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Day Trips from Lisbon, and how long for Madeira?

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We have just booked a flight to Lisbon for next March! Quite excited, we have never been to Portugal.

Not counting travel days we will have 2 weeks. I'm thinking we would like to spend one week in Lisbon, and use public transport for any day trips.

Sintra has been mentioned, it looks pretty amazing!

We love historical towns and sites, small villages, beautiful countryside. I'm not sure Cascais looks interesting to me, we're not into yachts and nightlife, casinos etc.

Obidos? Batalha Monastery? Wineries at Azeitão?

And for the second week, is a week in Madeira too long? Would we rent a car here?

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