12 days in Paris & Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Paris & Portugal Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
3
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
4
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Chateau de Chantilly. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chateau de Pierrefonds and Chateau de Maintenon. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Le Marais, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris trip app.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de Pierrefonds, Chateau de Maintenon, Chateau de Chantilly
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Shop till you drop at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Amoreiras Shopping Center. Park and National Palace of Pena and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Quinta da Regaleira) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, shop like a local with Rossio Square, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online route planner.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Batalha Monastery
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Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

2
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), thenexplore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, thencontemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and then delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Evora trip planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro
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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, view the masterpieces at Olaria Pequena, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Carvoeiro Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, and then explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade.

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Drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Evora in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Lagos. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia da Marinha, Olaria Pequena
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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

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