14 days in Portugal & Badajoz Itinerary

14 days in Portugal & Badajoz Itinerary

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14 days in Portugal & Badajoz Itinerary

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  7​h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Badajoz, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Stockholm, Sweden

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Squarefor plenty of shopping. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Batalha Monastery. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Ermida da Memoria (in Nazare) and Sintra (Palacio Nacional de Sintra & Quinta da Regaleira). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Lisbon is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Lisbon. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Lisbon reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Batalha Monastery, Ermida da Memoria
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Evora day trip tool .

Drive from Lisbon to Evora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Evora, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Badajoz.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monsaraz Castle and Walls
Highlights from your plan
Monsaraz Castle and Walls ©
Monsaraz Castle and Walls
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

4
nights
Badajoz, Spain

Badajoz
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Explore hidden gems such as Old Town of Caceres and Museo Nacional de Arte Romano. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle) and Parroquia De Santa María Del Castillo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Badajoz: Arco de la Estrella (Star Arch) (in Caceres), Merida (Templo de Diana, Acueducto de los Milagros, & more) and Plaza Mayor de Trujillo (in Trujillo). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Cheles, take in the exciting artwork at Casas Consistoriales, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Badajoz.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Badajoz online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Evora to Badajoz takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Evora to Badajoz, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Badajoz sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Badajoz

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Merida, Trujillo, Caceres, Parroquia De Santa María Del Castillo, Playa de Cheles
Highlights from your plan
Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Arco de la Estrella (Star Arch) ©
Arco de la Estrella (Star Arch)

4
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Cape Saint Vincent and Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Orada are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Ponta Da Piedale and Praia Da Rocha. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia do Zavial (in Vila do Bispo), Lagos (Praia Dona Ana & Praia do Camilo) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and kick back and relax at Praia da Senhora da Rocha.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albufeira online route builder .

Drive from Badajoz to Albufeira in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Badajoz to Albufeira. Traveling from Badajoz in June, you will find days in Albufeira are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Senhora da Rocha, Praia da Marinha, Praia do Zavial
Highlights from your plan
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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