28 days in Portugal Itinerary

28 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights
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3
Braga
— 6 nights
Drive
4
Miranda do Douro
Drive
5
Nazare
— 2 nights
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6
Tavira
— 3 nights
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7
Lagos
— 4 nights
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Cascais
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night
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Lisbon — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

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 Rua Augusta and Centro Colombo. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Avenida da Liberdade and Rossio Square. Step out of Lisbon to go to Setubal and see Parque Natural da Arrabida, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Tel Aviv in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.
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Porto — 5 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mercado Bom Sucesso and Capela das Almas. For shopping fun, head to Palacio da Bolsa or NorteShopping. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parque da Cidade, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Miramar, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo, and stroll through Praia da Baia.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Porto driving holiday app.

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 slightly colder days and about the same nights in Porto: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Braga.
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Braga — 6 nights

Portuguese Rome

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 Shopping Braga Parque. Venture out of the city with trips to Vila Nova de Cerveira (Museu Bienal de Cerveira & Parque de Lazer de Castelinho), Geres (Cascata da Portela do Homem & Cascata Tahiti) and Praia do Cabedelo (in Viana do Castelo). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Marcos, don't miss a visit to Rua do Souto, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get outside with Praia do Moledo.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Braga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Braga takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Braga sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Miranda do Douro.
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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. Alternatively, you can drive. 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. Other options: drive. 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.
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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 Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tavira: Ilha de Armona (in Olhao) and Far-Eco Tuk (in Faro). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura - Tavira EYE, head outdoors with Xiri Beach Bar, and stroll through Praia Verde.

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.
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Lagos — 4 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

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 Praia dos Tres Irmaos. You'll get in some beach time at Praia de Alvor and Praia da Batata. Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Praia Grande (in Ferragudo) and Subnauta Dive The Algarve (in Praia da Rocha). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Pinhao, enjoy the sand and surf at Tres Castelos Beach, look for gifts at Mar d'Estorias, and try for a hole-in-one at Pro Putting Garden.

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.
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Cascais — 3 nights

Town of Kings and Fishes

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 Adraga. Head to Fiartil Feira De Artesanato Do Estoril and Juicy Soapsfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia da Poca, 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.
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Lisbon — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

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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.
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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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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.
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