13 days in Alentejo Itinerary

13 days in Alentejo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alentejo attractions planner

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Marvao
— 1 night
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Evora
— 5 nights
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Grandola
— 2 nights
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Vila Nova de Milfontes
— 2 nights
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Almada
— 2 nights
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Marvao

— 1 night
Marvão is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Aglomerado urbano Intra-muros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): take in a show at Centro Cultural de Marvao, admire the natural beauty at Jardim de Marvao, then step into the grandiose world of Judiaria de Castelo de Vide, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amarela.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marvao day trip planning website.

Porto to Marvao is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Marvao

Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Evora

— 5 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Explore Evora's surroundings by going to Monsaraz (Fonte do Telheiro, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, make a trip to Fountain Giraldo Square, explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, and learn about winemaking at Cartuxa - Fundação Eugénio De Almeida.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Evora day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Marvao to Evora in 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marvao to Evora due to the time zone difference. July in Evora sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grandola.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Grandola

— 2 nights
Grândola is a town and municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carvalhal, stroll through Troia Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pego Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Praia de Melides, kick back and relax at Comporta Beach, then walk around Badoca Safari Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Cultura saiu a Rua num Dia Assim.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grandola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Evora to Grandola takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vila Nova de Milfontes.

Things to do in Grandola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Milfontes

— 2 nights
Vila Nova de Milfontes is a civil parish in the municipality of Odemira of the Portuguese Alentejo region. On the 28th (Tue), get outside with Praia do Malhao, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then head outdoors with Praia de Sao Torpes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): head outdoors with Praia de Almograve, get outside with Praia de Zambujeira do Mar, then explore the striking landscape at Cape Sardao, and finally don't miss a visit to Farol Cabo Sardão.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Vila Nova de Milfontes road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grandola to Vila Nova de Milfontes takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Vila Nova de Milfontes can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Almada.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Milfontes

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Almada

— 2 nights
Almada is a city and a municipality in Portugal, located on the southern margin of the Tagus River, on the opposite side of the river from Lisbon. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da California, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Espichel, then don't miss a visit to Overlooking Lisbon, and finally appreciate the history behind Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Sesimbra, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Natural da Arrabida, and then get outside with Serra da Arrabida.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Almada online visit planner.

Drive from Vila Nova de Milfontes to Almada in 2 hours. When traveling from Vila Nova de Milfontes in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Almada: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Almada

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alentejo travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Castles
The fertile plains extending from the lush banks of the Tagus River set the pace of life in Alentejo, a largely agricultural region in the south-central part of Portugal. Underrated as a holiday destination, the region remains unspoiled by mass tourism a...