60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Funchal, Madeira
— 6 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights
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Faro
— 7 nights
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Lagos
— 7 nights
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Evora
— 7 nights
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Lisbon
— 11 nights
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Coimbra
— 7 nights
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Porto
— 8 nights
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Funchal, Madeira

— 6 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Family-friendly places like Laurissilva Forest and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico), Quinta do Riacho (in Santo da Serra) and CEM - Clube Equestre da Madeira (in Santa Cruz). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, and take a leisurely stroll along Passeio Publico Maritimo e Jardins do Lido.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Funchal itinerary planning website.

Athens, Greece to Funchal is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in May: highs in Funchal hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 21:

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

— 6 nights
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Attractions like Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Viewpoint of the Ridge make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Caldeiras Vulcânicas, &more), Mosteiros (Mosteiros Beach & Piscinas Naturais) and Nordeste (Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego & Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, hike along Rocha da Relva, see the sky in a new way at Santana Astronomical Observatory, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Boca do Inferno.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada trip itinerary website.

Fly from Funchal to Ponta Delgada in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Funchal in May, expect nights in Ponta Delgada to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Faro.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 27:

Faro

— 7 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tavira Island and Cape St. Mary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Faro: Altura (Saberes do Algarve & Praia da Alagoa), Tavira (Praia do Barril, Jardim do Coreto, &more) and Ilha de Armona (in Olhao). The adventure continues: make a splash at Aquashow Park, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take a pleasant ride with Clube Equestre A Palmeirinha.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Faro trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Faro by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ponta Delgada to Faro is 1 hour. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in May, you will find days in Faro are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 3:

Lagos

— 7 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Praia Da Rocha and Praia da Marinha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Algar de Benagil (in Benagil), Praia da Senhora da Rocha (in Porches) and Vale de Covo Beach (in Carvoeiro). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, have some family-friendly fun at Electric Karting Albufeira Marina, and head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lagos road trip site.

Traveling by car from Faro to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 10:

Evora

— 7 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Attractions like Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo and Capela dos Ossos make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, make a trip to Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Evora trip planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lagos, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Evora, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 17:

Lisbon

— 11 nights

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Lisbon Oceanarium and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Feijao Verde Fun Park Sintra, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon attractions planner.

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in June, plan for little chillier days in Lisbon, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 28:

Coimbra

— 7 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Attractions like Praia do Norte and Miradouro do Suberco make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Coimbra: Nazare (Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, Mercado Municipal de Nazare, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, steep yourself in history at Penedo da Saudade, admire the majestic nature at Choupal National Forest, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Coimbra trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Coimbra, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 5:

Porto

— 8 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Ponte de Dom Luis I and Liberdade Square. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, stop by Livraria Lello, and explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Porto holiday builder.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 13:

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.