5 days in Portugal Itinerary

5 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal tour itinerary planner
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Fly
1
Lisbon
— 1 night
Drive
2
Fatima
— 1 night
Fly
3
Faro
— 1 night
Fly
4
Sintra
Drive
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Lisbon
— 1 night
Fly

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Lisbon — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 14th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, then wander the streets of Rossio Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and then pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planning app.

Manchester, UK to Lisbon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Manchester in November, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fatima.
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Fatima — 1 night

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): examine the collection at Wax Museum of Fátima.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fatima trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Fatima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Fatima can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Faro.
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Faro — 1 night

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
On the 16th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Faro trip planner.

You can fly from Fatima to Faro in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fatima in November, Faro is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sintra.
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Sintra

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sintra trip builder app.

You can fly from Faro to Sintra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take a stroll through Alfama, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Lisbon online trip builder.

Lisbon is just a short distance from Sintra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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