15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Evora
— 1 night
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Porto
— 3 nights
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Coimbra
— 3 nights
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Obidos
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 5 nights

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Evora

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Evora, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, then don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos, and finally make a trip to Medieval Arcades of Evora.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Evora trip planner.

Lisbon to Evora is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Evora can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Porto

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.
Take a break from Porto with a short trip to Falua Massage Studio in Povoa de Varzim, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto trip planner.

You can drive from Evora to Porto in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. January in Porto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coimbra.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Coimbra

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Coimbra is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Praca do Comercio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Miguel, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Coimbra holiday builder site.

Drive from Porto to Coimbra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Obidos

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
On the 11th (Mon), don't miss a visit to O Sitio, then get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, then take some stellar pictures from Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila), then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria, and then don't miss a visit to Obidos Village.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Obidos trip planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Obidos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Quinta da Regaleira). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon journey planner.

Traveling by car from Obidos to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Lisbon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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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.