16 days in Italy & Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Italy & Portugal Itinerary

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Fatima, Portugal
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Porto, Portugal
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Calusco d'Adda, Italy
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Verona, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Fatima, Portugal — 1 night

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Your day by day itinerary now includes Obidos Village, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and National Palace of Queluz. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of National Palace of Queluz and then don't miss a visit to Obidos Village.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Fatima trip itinerary tool.

Navegantes, Brazil to Fatima is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Navegantes in September, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Fatima. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Liberdade Square, Torre dos Clerigos, Ribeira do Porto, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal. Keep things going the next day: go for a stroll along the water at Ribeira do Porto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), make a trip to Liberdade Square, then make a trip to Rua Santa Catarina, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Porto day trip website.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Porto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Porto sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Calusco d'Adda.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
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Calusco d'Adda, Italy — 3 nights

Calusco d'Adda is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 35km northeast of Milan and about 14km west of Bergamo. Bring the kids along to Leolandia and Parco della Preistoria. Go for a jaunt from Calusco d'Adda to Olginate to see Consonno about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Rotonda di San Tome, take in the views from Ponte San Michele, and admire the striking features of Villa Pesenti Agliardi.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Calusco d'Adda driving holiday tool.

Explore your travel options from Porto to Calusco d'Adda with the Route module. Traveling from Porto to Calusco d'Adda, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Calusco d'Adda are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 1 night

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Natura Viva, then admire the landmark architecture of Arche Scaligere, and finally admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Verona trip planner.

You can drive from Calusco d'Adda to Verona in 2 hours. September in Verona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for Venice.
Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Nightlife
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Venice road trip planning site.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Attractions like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, take a stroll through Alfama, then see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Rome to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Lisbon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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.

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.