16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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16 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Evora
— 3 nights
3
Coimbra
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
4
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Santiago

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and take a stroll through Belém Tower.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip maker tool .

Santiago, Chile to Lisbon is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Santiago to Lisbon. In February, daytime highs in Lisbon are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, wineries, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, see the interesting displays at Megalithica Ebora, explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and make a trip to Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora).

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Evora day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Evora, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Fun & Games Historic Sites Wineries
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Casa Relvas ©
Casa Relvas
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore Coimbra's surroundings by going to Nazare (Estatua Homenagem aos surfistas e a Nossa Senhora da Nazare. & Monte de Sao Bartolomeu). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Praca do Comercio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St Michael, and take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbra road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Evora to Coimbra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Nazare
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Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Olivais ©
Room Escape Games
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico

4
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.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, get your bearings at Livraria Lello, admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa.

Before you visit Porto, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Porto are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Museums Parks
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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)

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