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Portugal - 2 weeks itinerary critique

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We, my husband and I (in our 50s) plan on spending 13 days in Portugal mid May next year, as part of a longer trip which includes Morocco and France. We love exploring, seeing beautiful scenery, enjoy little villages and well as seeing some noteworthy buildings (eg. Abbeys, castles etc). We are generally not keen on museums or art galleries (although there have been some notable exceptions during our travels). We prefer not to move from location to location every day, but rather to find a base for a few days and travel out from there. We prefer self catering accommodation. After much research, we are thinking of splitting our time as follows:
Lisbon - 4 nights (arriving evening of 1st day).
Then pick up rental car.
Tomar - 3 nights.
Tavara in the Duoro Valley - 3 nights
Guimaraes - 3 nights (visiting Porto as a side trip from here)
Fly out of Porto midday on 14th day.

So far, we have identified some nice looking accommodation in Tomar and Tavara, but are open to any suggestions people may have on where to stay in any of the locations.

With regards to Lisbon, which area would people recommend as the most ideal for basing ourselves without a car for 3 days.

Any opinions on how we have split our time are most welcome.

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