34 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
Train
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Lagos
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tavira
— 4 nights
Bus to Faro, Train to Porto
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Porto
— 6 nights
Drive
5
Leiria
— 7 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 5 nights

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Lisbon — 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Mercado de Campo de Ourique.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon road trip tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Lisbon is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Lisbon is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Auckland in March, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. You will leave for Lagos on the 1st (Sat).
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Lagos — 6 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.
Get some cultural insight at Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade and Antigo Mercado de Escravos. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Municipal Dr. Jose Formosinho and Museu de Portimao. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Carvoeiro (Carvoeiro Boardwalk & Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao). There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Infante Dom Henrique.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Lagos sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tavira.
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Tavira — 4 nights

Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tavira travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Lagos to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Tavira, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Porto.
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Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
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Porto — 6 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Porto is known for sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Ribeira do Porto, make a trip to Livraria Lello, and get great views at Miradouro da Vitoria.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Porto online visit planner.

You can fly from Tavira to Porto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tavira in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Porto, with lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for Leiria.
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Leiria — 7 nights

Leiria is a city and a municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal. You'll explore and learn at Grutas da Moeda and O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Batalha Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Castelo de Almourol (in Praia do Ribatejo), Medieval Town of Ourem, Portugal (in Ourem) and Aqueduto dos Pegoes (in Tomar). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Leiria, examine the collection at Wax Museum of Fátima, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Espirito Santo, and take an in-depth tour of Moinho do Papel.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Leiria online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Porto to Leiria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Leiria, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Step off the beaten path and head to Panteao Nacional and Estatua de Simon Bolivar.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon day trip planning site.

You can drive from Leiria to Lisbon in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Historic Sites
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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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