21 days in Portugal Itinerary

21 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 2 nights
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Sintra
— 2 nights
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Peniche
— Few hours
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Nazare
— Few hours
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Obidos
— Few hours
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Coimbra
— 1 night
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Lagos
— 5 nights
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Lisbon
— Few hours
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Funchal, Madeira
— 6 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes LX Factory, Miradouro da Senhora do Monte and Bairro Alto. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take a stroll through Bairro Alto. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Rossio Square, then visit Alfama, and finally take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online journey planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Quebec City to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In May, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Quebec City - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Park and National Palace of Pena as well as Quinta da Regaleira. On the 22nd (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros, then explore the historical opulence of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sintra National Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sintra itinerary planner.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In May in Sintra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Peniche.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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Peniche

Peniche ©
Peniche is a seaside municipality and a city in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Baleal Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Peniche trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Peniche takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sintra in May, you will find days in Peniche are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Nazare.

Things to do in Peniche

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Baleal Beach ©
Baleal Beach

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Nazare

Nazare ©
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. On the 24th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nazare trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Peniche to Nazare takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nazare are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Nazare

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare

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Obidos

Obidos

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Obidos route builder website.

Drive from Nazare to Obidos in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Obidos can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 24th (Sun), you're off to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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1
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Coimbra

Coimbra
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Coimbra trip maker website.

You can drive from Obidos to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Porto

Porto ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cafe Majestic, Liberdade Square, Ribeira Square, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, then don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, then stop by Livraria Lello, and finally take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab a seat and go on Sao Bento Railway Station, join in the after-dark buzz at Cafe Majestic, then contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, then take a leisurely stroll along Ribeira Square, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read our Porto trip itinerary app.

Getting from Coimbra to Porto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Porto, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Transportation
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Sao Bento Railway Station ©
Sao Bento Railway Station

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Lagos

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Rocha (Casa do "Vo" Serafim & Praia Da Rocha), Praia do Zavial (in Raposeira) and Sagres (Fortaleza de Sagres & Cape Saint Vincent). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Alvor, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Albufeira, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos online itinerary planner.

Drive from Porto to Lagos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Porto in May: high temperatures in Lagos hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kayaking & Canoeing
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planning site.

You can drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Lagos in June, with lows around 18°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Carmo Archaeological Museum ©
Carmo Archaeological Museum

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Funchal, Madeira

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.
Step out of Funchal with an excursion to Ponta de Sao Lourenco in Machico--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, view the masterpieces at Caravel Art Center, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanická zahrada Madeira.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Funchal online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in June, you will find days in Funchal are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Off-Road Tours
Laurissilva Forest ©
Laurissilva Forest
Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo and then explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon visit planning website.

Getting from Funchal to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Funchal in June, expect nights in Lisbon to be slightly colder, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Arco do Triunfo
Arco do Triunfo
Igreja de Santa Luzia ©
Igreja de Santa Luzia

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