17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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17 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  18 h
1
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Albufeira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Evora
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lisbon
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Santiago

3
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.
Let the collections at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis and FC Porto Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Coimbra (Misericordia de Coimbra Museum & Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Museu Serralves, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, learn about winemaking at Pocas, and see the interesting displays at World of Discoveries - Museu Interativo & Parque Tematico.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porto online tour planner .

Santiago, Chile to Porto is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Chile Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Porto are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Porto

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Coimbra, Pocas
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Pocas ©
Pocas
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves

2
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Olaria Pequena, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Olhos de Água, and finally get engrossed in the history at Sacred Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): view the masterpieces at LAC - Laboratorio de Actividades Criativas, see the interesting displays at Museu de Portimao, and then visit Centro Historico de Albufeira.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albufeira trip planner.

You can fly from Porto to Albufeira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Albufeira sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Museu de Portimao, LAC - Laboratorio de Actividades Criativas, Olaria Pequena
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Centro Historico de Albufeira ©
Centro Historico de Albufeira
Museu de Portimao ©
Museu de Portimao

4
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Capela dos Ossos and Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo. Popular historic sites such as Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres and Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) are in your itinerary. When in Evora, make a side trip to see Herdade do Esporao in Reguengos de Monsaraz, approximately Reguengos de Monsaraz away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museu de Evora, learn about winemaking at Cartuxa - Fundação Eugénio De Almeida, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Evora trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Albufeira in March, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Evora. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Arraiolos, Herdade do Esporao
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Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Quinta da Regaleira and Park and National Palace of Pena for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Castelo dos Mouros (in Sintra) and Zazule (in Cascais). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Alfama, visit Bairro Alto, learn about all things military at Museu de Marinha, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Lisbon sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Zazule
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Alfama ©
Alfama
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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