60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
1
Lisbon
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Lagos
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Evora
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Coimbra
— 8 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Porto
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 9 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Funchal, Madeira
— 11 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Lisbon

9
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alfama and Pavilhao do Conhecimento. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva (in Obidos) and Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Oficina de Ciência de Sintra, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, make a trip to Belém Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, National Palace of Queluz, Casino Estoril, Museu Abilio de Mattos e Silva
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 10:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

6
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.
Visit Cape Saint Vincent and Antigo Mercado de Escravos for their historical value. Corte-Real Gallery and Museu Pintor Jose Cercas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Ferragudo (Studio Bongard & Galeria Arte Algarve), Tavira (Tavira Ciencia Viva Science Centre, Museu Islamico, &more) and Archaeological Museum (in Alcoutim). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Zea, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Malcolm Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with BAM Art Gallery.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. December in Lagos sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Tavira, Faro, Albufeira, Portimao, Ferragudo
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 16:
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LAC - Laboratorio de Actividades Criativas ©
LAC - Laboratorio de Actividades Criativas
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Church of St. Anthony ©
Church of St. Anthony

9
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Megalithica Ebora and Museum of Sacred Art of the Cathedral of Evora. Get a sense of the local culture at Aldeia da Terra and Arquivo Fotografico de Evora. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Evora: Reguengos de Monsaraz (Sharish Gin, Herdade do Esporao, &more), Monsaraz Castle and Walls (in Monsaraz) and Estremoz (Joao Portugal Ramos Wines, Tiago Cabaco Wines, &more). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Casa Relvas, steep yourself in history at Cella Vinaria Antiqua, admire the masterpieces at Museu do Artesanato e do Design -MADE, and don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Evora trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lagos to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Lagos in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Evora. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Vidigueira, Arraiolos, Campo Maior, Portalegre, Reguengos de Monsaraz
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 25:
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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
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Misericordia de Coimbra Museum and Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Olivais. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro and Museo Zoologia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coimbra: Museu de Aguarela de Alfredo Roque Gameiro (in Minde), Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas (in Golega) and Fatima (Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima & Fatima Luz e Paz). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Museu da Ciencia, engage your brain at Exploratorio - Centro Ciencia Viva de Coimbra, and admire the masterpieces at Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Coz.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip app.

Traveling by car from Evora to Coimbra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nazare, Batalha, Ilhavo, Alcobaca, Fatima
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 2:
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Misericordia de Coimbra Museum ©
Misericordia de Coimbra Museum
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco ©
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco

7
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museu Serralves and Belomonte 20. Your inner history buff will appreciate Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Igreja dos Grilos. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Lamego (Quinta Santa Eufemia, Quinta da Casa Amarela, &more), Casa de Tormes - Museu Queirosiano (in Santa Cruz do Douro) and Quinta do Jalloto (in Casal de Loivos). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, and learn about all things military at Museu Militar Do Porto.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto day trip planner.

You can take a train from Coimbra to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January in Porto, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Gaia, Lamego, Braga, Quinta do Beijo, Casa de Tormes - Museu Queirosiano
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 9:
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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves

9
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nossa Senhora da Paz and Observatorio Vulcanologico e Geotermico dos Acores. You'll explore and learn at Priolo Environmental Center and Ribeira Grande Municipal Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Mosteiros (Mosteiros Beach & Piscinas Naturais), Ribeira Grande (Tabaco da Maia Museum & Praia Calhau D'Areia) and Furnas (Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, Poca Da Dona Beija, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Santana Astronomical Observatory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Ribeira Grande, examine the collection at Museu Casa do Arcano, and get engrossed in the history at Vila Franca Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Ponta Delgada takes 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto to Ponta Delgada. Traveling from Porto in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ponta Delgada, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ribeira Grande, Furnas, Sao Miguel, Vila Franca do Campo, Mosteiros
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 18:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo ©
Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo
Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz

11
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.
You'll explore and learn at Caravel Art Center and Funchalet Art Gallery and Craft Shop. Visit Blandy's Wine Lodge and Capela Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte - Capela do Cabo for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Funchal side-trips: Ponta do Pargo (Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse & Church of Sao Pedro), Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto (in Canical) and Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus (in Ponta Delgada). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Madeira Optics Museum, see Off-Road Tours, admire the masterpieces at Design Centre Nini Andrade Silva, and take in the exciting artwork at Charlotte's CM Studio.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Funchal trip builder website.

Fly from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Funchal due to the time zone difference. January in Funchal sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Camara De Lobos, Madeira, Calheta, Sao Vicente, Santana
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 29:
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Caravel Art Center ©
Caravel Art Center
Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus ©
Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus

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