12 days in Lisbon & Coimbra Itinerary

12 days in Lisbon & Coimbra Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 8 nights
2
Coimbra
— 3 nights

8
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon journey site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
On the 1st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Sao Sebastiao Aqueduct and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra. On your second day here, get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, thenkick back and relax at Praia da Nazare, thensteep yourself in history at Batalha Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbra road trip website.

Getting from Lisbon to Coimbra by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nazare, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Batalha Monastery
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Miradouro do Suberco ©
Miradouro do Suberco
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare

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