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 Miradouro da Cruz dos Remedios. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palacio Nacional de Mafra and National Coach Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal), Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Castelo dos Mouros) and Cascais (Boca do Inferno & Guincho Beach). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Rossio Train Station, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, and go for a walk through Cabo da Roca.

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 15.5-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 catch the flight to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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 Ilha da Culatra (in Olhao), Tavira Island (in Tavira) and Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste (in Almodovar). 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.

Fly from Lisbon to Faro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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 Sao Rafael. Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia Gale and Praia da Luz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Algar Seco (in Carvoeiro), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Olhos de Agua ( Praia dos Olhos de Água & Praia da Falesia). 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 · Beaches · Outdoors · 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 Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Sacred Art of the Cathedral of Evora and Aldeia da Terra. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Evora: Castelo de Vide (Church of Nossa Senhora da Penha & Oficina-Museu Mestre Carolino), Vila Vicosa (Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Capuchos, Paco Ducal, &more) and Casa Museu de Alpalhao (in Alpalhao). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha de Atoleiros, and don't miss a visit to Porta do Raimundo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Evora trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Lagos to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Evora. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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 Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Alcobaca (Museu Raul Da Bernarda, Monastery of Alcobaca, &more), Batalha Monastery (in Batalha) and Fatima (Basilica da Santissima Trindade, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Catedral de Viseu, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar, 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 · Beaches · Outdoors · 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 Palacio da Bolsafor some retail therapy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja do Carmo and Largo da Oliveira. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Braga (Sameiro Sanctuary & Se de Braga), Guimaraes (Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Centro Historico de Guimaraes, &more) and Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at O Navio Gil Eannes, do a tasting at Porto Augusto's, contemplate the long history of Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Santa Luzia.

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 fly 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 Furnas. Head to Maviripa and Arquipelago - Centro De Artes Contemporaneasfor 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). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museu Militar dos Acores, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Viewpoint of the Ridge, relax in the rural setting at Arruda Pineapple Plantation, and get outside with Praia Da Amora.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada trip maker website.

Fly from Porto to Ponta Delgada in 3 hours. Traveling from Porto to Ponta Delgada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ponta Delgada, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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 Valley of the Nuns. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto and Santa Maria Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Machico (Ponta de Sao Lourenco & Forte de Nossa Senhora do Amparo), Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela) and Church of Sao Pedro (in Ponta do Pargo). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Levada Caldeirao Verde, see the interesting displays at Museu A Cidade do Acucar, get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria dos Prazeres, and get engrossed in the history at Madeira Story Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Funchal trip planner.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Azores Standard Time (AZOT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 1 hour. In December in Funchal, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 10:

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.