12 days in Algarve Itinerary

12 days in Algarve Itinerary

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12 days in Algarve Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Faro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lagos
— 8 nights
+3
train + foot + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Dusseldorf

3
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cabanas de Tavira beach (in Cabanas) and Tavira (Tavira Island & Praia do Barril). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Aquashow Park, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora do Rosario, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Faro day trip planner .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Faro is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Faro is minus 1 hour. In August, Faro is a bit warmer than Dusseldorf - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Faro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tavira, Olhao, Aquashow Park, Canastra
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Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island
Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park
Praia do Barril ©
Praia do Barril

8
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.
You've now added Algarve Balloons to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Falesia Beach (in Olhos de Agua). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale, kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, stroll through Praia Dona Ana, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lagos trip planner .

Traveling by car from Faro to Lagos takes 1.5 hours. 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. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao, Galeria Arte Algarve, Praia da Marinha, Cross of Portugal
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Algarve Balloons ©
Algarve Balloons
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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