5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner
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Fly
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Lisbon
Drive
2
Fatima
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Sintra
— 1 night
Drive
4
Almada
Taxi
5
Lisbon
— 1 night
Fly

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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 14th (Mon), make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and then steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online route planner.

London, UK to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from London in November, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fatima.
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Fatima — 2 nights

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Farol de Nazare, then don't miss a visit to Forte de Sao Miguel, then take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, and finally pause for some photo ops at Memorial a lenda de D.Fuas Roupinho.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Fatima online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Fatima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Fatima are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sintra.
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Historic Sites
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Sintra — 1 night

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira and then stop by The Sintra Gift.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sintra attractions planner.

Getting from Fatima to Sintra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Almada.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Almada

Almada is a city and a municipality in Portugal, located on the southern margin of the Tagus River, on the opposite side of the river from Lisbon. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take a stroll around Centro Cultural de Belem - CCB, then make a trip to Overlooking Lisbon, and then pause for some photo ops at Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei.

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Almada is just a short distance from Sintra. In November, daytime highs in Almada are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Lisbon.
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Nightlife · Shopping
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Lisbon — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip planner.

Lisbon is just a stone's throw from Almada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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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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