15 days in Portugal & Badajoz Itinerary

15 days in Portugal & Badajoz Itinerary

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1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
2
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
3
Badajoz, Spain
— 4 nights
4
Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Batalha Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Quinta da Regaleira) and Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rossio Square.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Lisbon is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Monastery of Alcobaca, Batalha Monastery
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Evora day trip planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in June: highs in Evora hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Badajoz.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monsaraz Castle and Walls
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Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls

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Badajoz, Spain

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nacional de Arte Romano and Casas Consistoriales. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town of Caceres and Arco de la Estrella (Star Arch). Get out of town with these interesting Badajoz side-trips: Parroquia De Santa María Del Castillo (in Olivenza), Trujillo (Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), Casa-Fuerte de Luis de Chaves "el Viejo", &more) and Merida (Acueducto de los Milagros, Templo de Diana, &more). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Casas Mudejares and kick back and relax at Playa de Cheles.

Plan trip to Badajoz with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Evora to Badajoz in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Badajoz

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Merida, Trujillo, Caceres, Parroquia De Santa María Del Castillo, Playa de Cheles
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Arco de la Estrella (Star Arch) ©
Arco de la Estrella (Star Arch)
Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle) ©
Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle)

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ponta da Piedade and Cape Saint Vincent. We've included these beaches for you: Falesia Beach and Praia do Camilo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Praia Dona Ana (in Lagos), Praia do Zavial (in Raposeira) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's still lots to do: stroll through Praia da Marinha, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Albufeira tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Badajoz to Albufeira in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Badajoz in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albufeira: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia da Marinha, Praia da Senhora da Rocha, Praia do Zavial, Cape Saint Vincent
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Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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