8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 2 nights
2
Coimbra
— 1 night
3
Porto
— 3 nights

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary planning app.

Brasilia, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to Lisbon is 3 hours. Traveling from Brasilia in August, Lisbon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

1
night
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 6th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbra trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in August, you will find days in Coimbra are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks
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Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
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Praca do Comercio
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll around Praca de Lisboa, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and finally explore the activities along Douro River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): shop like a local with Mercado do Bolhao, make a trip to Liberdade Square, steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take in the views from Porto Bridge Climb, then do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

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Getting from Coimbra to Porto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Porto are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Pocas Vinhos
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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
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