13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal journey planner

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Fly to Faro Airport, Drive to Albufeira
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Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive
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Evora
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly
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Porto
— 3 nights
Fly

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Albufeira

— 3 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Relax by the water at Praia Da Rocha and Praia Dona Ana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao (in Carvoeiro) and Vau Beach (in Portimao). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Salgados.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Albufeira road trip app.

Hamilton, Bermuda to Albufeira is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Hamilton to Albufeira is 4 hours. Traveling from Hamilton in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Albufeira. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Evora

— 2 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja e Convento de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, and finally steep yourself in history at Muralhas de Evora. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), and finally delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Evora travel route builder.

You can drive from Albufeira to Evora in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Evora when traveling from Albufeira in April, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Lisbon

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belém Tower and Sintra National Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida da Liberdade, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip app.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Lisbon sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Porto

— 3 nights

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.
On the 28th (Wed), kick back and relax at Praia da Luz, stroll through Praia do Carneiro, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally stop by Santo da Casa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco, then kick back and relax at Praia de Lavadores, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Porto trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.