11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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11 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  5​h
1
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sagres
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Barcelona

3
nights
Albufeira

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
We've included these beaches for you: Praia Da Rocha and Falesia Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Praia da Marinha. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos), Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve (in Alvor) and Ria Formosa (in Olhao). The adventure continues: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get out on two wheels at AlgarveXplorers, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lagoa dos Salgados.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Albufeira visit planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Albufeira is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Albufeira due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Albufeira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sagres.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Portimao, Lagos, Praia da Marinha, Ria Formosa
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

3
nights
Sagres

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Praia da Carriagem. You'll get in some beach time at Praia da Cordoama and Praia do Amado. Explore Sagres' surroundings by going to Praia Vale Dos Homens (in Rogil) and Vale Figueiras Beach (in Aljezur). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Telheiro Beach and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sagres online route planner .

Getting from Albufeira to Sagres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rogil, Aljezur, Vila do Bispo
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Telheiro Beach ©
Telheiro Beach

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
For shopping fun, head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian or A Arte da Terra. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Nature & Wildlife Tours). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, play a few rounds at Rogue Agent Lisbon Tours, and take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planning app .

Getting from Sagres to Lisbon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Sagres in June, Lisbon is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Wildlife Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Alfama ©
Alfama
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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