13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto
— 2 nights
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
3
Odeceixe
— 3 nights
4
Lisbon
— 4 nights

2
nights
Porto

Porto ©
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 15th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Belomonte 20, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, thenlearn about winemaking at Pocas Vinhos, and finally pick up some local products at Mercado do Bolhao. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Museu Serralves, kick back and relax at Praia do Carneiro, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Porto holiday builder site.

Bucharest, Romania to Porto is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bucharest to Porto due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bucharest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Pocas Vinhos
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia Da Rocha and Falesia Beach. Visit Praia Gale and Algarve for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagos) and Portimao (Barranco das Canas Beach & AlgarveXplorers). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia dos Salgados, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Peneco, and identify plant and animal life at Lagoa dos Salgados.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Albufeira tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Porto to Albufeira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Porto in August, with highs in Albufeira at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Odeceixe.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Scuba & Snorkeling, Algarve
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Gale ©
Praia Gale

3
nights
Odeceixe

Odeceixe ©
Odeceixe is a civil parish in the northern part of the municipality Aljezur, in the Portuguese Algarve, lying within the Nature Park of the Southwest Alentejo and Vincentine Coast. Take a break from the city and head to Praia da Cordoama and Praia Da Amoreira. Relax by the water at Praia do Amado and Praia do Monte Clérigo. Take a break from Odeceixe with a short trip to Telheiro Beach in Vila do Bispo, about 54 minutes away. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Odeceixe Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Vale Dos Homens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Odeceixe itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Albufeira to Odeceixe in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Odeceixe can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Odeceixe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aljezur, Vila do Bispo, Praia Vale Dos Homens
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Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Odeceixe Beach ©
Odeceixe Beach
Praia do Amado ©
Praia do Amado

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Church and Convent of Madre de Deus are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Maria Madrugas). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Rossio Square, stop by Alfama, take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, and learn about all things military at Museu de Marinha.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planner.

You can drive from Odeceixe to Lisbon in 3 hours. Traveling from Odeceixe in August, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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