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
— 3 nights
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Fatima
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 2 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castelo dos Mouros and Cabo da Roca. Let the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, get a taste of the local shopping with Avenida da Liberdade, and examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip maker site.

Brussels, Belgium to Lisbon is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in May, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trips

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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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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.
On the 16th (Sun), stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água, enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Carvoeiro Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, then zoom along the surf with Radicaline, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portimao trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Step off the beaten path and head to Capela dos Ossos and Centro Historico de Evora. Visit Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and Aqueduto da Agua de Prata for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Monsaraz Castle and Walls in Monsaraz (about 52 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Evora trip planning site.

You can drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Evora when traveling from Portimao in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Evora

Side Trips

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Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
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Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. On the 21st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela Das Aparicoes, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Cristo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida da Memoria.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fatima sightseeing planner.

Getting from Evora to Fatima by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Evora, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Fatima, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes
Convento de Cristo ©
Convento de Cristo

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Porto

Porto ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Monte, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), steep yourself in history at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally learn about winemaking at Porto Augusto's.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Porto attractions planner.

Getting from Fatima to Porto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Paco dos Duques de Braganca ©
Paco dos Duques de Braganca
Se de Braga ©
Se de Braga

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