12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip itinerary planner

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Fly
1
Porto
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Pinhao
Drive
3
Amarante
Drive
4
Porto
— 1 night
Drive
5
Aveiro
Drive
6
Tomar
Drive
7
Evora
— 1 night
Drive
8
Mourao
Drive
9
Portimao
— 1 night
Drive
10
Tavira
Drive
11
Olhao
Drive
12
Faro
Drive
13
Portimao
— 1 night
Drive
14
Sagres
Drive
15
Aljezur
Drive
16
Portimao
— 1 night
Fly to Cascais Municipal Aerodrome, Taxi to Sintra
17
Sintra
Drive
18
Belem
— 1 day
Drive
19
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive
20
Nazare
Drive
21
Coimbra
Drive
22
Porto
— 1 night
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Porto

— 2 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Porto day trip planning app.

Milan, Italy to Porto is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Porto due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Milan in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Porto, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Pinhao.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

Pinhao

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Drive from Porto to Pinhao in 2 hours. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Amarante.

Things to do in Pinhao

Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

Amarante

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amarante online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pinhao to Amarante takes 1.5 hours. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Porto.

Things to do in Amarante

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

Porto

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porto route builder site.

You can drive from Amarante to Porto in an hour. You'll set off for Aveiro on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

Aveiro

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Aveiro journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Porto to Aveiro takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Tomar.

Things to do in Aveiro

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:

Tomar

Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tomar road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Aveiro to Tomar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Evora.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:

Evora

— 1 night
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
To find out how to plan a trip to Evora, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tomar to Evora in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Evora can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Mourao on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:

Mourao

Mourão is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal. To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mourao visit planner.

Getting from Evora to Mourao by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You'll set off for Portimao on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Mourao

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

Portimao

— 1 night
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Portimao trip planner.

You can drive from Mourao to Portimao in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Portimao are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You'll set off for Tavira on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

Tavira

Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Castelo de Tavira, Igreja da Misericordia and Fado com Historia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Fado com Historia, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Tavira.

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Drive from Portimao to Tavira in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Olhao.

Things to do in Tavira

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

Olhao

Algarve Region's largest fishing port, Olhao occupies a strategically important coastal area inhabited since prehistoric times.
Discover how to plan a Olhao trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Olhao is just a stone's throw from Tavira. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will leave for Faro on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Olhao

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

Faro

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Faro Free Walking Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the local highlights with Faro Free Walking Tours.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Faro trip itinerary planner.

Faro is just a stone's throw from Olhao. In November, daily temperatures in Faro can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Faro

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

Portimao

— 1 night
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Portimao trip planner.

You can drive from Faro to Portimao in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Sagres.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

Sagres

End of the World

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.
To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sagres online trip planner.

Drive from Portimao to Sagres in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll set off for Aljezur on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Aljezur

Aljezur is a municipality in Portugal. Plan my day in Aljezur using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Sagres to Aljezur in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll set off for Portimao on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Aljezur

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Portimao

— 1 night
For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Portimao road trip app.

You can drive from Aljezur to Portimao in an hour. You'll set off for Sintra on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Sintra

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
To find photos and tourist information, read our Sintra trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Portimao to Sintra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Belem on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Sintra

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

Belem

— 1 day
For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Belem trip itinerary tool.

Belem is just a short distance from Sintra. November in Belem sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off to Lisbon.

Things to do in Belem

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

Lisbon

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
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Lisbon is very close to Belem. In November in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for Nazare on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:

Nazare

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. To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nazare trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Nazare by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Coimbra.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Coimbra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

Porto

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip planning site.

Getting from Coimbra to Porto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

Portugal travel guide

4.3
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.