15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 3 nights
2
Tavira
— 3 nights
3
Lagos
— 3 nights
4
Lisbon
— 5 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ponte de Dom Luis I and Palacio da Bolsa. There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, make a trip to Liberdade Square, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto tour itinerary planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Porto is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, things will get little chillier in Porto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tavira.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro

3
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Family-friendly places like Aquashow Park and Cabanas de Tavira Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Tavira: Praia da Alagoa (in Altura) and Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo, look for all kinds of wild species at Ria Formosa, and make a trip to Ponte Romana.

Discover how to plan a Tavira trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Porto to Tavira in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Porto in September since evenings lows in Tavira dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Alagoa, Ria Formosa, Caramelo Beach Club, Aquashow Park
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Praia da Alagoa ©
Praia da Alagoa
Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park
Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach

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nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Bring the kids along to Zoomarine Algarve and Praia do Amado. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Falesia Beach (in Olhos de Agua) and XFlow Surf Spot Portugal (in Albufeira). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha and stop by Bolodoce & Cafe.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lagos day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Albufeira, Praia da Marinha, Praia do Amado, Praia Da Rocha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Family-friendly places like Lisbon Oceanarium and Quinta da Regaleira will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and visit Alfama.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in October, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around °C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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