8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tomar
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Coimbra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Porto
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Lisbon

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Alfama, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lisbon itinerary site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Lisbon. In July in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Tomar.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

1
night
Tomar

Tomar ©
Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Charola, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Cristo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tomar online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Tomar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tomar: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas
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Convento de Cristo ©
Convento de Cristo
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas ©
Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas

2
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, thenadmire the striking features of Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, and finally stroll around Parque Verde do Mondego. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Ponte Pedro e Ines, contemplate the long history of Sala dos Capelos, thenexamine the collection at Misericordia de Coimbra Museum, and finally make a trip to Praca do Comercio.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coimbra trip maker tool.

You can drive from Tomar to Coimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Praca do Comercio ©
Praca do Comercio
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

2
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.
On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Look at Porto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Cais da Ribeira, and finally appreciate the history behind Estatua de Vimara Peres. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, and then stop by Livraria Lello.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Porto online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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