23 days in Portugal Itinerary

23 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Alcacer do Sal
— 1 night
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Santiago do Cacem
— 1 night
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Sagres
— 2 nights
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Albufeira
— 1 night
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Vidigueira
— 1 night
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Estremoz
— 2 nights
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Guarda
— 1 day
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Vila Nova de Foz Coa
— 1 night
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Peso Da Regua
— 3 nights
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Viseu
— 3 nights
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Lousa
— 2 nights
12
Torres Vedras
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 3 nights

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Alcacer do Sal

Alcacer do Sal ©
Alcácer do Sal is a municipality in Portugal, located in Setúbal District. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Cripta Arqueologica de Alcacer do Sal, make a trip to Cais Palafitico do Porto da Carrasqueira, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Alcacer do Sal.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Alcacer do Sal itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Alcacer do Sal. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You'll set off for Santiago do Cacem on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Alcacer do Sal

Historic Sites
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Castle of Alcacer do Sal ©
Castle of Alcacer do Sal
Cais Palafitico do Porto da Carrasqueira ©
Cais Palafitico do Porto da Carrasqueira

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Santiago do Cacem

Santiago do Cacem ©
Santiago do Cacém is a municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): trot along with Passeios a Cavalo Melides and then explore the activities along Lagoa de Santo Andre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Santiago do Cacem visit planner.

Traveling by car from Alcacer do Sal to Santiago do Cacem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Santiago do Cacem sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sagres.

Things to do in Santiago do Cacem

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Passeios a Cavalo Melides ©
Passeios a Cavalo Melides
Praia dos Buizinhos ©
Praia dos Buizinhos
Lagoa de Santo Andre ©
Lagoa de Santo Andre

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Sagres

End of the World

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sagres itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Santiago do Cacem to Sagres in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Santiago do Cacem in September, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Sagres: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia do Beliche ©
Praia do Beliche

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Albufeira

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 1st (Thu): see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Albufeira travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Sagres to Albufeira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Albufeira are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Vidigueira.

Things to do in Albufeira

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Off-Road Tours

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Vidigueira

Vidigueira ©
Vidigueira is a town and a municipality in the District of Beja in Portugal. On the 2nd (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Castle of Portel, then steep yourself in history at Núcleo Museológico de S. Cucufate/Casa do Arco, and then snap pictures at Ponte Romana sobre a ribeira de Odivelas.

Start your trip to Vidigueira by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Vidigueira takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Vidigueira when traveling from Albufeira in October, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Estremoz.

Things to do in Vidigueira

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Ponte Romana sobre a ribeira de Odivelas ©
Castle of Portel ©
Castle of Portel

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Estremoz

Estremoz ©
Estremoz is a municipality in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Joao Portugal Ramos Wines, then look for gifts at Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, and then examine the collection at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Paco Ducal, get curious at Centro Ciencia Viva de Estremoz, then do a tasting at Tiago Cabaco Wines, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo da Rainha Santa Isabel.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Estremoz trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vidigueira to Estremoz takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Vidigueira to Estremoz, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Estremoz can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Guarda.

Things to do in Estremoz

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Joao Portugal Ramos Wines ©
Joao Portugal Ramos Wines
Tiago Cabaco Wines ©
Tiago Cabaco Wines

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Guarda

Guarda ©
On the 5th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Castle of Guarda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se-Catedral da Guarda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia, then get to know the fascinating history of Judiaria da Guarda, and finally enjoy some diversion at Parque Urbano do Rio Diz.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Guarda tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Estremoz to Guarda in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Estremoz to Guarda, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vila Nova de Foz Coa.

Things to do in Guarda

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Se-Catedral da Guarda ©
Se-Catedral da Guarda
Parque Urbano do Rio Diz ©
Parque Urbano do Rio Diz
Igreja da Misericordia ©
Igreja da Misericordia

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Vila Nova de Foz Coa

Vila Nova de Foz Coa ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Vale do Coa Archaeological Park, engage your brain at Museu da Fundacao do Coa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Vila Nova de Foz Coa, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Numao, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Fraga da Ola.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vila Nova de Foz Coa road trip tool.

Drive from Guarda to Vila Nova de Foz Coa in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Peso Da Regua.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Foz Coa

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Vale do Coa Archaeological Park ©
Vale do Coa Archaeological Park
Igreja Matriz de Vila Nova de Foz Coa ©
Igreja Matriz de Vila Nova de Foz Coa

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Peso Da Regua

Peso da Régua, commonly known as Régua, is a municipality in northern Portugal, in the district of Vila Real. Venture out of the city with trips to Pinhao (The Douro Valley & Pinhao Railway Station). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Miradouro de Sao Leonardo de Galafura, learn about winemaking at Quinta do Beijo, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and examine the collection at Museu do Douro.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Peso Da Regua tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Foz Coa to Peso Da Regua takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Viseu.

Things to do in Peso Da Regua

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Douro Valley
The Douro Valley
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

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Viseu

Viseu ©
Viseu is a city and municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal and the capital of the district of the same name, with a population of 99,274 inhabitants, and center of the Viseu Dão Lafões intermunipical community, with 267,633 inhabitants.Settled during the period of the early Iberian castro culture, the territory of Viseu was populated by a series of cultures, that include the Romans, Suebs, Visigoths and Moors. Explore Viseu's surroundings by going to Passadicos do Paiva (in Arouca) and Aveiro (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Apresentacao, Ria de Aveiro, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco, stop by Chocolateria Delicia, and browse the different shops at Palacio do Gelo.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Viseu trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Peso Da Regua to Viseu in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lousa.

Things to do in Viseu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Se Catedral de Viseu ©
Se Catedral de Viseu
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco ©
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco
Chocolateria Delicia ©
Chocolateria Delicia

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Lousa

Lousa ©
Lousã is a municipality in the district of Coimbra, in the central part of Portugal. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Aldeia do Chiqueiro. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Aldeia do Casal Novo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aldeia do Talasnal, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Fluvial da Senhora de Piedade.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lousa road trip website.

Getting from Viseu to Lousa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lousa can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Torres Vedras.

Things to do in Lousa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Aldeia do Talasnal ©
Aldeia do Talasnal
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
Aldeia do Casal Novo ©
Aldeia do Casal Novo

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Torres Vedras

Torres Vedras ©
Torres Vedras is a municipality in the Portuguese district of Lisbon, approximately 50km north of the capital Lisbon in the Oeste subregion of the Centro region. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at Epic Escape Game, examine the collection at Museu Municipal Leonel Trindade, then learn about winemaking at AdegaMae, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Forte de Sao Vicente.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Torres Vedras day trip website.

Getting from Lousa to Torres Vedras by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Torres Vedras

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Lines of Torres Vedras ©
Lines of Torres Vedras
Epic Escape Game ©
Epic Escape Game
Museu Municipal Leonel Trindade ©
Museu Municipal Leonel Trindade

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online trip maker.

You can drive from Torres Vedras to Lisbon in an hour. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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