57 days in Portugal Itinerary

57 days in Portugal Itinerary

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

8
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: Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao (in Carvoeiro). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, kick back and relax at Praia dos Tres Irmaos, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lagos trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Lagos is an approximately 7- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Lagos hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Albufeira, Aljezur, Lagoa, Burgau
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Algar de Benagil ©
Algar de Benagil

8
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tavira: Faro (Cape St. Mary, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Aquashow Park (in Quarteira) and Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha (in Almancil). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Caramelo Beach Club, stroll through Praia de Monte Gordo, identify plant and animal life at Ria Formosa, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tavira trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Tavira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Tavira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Faro, Olhao, Almancil, Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia, Marina de Vilamoura
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Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

8
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, examine the collection at Museu de Evora, ponder the design of Fountain Giraldo Square, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Evora.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Evora day trip tool.

You can drive from Tavira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Tavira in October, Evora is a bit cooler at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

9
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, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon holiday maker app.

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

7
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 (Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, Forte de Sao Miguel, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Obidos Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa de Obidos, and go for a walk through Rua Direita.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Obidos tour builder tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Obidos by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Obidos are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trip

Nazare
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos

8
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Step out of Coimbra with an excursion to Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco in Guimaraes--about 2h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, contemplate the long history of Sala dos Capelos, and make a trip to Praca do Comercio.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbra road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Obidos to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Coimbra sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco
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Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Food Tours

8
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, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, and don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November in Porto, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Wine Tours & Tastings

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