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10 days in Portugal - Lisbon round trip

We will be in Portugal the beginning of September. We have narrowed down our overnights but are undecided on the last few.
Right now we are planning - Lisbon - 4 nights with day trip to Sintra
2 nights in Douro Valley - rental car for a week to/from Lisbon
2 nights in Porto
We have 2 nights on our way back to Lisbon - need suggestions on towns to spend night and visit.

Also interested in a food tour in Lisbon - any suggestions?

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Coimbra is the most obvious choice. It's about half way between Porto and Lisbon and is a lovely old town. The university has a great library that is a main attraction. Tomar would be another option. Or, if you want a day on the beach, there are several towns on the 'Silver Coast' that would be nice. You can google each of these to find out what you might enjoy most.

Regarding food tours in Lisbon - Taste of Lisboa has good tours. I took the one in Campo do Ourique when I first moved here and was very pleased. However, the Mouraria tour sounds really nice, too. I've also heard good things about Culinary Backstreets.