14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

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14 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Funchal, Madeira
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Porto

Porto ©
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bom Jesus do Monte, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Guimaraes Castle, make a trip to Centro Historico de Guimaraes, learn about winemaking at Graham's Port Lodge, then do a tasting at Taylor's Port, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porto travel planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Porto is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Porto, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in October: high temperatures in Porto hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Guimaraes, Vila Nova de Gaia, Bom Jesus do Monte
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Graham's Port Lodge ©
Graham's Port Lodge
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle

2
nights
Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
On the 4th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Ponta de Sao Lourenco and then contemplate the waterfront views at Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Funchal trip planner.

You can fly from Porto to Funchal in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Porto in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Funchal, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Funchal

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cabo Girao, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Ponta de Sao Lourenco
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Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get in touch with nature at Praia Gale and Praia do Camilo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Meia Praia and Ponta Da Piedale. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagos). There's more to do: stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água and kick back and relax at Algarve.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Albufeira day trip app .

You can fly from Funchal to Albufeira in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Funchal in October since evenings lows in Albufeira dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia Da Rocha, Cape Saint Vincent, Algarve
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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia Gale ©
Praia Gale

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, steep yourself in history at Walls of Evora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, explore the ancient world of Cromeleque dos Almendres, take a memorable tour with Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Evora trip planner.

You can drive from Albufeira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Albufeira in October, plan for little chillier nights in Evora, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Batalha Monastery and Cabo da Roca. Visit Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Belém Tower for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon travel route planning tool .

Traveling by train from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Batalha Monastery
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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