30 days in Portugal Itinerary

30 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Obidos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 4 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 5 nights
Fly
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Tavira
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 4 nights
Drive

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Lisbon. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Obidos

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Explore Obidos' surroundings by going to Nazare (Praia da Nazare, Estatua Homenagem aos surfistas e a Nossa Senhora da Nazare., &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Obidos Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, go for a walk through Rua Direita, and shop like a local with Mercado Biologico de Obidos.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Obidos trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Obidos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect nights in Obidos to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Praca do Comercio, contemplate the long history of Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coimbra trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Obidos to Coimbra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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Porto

Unvanquished City

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.
Dedicate the 15th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, catch a live event at Estadio do Dragao, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Porto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tavira.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums
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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 Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio) and Aquashow Park (in Quarteira). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island, head outdoors with Praia da Terra Estreita, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo, and kick back and relax at Praia do Barril.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tavira trip planning site.

You can fly from Porto to Tavira in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Porto in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tavira, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Lagos

Jewel of the Algarve

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Albufeira (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Tres Irmaos.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lagos attractions planning app.

Getting from Tavira to Lagos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Lagos are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:

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Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Go for a jaunt from Evora to Odemira to see Rota Vicentina about 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, admire the striking features of Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Capela dos Ossos.

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Traveling by car from Lagos to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in September, you will find days in Evora are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Evora

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

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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.