26 days in Portugal Itinerary

26 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 6 nights
2
Pinhao
— 2 nights
3
Coimbra
— 2 nights
4
Tomar
— 2 nights
5
Obidos
— 2 nights
6
Evora
— 2 nights
7
Sintra
— 2 nights
8
Lisbon
— 6 nights

6
nights
Porto

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.
When in Porto, make a side trip to see Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga, approximately Braga away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto journey planner.

Boston, USA to Porto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in November, with highs in Porto at 63°F and lows at 48°F. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pinhao.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Bom Jesus do Monte
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

2
nights
Pinhao

Pinhao ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Douro Valley, learn about winemaking at Quinta do Bomfim, then learn about winemaking at Quinta das Carvalhas, and finally make a trip to Pinhao Railway Station.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pinhao online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Porto to Pinhao takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coimbra.

Things to do in Pinhao

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Casa de Mateus, Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, Double viewpoint De Loivos, Quinta do Beijo
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Quinta do Bomfim ©
Quinta do Bomfim
The Douro Valley
The Douro Valley
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Santuario Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

2
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, then take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and finally contemplate the long history of Portugal dos Pequenitos. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Ria de Aveiro, and then admire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coimbra sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Pinhao to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tomar.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ria de Aveiro
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Ria de Aveiro ©
Ria de Aveiro
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

2
nights
Tomar

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais, then contemplate the long history of Aqueduto dos Pegoes, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, don't miss a visit to Capela de Sao Gregorio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, then don't miss a visit to Janela do Capitulo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Charola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Tomar.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tomar day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Tomar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Tomar can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade ©
Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade

2
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Bacalhoa Buddha Eden, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Óbidos, then make a trip to Obidos Village, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): tee off at Royal Obidos Golf Course, explore the ancient world of Aqueduto da Usseira, then don't miss a visit to Pelourinho De Obidos, then go for a walk through Rua Direita, and finally don't miss a visit to Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Obidos sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tomar to Obidos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November in Obidos, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Obidos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Bacalhoa Buddha Eden
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Castelo de Óbidos ©
Castelo de Óbidos
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Igreja de Santa Maria ©
Igreja de Santa Maria

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, gain insight at Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), then delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Walls of Evora, make a trip to Praca do Giraldo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then take in the architecture and design of University of Evora, and finally step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Evora trip builder.

You can drive from Obidos to Evora in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Evora are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Sintra.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monsaraz Castle and Walls
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
nights
Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
On the 24th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, then admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, and then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Cascais, go for a walk through Cabo da Roca, and then step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena.

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

Traveling by car from Evora to Sintra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Centro Historico de Cascais, Cabo da Roca
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lisbon travel itinerary planner.

Lisbon is just a short distance from Sintra. November in Lisbon sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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