9 days in Portugal Itinerary

9 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 1 night
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Evora
— 2 nights
3
Portimao
— 2 nights
4
Lisbon
— 3 nights

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Porto

Porto ©

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally learn the secrets of beer at Taste Porto Food Tours.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto sightseeing site.

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Porto is 5 hours. In May in Porto, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Porto

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites
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Taste Porto Food Tours ©
Taste Porto Food Tours
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 28th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museu de Evora, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, and finally contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Evora route planning site.

You can drive from Porto to Evora in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Porto in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Evora, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Evora

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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)

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Portimao

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, stroll through Praia do Camilo, and then kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia dos Olhos de Água, then kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, and then stroll through Praia da Marinha.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portimao online holiday planner.

You can drive from Evora to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in May, Portimao is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Belém Tower and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra National Palace). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and visit Alfama.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lisbon holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Portimao to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Portimao in May since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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