16 days in Portugal & Italy Itinerary

16 days in Portugal & Italy Itinerary

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Drive to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Fly to Lisbon
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Queluz, Portugal
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Obidos, Portugal
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Alcobaca, Portugal
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Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night
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Batalha, Portugal
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Coimbra, Portugal
Drive
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Calusco d'Adda, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon itinerary website.

Navegantes, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Navegantes to Lisbon. When traveling from Navegantes in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. You will leave for Queluz on the 3rd (Sat).
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Queluz, Portugal

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at National Palace of Queluz.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Queluz online road trip planner.

Queluz is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In September, daily temperatures in Queluz can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Obidos.
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Obidos, Portugal

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Obidos Village. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Obidos Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Obidos visit planner.

You can drive from Queluz to Obidos in an hour. While traveling from Queluz, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Obidos, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Alcobaca.
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Alcobaca, Portugal

Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Alcobaca.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alcobaca trip planning site.

Alcobaca is very close to Obidos. In September, daily temperatures in Alcobaca can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fatima.
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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 Casa De Lucia, Casa De Francisco & Jacinta Marto and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

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

Drive from Alcobaca to Fatima in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Fatima sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Batalha.
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Batalha, Portugal

Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. You've now added Batalha Monastery to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Batalha day trip planning site.

Batalha is just a short distance from Fatima. In September, daily temperatures in Batalha can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Coimbra.
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Coimbra, Portugal

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes University of Coimbra. On the 4th (Sun), take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Coimbra trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Batalha to Coimbra in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car 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 Livraria Lello, Ponte de Dom Luis I, Ribeira do Porto, and other attractions you added.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Porto online route planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Porto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Calusco d'Adda.
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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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Birthplace Papa Giovanni XXIII, Castello Colleoni di Solza and Ponte San Michele.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Calusco d'Adda online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porto to Calusco d'Adda in 19.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Calusco d'Adda due to the time zone difference. September in Calusco d'Adda sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for 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 see the interesting displays at 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.
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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), see the interesting displays at 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.
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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

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Rome to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for 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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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.
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