16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Sagres
— 2 nights
3
Lagos
— 6 nights
4
Faro
— 2 nights

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Igreja de Sao Roque. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rua Augusta and Rossio Square. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, get to know the fascinating history of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon online trip builder.

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Lisbon is 5 hours. Traveling from Montreal in August, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda ©
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

2
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Cape Saint Vincent and Fortaleza de Sagres are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Praia da Cordoama and Praia do Amado for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Praia do Beliche, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Graca, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Amado Beach.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Sagres trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lisbon to Sagres in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Cordoama, Praia do Amado, Praia do Zavial, Amado Beach
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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia do Beliche ©
Praia do Beliche
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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.
Visiting Ponta da Piedade and Praia Dona Ana will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Antigo Mercado de Escravos and Church of Misericordia of Alvor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Montes da Fóia (in Monchique), Algar de Benagil (in Benagil) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Pro Putting Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Pescadores Beach, and stroll through Meia Praia.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lagos trip app.

You can drive from Sagres to Lagos in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Lagos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Faro.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Silves, Montes da Fóia, Galeria Arte Algarve, Praia da Marinha
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Praia dos Tres Irmaos ©
Praia dos Tres Irmaos
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

2
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, stroll through Cape St. Mary, pause for some serene contemplation at Faro Cathedral, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Pedro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Capela dos Ossos. Keep things going the next day: stop by Canastra, get outside with Ilha Do Farol, thencontemplate the long history of Arc of Repouso, and finally contemplate the long history of Muralhas de Faro.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Faro route maker tool.

Getting from Lagos to Faro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Faro are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ilha Do Farol, Canastra
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Ilha Do Farol ©
Ilha Do Farol
Faro Cathedral ©
Faro Cathedral
Cape St. Mary ©
Cape St. Mary

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