18 days in Portugal & Fernando de Noronha Itinerary

18 days in Portugal & Fernando de Noronha Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coimbra, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — 6 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dos Golfinhos, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park, and step off the mainland to explore Morro Sao Jose Fernando de Noronha.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

In February in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

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 (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon travel planner.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Lisbon in 18 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Lisbon. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in February, expect Lisbon to be colder, temps between 18°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.
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Evora, Portugal — 2 nights

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, don't miss a visit to Fountain Giraldo Square, and then explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get lost in a book at Biblioteca Publica de Evora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Evora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Evora travel planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Evora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in February, Evora is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Coimbra.
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Coimbra, Portugal — 2 nights

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery and then take in the architecture and design of University of Coimbra. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Portugal dos Pequenitos, then steep yourself in history at Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Coimbra trip maker.

You can drive from Evora to Coimbra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and finally take a stroll through Ribeira do Porto. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then shop like a local with Livraria Lello, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Porto travel planner.

Drive from Coimbra to Porto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Porto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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