60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights
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Aveiro
— 3 nights
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Agueda
— 1 night
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Drive to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, Fly to Faro Airport, Drive to Olhao
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Olhao
— 4 nights
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Portimao
— 6 nights
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Faro
— 4 nights
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Fatima
— 5 nights
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Sintra
— 5 nights
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Covilha
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Coimbra
— 4 nights
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Setubal
— 5 nights
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Braga
— 4 nights
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Guimaraes
— 4 nights
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Chaves
— 2 nights
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Lisbon — 6 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: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon itinerary tool.

Fortaleza, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fortaleza to Lisbon is 3 hours. Traveling from Fortaleza in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) 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.
Dedicate the 2nd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, learn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Porto trip planning tool.

Fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Aveiro.
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Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Aveiro — 3 nights

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Explore Aveiro's surroundings by going to Ciclovia da Torreira (in Torreira), Praia do Furadouro (in Ovar) and Praia Do Labrego (in Vagos). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Ecopista do Vouga, kick back and relax at Praia Fluvial de Burgaes, grab your bike and head to Passadico de Esgueira, and admire the sheer force of Cascata da Cabreia.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aveiro online trip maker.

You can drive from Porto to Aveiro in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Agueda.
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Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Agueda — 1 night

On the 8th (Mon), ride a horse along Abrigo D'Aventura.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Agueda online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Aveiro to Agueda takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Olhao.
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Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:
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Olhao — 4 nights

Algarve Region's largest fishing port, Olhao occupies a strategically important coastal area inhabited since prehistoric times.
Explore Olhao's surroundings by going to Tavira (Praia da Terra Estreita, Tavira Island, &more), Ilha Do Farol (in Faro) and Cabanas de Tavira Beach (in Cabanas). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Ilha da Fuzeta, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Barril, take in panoramic vistas at Casa Do Povo do Concelho de Olhao, and stop by CaracolOlhao.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Olhao road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Agueda to Olhao. In August, daily temperatures in Olhao can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portimao.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:

Portimao — 6 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.
Explore Portimao's surroundings by going to Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Ponta da Piedade, &more), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Praia da Cordoama (in Vila do Bispo). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Sun) at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some personalized pampering at Swan Day Spa, kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Tres Irmaos.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Portimao trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olhao to Portimao takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Faro.
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Find places to stay Aug 12 — 18:

Faro — 4 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Faro: CQ - Your Fitness Studio (in Vilamoura) and Calcadao de Quarteira (in Quarteira). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 19th (Fri) at Aquashow Park. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, go for a stroll along the water at Marina de Vilamoura, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape St. Mary, and see Off-Road Tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Faro day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portimao to Faro takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Faro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Fatima.
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Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:

Fatima — 5 nights

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Change things up with these side-trips from Fatima: Obidos (Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos, Lagoa de Obidos, &more) and Nazare (Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, Praia da Nazare, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Batalha Monastery and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fatima travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Faro to Fatima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Faro in August, things will get little chillier in Fatima: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sintra.
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Find places to stay Aug 22 — 27:

Sintra — 5 nights

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Get out of town with these interesting Sintra side-trips: Peniche (WATERLOST & Miradouro da Cruz dos Remedios). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, contemplate the long history of National Palace of Queluz, explore the striking landscape at Boca do Inferno, and admire the landmark architecture of Sintra National Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sintra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fatima to Sintra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Fatima in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Sintra, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Covilha.
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Covilha — 1 night

Covilhã is a city and a municipality in the Centro region, Portugal. On the 2nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Mural Bodalo II, explore the activities along Ribeira do Paul, then don't miss a visit to Portas do Sol, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga de Belmonte.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Covilha trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Sintra to Covilha by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Coimbra.
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Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:

Coimbra — 4 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore Coimbra's surroundings by going to Vale do Rio Zezere (in Cernache do Bonjardim), Praia Fluvial do Malhadal (in Proenca-a-Nova) and Vale da Ribeira da Serta (in Serta). There's much more to do: make a trip to Praca do Comercio, steep yourself in history at Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico.

Find out how to plan Coimbra trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Covilha to Coimbra takes 2.5 hours. September in Coimbra sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Setubal.
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Setubal — 5 nights

Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Change things up with these side-trips from Setubal: Evora (Fountain Giraldo Square, Capela dos Ossos, &more). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Natural da Arrabida.

Plan trip to Setubal with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Coimbra to Setubal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to fly to Braga.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 11:

Braga — 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Braga: Viana do Castelo (Jardim da Marginal, North Discovery Adventure Tours, &more), Ponte de Lima (Ponte Romana e Medieval & Largo de Camoes) and Melgaco (Soalheiro & River Rafting & Tubing). On the 12th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Braga journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Setubal to Braga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Setubal in September, you will find days in Braga are little chillier (27°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Guimaraes.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:

Guimaraes — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Guimaraes: Pincaes Cascate (in Peneda-Geres National Park), Pinhao (Vinicola Wine & Soul & The Douro Valley) and Quinta do Beijo (in Sabrosa). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Miradouro de Sao Leonardo de Galafura, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata Fisgas Do Ermelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, and take in nature's colorful creations at Largo Republica do Brasil.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Guimaraes holiday planner.

Guimaraes is very close to Braga. In September in Guimaraes, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chaves.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:

Chaves — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at Ecomuseu de Barroso, then walk around GERESGREENPARK, and then stroll through Vinho Verde Route.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chaves trip planner.

Getting from Guimaraes to Chaves by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Portugal travel guide

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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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