11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal sightseeing planner
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Fly
1
Lisbon
— 1 night
Fly
2
Faro
— 1 night
Drive
3
Evora
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tomar
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Guimaraes
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Lisbon — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 16th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu, stroll the grounds of Cemiterio dos Prazeres, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Belem, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Belem Church, and finally learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Vicente de Fora, ponder the design of Largo do Carmo, stop by Luvaria Ulisses, then delve into the distant past at Rua dos Correeiros Archaeological Nucleus, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Mercado da Ribeira.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon online travel route planner.

New York City, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in February, with highs in Lisbon at 60°F and lows at 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Faro.
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Faro — 1 night

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Soulful Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Sao Pedro, then take in the local highlights with Precious Time, and finally stop by Sweet Estoi.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Faro day trip planning website.

Fly from Lisbon to Faro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Faro sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Evora.
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Evora — 1 night

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Mamede, examine the collection at Aldeia da Terra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia, then stop by Divinus Gourmet, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora).

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Evora itinerary planner.

You can drive from Faro to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Faro in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Evora, with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tomar.
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Tomar — 2 nights

Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. On the 20th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga e Judiaria, pause for some serene contemplation at Charola, don't miss a visit to Janela do Capitulo, then don't miss a visit to Republic Square, then don't miss a visit to Capela de Sao Gregorio, and finally make a trip to Escadinhas de Nossa Senhora da Piedade. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, then push the limits with NaturZ, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Zezere River.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tomar tour itinerary site.

Getting from Evora to Tomar by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Tomar, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Guimaraes.
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Guimaraes — 1 night

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of GUIMARAES, view the masterpieces at 9 Seculos, then explore the world behind art at Centro Internacional das Artes Jose Guimaraes, and finally admire the striking features of Capela dos Passos da Paixão de Cristo.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Guimaraes trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Tomar to Guimaraes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Guimaraes, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porto.
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Porto — 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Shop till you drop at Mercado Bom Sucesso and Garrafeira do Carmo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Igreja do Carmo and Igreja dos Carmelitas. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Clara, make a trip to Jardim da Rotunda da Boavista, shake up your sightseeing with Porto Bridge Climb, and walk around Parque da Cidade.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Porto tour builder.

Drive from Guimaraes to Porto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Porto are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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