15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Evora
— 2 nights
3
Albufeira
— 4 nights
4
Porto
— 4 nights

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Castelo de S. Jorge make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Jardim Zoologico, take a stroll through Alfama, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon holiday builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In January, Lisbon is cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Walls of Evora, get outside with Evora Public Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, thendelve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Graca. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, don't miss a visit to Praca do Giraldo, thendon't miss a visit to Medieval Arcades of Evora, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Evora online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Evora, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Evora Public Garden
Evora Public Garden
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

4
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Praia Da Rocha and Falesia Beach. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Algar de Benagil (in Benagil), Adventure Golf Alvor (in Alvor) and Mini Golf at Quinta do Lago (in Almancil). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Albufeira, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Rocha Baixinha, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Peneco.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Albufeira day trip website.

Getting from Evora to Albufeira by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Evora in January since evenings lows in Albufeira dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Algar de Benagil, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Mini Golf at Quinta do Lago, Ponta da Piedade
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Algar de Benagil ©
Algar de Benagil
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade

4
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Ponte de Dom Luis I and Palacio da Bolsa will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Coimbra (Portugal dos Pequenitos, Exploratorio - Centro Ciencia Viva de Coimbra, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), don't miss a visit to Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto online trip maker.

You can fly from Albufeira to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Albufeira, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Coimbra
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Portugal dos Pequenitos ©
Portugal dos Pequenitos
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I

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