18 days in Portugal Itinerary

18 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  7 h
1
Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Evora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Coimbra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London

4
nights
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.
You've now added Algarve Balloons to your itinerary. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Praia da Cordoama (in Vila do Bispo) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Albufeira). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, contemplate the long history of Forte de Almádena, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Gil Eanes.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lagos holiday planner.

London, UK to Lagos is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in June; daily highs in Lagos reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. You will leave for Evora on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Praia da Cordoama, Kayaking & Canoeing, Forte de Almádena
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama

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, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, make a trip to Praca do Giraldo, admire the local landmark of Fountain Giraldo Square, and browse the collection at Biblioteca Publica de Evora.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Evora visit planner.

Drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in June, you will find days in Evora are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums
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Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Museu de Evora ©
Museu de Evora
University of Evora ©
University of Evora

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Evora in June, you will find days in Lisbon are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Nazare (Ermida da Memoria, Miradouro do Suberco, &more) and Convento de Cristo (in Tomar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St Michael, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coimbra road trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Coimbra by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Coimbra: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nazare, Convento de Cristo
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Convento de Cristo ©
Convento de Cristo
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico

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.
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, explore the activities along Douro River, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Porto day trip tool.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Porto, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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