25 days in Portugal Itinerary

25 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Nazare
— 4 nights
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 4 nights
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Portimao
— 4 nights
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Evora
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 7 nights
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Nazare — 4 nights

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré and Baleal Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Praia do Norte. Get out of town with these interesting Nazare side-trips: Igreja Nossa Senhora do Populo (in Caldas da Rainha), Santuario do Senhor Jesus da Pedra (in Obidos) and Praia dos Supertubos (Medão Grande) (in Peniche). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Forte de Sao Miguel, get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida da Memoria, and kick back and relax at Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nazare journey builder tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Nazare is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Riyadh to Nazare. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in September, with highs in Nazare at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coimbra.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:

Coimbra — 3 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Step out of the city life by going to Choupal National Forest and Cascata da Pedra da Ferida. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sala dos Capelos and Penedo da Saudade. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Misericordia de Coimbra Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio da Justica, and make a trip to Torre da Universidade de Coimbra.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coimbra route planner.

Drive from Nazare to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porto.
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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Porto — 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia do Carneiro and Praia do Homem do Leme. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pocas Vinhos and Church of Santa Clara. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja dos Carmelitas, admire the landmark architecture of Molhe e Farolim de Felgueiras, do a tasting at Churchill's, and don't miss a visit to Terreiro da Se.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Porto day trip site.

Getting from Coimbra to Porto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Porto, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to fly to Portimao.
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Portimao — 4 nights

Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia Do Submarino and Aurora Boat Trips. Get in touch with nature at Algar de Benagil and Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos. Go for a jaunt from Portimao to Armacao de Pera to see Pescadores Beach about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Praia dos Caneiros, Head underground at Vale de Centeanes Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Albandeira, and slough off your stress at Aguadream Mediterranean Baths.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portimao holiday maker.

You can fly from Porto to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Porto in September since evenings lows in Portimao dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:

Evora — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro, don't miss a visit to Jardim das Casas Pintadas, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally deepen your understanding at Garcia de Resende Theater (Evora). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at In Acqua Veritas, then don't miss a visit to Pateo de Sao Miguel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Evora trip planning website.

You can drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in September, you will find days in Evora are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 7 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 discover tucked-away gems like Cabo Espichel and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get in touch with nature at Praia do Tamariz and Praia da Rainha. Venture out of the city with trips to Sesimbra (Praia da California & Lagoa de Albufeira Beach), Praia da Adraga (in Almocageme) and Serra da Arrabida (in Setubal). Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stroll around Jardim Da Estrela Park, admire the striking features of Panteao Nacional, and make a trip to Rossio Train Station.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip builder.

Drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 28:

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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