15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Tavira
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sagres
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
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: Sintra (Câmara Municipal & Quinta da Regaleira). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon day trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Lisbon. In August, daytime highs in Lisbon are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Porto

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto day trip website.

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in August; daily highs in Porto reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Tavira.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

4
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Explore Tavira's surroundings by going to Olhao (Ilha de Armona, Ilha Do Farol, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Praia Verde, identify plant and animal life at Ria Formosa, enjoy the sand and surf at Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours, and get outside with Jardim do Coreto.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tavira road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Tavira takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Porto in August, with highs in Tavira at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Olhao, Praia de Cacela Velha, Praia Verde
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Praia da Terra Estreita ©
Praia da Terra Estreita
Ilha de Armona ©
Ilha de Armona
Praia Verde ©
Praia Verde

3
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Sagres is known for historic sites, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Cordoama, get outside with Praia do Castelejo, stroll through Praia do Zavial, and steep yourself in history at Ponta do Castelo.

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Traveling by car from Tavira to Sagres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Sagres sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vila do Bispo, Carrapateira, Burgau Beach, Praia do Zavial
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Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Praia do Castelejo ©
Praia do Castelejo
Praia do Zavial ©
Praia do Zavial

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