10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Evora
— 2 nights
3
Albufeira
— 4 nights

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Castelo dos Mouros and Monastery of Alcobaca. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Nazare and Guincho Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Batalha Monastery (in Batalha), Convento de Cristo (in Tomar) and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Coach Museum, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, explore the world behind art at Casa Duarte Pinto Coelho, and snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online travel planner.

Milan, Italy to Lisbon is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In October, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Milan - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

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National Coach Museum ©
National Coach Museum
Convento de Cristo ©
Convento de Cristo

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 5th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Porta do Raimundo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and then explore the historical opulence of Monsaraz Castle and Walls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Evora trip maker.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Evora can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Evora

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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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Albufeira

Albufeira ©

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponta da Piedade and Cape Saint Vincent. Visiting Falesia Beach and Praia do Camilo will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Lagos (Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, Praia Dona Ana, &more) and Praia da Luz (in Luz). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Gale, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Albufeira road trip planner.

You can drive from Evora to Albufeira in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Albufeira sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade ©
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Gale ©
Praia Gale

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