28 days in Portugal Itinerary

28 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights
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Braga
— 6 nights
Drive
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Miranda do Douro
Drive
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Nazare
— 2 nights
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6
Tavira
— 3 nights
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Lagos
— 4 nights
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Cascais
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night
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Lisbon — 3 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parque Natural da Arrabida and Speed Boats Tours. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rua Augusta and Rossio Square. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade, and browse the different shops at Centro Colombo.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Lisbon is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, Lisbon is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Porto.
Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Porto — 5 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mercado Bom Sucesso and Matosinhos Beach. For shopping fun, head to Palacio da Bolsa or Garrafeira do Carmo. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque da Cidade, kick back and relax at Praia Estrela Do Mar, shake up your sightseeing with Porto Bridge Climb, and browse the different shops at NorteShopping.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Porto trip maker tool.

Fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Porto: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Braga.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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Braga — 6 nights

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ponte Romana e Medieval and Cascata da Portela do Homem. Venture out of the city with trips to Cascata Tahiti (in Geres), Praia do Cabedelo (in Viana do Castelo) and Vila Nova de Cerveira (Museu Bienal de Cerveira & Parque de Lazer de Castelinho). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Shopping Braga Parque, get outside with Praia do Moledo, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio do Raio.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Braga trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porto to Braga in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Braga, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miranda do Douro.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
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Miranda do Douro

Miranda do Douro or Miranda de l Douro is a town and a municipality in the district of Bragança, northeastern Portugal. On the 8th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Concatedral de Miranda do Douro.

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Traveling by car from Braga to Miranda do Douro takes 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for Nazare.
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Nazare — 2 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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nazare trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Miranda do Douro to Nazare by car takes about 4.5 hours. In July in Nazare, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Tavira.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Tavira — 3 nights

Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Explore hidden gems such as Cabanas de Tavira Beach and Fuseta Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Alagoa and Praia Verde. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tavira: Far-Eco Tuk (in Faro) and Ilha de Armona (in Olhao). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura - Tavira EYE, head outdoors with Xiri Beach Bar, and stroll through Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tavira online tour planner.

You can fly from Nazare to Tavira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nazare in July: high temperatures in Tavira hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lagos.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Lagos — 4 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia Da Rocha and Pro Putting Garden. You'll get in some beach time at Praia dos Tres Irmaos and Praia Grande. When in Lagos, make a side trip to see Subnauta Dive The Algarve in Praia da Rocha, approximately Praia da Rocha away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Alvor, get outside with Praia do Pinhao, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Gil Eanes, and kick back and relax at Vau Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos day trip website.

You can drive from Tavira to Lagos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Cascais.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Cascais — 3 nights

A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia do Tamariz and Praia da Poca. Head to Fiartil Feira De Artesanato Do Estoril and Juicy Soapsfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia da Adraga, stroll through Ribeira Beach, browse the exhibits of Casa Das Historias - Paula Rego, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cascais online trip planner.

Drive from Lagos to Cascais in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lagos in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cascais, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lisbon.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
Side Trips
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Lisbon — 1 night

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Getting from Cascais to Lisbon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to home.
Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Shopping
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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.

Algarve travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Occupying the southernmost portion of Portugal's mainland, Algarve is wholeheartedly devoted to tourism and continuously ranks among Europe's top holiday destinations. Nearly 10 million annual visitors include Algarve on their itineraries, drawn mostly by the region's developed coastline, boasting nearly 200 km (125 mi) of impeccable beaches. Farther away from the water, the region offers an extensive network of hiking trails, ideal for active vacationers seeking a chance to explore a rugged southwestern corner of Europe once considered the very end of the world. If you need a few urban things to do on your vacation, head for the regional capital Faro, featuring a lively Old Town full of plazas, pedestrian lanes, and outdoor cafes.