60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Curitiba
Fly:  16 h
1
Lisbon
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Faro
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Evora
— 14 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Coimbra
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
7
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 8 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Funchal, Madeira
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  20 h 15 min
End: Curitiba

7
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
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 Parque Natural da Arrabida and Boca do Inferno. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castelo dos Mouros and Baleal Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Palacio Nacional de Mafra (in Mafra), Sintra National Palace (in Sintra) and Miradouro da Cruz dos Remedios (in Peniche). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Coach Museum, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary builder site.

Curitiba, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Obidos, Sintra, Peniche, Cascais, Palacio Nacional de Mafra
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Parque Natural da Arrabida ©
Parque Natural da Arrabida
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Baleal Beach ©
Baleal Beach

5
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Visit Praia do Barril and Cabanas de Tavira Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Praia de Monte Gordo and Ilha da Culatra. Explore Faro's surroundings by going to Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste (in Almodovar), Family Golf Park (in Vilamoura) and Tavira Island (in Tavira). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Town Faro, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Faro Cathedral, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Faro online travel planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Faro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; 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

Side Trips

Tavira, Olhao, Loule, Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste, Family Golf Park
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Praia de Monte Gordo ©
Praia de Monte Gordo
Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach
Praia do Barril ©
Praia do Barril

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ponta da Piedade and Praia da Marinha. Discover out-of-the-way places like Falesia Beach and Praia do Camilo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Albufeira (Praia da Oura & Praia Sao Rafael), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Algar Seco (in Carvoeiro). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água and stroll through Praia Dona Ana.

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

Traveling by car from Faro to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lagos are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Albufeira, Praia da Marinha, Algar Seco, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Luz
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Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

14
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Capela dos Ossos and Monsaraz Castle and Walls. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Sacred Art of the Cathedral of Evora and Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha de Atoleiros. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Evora: Casa Museu de Alpalhao (in Alpalhao), Vila Vicosa (Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Capuchos, Paco Ducal, &more) and Castelo de Vide (Church of Nossa Senhora da Penha, Oficina-Museu Mestre Carolino, &more). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Marvao, admire the masterpieces at Museu Alberto Gordillo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, 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 do a combination of bus, flight, and 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

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vila Vicosa, Elvas, Monsaraz, Castelo de Vide, Beja
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 12:
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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)

7
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
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 Nazare and Praia da Costa Nova. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Batalha Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Alcobaca (Museu Raul Da Bernarda, Monastery of Alcobaca, &more), Fatima (Basilica da Santissima Trindade & Capela Das Aparicoes) and Tomar (Castelo de Tomar, Convento de Cristo, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, don't miss a visit to O Sitio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, 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 catch the train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Alcobaca, Nazare, Fatima, Tomar, Praia da Costa Nova
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 19:
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Basilica da Santissima Trindade ©
Basilica da Santissima Trindade
Convento de Cristo ©
Convento de Cristo
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©

5
nights
Porto

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.
Head to Palacio da Bolsa and Mercado Bom Sucessofor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Bom Jesus do Monte and Santuario de Santa Luzia. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Braga (Sameiro Sanctuary & Se de Braga), Guimaraes (Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Largo da Oliveira, &more) and Ponte Romana (in Ponte de Lima). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, see the interesting displays at O Navio Gil Eannes, take in the views from Porto Bridge Climb, and take in the waterfront at Ribeira Square.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Porto sightseeing planning app.

You can take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Gaia, Guimaraes, Braga, Viana do Castelo, Ponte Romana
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Santuario de Santa Luzia ©
Santuario de Santa Luzia

8
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
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 Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Furnas. Head to Parque Atlantico and Maviripafor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Sete Cidades (Sao Nicolau Church & Vista do Rei Miradouro), Furnas (Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas, Parque Terra Nostra, &more) and Farol da Ponta da Ferraria (in Ginetes). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, shop like a local with Arquipelago - Centro De Artes Contemporaneas, make a trip to Portas da Cidade, and get outside with Praia Da Amora.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Porto to Ponta Delgada takes 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

Side Trips

Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel, Sete Cidades
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 2:
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Caldeiras Vulcânicas ©
Caldeiras Vulcânicas

8
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and 25 Fontes Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Church of Sao Pedro (in Ponta do Pargo), Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto (in Canical) and Forte do Nossa Senhora do Amparo (in Machico). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Blandy's Wine Lodge, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado dos Lavradores, stroll around Parque de Santa Catarina, and explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Nuns.

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

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 4.5 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Madeira, Santana, Porto Moniz, Calheta, Machico
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Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
25 Fontes Falls
25 Fontes Falls
Valley of the Nuns ©
Valley of the Nuns

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