31 days in Portugal Itinerary

31 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal travel route planner

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Albufeira
— 5 nights
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Sagres
— 2 nights
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Obidos
— 4 nights
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Porto
— 4 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 5 nights
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Evora
— 4 nights
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Albufeira

— 5 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Visit Praia Da Rocha and Praia Dona Ana for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Town Faro (in Faro), Canastra (in Estoi) and Praia de Albandeira (in Porches). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Praia da Marinha, kick back and relax at Praia dos Careanos, relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira travel itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Albufeira is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in July: high temperatures in Albufeira hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sagres.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

Sagres

— 2 nights

End of the World

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.
On the 7th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Telheiro Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, and then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sagres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia da Ingrina, then kick back and relax at Praia da Cordoama, and then get outside with Divers Cape.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sagres journey planning tool.

Getting from Albufeira to Sagres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Lisbon

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Avenida da Liberdade and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos) and Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Rossio Square, stop by Alfama, get a taste of the local shopping with Chiado, and hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Lisbon sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Sagres to Lisbon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sagres in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lisbon, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 14:

Obidos

— 4 nights

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Head to Nazaret - Artesanato e design de Autor and Mercado Biologico de Obidosfor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Nazare and Praia do Norte. Take a break from Obidos with a short trip to Praia da Formosa in Silveira, about 44 minutes away. On the 18th (Mon), fill your day with colorful shopping at Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Obidos Village, play a few rounds at Royal Obidos Golf Course, and go for a walk through Rua Direita.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Obidos day trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Obidos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for little chillier days in Obidos, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Porto.

Things to do in Obidos

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:

Porto

— 4 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.
For shopping fun, head to Palacio da Bolsa or Livraria Lello. Dedicate the 21st (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado do Bolhao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and browse the different shops at NorteShopping.

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You can fly from Obidos to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Porto are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Funchal, Madeira

— 5 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Head to Caravel Art Center and MA Galleryfor some retail therapy. Take a break from Funchal with a short trip to Quinta do Riacho in Santo da Serra, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Safari Madeira Island, delve into the lush surroundings at Laurissilva Forest, and surround yourself with nature on Madeira Mountain Expeditions.

Before you visit Funchal, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Porto to Funchal in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Funchal when traveling from Porto in July, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly to Evora.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:

Evora

— 4 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Get out of town with these interesting Evora side-trips: Adega Mayor (in Campo Maior) and Aglomerado urbano Intra-muros (in Marvao). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, make a trip to Capela dos Ossos, do a tasting at Monte da Ravasqueira, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Evora road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Evora takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Funchal in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Evora: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Evora

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:

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.