17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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17 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  25​h
1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Evora
— 4 nights
3
Coimbra
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
4
Porto
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  26​h
End: Boracay

3
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 (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner .

Boracay, Philippines to Lisbon is an approximately 25-hour combination of ferry, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Boracay to Lisbon. In December, Lisbon is colder than Boracay - with highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, wineries, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, do a tasting at Casa Relvas, and examine the collection at Megalithica Ebora.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Evora trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Evora can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coimbra.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Casa Relvas ©
Casa Relvas

3
nights
Coimbra

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Coimbra side-trips: Nazare (Estatua Homenagem aos surfistas e a Nossa Senhora da Nazare., Monte de Sao Bartolomeu, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and make a trip to Praca do Comercio.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coimbra driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Evora to Coimbra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Porto.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Nazare
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Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
Room Escape Games

4
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 historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Liberdade Square, and explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Porto online trip planner .

Traveling by train from Coimbra to Porto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Museums
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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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