Luxury 14-Day Relaxed Portugal Road Trip Vacation from Porto to Lisbon and Coimbra

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Duration
14 days & 13 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
13 nights included
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14 days included
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Description

Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 14-day road trip in Portugal with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Portugal at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Porto, Aldoar, Foz do Douro e Nevogilde, Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos, Santa Marinha e São Pedro da Afurada, Lisbon, Colares, São Vicente, Parque das Nações, Misericórdia, Alcântara, São Domingos de Benfica, Belém, Charneca de Caparica e Sobreda, Coimbra, and Santa Clara e Castelo Viegas. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Porto, 8 nights in Lisbon, and 1 night in Coimbra. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Portugal.

Experience an easy 14-day self-drive tour across Portugal with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Portugal so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Portugal. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Porto, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 14-day journey across Portugal and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Portugal. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Portugal.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Portugal. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Luís I Bridge in Porto. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Praça do Comércio.

Traveling leisurely through Portugal means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Belém Tower. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Castelo de S. Jorge. Get close to the spectacular Lisbon Oceanarium and the wonderful National Palace of Pena. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Portugal. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Portugal has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Portugal's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Portugal.

By the end of your 14-day road trip through Portugal, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Portugal and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Portugal. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 13 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 14 days of your self-drive road trip in Portugal. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 14-day vacation in Portugal and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Portugal today!

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Included

Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Vila Nova de Gaia - city in PortugalVila Nova de Gaia
Porto, Portugal old town ribeira aerial promenade view with colorful houses, Douro river and boats.Porto / 4 nights
Coimbra - region in PortugalCoimbra / 1 night
Aveiro - city in PortugalAveiro
Photo of Lisbon City Skyline with Sao Jorge Castle and the Tagus River, Portugal.Lisbon / 8 nights
Almada - city in PortugalAlmada
Photo of aerial view of Alcobaca Monastery and the city in Alcobaca, Portugal.Alcobaça
Photo of monumental ensemble of the sanctuary and the basilica of our lady of Fatima, Portugal.Ourém
Agualva-Cacém

