15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Portimao
— 2 nights
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Evora
— 1 night
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Coimbra
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 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 out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in Lisbon reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk, then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and finally take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portimao online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Lisbon to Portimao by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Portimao can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

1
night
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, and finally take the plunge with Skydive Portugal.

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Drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Portimao in October since evenings lows in Evora dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure
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Skydive Portugal ©
Skydive Portugal
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Walking tours

2
nights
Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St Michael, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, and finally admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Praca do Comercio, and then admire the striking features of Torre de Almedina.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbra trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Evora to Coimbra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Food Tours
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

4
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Porto

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.
Dedicate the 22nd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Porto travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

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