15 days in Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip maker

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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Nazare
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Portimao
— 3 nights
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Evora
— 4 nights
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Lisbon

— 4 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 a sense of the local culture at Belém Tower and Castelo dos Mouros. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Park and National Palace of Pena about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Syracuse, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Syracuse in April, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 70°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nazare.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:

Nazare

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stroll through Praia do Norte and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nazare sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Nazare are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Nazare

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:

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.
On the 15th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja dos Carmelitas, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Clara. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Graham's Port Lodge and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Porto online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Porto sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Portimao.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Portimao

— 3 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.
Relax by the water at Praia dos Tres Irmaos and Praia de Alvor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu de Portimao and Church of Misericordia of Alvor. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Vau Beach, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and stroll through Tres Castelos Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portimao travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Portimao, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:

Evora

— 4 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Capela dos Ossos and Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) and Ermida de Sao Bras. When in Evora, make a side trip to see Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Visitacao (Montemor-o-Novo) in Montemor-o-Novo, approximately Montemor-o-Novo away. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Misericordia.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Evora day trip planning app.

You can drive from Portimao to Evora in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Evora, with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:

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.