23 days in Portugal Itinerary

23 days in Portugal Itinerary

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23 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Evora
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Lagos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tavira
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Porto
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h
6
Coimbra
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Lisbon is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and don't miss a visit to Jardim das Casas Pintadas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Evora day trip website .

Drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect nights in Evora to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Walking tours
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Lagos

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia), Albufeira (Off-Road Tours & Hot Wheels Raceway) and Lagoa (Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos & Speed Boats Tours). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale, enjoy the sand and surf at Barranco das Canas Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Misericordia of Alvor, and stroll through Praia Da Rocha.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lagos vacation planner.

You can drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. While traveling from Evora, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Lagos, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Portimao, Albufeira, Lagoa
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

3
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tavira: Faro (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Cape St. Mary). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caramelo Beach Club, stroll around Ria Formosa, get great views at Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia, and enjoy the sand and surf at Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tavira travel app .

Traveling by car from Lagos to Tavira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Tavira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Olhao, Faro, Caramelo Beach Club, Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia
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Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Ria Formosa ©
Ria Formosa

3
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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the striking features of Paco Episcopal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Tavira to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tavira in June; daily highs in Porto reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

4
nights
Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nazare (Praia da Nazare & Monte de Sao Bartolomeu). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, and admire the landmark architecture of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coimbra trip maker website .

Traveling by train from Porto to Coimbra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coimbra

Tours Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nazare
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Food Tours
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio

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