15 days in Iberia Itinerary

15 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Sintra
— 1 day
Drive
3
Obidos
— 1 night
Drive
4
Batalha
— 1 night
Drive
5
Montemor-o-Velho
— 1 night
Drive
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Coimbra
— 1 night
Drive
7
Aveiro
Drive
8
Santa Maria da Feira
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Penedono
Drive
11
Serra da Estrela
— 1 night
Drive
12
Lisbon
— 1 night

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Lisbon — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina) and Santo Antonio de Lisboa. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castelo de S. Jorge and Igreja de Sao Roque. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Atelier-Museu Julio Pomar, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and examine the collection at National Coach Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon vacation planning tool.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). July in Lisbon sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Sintra.
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Sintra — 1 day

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Cabo da Roca has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena, then get a taste of the local shopping with Lamanai xs by Galeria Lamanai, and finally go for a walk through Cabo da Roca.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sintra route maker app.

Sintra is just a short distance from Lisbon. July in Sintra sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Obidos.
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Obidos — 1 night

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Óbidos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Pedro, and finally examine the collection at Museu Jose Malhoa.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Obidos day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sintra to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sintra in July: highs in Obidos hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Batalha.
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Batalha — 1 night

Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. You've now added Castelo de Leiria to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Leiria, get engrossed in the history at Museu da Comunidade Conselhia da Batalha, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capelas Imperfeitas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Batalha online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Obidos to Batalha in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Batalha can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Montemor-o-Velho.
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Montemor-o-Velho — 1 night

Montemor-o-Velho is a town and municipality of the Coimbra District, in Portugal. Your day by day itinerary now includes Museu Monografico de Conimbriga - Museu Nacional as well as Quinta das Lagrimas. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Quinta das Lagrimas, then explore the ancient world of Museu Monografico de Conimbriga - Museu Nacional, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Montemor o Velho.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Montemor-o-Velho day trip tool.

You can drive from Batalha to Montemor-o-Velho in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Montemor-o-Velho are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 1 night

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 20th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, admire the landmark architecture of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, then contemplate the long history of Sala dos Capelos, and finally steep yourself in history at Misericordia de Coimbra Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbra travel planner.

Drive from Montemor-o-Velho to Coimbra in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Aveiro.
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Aveiro

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia de Aveiro and then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Goncalinho.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Aveiro visit planner.

Drive from Coimbra to Aveiro in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Maria da Feira.
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Santa Maria da Feira — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Castelo de Santa Maria da Feira. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Santa Maria da Feira.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria da Feira day trip planning website.

You can drive from Aveiro to Santa Maria da Feira in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Porto.
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Porto — 2 nights

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Guimaraes Castle, explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Clara, see the interesting displays at FC Porto Museum, then do a tasting at Porto Augusto's, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Porto planning app.

Porto is just a short distance from Santa Maria da Feira. In July in Porto, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Penedono.
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Penedono

Penedono is a municipality in the northern district of Viseu in Portugal. You've now added Castelo de Penedono to your itinerary. On the 24th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Castelo de Penedono.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Penedono trip planner.

You can drive from Porto to Penedono in 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Serra da Estrela.
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Serra da Estrela — 1 night

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Serra da Estrela trip maker app.

Getting from Penedono to Serra da Estrela by car takes about 2 hours. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): examine the collection at Museu Benfica - Cosme Damiao, then take an in-depth tour of Museu de Marinha, and then examine the collection at Museu do Oriente. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Belem Church.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Serra da Estrela to Lisbon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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