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Photo of the Sanctuary of Fatima on a beautiful summer day, Portugal.Sanctuary of Fátima
Photo of famous arch at the Praca do Comercio, Lisbon, Portugal.Praça do Comércio
Photo of the Belem tower at the bank of Tejo River in Lisbon ,Portugal.Belém Tower
Photo of the big Lisbon oceanarium (aka Oceanario de Lisboa) building on pier in an artificial lagoon at Tagus river, Portugal.Lisbon Oceanarium
Luís I Bridge, Sé, Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória, Porto, Área Metropolitana do Porto, North, PortugalLuís I Bridge
Castelo de S. Jorge, Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalCastelo de S Jorge
Park and National Palace of Pena, São Pedro de Penaferrim, Sintra, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalPark and National Palace of Pena
Photo of Palace Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, landmarks of Portugal.Quinta da Regaleira
Photo of Lighthouse at Cabo da Roca in Portugal.Cabo da Roca
Photo of Time Out Market Lisboa with a big wall clock and an arch, Portugal.Time Out Market Lisboa
Photo of Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries), Lisbon, Portugal.Padrão dos Descobrimentos
LxFactoryLxFactory
Photo of the Jeronimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery is located in Lisbon, Portugal.Jerónimos Monastery
Santa Justa LiftSanta Justa Lift
Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, Colares, Sintra, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalSintra-Cascais Natural Park
Photo of Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, Porto, Portugal.Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal
Photo of Lisbon Zoo: Fascinating wildlife park in Portugal's capital, home to diverse animals and conservation efforts in a lush, family-friendly setting, Portugal.Lisbon Zoo
Photo of Stone masonry Castle of Obidos and wall ruins or Castelo de Óbidos is a well-preserved medieval castle located in the civil parish of Santa Maria, Portugal.Castle of Óbidos
Photo of Sanctuary of Christ the King in Lisbon, Portugal.Sanctuary of Christ the King
Photo of wonderful romantic afternoon aerial landscape coastline of Nazare beach riviera (Praia da Nazare) with cityscape of Nazare town ,Portugal.Nazaré beach
Photo of view of Lisbon famous view from Miradouro de Santa Luzia tourist viewpoint over Alfama old city district at night with cruise liner. Lisbon, Portugal.Miradouro de Santa Luzia
Bacalhôa Buddha Eden, Carvalhal, Bombarral, Leiria, West, Centro, PortugalBacalhôa Buddha Eden
Parque Natural da Arrábida, Castelo, Sesimbra, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalParque Natural da Arrábida
Photo of Porto Cathedral. Portugal. Beautiful morning view of the famous cathedral in Porto. Camino de Santiago. Pillory of Porto.Porto Cathedral
Photo of Parque da Cidade do Porto, Portugal, city Park is the largest city park in this city.Parque da Cidade do Porto
Aerial view of Jardim do Morro, a little public park, in Avenida da Republica from Serra do Pilar at Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto in Portugal. Picturesque urban cityscape at sunset light.Jardim do Morro
Praça Luís de CamõesLuís de Camões Square
Landscaped terrace of viewpoint de São Pedro de Alcântara with panoramic views of Lisbon.Jardim de São Pedro de Alcântara
Photo of view of Lisbon famous view from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte tourist viewpoint of Alfama and Mauraria old city district at sunset, Portugal.Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
Photo of Rua Augusta Arch is a triumphal, historical building in Lisbon on Commerce Square, Portugal.Rua Augusta Arch
Miradouro do Suberco, Nazaré, Leiria, West, Centro, PortugalMiradouro do Suberco
Photo of Sintra, Portugal: the Castle of the Moors, Castelo dos Mouros, located next to Lisbon.Castle of the Moors
Photo of Portugal dos Pequenitos park, Coimbra, Portugal, Europe.Portugal dos Pequenitos
Photo of Casa da Música, Porto ,Portugal.Casa da Música
Aerial drone view of landmarks at Sao Martinho do Porto surrounding the iconic natural bayPraia de São Martinho do Porto
PHOTO OF Clérigos Tower, Porto, Portugal.Torre dos Clérigos
Photo of Paco das Escolas, University, UNESCO World Heritage, Coimbra (Portugal).Paço das Escolas
Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Fátima, Ourém, Santarém, Médio Tejo, Centro, PortugalBasilica of the Most Holy Trinity
Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima, Fátima, Ourém, Santarém, Médio Tejo, Centro, PortugalBasilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima
She changes as Rotunda da Anémona , designed by artist Janet Echelman in Northern , porto Portugal.She Changes
Paisagem Protegida da Arriba Fóssil da Costa de Caparica, Charneca de Caparica, Charneca de Caparica e Sobreda, Almada, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalPaisagem Protegida da Arriba Fóssil da Costa de Caparica
Nazaré lighthouse in Portugal with Big wavesFarol da Nazaré
Park Paz, Almada, Feijó, Laranjeiro e Feijó, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalPark Paz
Photo of Parque de Serralves,Porto,Portugal.Parque de Serralves
Ponte Laços de Amizade, Vera Cruz, Glória e Vera Cruz, Aveiro, Baixo Vouga, Centro, PortugalPonte Laços de Amizade
Monument Church Of St Francis, São Nicolau, Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória, Porto, Área Metropolitana do Porto, North, PortugalMonument Church Of St Francis
Chapel of Souls, Santo Ildefonso, Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória, Porto, Área Metropolitana do Porto, North, PortugalChapel of Souls
Parque Dom Pedro Infante - City Park, Glória, Glória e Vera Cruz, Aveiro, Baixo Vouga, Centro, PortugalInfante Dom Pedro Park - City Park
Aerial photos, aerial images of PortugalCastelo de Sesimbra
Photo of Chapel of Apparitions - Fatima - Portugal. Chapel of the Apparitions
São BentoSão Bento Station
Jardins da Quinta das Lágrimas, Santa Clara, Santa Clara e Castelo Viegas, Coimbra, Baixo Mondego, Centro, PortugalJardins da Quinta das Lágrimas
Photo of Castle of Óbidos,Portugal.Castle of Óbidos
Mercado Municipal da Nazaré
Aveiro Museum, Glória, Glória e Vera Cruz, Aveiro, Baixo Vouga, Centro, PortugalAveiro Museum

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Day 1

Day 1 – Porto - arrival day

  • Porto - Arrival day
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  • São Bento Station
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Portugal begins when you reach Porto, where you’ll stay for a total of 4 nights.

Porto is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Porto São Bento. Around 4,080 visitors have rated this fascinating train station and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Porto offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Nata Lisboa. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,037 customers.

Tapabento S. Bento serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Porto has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,413 reviews.

