16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 3 nights
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
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Nazare
— 1 night
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Evora
— 3 nights
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Porto — 3 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.
Dedicate the 29th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, walk around Parque da Cidade, and don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Porto online trip maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Porto is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Porto. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in January; daily highs in Porto reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Coimbra.
Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites
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Coimbra — 3 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
When in Coimbra, make a side trip to see Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco in Guimaraes, approximately Guimaraes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, pause for some serene contemplation at Coro Paroquial da Sé Nova de Coimbra, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra).

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coimbra online attractions planner.

Getting from Porto to Coimbra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nazare.
Historic Sites · Parks
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Nazare — 1 night

Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. On the 5th (Sat), make a trip to O Sitio, get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, and then get great views at Miradouro do Suberco.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nazare road trip planning app.

Getting from Coimbra to Nazare by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Nazare can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 5 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lisbon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Lisbon sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Evora.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Evora — 3 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santo Antao (Evora).

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Evora day trip site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Evora. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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.