11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Fly
1
Albufeira
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Obidos
— 1 night
Drive
4
Porto
— 3 nights
Fly

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2
nights
Albufeira

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): get outside with Praia da Terra Estreita and then head off the coast to Ilha da Fuzeta.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Albufeira trip itinerary website.

Bern, Switzerland to Albufeira is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bern to Albufeira is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bern in July: high temperatures in Albufeira hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

4
nights
Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, take a stroll through Alfama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lisbon, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Obidos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

1
night
Obidos

Wedding Present Town

Striking views of the Estremadura area and a famous medieval castle gave Obidos the name of Wedding Present Town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Obidos Village and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Obidos route planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Obidos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect nights in Obidos to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Obidos

Shopping

3
nights
Porto

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Obidos to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Museums · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites

Portugal travel guide

4.3
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.