23 days in Portugal Itinerary

23 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Portimao
— 7 nights
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3
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Porto
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Coimbra
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night
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Lisbon — 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, take a stroll through Alfama, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Montreal in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for Portimao.
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Portimao — 7 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Olhos de Agua (Praia da Falesia & Praia dos Olhos de Água), Centro Historico de Albufeira (in Albufeira) and Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Ponta da Piedade, &more). Spend the 7th (Wed) with some fine spirits on a distillery tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Marinha, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Misericordia of Alvor, stop by Rocha Surf Shop, and get a dose of the wild on Algarve Discovery.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portimao vacation planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Portimao in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Portimao, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Evora.
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Evora — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 9th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally make a trip to Fountain Giraldo Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, and finally explore the historical opulence of Monsaraz Castle and Walls.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Evora trip planner.

You can drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in September, expect nights in Evora to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto.
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Porto — 3 nights

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 12th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), stroll through Ribeira do Porto, and look for gifts at Livraria Lello.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Porto travel planner.

Getting from Evora to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in September, you will find days in Porto are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 2 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 14th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Charola, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Cristo, and then don't miss a visit to Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), then take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbra trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Porto to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to Nazare.
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Nazare — 2 nights

Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare and then make a trip to Obidos Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capelas Imperfeitas, and finally make a trip to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Nazare holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.
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Portugal travel guide

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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.
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