Muu Steakhouse is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 1,431 customers, Muu Steakhouse is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Porto looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Brasão Aliados, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 7,812 reviews.

Base Porto offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Porto. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,621 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Aduela. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,570 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Portugal! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Portugal!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Porto

  • Porto
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Drive 23 km, 1 hour 16 min

  • Chapel of Souls
  • She Changes
  • Parque da Cidade do Porto
  • Parque de Serralves
  • Monument Church Of St Francis
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The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous She Changes. This incredible sculpture has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,153 travelers.

This urban park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,153 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Portugal. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Portugal extra special!

One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Do Norte Café by Hungry Biker. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,325 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Chama, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Chama is rated 4.9 stars out of 5 by 574 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Abadia do Porto. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,633 food lovers.

Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Bonaparte Downtown. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,088 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Letraria Porto. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,654 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Capela Incomum. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Capela Incomum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,234 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Portugal, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Porto

  • Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Porto
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Drive 10 km, 54 min

  • Casa da Música
  • Torre dos Clérigos
  • Porto Cathedral
  • Luís I Bridge
  • Jardim do Morro
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Day 3 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Portugal gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Porto and visit more of its attractions.

Porto has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Portugal. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Casa da Música, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Casa da Música has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 18,098 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Clerigos tower. This city feature got an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from its 16,727 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Porto is the notable Porto Cathedral. The popular Porto Cathedral is a highlight of many travel packages in Porto. As a matter of fact, this remarkable cathedral has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 28,944 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Porto, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous Luís I Bridge. Take your time exploring this wonderful top-tier point of interest and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 from 79,912 visitors.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Porto by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Porto.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Porto, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Negra Café Baixa is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Porto-based food place has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,213 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Bulha Sá da Bandeira is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Bulha Sá da Bandeira proved an excellent choice for around 1,983 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Porto is tascö, which has an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 2,119 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Porto, FÉ Wine & Club. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.3 over 5 stars given by 1,278 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is THE ROYAL COCKTAIL CLUB. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.5 over 5 stars by 932 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, HD Bar to Be Wild may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 696 customers have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Porto and end day 3 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Portugal on a great note!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Lisbon

  • Aveiro
  • Lisbon
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Drive 334 km, 3 hours 45 min

  • Ponte Laços de Amizade
  • Aveiro Museum
  • Infante Dom Pedro Park - City Park
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Day 4 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Portugal gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Aveiro District. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Lisbon, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 8 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Ponte dos Laços de Amizade is waiting for you. This best-rated sightseeing destination has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 9,352 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Aveiro railway station. This unique railway station is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,495 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Infante Dom Pedro Park - City Park. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,582 visitors, this park is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Aveiro District has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Portugal. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Lisbon. In Lisbon, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Portugal.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,470 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing daPrata52 - Petiscos ¦ Tapas.

Locals also recommend Alma as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Alma as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,033 customers.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Delirium Café Lisboa. Delirium Café Lisboa is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,093 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Sacramento do Chiado. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,947 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Portugal!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Lisbon

  • Alcobaça
  • Lisbon
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Drive 257 km, 4 hours 1 min

  • Nazaré beach
  • Mercado Municipal da Nazaré
  • Miradouro do Suberco
  • Farol da Nazaré
  • Praia de São Martinho do Porto
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Today is also another excellent opportunity to dine at some of the top-rated restaurants and bars in Portugal.

From your accommodation, or your home for another 7 nights, you’ll leisurely drive to your first stop of the day, the remarkable Praia de São Martinho do Porto. This amazing attraction is one of the best travel destinations in the city of São Martinho do Porto. The famous Praia de São Martinho do Porto has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 17,542 visitors.

There’s still a lot of things to see and experience in Portugal.

Your relaxed road trip across Portugal continues as you discover more popular sites and explore to your heart’s content.

Another way to make your easygoing and relaxed road trip in Portugal more special is by joining unique tours and activities in Portugal. Nazaré offers a wide selection of experiences for every traveler.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you can drive back to your accommodation in the city of Lisbon to rest and refresh yourself after your long adventure.

After relaxing at your hotel, you might want to grab a bite at one of the best restaurants in the city, like the Lisboa Tu e Eu 2. This restaurant is a favorite among locals and is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,027 customers.

We also recommend that you try the different dishes served at Nicolau Lisboa. This restaurant has many positive reviews which earned it an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 5,172 food lovers worldwide.

