19 days in Portugal Itinerary

19 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Albufeira
— 3 nights
2
Evora
— 3 nights
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
4
Tomar
— 2 nights
5
Porto
— 3 nights
6
Funchal, Madeira
— 2 nights

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Explore hidden gems such as Falesia Beach and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Popular historic sites such as Cape Saint Vincent and Old Town Faro are in your itinerary. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Lagos (Ponta da Piedade & Praia Dona Ana), Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia Gale, explore the ancient world of Torre da Medronheira, and learn and have fun at Porches Pottery.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Albufeira travel planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Albufeira is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In April, Albufeira is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Marinha, Old Town Faro, Porches Pottery
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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Capela dos Ossos and Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora). Monte da Ravasqueira and Aldeia da Terra will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Evora with a short trip to Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Visitacao (Montemor-o-Novo) in Montemor-o-Novo, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Graca.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Evora online route planner.

Drive from Albufeira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Evora when traveling from Albufeira in April, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Arraiolos, Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Visitacao (Montemor-o-Novo)
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Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castelo dos Mouros and Igreja de Sao Roque. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Cabo da Roca in Colares, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Belém Tower, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen).

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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 °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tomar.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Castelo dos Mouros, Cabo da Roca
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Tomar

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. On the 30th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castelo de Ourém, thendon't miss a visit to Valinhos Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capelas Imperfeitas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Tomar, make a trip to Janela do Capitulo, make a trip to Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Gregorio, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, and finally examine the collection at Museu Dos Fosforos.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tomar itinerary tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Tomar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castelo de Almourol, Castelo de Ourém, Valinhos Sanctuary, Capelas Imperfeitas
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Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Castelo de Almourol ©
Castelo de Almourol
Castelo de Ourém ©
Castelo de Ourém

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.
You'll explore and learn at O Navio Gil Eannes and FC Porto Museum. Get some historical perspective at Palacio da Bolsa and Sameiro Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima), Se de Braga (in Braga) and Santa Casa Da Misericórdia De Viana Do Castelo (in Viana do Castelo). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas, steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and shop like a local with Mercado Bom Sucesso.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Porto online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tomar to Porto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Braga, Viana do Castelo, Ponte Romana
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary
O Navio Gil Eannes ©
O Navio Gil Eannes

2
nights
Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and Colegio dos Jesuitas do Funchal will appeal to history buffs. Caravel Art Center and Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Engenhos do Norte (in Porto da Cruz) and Capela Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte - Capela do Cabo (in Ponta do Pargo). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museu da Baleia da Madeira, kick back and relax at Praia de Garajau, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja do Colegio Sao Joao Evangelista, and stop by Zona Velha.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Funchal online trip builder.

Getting from Porto to Funchal by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Porto in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Funchal, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Calheta, Engenhos do Norte, Museu da Baleia da Madeira, Praia de Garajau
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Caravel Art Center ©
Caravel Art Center
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte
Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse ©
Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse

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