30 days in Seville & Portugal Itinerary

30 days in Seville & Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route planner

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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Portimao, Portugal
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Lagos, Portugal
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Silves, Portugal
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Tavira, Portugal
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Faro, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Almancil, Portugal
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Monsaraz, Portugal
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Evora, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Sintra, Portugal
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Obidos, Portugal
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Nazare, Portugal
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Tomar, Portugal
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Coimbra, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Aveiro, Portugal
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Guimaraes, Portugal
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Braga, Portugal
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Viana do Castelo, Portugal
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Porto, Portugal
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Seville, Spain

— 5 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cordoba (Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, &more) and Ronda (Puente Nuevo & Paddock Paradise Ronda). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Seville trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Seville is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in March, with highs in Seville at 65°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 29:

Albufeira, Portugal

— 2 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then wander the streets of Centro Historico de Albufeira. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Falesia.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira travel planner.

Drive from Seville to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In March in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portimao.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:

Portimao, Portugal

Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Portimao travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Portimao takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Portimao can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. On the 31st (Thu), you're off to Lagos.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
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Lagos, Portugal

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
Plan my day in Lagos using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Lagos is just a short distance from Portimao. In March in Lagos, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. You will leave for Silves on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
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Silves, Portugal

On the 31st (Thu), delve into the distant past at Castelo de Silves and then make a trip to Caldas de Monchique.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Silves tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Lagos to Silves by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tavira.

Things to do in Silves

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Tavira, Portugal

Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
For photos and tourist information, read our Tavira day trip app.

Drive from Silves to Tavira in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in March, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You will leave for Faro on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites
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Faro, Portugal

— 5 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Faro is known for historic sites, nightlife, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Ria Formosa, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and pick up some local products at Mercado de Olhao.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Faro vacation tool.

Drive from Tavira to Faro in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Faro, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Almancil.

Things to do in Faro

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 5:

Almancil, Portugal

Almancil is a town and civil parish in the municipality of Loulé, in the Algarve region in the south of Portugal. To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Almancil road trip app.

Almancil is just a stone's throw from Faro. In April in Almancil, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. You'll set off for Monsaraz on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Almancil

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Wildlife
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Monsaraz, Portugal

Monsaraz is a civil parish of the municipality of the Reguengos de Monsaraz, on the right margin of the Guadiana River in Portuguese Alentejo region, near its border with Spain. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Monsaraz fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Almancil to Monsaraz takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Almancil in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Monsaraz, with lows of 49°F. You will leave for Evora on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Monsaraz

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks
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Evora, Portugal

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Evora tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Monsaraz to Evora takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Evora are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You will leave for Lisbon on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take a stroll through Alfama, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon tour builder.

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Sintra, Portugal

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sintra attractions site.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In April, daytime highs in Sintra are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Obidos.

Things to do in Sintra

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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Obidos, Portugal

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Obidos day trip tool.

Getting from Sintra to Obidos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Obidos can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. You will leave for Nazare on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Obidos

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Nazare, Portugal

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. To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nazare planning tool.

Traveling by car from Obidos to Nazare takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. You'll set off for Tomar on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Tomar, Portugal

Tomar, also known in English as Thomar, is a city and a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tomar vacation planner.

Drive from Nazare to Tomar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Tomar are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Coimbra.

Things to do in Tomar

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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Coimbra, Portugal

— 5 nights
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbra: Praia da Figueira (Figueira Beach) (in Figueira da Foz) and National Forest of Bussaco (in Luso). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), make a trip to Roman Ruins and Museum of Conimbriga, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbra tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Tomar to Coimbra by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aveiro.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 17:

Aveiro, Portugal

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Aveiro sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Coimbra to Aveiro takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for Guimaraes on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Aveiro

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:

Guimaraes, Portugal

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Guimaraes vacation planner.

You can drive from Aveiro to Guimaraes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. You'll set off for Braga on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Guimaraes

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:

Braga, Portugal

Portuguese Rome

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.
To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Braga trip builder.

Braga is just a short distance from Guimaraes. In April, daily temperatures in Braga can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. You'll set off for Viana do Castelo on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:

Viana do Castelo, Portugal

On the 17th (Sun), examine the collection at O Navio Gil Eannes.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Viana do Castelo road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Braga to Viana do Castelo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Braga to Viana do Castelo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Viana do Castelo can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Viana do Castelo

Museums
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Porto, Portugal

— 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.
Dedicate the 19th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, and examine the collection at Museu Pedagogico Luso Brasileiro.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip planner.

Drive from Viana do Castelo to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Porto are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:

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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Marinas · Farmers Markets · Nightlife