After your meal, it’s time to loosen up and experience the nightlife in Lisbon. Unwind at the amazing The George and get a few glasses of their bestselling liquor. The George is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,939 customers.

Hop on to another top-rated bar in the city and have an amazing night. Visit the Delfina-Cantina Portuguesa bar and try its wide selection of beverages and liquor. This bar is a favorite among locals and has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 662 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day in Portugal with this fun but relaxed road trip escapade!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lisbon

  • Lisbon
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Drive 186 km, 2 hours 39 min

  • Castle of Óbidos
  • Castle of Óbidos
  • Bacalhôa Buddha Eden
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Portugal, you’ll explore the area around Óbidos, where you’ll be staying for another 6 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Óbidos will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of Portugal.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating castle, the stunning Castle of Óbidos. Around 34,915 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Travelers also come to the city to visit the spectacular Castle of Óbidos, a popular castle and another top-rated attraction in Óbidos.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Portugal by joining a traveler-approved tour in Óbidos. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Óbidos and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Óbidos that will make your self-drive tour in Portugal more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Óbidos to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Lisbon for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Portugal by eating at one of the best restaurants in Lisbon.

With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,973 customers, the dining experience Duque offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in Portugal.

Belcanto is another pleasant place to eat in Lisbon. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,203 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At Brown's Central Hotel, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Lisbon is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,273 customers.

You can also unwind and enjoy a few drinks at Lisboa Bar, another well-known bar in Lisbon. Customers have rated this city bar an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 417 reviews.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Portugal is all about!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Colares and Lisbon

  • Agualva-Cacém
  • Lisbon
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Drive 107 km, 3 hours 10 min

  • Sintra-Cascais Natural Park
  • Park and National Palace of Pena
  • Castle of the Moors
  • Quinta da Regaleira
  • Cabo da Roca
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On day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Portugal, you’ll explore the area around São Pedro de Penaferrim, where you’ll be staying for another 5 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of São Pedro de Penaferrim will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of Portugal.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating museum, the stunning National Palace of Pena. Around 86,631 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Portugal by joining a traveler-approved tour in São Pedro de Penaferrim. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about São Pedro de Penaferrim and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in São Pedro de Penaferrim that will make your self-drive tour in Portugal more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of São Pedro de Penaferrim to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Lisbon for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Portugal by eating at one of the best restaurants in Lisbon.

With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,334 customers, the dining experience Gambrinus offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in Portugal.

O Arco is another pleasant place to eat in Lisbon. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 807 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At Toca da Raposa, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Lisbon is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 305 customers.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Portugal is all about!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Lisbon

  • Lisbon
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Drive 26 km, 1 hour 32 min

  • Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Rua Augusta Arch
  • Praça do Comércio
  • Lisbon Oceanarium
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Day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Portugal serves as your introduction to Lisbon. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Portugal and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Lisbon, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 7,020 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star Turim Boulevard Hotel. With an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 5,332 guests, Turim Boulevard Hotel is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Roma offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Roma is a top-rated budget hotel in Lisbon with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 10,483 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Lisbon. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Lisbon, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Miradouro da Senhora do Monte. This scenic viewpoint and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Lisbon. The fascinating Miradouro da Senhora do Monte has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 24,155 travelers.

Lisbon is also home to the captivating Santa Justa Lift, a local best-rated sightseeing destination and another popular attraction in the city. About 48,439 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Rua Augusta Arch is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Portugal. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 23,187 travelers, Rua Augusta Arch proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible Praça do Comércio. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing square and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 108,290 reviews.

When you’re in the mood to experience something amazing, we recommend you visit the fantastic Lisbon Oceanarium. Every year, travelers of more than 1,000,000 in count gather around this fascinating public aquarium and sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features. Around 86,301 visitors have rated the famous Lisbon Oceanarium an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Lisbon, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Portugal.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Portugal. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Lisbon, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Lisbon is Baía do Peixe - Terreiro do Paço. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 678 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Trindade for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Lisbon. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 6,002 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Lisbon.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Portugal!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Lisbon

  • Lisbon
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Drive 20 km, 1 hour 18 min

  • Lisbon Zoo
  • LxFactory
  • Time Out Market Lisboa
  • Luís de Camões Square
  • Jardim de São Pedro de Alcântara
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The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Time Out Market Lisboa. This incredible food court has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 59,217 travelers.

