34 days in Portugal Itinerary

34 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h
1
Porto
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Coimbra
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Obidos
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Lisbon
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Evora
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Faro
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Toronto

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.
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, explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Palacio de Cristal.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Porto tour itinerary maker site.

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in February, expect Porto to be much warmer, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Museums Parks
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

5
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, make a trip to Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Olivais.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbra trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Porto to Coimbra by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Coimbra are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Obidos.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Sala dos Capelos ©
Sala dos Capelos
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Spas

4
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nazare (Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos, and see the interesting displays at Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Obidos trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Coimbra to Obidos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Obidos, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Nazare
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Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
O Sitio
O Sitio

5
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 (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon route planner.

Take a bus from Obidos to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Go for a jaunt from Evora to Vila Vicosa to see Atelier Cristina Claro about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Capela dos Ossos, do a tasting at Casa Relvas, make a trip to Jardim das Casas Pintadas, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Evora online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Evora are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Atelier Cristina Claro
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora) ©
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora)
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pura Vida (in Sagres), Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa) and Lagoa dos Salgados (in Gale). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, contemplate the long history of Forte de Almádena, stroll through AlgarveXplorers, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Tic Tac Bike Tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lagos trip planner.

Getting from Evora to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lagos when traveling from Evora in March, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Faro.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Portimao, Pura Vida, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Lagoa dos Salgados, Forte de Almádena
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Tic Tac Bike Tour ©
Tic Tac Bike Tour

5
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monte Rei Golf & Country Club (in Vila Nova de Cacela), Tavira (Jardim do Coreto & Sao Bras Chapel) and Casa Do Povo do Concelho de Olhao (in Moncarapacho). There's much more to do: explore by horseback at Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Algarve Rock Brewery, experience rural life at Dias de Aromas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Municipal de Loule.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Faro trip planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Faro in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Almancil, Sao Bras de Alportel, Olhao, Loule, Tavira
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Precious Time ©
Precious Time
Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha ©
Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha
Santa Maria Cape Island ©
Santa Maria Cape Island

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