5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal journey planner
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Sintra
— 1 day
Drive
2
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Fatima
— 1 night
Drive
4
Porto
— 1 night
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Sintra — 1 day

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the striking features of Park and National Palace of Pena, appreciate the history behind Estatua de Luis Vaz de Camoes, and then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sintra trip planning site.

London, UK to Sintra is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November, Sintra is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, then wander the streets of Alfama, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip maker website.

Lisbon is very close to Sintra. In November, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Fatima.
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Fatima — 1 night

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery, appreciate the history behind Estatua do Padre Luis Kondor, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fatima itinerary app.

Getting from Lisbon to Fatima by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Fatima are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porto.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Porto online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Porto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back 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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