60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Puerto Vallarta
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Porto
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Coimbra
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Nazare
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Evora
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Tavira
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Lagos
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Lisbon
— 10 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Puerto Vallarta

9
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.
When in Porto, make a side trip to see Peneda-Geres National Park in Peneda-Geres National Park, approximately Peneda-Geres National Park away. Dedicate the 31st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, see where the action happens at Estadio do Dragao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Torre dos Clerigos.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Porto online attractions planner.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Porto is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Porto. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Puerto Vallarta in December: high temperatures in Porto hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Peneda-Geres National Park
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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)

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 to go to Guimaraes and see Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, examine the collection at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Celas, and don't miss a visit to Praca Oito de Maio.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Coimbra road trip app.

Traveling by train from Porto to Coimbra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anca Fountain, Roman Ruins and Museum of Conimbriga, Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco
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Sala dos Capelos ©
Sala dos Capelos
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Torre de Almedina ©
Torre de Almedina

4
nights
Nazare

Nazare ©
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Change things up with these side-trips from Nazare: Obidos (Vila Natal, Castelo de Óbidos, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, don't miss a visit to O Sitio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado Municipal de Nazare.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nazare online travel planner.

Getting from Coimbra to Nazare by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Obidos
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Vila Natal ©
Vila Natal
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte

9
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 Megalithica Ebora, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and don't miss a visit to Jardim das Casas Pintadas.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Evora trip planner.

You can drive from Nazare to Evora in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Evora can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Capela dos Ossos
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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)

8
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Get out of town with these interesting Tavira side-trips: Fonte da Tareja (in Tareja), Dias de Aromas (in Estoi) and Castle of Alcoutim (in Alcoutim). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Ponte Romana, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Cacela, look for gifts at Ex Libris Gourmet, and head outdoors with Jardim do Coreto.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Tavira road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Evora to Tavira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Evora in January, Tavira is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Olhao, Castro Marim, Vila Nova de Cacela, Fonte da Tareja, Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil
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Monte Rei Golf & Country Club ©
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
Ponte Romana
Ponte Romana
Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach

9
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 Pontal da Carrapateira (in Aljezur), Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, have fun at Tennisinportugal, get the lay of the land with Precious Time, and experience rural life at Mr Frutas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos journey planner.

You can drive from Tavira to Lagos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Lagos are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Portimao, Almancil, Loule, Lagoa, Albufeira
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

10
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). Dedicate the 18th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 21st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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