22 days in Biarritz, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Biarritz, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Biarritz, France
— 1 night
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Salamanca, Spain
— 1 night
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Braga, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Esposende, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Nazare, Portugal
— 1 night
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Sintra, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Porto Covo, Portugal
— 1 night
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Carrapateira, Portugal
— 1 night
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Sagres, Portugal
— 1 day
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Portimao, Portugal
— 1 night
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Valencia, Spain
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Biarritz, France

— 1 night
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
You've now added Port Vieux Beach to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Port Vieux Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Biarritz trip maker site.

Toulouse to Biarritz is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or fly. Traveling from Toulouse in July, expect nights in Biarritz to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Salamanca, Spain

— 1 night

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salamanca trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to Salamanca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Biarritz, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Salamanca, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 14°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Braga.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Parks

Braga, Portugal

— 2 nights

Portuguese Rome

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cascata Tahiti as well as Water Park Geres.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Braga driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Braga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca to Braga, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Salamanca, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Braga, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Esposende.

Things to do in Braga

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Esposende, Portugal

— 2 nights
Esposende is a city and a municipality in Braga District in Portugal. To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Esposende online travel route planner.

Esposende is just a stone's throw from Braga. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Esposende

Historic Sites
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Porto, Portugal

— 2 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ribeira Square as well as Liberdade Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square and then don't miss a visit to Ribeira Square.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planning app.

Getting from Esposende to Porto by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nazare.

Nazare, Portugal

— 1 night
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nazare tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Porto to Nazare takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nazare are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Sintra.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Sintra, Portugal

Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Quinta da Regaleira. On the 23rd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sintra trip planner.

Getting from Nazare to Sintra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. When traveling from Nazare in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sintra, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Parks · Historic Sites
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip planning website.

Lisbon is just a short distance from Sintra. In July, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Porto Covo.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Porto Covo, Portugal

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Samoqueira.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Covo trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Porto Covo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Lisbon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Porto Covo, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 18°C. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to Carrapateira.

Things to do in Porto Covo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Carrapateira, Portugal

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): hike along Pontal da Carrapateira and then steep yourself in history at Ponta do Castelo.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Carrapateira trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Porto Covo to Carrapateira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Porto Covo in July, you will find days in Carrapateira are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (23°C). You'll set off for Sagres on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Carrapateira

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Sagres, Portugal

— 1 day

End of the World

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.
On the 27th (Fri), kick back and relax at Mareta Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sagres trip itinerary app.

Sagres is just a stone's throw from Carrapateira. In July, daytime highs in Sagres are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Sagres

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Lagos, Portugal

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Sagres to Lagos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Lagos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to Portimao.

Things to do in Lagos

Historic Sites
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Portimao, Portugal

— 1 night
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Praia de Benagil as well as Carvoeiro Boardwalk. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Carvoeiro Boardwalk.

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Portimao is just a short distance from Lagos. In July in Portimao, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portugal

— 1 night

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Albufeira road trip planning app.

Albufeira is just a stone's throw from Portimao. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You'll set off for Seville on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Plaza de America as well as Jardines de los Reales Alcazares. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): make a trip to Plaza de America.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Seville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albufeira to Seville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albufeira in July, you will find days in Seville are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). You'll set off for Valencia on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Seville

Parks
Highlights from your trip

Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Valencia itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Valencia takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Valencia

Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.