32 days in Portugal Itinerary

32 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Tavira
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lagos
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Evora
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lisbon
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Coimbra
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Porto
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Vancouver

4
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tavira: Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio), Faro (Food Tours, Cape St. Mary, &more) and Praia da Quarteira (in Quarteira). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Ria Formosa, explore by horseback at Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha, tour the pleasant surroundings at Garrao Nascente Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tavira trip maker website.

Vancouver, Canada to Tavira is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Tavira, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in May; daily highs in Tavira reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Faro, Almancil, Caramelo Beach Club, Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia, Ria Formosa
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Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa
Walking tours

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro), Albufeira (Hot Wheels Raceway, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, &more) and Aljezur (Vale Figueiras Beach & Praia do Amado). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Anthony, and enjoy the sand and surf at Barranco das Canas Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Lagos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Aljezur, Molhe Beach, Carvoeiro Boardwalk
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Off-Road Tours

4
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Change things up with a short trip to Rota Vicentina in Odemira (about 2h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Evora trip planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in May, plan for little chillier nights in Evora, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Rota Vicentina
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Rota Vicentina ©
Rota Vicentina
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and visit Alfama.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore Coimbra's surroundings by going to Nazare (O Sitio, Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Coimbra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for little chillier 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 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Nazare
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Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico

6
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: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Porto online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can 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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