oklahoma City in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Obidos: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:

Sintra

— 1 night
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 3rd (Fri): stroll through Quinta da Regaleira, step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sintra trip planner.

You can drive from Obidos to Sintra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Obidos in June, you will find days in Sintra are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:

Cascais

— 1 night

Town of Kings and Fishes

A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Boca do Inferno, then kick back and relax at Guincho Beach, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Carcavelos.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cascais road trip tool.

Cascais is very close to Sintra. In June in Cascais, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Cascais

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4:

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.
Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdade. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Alfama, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and shop like a local with Rossio Square.

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You can drive from Cascais to Lisbon in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In June, daytime highs in Lisbon are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:

Evora

— 1 night
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, admire the ancient design of In Acqua Veritas, then learn about winemaking at Monte da Ravasqueira, and finally see the interesting displays at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Evora trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Lisbon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Evora, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Evora

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Baths

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:

Portimao

— 3 nights
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Take a break from the city and head to Ponta da Piedade and Praia da Falesia. Visit Praia da Marinha and Praia do Camilo for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portimao: Far-EcoTuk (in Faro), Praia Dona Ana (in Lagos) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, and get some thrills out on the water with Radicaline.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portimao trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Evora to Portimao in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in June, you will find days in Portimao are little chillier (81°F), and nights are a bit warmer (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Braga.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Braga

— 1 night

Portuguese Rome

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte, examine the collection at Mosteiro de Sao Martinho de Tibaes, then see the interesting displays at Museu de Olaria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Bom Jesus da Cruz.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Braga trip planner.

Fly from Portimao to Braga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in June, expect Braga to be a bit cooler, temps between 72°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Braga

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 12:

Porto

— 2 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.
On the 13th (Mon), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally make a trip to Liberdade Square.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto journey planning app.

You can drive from Braga to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Porto, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 57°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

Portugal travel guide

4.2
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.

Algarve travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Occupying the southernmost portion of Portugal's mainland, Algarve is wholeheartedly devoted to tourism and continuously ranks among Europe's top holiday destinations. Nearly 10 million annual visitors include Algarve on their itineraries, drawn mostly by the region's developed coastline, boasting nearly 200 km (125 mi) of impeccable beaches. Farther away from the water, the region offers an extensive network of hiking trails, ideal for active vacationers seeking a chance to explore a rugged southwestern corner of Europe once considered the very end of the world. If you need a few urban things to do on your vacation, head for the regional capital Faro, featuring a lively Old Town full of plazas, pedestrian lanes, and outdoor cafes.