60 days in Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Porto
— 6 nights
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Coimbra
— 6 nights
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Faro
— 6 nights
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Lagos
— 8 nights
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Evora
— 8 nights
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Lisbon
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Funchal, Madeira
— 11 nights
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Porto — 6 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.
Family-friendly places like Praia da Costa Nova and Parque da Cidade will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Viana do Castelo (O Navio Gil Eannes & Santuario de Santa Luzia), Ponte Romana e Medieval (in Ponte de Lima) and Se de Braga (in Braga). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Matosinhos Beach, take some stellar pictures from Passadicos do Paiva, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Guimaraes.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Porto. In June in Porto, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Coimbra.
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Coimbra — 6 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Praia da Nazare and Monastery of Alcobaca. Kids will enjoy Room Escape Games and Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré. Get out of town with these interesting Coimbra side-trips: Nazare (O Sitio, Miradouro do Suberco, &more), Grutas de Mira de Aire (in Mira de Aire) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, contemplate the long history of Capela Das Aparicoes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Cristo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coimbra day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Porto to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Faro.
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Faro — 6 nights

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Off-Road Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Praia de Monte Gordo and Old Town Faro. Venture out of the city with trips to Ilha da Culatra (in Olhao), Cabanas de Tavira Beach (in Cabanas) and Tavira (Tavira Island, Praia do Barril, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Fri) at Aquashow Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Museu Municipal de Faro, and stop by 4Elementos Ceramica & Azulejo.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Faro online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Coimbra to Faro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Coimbra in July, expect Faro to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lagos.
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Lagos — 8 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.
Attractions like Ponta da Piedade and Praia Dona Ana make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Praia da Falesia and Praia Da Rocha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua), Albufeira (Off-Road Tours & Praia Sao Rafael) and Arrifana Beach (in Aljezur). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Sun) at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through Carvalho Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Gale.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lagos itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Faro to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lagos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Evora.
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Evora — 8 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Historico de Evora and Monsaraz Castle and Walls. Kids will appreciate attractions like Capela dos Ossos and Praia Fluvial da Amieira. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Evora: Dolmen Sao Dinis (Pavia) (in Pavia), Capela de Sao Jose (in Monsaraz) and Mourao (Castle of Mourao & Igreja de N. S. da Luz). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), explore the activities along Barragem de Montargil, and don't miss a visit to Anta Grande do Zambujeiro.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Evora online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lagos in July: highs in Evora hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 7 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Room Escape Games and Praia do Tamariz. Discover out-of-the-way places like Baleal Beach and Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Obidos (Castelo de Óbidos, Obidos Village, &more), Cascais (Boca do Inferno & Guincho Beach) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). The adventure continues: get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, stroll through Parque e Palacio de Monserrate, and admire the natural beauty at Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Evora, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Funchal.
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Funchal, Madeira — 11 nights

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Bring the kids along to Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Off-Road Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Aquario da Madeira (in Porto Moniz), Praia Da Prainha (in Canical) and Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Conceicao (in Machico). Spend the 7th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. On the 11th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at 25 Fontes Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, and stroll around Parque de Santa Catarina.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Funchal online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Funchal takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in August, you will find days in Funchal are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Ponta Delgada.
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel — 7 nights

As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Parque Terra Nostra. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Poca Da Dona Beija and Furnas. Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, Caldeiras Vulcânicas, &more), Vila Franca do Campo (Islet of Vila Franca do Campo & Praia Da Amora) and Igreja de Sao Nicolau (in Sete Cidades). Spend the 22nd (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, experience rural life at Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, and make a trip to Portas da Cidade.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada itinerary planner.

Getting from Funchal to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada. Traveling from Funchal in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Ponta Delgada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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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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