17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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17 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Liverpool
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Albufeira
— 11 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Liverpool

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Nazare) and Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, take a stroll through Alfama, and take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary maker site .

Liverpool, UK to Lisbon is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Liverpool in July, expect Lisbon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Nature & Wildlife Tours

11
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Algar de Benagil (in Benagil) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Salgados, and cool off at Aquashow Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Albufeira day trip site .

Getting from Lisbon to Albufeira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Albufeira can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagoa, Tavira, Praia Da Rocha, Aquashow Park, Casa Grade
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos

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