16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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16 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Lisbon
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Albufeira
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

5
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Bring the kids along to Lisbon Oceanarium and Belém Tower. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, engage your brain at Pavilhao do Conhecimento, and wander the streets of Alfama.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip builder tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Lisbon, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Lisbon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Pavilhao do Conhecimento
Pavilhao do Conhecimento

5
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Family-friendly places like Zoomarine Algarve and Praia Da Rocha will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro), Praia dos Tres Irmaos (in Alvor) and Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos). There's much more to do: cool off at Slide & Splash - Water Slide Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Marinha, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and kick back and relax at Pescadores Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Albufeira day trip planning website .

Drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Albufeira

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Portimao, Pescadores Beach, Praia da Marinha, Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Aquashow Park
Highlights from your plan
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

5
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.
Attractions like Praia do Carneiro and Praia de Lavadores make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Livraria Lello, admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, and kick back and relax at Praia do Homem do Leme.

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Traveling by flight from Albufeira to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in August, things will get slightly colder in Porto: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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