17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
2
Sintra
— 3 nights
3
Batalha
— 3 nights
4
Fatima
— 3 nights
5
Obidos
— 2 nights

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Rua Augusta. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castelo de S. Jorge and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Galeria Municipal do Banco de Portugal. (in Setubal) and Troia Beach (in Troia). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Parque das Nacoes, shop like a local with Rossio Square, visit Alfama, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip itinerary planner.

Phoenix, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Phoenix in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Galeria Municipal do Banco de Portugal., Troia Beach
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Troia Beach ©
Troia Beach
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Get some historical perspective at Castelo dos Mouros and Palacio Nacional de Mafra. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sinistra and Zazule. Venture out of the city with trips to Cascais (Museu Condes de Castro, art atelier ALEGRIA, &more) and Aldeia Da Mata Pequena (in Mafra). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, admire the striking features of Park and National Palace of Pena, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Adraga, and brush up on your military savvy at Museu do Ar - Sintra.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sintra itinerary planner.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In January in Sintra, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Batalha.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascais, Mafra, Praia da Adraga
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Palacio Nacional de Mafra ©
Palacio Nacional de Mafra

3
nights
Batalha

Batalha ©
Batalha is a town and a municipality in Leiria District, Pinhal Litoral Subregion, Centro Region, Portugal. Popular historic sites such as Batalha Monastery and Igreja do Espirito Santo are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja Matriz da Batalha and Ponte da Boutaca. Explore Batalha's surroundings by going to Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel (in Marinha Grande) and Pillory of Alfeizerao (in Alfeizerao). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museu de Leiria, take a stroll around Mercado de Sant'Ana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capelas Imperfeitas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Batalha trip planner.

You can drive from Sintra to Batalha in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January in Batalha, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fatima.

Things to do in Batalha

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Leiria, Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel, Pillory of Alfeizerao
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel ©
Praia de Sao Pedro de Moel
Igreja Matriz da Batalha ©
Igreja Matriz da Batalha

3
nights
Fatima

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. On the 13th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, appreciate the history behind Capela Das Aparicoes, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Fatima Luz e Paz, thenexamine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, thensee the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Fátima, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valinhos Sanctuary.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fatima trip maker website.

Fatima is just a short distance from Batalha. In January, daily temperatures in Fatima can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Obidos.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
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Capela Das Aparicoes ©
Capela Das Aparicoes
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga

2
nights
Obidos

Obidos ©
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro and Quinta do Gradil. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Areia Branca and Praia do Salgado. Change things up with a short trip to Ermida da Memoria in Nazare (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Tiago Church, do a tasting at Cortem Winery, see the interesting displays at Museu Jose Malhoa, and look for gifts at Olaria S. Pedro.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Obidos trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Fatima to Obidos in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Obidos can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Obidos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Caldas da Rainha, Quinta do Gradil, Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha do Vimeiro, Praia da Areia Branca, Praia do Salgado
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Praia do Salgado ©
Praia do Salgado
Quinta do Gradil ©
Quinta do Gradil

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