17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner

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Porto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nazare
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
Drive
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Portimao
— 5 nights
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Porto

— 2 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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Porto Bridge Climb, stroll around Museu Serralves, and admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Porto route planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Porto is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Porto due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Porto, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nazare.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Tours
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Nazare

— 3 nights
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Explore Nazare's surroundings by going to Obidos (Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos & Lagoa de Obidos). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare, cool off at NORPARK-DIVERSÕES AQUÁTICAS-NAZARÉ, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and get great views at Monte de Sao Bartolomeu.

Plan my day in Nazare using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Porto to Nazare takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Nazare are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Nazare

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Praia da ursa, Quinta da Regaleira, &more) and Troia (Praia Atlantica de Soltroia & Sado Emotion). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip maker site.

You can drive from Nazare to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Portimao

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portimao side-trips: Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Ponta da Piedade, &more) and Aquashow Park (in Quarteira). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 24th (Fri) at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, get outside with Pro Putting Garden, stop by Mar d'Estorias, and kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Portimao day trip tool.

You can drive from Lisbon to Portimao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Portimao sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Portugal travel guide

4.2
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.