18 days in Portugal Itinerary

18 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip itinerary planner

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Evora
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Nazare
— 3 nights
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 4 nights
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Evora

— 2 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Monte da Ravasqueira, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), steep yourself in history at Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco.

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Madrid, Spain to Evora is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

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Lisbon

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

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, Sintra National Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

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You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 8:

Nazare

— 3 nights
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nazare: Obidos (Obidos Village, Royal Obidos Golf Course, &more). The adventure continues: get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, don't miss a visit to Forte de Sao Miguel, pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida da Memoria, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Norte.

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You can drive from Lisbon to Nazare in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Nazare

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:

Coimbra

— 3 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Porto

— 4 nights

Unvanquished City

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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, shop like a local with Livraria Lello, and go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira.

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You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Porto sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.