18 days in Portugal Itinerary

18 days in Portugal Itinerary

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18 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Lisbon
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Rogil
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Vila Real de Santo Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Albufeira
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Toronto

6
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 Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cabo da Roca. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos) and Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Alfama, get a taste of the local shopping with Avenida da Liberdade, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and ponder the design of Rossio Square.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in Lisbon reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rogil.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Praia de Carcavelos
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Alfama ©
Alfama
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Rogil

Rogil ©
On the 10th (Thu), stroll through Praia da Ingrina and then stroll through Telheiro Beach. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Aljezur, then kick back and relax at Praia do Amado, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Vale Dos Homens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rogil trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Rogil takes 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Rogil are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Vila Real de Santo Antonio.

Things to do in Rogil

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aljezur, Vila do Bispo
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Telheiro Beach ©
Telheiro Beach
Praia do Amado ©
Praia do Amado
Praia Vale Dos Homens ©
Praia Vale Dos Homens

2
nights
Vila Real de Santo Antonio

Vila Real de Santo Antonio ©
Vila Real de Santo António is a city, civil parish, and municipality in the Algarve, Portugal. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the striking features of Forte de Santo Antonio, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Monte Gordo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Monte Gordo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Cacela, then kick back and relax at Praia da Alagoa, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Caramelo Beach Club.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vila Real de Santo Antonio attractions planner .

Getting from Rogil to Vila Real de Santo Antonio by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Vila Real de Santo Antonio can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Vila Real de Santo Antonio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Forte de Santo Antonio, Praia da Alagoa, Fortaleza de Cacela, Praia de Monte Gordo
Highlights from your plan
Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club
Praia de Monte Gordo ©
Praia de Monte Gordo
Praia da Alagoa ©
Praia da Alagoa

6
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia Da Rocha and Olheiros de Agua Doce. Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo and Forte da Ponta da Bandeira. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Tres Castelos Beach (in Portimao) and Algar de Benagil (in Benagil). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach, kick back and relax at Cabanas de Tavira beach, and explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira trip planner .

You can drive from Vila Real de Santo Antonio to Albufeira in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Albufeira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Tavira, Lagos, Algarve, Pescadores Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

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