14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal vacation planner
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Porto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coimbra
— 1 night
Drive
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Obidos
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 2 nights
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Porto — 3 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: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, admire the natural beauty at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto online route planner.

New York City, USA to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Porto at 60°F and lows at 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coimbra.
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Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
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Coimbra — 1 night

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): ponder the design of Anca Fountain, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbra trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Porto to Coimbra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Obidos.
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Fun & Games
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Obidos — 2 nights

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): make a trip to Forte de Sao Miguel, then don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, and then get in on the family fun at Vila Natal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Farol de Nazare, then get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, and then pause for some photo ops at Memorial a lenda de D.Fuas Roupinho.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Obidos trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Lisbon.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Lisbon — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Lamanai xs by Galeria Lamanai (in Cascais). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip builder website.

Drive from Obidos to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Evora.
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Evora — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 25th (Sun), make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Diana.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Evora online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Evora, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back 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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