38 days in Portugal Itinerary

38 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Montevideo
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Evora
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Tavira
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Lagos
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Lisbon
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Obidos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Coimbra
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h
7
Porto
— 6 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Montevideo

4
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, admire the striking features of Estacao Ferroviaria de Evora, make a trip to Jardim das Casas Pintadas, and get outside with Evora Public Garden.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Evora attractions planner.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Evora is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montevideo to Evora, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montevideo in February, things will get much colder in Evora: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tavira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Outdoors Wineries
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora) ©
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora)
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

5
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tavira: Almancil (Mini Golf at Quinta do Lago & Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha), Faro (Precious Time, Santa Maria Cape Island, &more) and Dias de Aromas (in Estoi). There's lots more to do: stroll around Ria Formosa, tee off at Golf Course Quinta da Ria, get outside with Jardim do Coreto, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tavira road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Evora to Tavira in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Evora in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Tavira. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Faro, Olhao, Almancil, Sao Bras de Alportel, Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
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Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha ©
Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa
Santa Maria Cape Island ©
Santa Maria Cape Island

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Golf Santo Antonio (in Budens), Pura Vida (in Sagres) and Praia do Castelejo (in Vila do Bispo). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, get outside with Blue Shark, see Off-Road Tours, and stop by Bolodoce & Cafe.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lagos route planner.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Lagos sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Portimao, Off-Road Tours, Golf Santo Antonio, Pura Vida, Praia do Castelejo
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Tic Tac Bike Tour ©
Tic Tac Bike Tour
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
AlgarveXplorers ©
AlgarveXplorers

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon holiday builder.

Getting from Lagos to Lisbon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Get out of town with these interesting Obidos side-trips: Nazare (Municipal Library of Nazareth, Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos, and stop by Olaria S. Pedro.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Obidos holiday builder website.

You can take a bus from Lisbon to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Obidos, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Nazare
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Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Igreja de Santa Maria ©
Igreja de Santa Maria

5
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
When in Coimbra, make a side trip to see Caramulinho in Caramulo, approximately Caramulo away. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Sala dos Capelos, and take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra.

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Drive from Obidos to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Caramulinho
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Sala dos Capelos ©
Sala dos Capelos
Food Tours
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, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and make a trip to Palacio de Cristal.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip maker.

Traveling by train from Coimbra to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

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

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