15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal tour planner
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Albufeira
— 3 nights
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Sagres
— 1 night
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Evora
— 3 nights
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Lisbon — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Castelo de S. Jorge and Sintra National Palace will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Alfama, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and visit Bairro Alto.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lisbon travel planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belo Horizonte to Lisbon is 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lisbon are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Porto.
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Porto — 3 nights

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.
The Cooltours - Oporto has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pocas Vinhos and Wine Tours & Tastings. Visit Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Palacio da Bolsa for their historical value. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll through Ribeira do Porto, steep yourself in history at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Porto travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in August, things will get slightly colder in Porto: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Albufeira.
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Albufeira — 3 nights

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
We've included these beaches for you: Praia Da Rocha and Praia da Falesia. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira) and Lagos (Praia Dona Ana & Praia do Camilo). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia dos Olhos de Água, relax and rejuvenate at Thai Massage Vilamoura, and get a dose of the wild on Aurora Boat Trips.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Albufeira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in August, things will get a bit warmer in Albufeira: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sagres.
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Sagres — 1 night

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
On the 12th (Fri), kick back and relax at Praia da Cordoama, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sagres travel route builder website.

Getting from Albufeira to Sagres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Sagres sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Evora.
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Evora — 3 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get some cultural insight at Capela dos Ossos and Aqueduto da Agua de Prata. Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro Historico de Evora and Church of Santo Antao (Evora). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and pause for some serene contemplation at Loios Convent.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Evora tour planner.

Getting from Sagres to Evora by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Sagres in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Evora, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
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.
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