15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner

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Porto
— 1 night
Drive
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Tomar
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Albufeira
— 2 nights
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Porto

— 1 night

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.
On the 1st (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia de Braga, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Cruz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Marcos, and finally explore the world behind art at Biscaínhos Museum Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Agramonte, then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, and then see the interesting displays at Estacao Litoral da Aguda.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Porto. In April, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tomar.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:

Tomar

— 2 nights
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional Ferroviario, then examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Fatima e dos Pastorinhos, and finally don't miss a visit to Ginginha do Castelo. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museu dos Fosforos, pause for some serene contemplation at Charola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capelas Imperfeitas, then take an in-depth tour of Museu da Comunidade Conselhia da Batalha, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz da Batalha.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Tomar trip planning app.

Getting from Porto to Tomar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

Lisbon

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Palácio Nacional da Ajuda and Museu de Marinha. Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) and National Palace of Queluz. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, explore the world behind art at Medeiros e Almeida Museum, engage your brain at Pavilhao do Conhecimento, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planning tool.

Drive from Tomar to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Lisbon sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 10:

Evora

— 3 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Megalithica Ebora and Aldeia da Terra. Kids will appreciate attractions like Igreja de Sao Mamede and Aldeia da Terra. Venture out of the city with trips to Vila Vicosa (Museu Nacional dos Coches, Treasure of the Paco de Vila Vicosa, &more) and Museu Do Barro (in Redondo). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Ermida de Sao Bras, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento dos Loios, admire the striking features of Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Evora holiday planning site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Evora are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Evora

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

Albufeira

— 2 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lagoa dos Salgados, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Zebra Safari Tours, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Olheiros de Agua Doce. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Pau da Bandeira Viewpoint, kick back and relax at Praia do Peneco, then get engrossed in the history at Sacred Art Museum, then make a splash at XFlow Surf Spot Portugal, and finally stroll through Praia do Barranco das Belharucas.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Evora to Albufeira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Evora in April since evenings lows in Albufeira dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

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.