20 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

20 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Lagos, Portugal
— Few hours
3
Albufeira, Portugal
— Few hours
4
Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
5
Obidos, Portugal
— Few hours
6
Nazare, Portugal
— Few hours
7
Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night
8
Coimbra, Portugal
— Few hours
9
Viseu, Portugal
— 1 night
10
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
11
Guimaraes, Portugal
— 1 night
12
Braga, Portugal
— 1 night
13
Baiona, Spain
— 1 night
14
Vigo, Spain
— 1 night
15
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 night
16
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights


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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. Castelo dos Mouros and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Five Historic Photography Studio in Sintra, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and examine the collection at Museum of National Republican Guard.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lisbon travel website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, you will find days in Lisbon are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are cooler (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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Lagos, Portugal

Lagos
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lagos online trip builder.

Getting from Lisbon to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Lagos are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife
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Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Albufeira takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife
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Evora, Portugal

Evora
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Evora driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Albufeira in November, Evora is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Obidos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Obidos, Portugal

Obidos
Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Obidos travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Evora to Obidos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Obidos are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Nazare.

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Nazare, Portugal

Nazare ©
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. On the 15th (Fri), examine the collection at Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nazare journey planner.

Traveling by car from Obidos to Nazare takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Nazare sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Nazare

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Monastery of Alcobaca
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Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca
Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso ©
Museu Dr. Joaquim Manso

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Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Valinhos Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fatima travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Nazare to Fatima in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Coimbra.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batalha Monastery
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Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Valinhos Sanctuary ©
Valinhos Sanctuary

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Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Portugal dos Pequenitos.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbra driving holiday app.

Drive from Fatima to Coimbra in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Coimbra, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Viseu.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites
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Portugal dos Pequenitos ©
Portugal dos Pequenitos

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Viseu, Portugal

Viseu
Viseu is a city and municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal and the capital of the district of the same name, with a population of 99,274 inhabitants, and center of the Viseu Dão Lafões intermunipical community, with 267,633 inhabitants.Settled during the period of the early Iberian castro culture, the territory of Viseu was populated by a series of cultures, that include the Romans, Suebs, Visigoths and Moors. To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Viseu travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Coimbra to Viseu in 1.5 hours. On the 17th (Sun), you're off to Porto.

Things to do in Viseu

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Porto, Portugal

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Serralves and Casa-Museu Marta Ortigao Sampaio. Wine Tours & Tastings and Palacio da Bolsa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), examine the collection at FC Porto Museum, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Viseu to Porto takes 1.5 hours. November in Porto sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Porto

Museums · Tours · Wineries
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Guimaraes, Portugal

Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Citania de Briteiros, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, then take an in-depth tour of Alberto Sampaio Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Largo da Oliveira. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Casa de Tormes - Museu Queirosiano.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Guimaraes itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Porto to Guimaraes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Guimaraes are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Braga.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Casa de Tormes - Museu Queirosiano
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Citania de Briteiros ©
Citania de Briteiros
Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Alberto Sampaio Museum ©
Alberto Sampaio Museum

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Braga, Portugal

Braga ©
Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bom Jesus do Monte and then pause for some serene contemplation at Se de Braga.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Braga trip planner.

Braga is very close to Guimaraes. In November in Braga, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Baiona.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Viana do Castelo
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Santuario de Santa Luzia ©
Santuario de Santa Luzia
Sameiro Sanctuary ©
Sameiro Sanctuary

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Baiona, Spain

Baiona ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Patos, then kick back and relax at Playa America, then make a trip to Fortaleza de Monterreal, and finally examine the collection at Museo de la Carabela Pinta. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Faro Silleiro and then delve into the distant past at Castro de Santa Trega.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Baiona online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Braga to Baiona in 2 hours. Traveling from Braga to Baiona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Braga, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Baiona, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 8°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vigo.

Things to do in Baiona

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Nigran, Castro de Santa Trega
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Playa America ©
Playa America
Castro de Santa Trega ©
Castro de Santa Trega
Faro Silleiro ©
Faro Silleiro

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Vigo, Spain

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Meirande and then kick back and relax at Playa Samil.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vigo planner.

Traveling by car from Baiona to Vigo takes an hour. In November, daytime highs in Vigo are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Vigo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, Meirande
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Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Meirande ©
Meirande
Room Escape Games

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 25th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de San Fructuoso, and finally examine the collection at Museo Catedralicio.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela online tour planner.

Getting from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Santiago de Compostela can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Museums · Historic Sites
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Museo Catedralicio
Museo Catedralicio
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Igreja de San Fructuoso ©
Igreja de San Fructuoso

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Lisbon, Portugal

Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Colecao Berardo and Museu de Marinha. Get some cultural insight at Park and National Palace of Pena and Museu do Fado. See some other sides of Lisbon: wander the streets of Bairro Alto, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro das Portas do Sol, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, and admire the masterpieces at Museu De Artes Decorativas Portuguesas.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Park and National Palace of Pena
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Food Tours
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Bairro Alto ©
Bairro Alto

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