20 days in Portugal Itinerary

20 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner
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Coimbra
— 4 nights
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Nazare
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 4 nights
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Albufeira
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Coimbra — 4 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Praca do Comercio, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, and admire the striking features of Old Monestary of Santa Clara.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Coimbra driving holiday website.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Coimbra is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Porto Alegre to Coimbra due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Porto Alegre in August: high temperatures in Coimbra hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Nazare.
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Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Parks
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Nazare — 2 nights

Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Obidos Village and then explore the activities along Lagoa de Obidos. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, don't miss a visit to O Sitio, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nazare trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Coimbra to Nazare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Porto.
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Porto — 4 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.
Dedicate the 26th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, explore the activities along Douro River, shop like a local with Livraria Lello, and get lost in a book at Museu Serralves.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Porto trip planning site.

You can drive from Nazare to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tavira Island (in Tavira), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Albufeira trip planner.

You can fly from Porto to Albufeira in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, Albufeira is a bit warmer than Porto - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 6 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon vacation website.

Getting from Albufeira to Lisbon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lisbon, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the flight 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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