21 days in Portugal Itinerary

21 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
+2
Fly + subway + train:  9​h 45​min
1
Evora
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Lagos
— 3 nights
3
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Funchal, Madeira
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Belgrade

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Explore hidden gems such as Capela dos Ossos and Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Venture out of the city with trips to Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz) and Herdade da Maroteira - Corktrekking (in Redondo). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Evora, explore the ancient world of Almendres Cromlech, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and stop by Tou c'os Azeites.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Evora tour planner .

Belgrade, Serbia to Evora is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Belgrade in September, you will find days in Evora are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Corktrekking, Monsaraz Castle and Walls
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Lagos

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'll discover tucked-away gems like Ponta da Piedade and Praia Da Rocha. Venture out of the city with trips to Falesia Beach (in Olhos de Agua), Praia da Marinha (in Carvoeiro) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, don't miss a visit to Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, look for gifts at Casa do "Vo" Serafim, and take a leisurely stroll along Alvor Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lagos travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Evora to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Evora in September: highs in Lagos hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Falesia Beach, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

3
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 Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeronimos Monastery, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools and Blandy's Wine Lodge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela) and Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Faja do Rancho Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Funchal travel planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Funchal, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Faja Do Rancho Beach
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco

3
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra & Poca Da Dona Beija). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, admire the natural beauty at Jardins de Sant"Ana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nossa Senhora da Paz, and contemplate the geological forces at Lagoa das Furnas.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Funchal to Ponta Delgada in 5 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Azores Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Funchal in September, plan for little chillier nights in Ponta Delgada, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Bom Jesus do Monte. Get out of town with these interesting Porto side-trips: Santuario de Santa Luzia (in Viana do Castelo), Coimbra (Biblioteca Joanina - Universidade de Coimbra & University of Coimbra) and Centro Historico de Guimaraes (in Guimaraes). The adventure continues: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, get lost in a book at Livraria Lello, see where the action happens at Estadio do Dragao, and make a trip to Look at Porto.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Porto online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Ponta Delgada to Porto in 5 hours. Traveling from Ponta Delgada to Porto, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in September, plan for little chillier nights in Porto, with lows around 15°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bom Jesus do Monte, Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Santuario de Santa Luzia, University of Coimbra
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Walking tours
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte

Similar Plans

24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 25 days in Spain & Portugal BY A USER FROM CHILE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Portugal, Spain & Gibraltar BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM NORWAY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 44 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM BRAZIL February, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in Spain & Portugal BY A USER FROM CHILE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans