13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Obidos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto
— 5 nights
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Lisbon — 5 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (MP Loja Gourmet, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and get curious at Pavilhao do Conhecimento.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Chennai, India to Lisbon is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In January, Lisbon is cooler than Chennai - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Obidos.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Obidos — 2 nights

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Vila Natal, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Óbidos, and then make a trip to Obidos Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Museu Municipal de Obidos and then don't miss a visit to Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila).

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Obidos route maker site.

Drive from Lisbon to Obidos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Porto.
Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Porto — 5 nights

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.
Porto is known for sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip planning website.

You can fly from Obidos to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Porto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Parks
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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.