42 days in Portugal Itinerary

42 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 4 nights
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Guimaraes
— Few hours
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Porto
— 1 night
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Fatima
— 1 day
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Evora
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 4 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night
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Vila Nova de Gaia
— 2 nights
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Obidos
— 11 nights
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Evora
— Few hours
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Estremoz
— Few hours
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Evora
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Estremoz
— 3 nights

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Rua Santa Catarina, Cais da Ribeira, PortuGalito - Espaco de Comercio e Artes, and other attractions. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belomonte 20 and Pavilhao da Agua. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Palacio da Bolsa and Livraria Lello. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take an in-depth tour of Casa do Infante, admire the landmark architecture of Paco Episcopal, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Torre dos Clerigos.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porto tour planning tool.

Campinas, Brazil to Porto is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Campinas to Porto due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Porto

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Civic Center
Palacio da Bolsa
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Guimaraes

Guimaraes

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Guimaraes trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Porto to Guimaraes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Guimaraes are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Porto.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Porto

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Rua Santa Catarina. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): shop like a local with Rua Santa Catarina and then appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Porto trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Guimaraes to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Porto

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Santissima Trindade and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fatima visit website.

Drive from Porto to Fatima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Evora online route maker.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Evora takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Evora are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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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 list of things to see and do now includes Igreja de Santo Antonio, Santo Antonio de Lisboa, Mercearia do Vinho, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Quinta da Regaleira and Igreja de Sao Roque. Museu Colecao Berardo and INUTIL arts & crafts will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Five Historic Photography Studio in Sintra, about 30 minutes away. It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Paroquial De Sao Pedro De Sintra.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip builder tool.

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Avenida da Liberdade
4.1
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Art Museum
Museu Colecao Berardo
4.4

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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.
You've added HM Borges, Bordal - Bordados da Madeira, Monte Palace Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Caravel Art Center and Madeira Optics Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and Blandy's Wine Lodge. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico) and Engenhos do Norte (in Porto da Cruz). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Laurissilva Forest, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado dos Lavradores, take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, and take in nature's colorful creations at Municipal Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Funchal road trip app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Funchal at 23°C and lows at 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Laurissilva Forest
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
4.8

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, learn about all things military at Museum of National Republican Guard, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Funchal in January, things will get little chillier in Lisbon: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Vila Nova de Gaia.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia ©
Across the Douro River from Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia touts famed Port wine lodges, where bottles are stored and aged.
Casa Kopke has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Casa Kopke, learn about winemaking at Sandeman Cellars, do a tasting at Porto Calem, then learn about winemaking at Taylor's Port, and finally learn about winemaking at Graham's Port Lodge.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vila Nova de Gaia route builder site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Vila Nova de Gaia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Obidos.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia

Wineries · Museums · Shopping
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Winery / Vineyard
Sandeman Cellars
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Casa Kopke
4.3
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Winery / Vineyard
Porto Calem
3.9

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso and Casa-Museu Passos Canavarro. Head to Mercado Biologico de Obidos and Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidosfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Nazare (Praia da Nazare, Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, &more), Alcobaca (Monastery of Alcobaca, Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Coz, &more) and Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro (in Vimeiro). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museu Diocesano de Santarem, explore the world behind art at Museu da Ceramica, gain insight at Dino Parque, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Obidos online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Gaia to Obidos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Obidos are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Obidos

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso
4.2

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Evora

Evora
To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Evora trip planner.

You can drive from Obidos to Evora in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You will leave for Estremoz on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:

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Estremoz

Estremoz
Estremoz is a municipality in Portugal. For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Estremoz journey planning site.

Getting from Evora to Estremoz by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Evora to Estremoz, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Evora.

Things to do in Estremoz

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:

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Evora

Evora ©
On the 19th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, then don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, and finally contemplate the long history of Walls of Evora.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Evora trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Estremoz to Evora in an hour. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Estremoz to Evora due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Evora

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Capela dos Ossos
4.3
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Historic Site
Walls of Evora
4.5

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Porto

Porto

Unvanquished City

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porto trip maker.

Getting from Evora to Porto by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off to Estremoz.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:

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Estremoz

Estremoz ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Marvao, learn about winemaking at Joao Portugal Ramos Wines, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo da Rainha Santa Isabel. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Coudelaria De Alter, meet the residents at Fluviario de Mora, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mother Church of Sta Maria.

Before you visit Estremoz, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Porto to Estremoz by car takes about 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Estremoz when traveling from Porto in January, with lows around 4°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Estremoz

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
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Specialty Museum
Museu da Tapecaria
4.6

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