18 days in Alentejo Itinerary

18 days in Alentejo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alentejo trip planner

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Evora
— 5 nights
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Beja
— 3 nights
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Odemira
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marvao
— 3 nights
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Almada
— 3 nights
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Evora

— 5 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Change things up with these side-trips from Evora: Elvas (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Assuncao, Aqueduto Da Amoreira, &more), Monsaraz (Urban and Traditional Center of Monsaraz, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, &more) and Paco Ducal (in Vila Vicosa). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), don't miss a visit to Fountain Giraldo Square, and steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Evora trip maker app.

Madrid, Spain to Evora is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in March, you will find days in Evora are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Beja.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Beja

— 3 nights
Beja is a city and a municipality in the Alentejo region, Portugal. Change things up with these side-trips from Beja: Museu Mineiro do Lousal em Grandola (in Grandola), Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Castelo (in Aljustrel) and Centro Ciencia Viva do Lousal - Mina de Ciencia (in Minas do Lousal). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Castelo de Beja, learn about winemaking at Herdade Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Anunciacao, and walk around Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Beja travel route website.

Traveling by car from Evora to Beja takes 1.5 hours. March in Beja sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Odemira.

Things to do in Beja

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Odemira

— 3 nights
Odemira is a town and a municipality in Beja District in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. Change things up with these side-trips from Odemira: Sines Museum (in Sines), Lagoa de Melides (in Melides) and Farol de Milfontes (in Vila Nova de Milfontes). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, wander the wide-open spaces of Sundance Ranch, hike along EcoTrails, and grab your bike and head to Rota Vicentina.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Odemira online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Beja to Odemira takes 1.5 hours. March in Odemira sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marvao.

Things to do in Odemira

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Marvao

— 3 nights
Marv√£o is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal. Change things up with these side-trips from Marvao: Portalegre (Casa-Museu Jose Regio & Museu Municipal de Portalegre) and Campo Maior (Centro de Ciencia do Cafe & Adega Mayor). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Aglomerado urbano Intra-muros, trek along Marvao Adventure, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora da Penha, and admire the striking features of Casa Amarela.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Marvao attractions planner.

You can drive from Odemira to Marvao in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Odemira to Marvao is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Almada.

Things to do in Marvao

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Almada

— 3 nights
Almada is a city and a municipality in Portugal, located on the southern margin of the Tagus River, on the opposite side of the river from Lisbon. Explore Almada's surroundings by going to Freeport Lisboa Fashion Outlet (in Alcochete), Sesimbra (Parque Augusto Polvora & Cabo Espichel) and Setubal (Parque Natural da Arrabida & Serra da Arrabida). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, browse the different shops at Almada Forum, make a trip to Fonte dos Pasmados, and take a memorable drive along Arriba Fossil da Costa de Caparica.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Almada visit planner.

Traveling by car from Marvao to Almada takes 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marvao to Almada due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Almada can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Almada

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Alentejo travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Castles
The fertile plains extending from the lush banks of the Tagus River set the pace of life in Alentejo, a largely agricultural region in the south-central part of Portugal. Underrated as a holiday destination, the region remains unspoiled by mass tourism a...