10 days in Portugal Itinerary

10 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Drive to Lagos
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Lagos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
Fly

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Lagos

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vale de Covo Beach (in Carvoeiro), Speed Boats Tours (in Albufeira) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Swan Day Spa.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lagos route planner.

Maputo, Mozambique to Lagos is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Maputo to Lagos, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lagos when traveling from Maputo in August, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Lisbon

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sesimbra Safari (in Sesimbra), Praia da ursa (in Sintra) and Sado Emotion (in Troia). There's lots more to do: visit Alfama, get a taste of the local shopping with Rossio Square, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Lisbon online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.