This square is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 59,217 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Jardim de São Pedro de Alcântara. This park has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,580 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 9 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Portugal. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Portugal extra special!

One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Lisbon Tu e Eu. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,086 customers.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Portugal, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Lisbon

  • Lisbon
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Drive 25 km, 1 hour 44 min

  • Belém Tower
  • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • Jerónimos Monastery
  • Miradouro de Santa Luzia
  • Castelo de S Jorge
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Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Belém Tower, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Belém Tower has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 91,872 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Padrão dos Descobrimentos. This city feature got an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from its 55,676 guests.

As a matter of fact, this remarkable monastery has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 48,349 travelers.

Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Charneca de Caparica and Lisbon

  • Almada
  • Lisbon
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Drive 127 km, 2 hours 53 min

  • Paisagem Protegida da Arriba Fóssil da Costa de Caparica
  • Sanctuary of Christ the King
  • Park Paz
  • Castelo de Sesimbra
  • Parque Natural da Arrábida
  • More

Today is also another excellent opportunity to dine at some of the top-rated restaurants and bars in Portugal.

This amazing attraction is one of the best travel destinations in the city of Charneca de Caparica e Sobreda.

There’s still a lot of things to see and experience in Portugal. After exploring Charneca de Caparica e Sobreda, it’s time to get back on the road and drive comfortably to your next destination, the wonderful city of Feijó. The city has so much to offer and your trip will surely be memorable.

Your relaxed road trip across Portugal continues as you discover more popular sites and explore to your heart’s content.

Another way to make your easygoing and relaxed road trip in Portugal more special is by joining unique tours and activities in Portugal. Almada offers a wide selection of experiences for every traveler.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you can drive back to your accommodation in the city of Lisbon to rest and refresh yourself after your long adventure.

After your meal, it’s time to loosen up and experience the nightlife in Lisbon.

Hop on to another top-rated bar in the city and have an amazing night.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day in Portugal with this fun but relaxed road trip escapade!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Coimbra

  • Ourém
  • Coimbra
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Drive 214 km, 2 hours 41 min

  • Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima
  • Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity
  • Sanctuary of Fátima
  • Chapel of the Apparitions
  • More

Day 12 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Portugal gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Fátima. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Coimbra, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima is waiting for you. This church has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 12,219 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity. This unique church is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 15,906 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Sanctuary of Fátima. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 107,827 visitors, this shrine to the virgin mary is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Chapel of the Apparitions. This popular chapel and attraction has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 3,993 people.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Fátima has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Portugal. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Coimbra. In Coimbra, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Portugal.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,661 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Solar do Bacalhau.

Locals also recommend Restaurante Zé Manel dos Ossos as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Restaurante Zé Manel dos Ossos as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,272 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Restaurante Il Tartufo. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,071 customers.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Dux Taberna Urbana. Dux Taberna Urbana is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,797 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is The Murphy's Irish Pub. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,937 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to A Cozinha da Maria. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. A Cozinha da Maria is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,053 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Portugal!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Porto

  • Coimbra
  • Porto
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Drive 125 km, 2 hours 2 min

  • Paço das Escolas
  • Portugal dos Pequenitos
  • Jardins da Quinta das Lágrimas
  • More

Day 13 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Portugal gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Coimbra. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Porto, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Paços da Universidade ou Paços das Escolas is waiting for you. This palace has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 16,616 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Portugal dos Pequenitos. This unique theme park is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 18,994 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Jardins da Quinta das Lágrimas. With an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 3,878 visitors, this park is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Coimbra has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Portugal. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Porto. In Porto, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Portugal.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Santa Clara e Castelo Viegas is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Bacalhau, one of the best restaurants in Santa Clara e Castelo Viegas. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,067 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Bacalhau.

Locals also recommend Garden Porto as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Garden Porto as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,528 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Reitoria. Reitoria is another of the most popular places to eat in Santa Clara e Castelo Viegas. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,618 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Novo Oporto. Novo Oporto is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 573 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Casa Guedes Tradicional. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,120 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Adega Leonor. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Adega Leonor is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,161 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Portugal!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Porto - departure day

  • Porto - Departure day
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  • Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal
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Day 14 of your relaxed road trip in Portugal is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Porto.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Porto once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Portugal on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Porto. This top sight is a popular garden, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 39,364 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 14 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Porto or just grab something light to keep you going.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Porto and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 14-day relaxed road trip in Portugal is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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