11 days in Faro District Itinerary

11 days in Faro District Itinerary

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11 days in Faro District Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Fly:  6​h
1
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Lagos
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Carvoeiro
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Exeter

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Albufeira is known for beaches, theme parks, wildlife, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Albufeira, and go for a stroll along the water at Marina de Vilamoura.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Albufeira trip itinerary planner .

Exeter, UK to Albufeira is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Albufeira

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina de Vilamoura, Aquashow Park
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Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

3
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Sagres (Cape Saint Vincent & Fortaleza de Sagres). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lagos travel planner.

Drive from Albufeira to Lagos in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Carvoeiro.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sagres, Praia Da Rocha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

4
nights
Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro ©
Carvoeiro is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, wildlife, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Slide & Splash - Water Slide Park, explore the striking landscape at Algar Seco, see the vivid underwater world at Praia do Carvalho, and take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Carvoeiro trip planner .

Carvoeiro is very close to Lagos. In August, daily temperatures in Carvoeiro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carvoeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagoa, Silves, Praia da Marinha, Molhe Beach, Capela da Nossa Senhora da Rocha
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Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Slide & Splash - Water Slide Park ©
Slide & Splash - Water Slide Park
Algar Seco ©
Algar Seco

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