47 days in Portugal Itinerary

47 days in Portugal Itinerary

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47 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  28​h
1
Porto
— 6 nights
Train:  1​h
2
Coimbra
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Obidos
— 6 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Lisbon
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Lagos
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Tavira
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Evora
— 6 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Liberdade Square, and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto online trip itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Porto is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Porto, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

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

6
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbra: Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco (in Guimaraes) and Convent of Christ (in Tomar). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, get outside with Praia Fluvial de Palheiros e Zorro, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coimbra trip planning site .

Take a train from Porto to Coimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. September in Coimbra sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Convent of Christ, Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco
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Convent of Christ ©
Convent of Christ
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Food Tours

6
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nazare (Forte de Sao Miguel, Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Obidos Village, shop like a local with Mercado Biologico de Obidos, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa de Obidos.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Obidos online holiday planner .

You can drive from Coimbra to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Obidos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nazare
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Lagoa de Obidos ©
Lagoa de Obidos

7
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 (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take a stroll through Alfama.

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You can take a bus from Obidos to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

7
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.
Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Algarve (in Silves), Olaria Pequena (in Porches) and Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta Da Piedale, Head underground at Algar de Benagil, kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Tres Irmaos.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lagos using our trip planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Lagoa, Aljezur, Galeria Arte Algarve
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 14:
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve

6
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Explore Tavira's surroundings by going to Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha (in Almancil), Faro (Walking tours, Faro Cathedral, &more) and Aquashow Park (in Quarteira). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Caramelo Beach Club, take an in-depth tour of Igreja do Antigo Convento de Santo Antonio dos Capuchos, stroll around Ria Formosa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tavira route planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Tavira sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Faro, Olhao, Almancil, Caramelo Beach Club, Canastra
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Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island

6
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, make a trip to Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora), take in the architecture and design of University of Evora, and explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Evora tour builder website .

You can drive from Tavira to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Evora when traveling from Tavira in October, with lows around 16°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 26:
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Walking tours

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