20 days in Portugal Itinerary

20 days in Portugal Itinerary

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20 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Lisbon
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Porto
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Evora
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Burgau
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Lisbon
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Montreal

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guincho Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Belém Tower and Park and National Palace of Pena. You'll explore and learn at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Farol do Bugio (in Oeiras) and Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Miradouro da Graca, pause for some serene contemplation at Church and Convent of Madre de Deus, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

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

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sintra, Farol do Bugio, Guincho Beach
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Porto

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.
You've now added Portologia Porto, La Maison des Porto to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), explore the world behind art at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja dos Carmelitas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Congregados, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Santo Ildefonso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of local nightlife at Portologia Porto, La Maison des Porto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip planning app .

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon in August, expect Porto to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Igreja do Carmo ©
Igreja do Carmo
Igreja dos Carmelitas ©
Igreja dos Carmelitas

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santo Antao (Evora), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and then don't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loios Convent, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Evora trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Porto to Evora in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, expect nights in Evora to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. You'll set off for Burgau on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

7
nights
Burgau

Burgau ©
Burgau located in the region of Algarve, municipality of Vila do Bispo was a fishing village, now living mainly on tourism. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Praia da Ingrina. Relax by the water at Burgau Beach and Praia Boca Do Rio. Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia Das Cabanas Velhas and Forte de Almádena.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Burgau trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Evora to Burgau in 3 hours. When traveling from Evora in September, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Burgau: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Burgau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia da Ingrina
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Burgau Beach ©
Burgau Beach
Praia da Ingrina ©
Praia da Ingrina
Praia Das Cabanas Velhas ©
Praia Das Cabanas Velhas

1
night
Lisbon

Lisbon
For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Burgau to Lisbon takes 3 hours. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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