17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— Few hours
2
Porto
— 5 nights
3
Braga
— 1 day
4
Porto
— Few hours
5
Guimaraes
— 1 night
6
Porto
— 1 night
7
Lisbon
— 3 nights
8
Cascais
— 1 day
9
Lisbon
— 1 night
10
Sintra
— 1 day
11
Lisbon
— 1 night
12
Queluz
— Few hours
13
Lisbon
— 2 nights

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Lisbon

Lisbon
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lisbon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Campinas, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Campinas to Lisbon. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Porto on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Lisbon

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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.
Igreja de Sao Pedro dos Clerigos has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Palacio da Bolsa are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Serralves and Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis. There's more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I and do a tasting at Sandeman Cellars.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect Porto to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Braga.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vila Nova de Gaia
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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Braga

Braga ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Arco da Porta Nova, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Monte, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sameiro Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Braga travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porto to Braga in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary
Arco da Porta Nova ©
Arco da Porta Nova

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Porto

Porto
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto day trip app.

Traveling by car from Braga to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Guimaraes

Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Paco dos Duques de Braganca has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, appreciate the extensive heritage of Largo da Oliveira, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, thenget to know the fascinating history of GUIMARAES, and finally step into the grandiose world of Paco dos Duques de Braganca.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Guimaraes sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Porto to Guimaraes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Guimaraes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites
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Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
GUIMARAES ©
GUIMARAES
Paco dos Duques de Braganca ©
Paco dos Duques de Braganca

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Porto

Porto
To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto itinerary planner.

You can drive from Guimaraes to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
You'll explore and learn at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Bairro Alto. Enjoy Lisbon some more: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, stop by Artes de S+Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Alfama ©
Alfama

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Cascais

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum, thenexamine the collection at Museu Condes de Castro, thenkick back and relax at Guincho Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Cascais.

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

Drive from Lisbon to Cascais in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Cascais, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Cascais

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Centro Historico de Cascais ©
Centro Historico de Cascais
Guincho Beach ©
Guincho Beach
Museu Condes de Castro ©
Museu Condes de Castro

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Lisbon

Lisbon
For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Cascais to Lisbon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. You will leave for Sintra on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Lisbon

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Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
On the 14th (Sat), admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, admire the striking features of Park and National Palace of Pena, thensee the interesting displays at Museu do Bonsai, and finally explore the world behind art at MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sintra trip planner.

Sintra is just a short distance from Lisbon. September in Sintra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Museums
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Sintra National Palace ©
Sintra National Palace
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra ©
MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra

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Lisbon

Lisbon
For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary builder site.

Lisbon is just a stone's throw from Sintra. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to Queluz.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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Queluz

Queluz ©
On the 15th (Sun), stroll around Felicio Loureiro Urban Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Queluz online day trip planner.

Queluz is just a short distance from Lisbon. In September, daytime highs in Queluz are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Queluz

Parks
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Felicio Loureiro Urban Park ©
Felicio Loureiro Urban Park

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Capela dos Ossos and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) and Parque das Nacoes. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Evora (Loios Convent & Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)) and Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal).

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon holiday planning tool.

Lisbon is very close to Queluz. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Evora, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

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