15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Portimao
— 4 nights
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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.
Bring the kids along to Lisbon Oceanarium and Quinta da Regaleira. Change things up with a short trip to Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lisbon travel route app.

Valletta, Malta to Lisbon is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Valletta in November, things will get slightly colder in Lisbon: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

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

4
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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.
Kids will enjoy Zoomarine Algarve and Praia da Marinha. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portimao: Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos), Albufeira (Centro Historico de Albufeira & Speed Boats Tours) and Olhos de Agua (Falesia Beach & Praia dos Olhos de Água). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Praia Da Rocha, take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk, stop by Rocha Surf Shop, and work off some steam at Sabai Thai Massage Praia da Rocha.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portimao day trip site.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Portimao, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

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Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 10th (Tue), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of St Michael, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, and finally admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Torre de Almedina, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbra travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portimao to Coimbra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Portimao in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Coimbra. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Food Tours
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio

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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.
Attractions like Ponte de Dom Luis I and River Rafting & Tubing make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Palacio de Cristal, get lost in a book at Museu Serralves, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto day trip planning site.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

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

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