60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 7 nights
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Faro
— 5 nights
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Lagos
— 4 nights
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Evora
— 14 nights
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Coimbra
— 7 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 8 nights
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— 8 nights
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Lisbon

— 7 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get in touch with nature at Baleal Beach and Guincho Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palacio Nacional de Mafra and Miradouro da Cruz dos Remedios. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Castelo dos Mouros), Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal) and Boca do Inferno (in Cascais). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Coach Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo, don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, and get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

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Find places to stay Oct 12 — 20:

Faro

— 5 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Visit Praia de Monte Gordo and Cabanas de Tavira Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Family Golf Park and Praia do Barril. Explore Faro's surroundings by going to Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste (in Almodovar), Ilha da Culatra (in Olhao) and Tavira Island (in Tavira). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora do Rosario, contemplate the long history of Old Town Faro, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Faro online travel planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Faro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Faro are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:

Lagos

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Praia da Oura and Praia da Luz. Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia Gale and Praia Sao Rafael. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Olhos de Agua ( Praia dos Olhos de Água & Praia da Falesia), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Algar Seco (in Carvoeiro). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Meia Praia, stroll through Praia da Marinha, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Lagos day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Faro to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:

Evora

— 14 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Castelo de Evoramonte and Igreja Matriz do Torrao. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Sacred Art of the Cathedral of Evora and Oficina-Museu Mestre Carolino. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Evora: Casa Museu de Alpalhao (in Alpalhao), Church of Nossa Senhora da Penha (in Castelo de Vide) and Vila Vicosa (Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Capuchos, Paco Ducal, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha de Atoleiros, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santiago.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Evora travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lagos in October since evenings lows in Evora dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 12:

Coimbra

— 7 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Get in touch with nature at Praia da Costa Nova and Praia da Nazare. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra) and Castelo de Tomar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Batalha Monastery (in Batalha), Fatima (Basilica da Santissima Trindade, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, &more) and Alcobaca (Museu Raul Da Bernarda, Monastery of Alcobaca, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Catedral de Viseu, and don't miss a visit to O Sitio.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coimbra trip builder app.

Drive from Evora to Coimbra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Coimbra sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 19:

Porto

— 5 nights

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.
Head to Mercado Bom Sucesso and Casa do Galofor some retail therapy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja do Carmo and Sameiro Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Guimaraes (Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Largo da Oliveira, &more), Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima) and Se de Braga (in Braga). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas, take in the views from Porto Bridge Climb, contemplate the long history of Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and learn about winemaking at Taylor's Port.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Porto tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Porto sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

— 8 nights
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Step off the beaten path and head to Salto do Cabrito and Museu Militar dos Acores. Head to Maviripa and Parque Atlanticofor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Farol da Ponta da Ferraria (in Ginetes), Sete Cidades (Sao Nicolau Church & Vista do Rei Miradouro) and Furnas (Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas, Parque Terra Nostra, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Furnas, stroll through Pedra Queimada - Lajinha - Degredo, make a trip to Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, and experience rural life at Arruda Pineapple Plantation.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Ponta Delgada takes 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Porto in November since evenings lows in Ponta Delgada dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 2:

Funchal, Madeira

— 8 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at 25 Fontes Falls and Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Levada Caldeirao Verde and Madeira Story Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Machico (Ponta de Sao Lourenco & Forte de Nossa Senhora do Amparo), Church of Sao Pedro (in Ponta do Pargo) and Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Miradouro Pico Dos Barcelos, explore the galleries of Galeria dos Prazeres, go for a walk through Santa Maria Street, and admire the natural beauty at Municipal Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Funchal online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December in Funchal, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 10:

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.