30 days in Cape Verde, Morocco & Portugal Itinerary

30 days in Cape Verde, Morocco & Portugal Itinerary

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1
Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
— 3 nights
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
3
Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
4
Evora, Portugal
— 4 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
6
Funchal, Portugal
— 5 nights
7
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 3 nights

3
nights
Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde

Ilha do Sal ©
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Get outdoors at Pedra de Lume Beach and Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra. Popular historic sites such as Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores and Nazarene Church are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: get outside with C-Riders, steep yourself in history at Casa Manuel Antonio Martins, look for gifts at Beleza, and view the masterpieces at Visoes Africanas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ilha do Sal day trip planning site.

London, UK to Ilha do Sal is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ilha do Sal is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Ilha do Sal hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pedra de Lume Beach ©
Pedra de Lume Beach
Nazarene Church ©
Nazarene Church
Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores ©
Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores

4
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Visit Medersa Ben Youssef and Koutoubia Mosque for their historical value. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam.

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You can fly from Ilha do Sal to Marrakech in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ilha do Sal to Marrakech is 1 hour. Traveling from Ilha do Sal in June, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arab Baths
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

4
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Faro Cathedral and Church of Misericordia of Alvor will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Ponta da Piedade and Praia dos Salgados. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil (in Almancil) and Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia dos Olhos de Água, stop by By Nature, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Peneco, and wander the streets of Centro Historico de Albufeira.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Albufeira vacation builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Marrakech to Albufeira takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Marrakech in June, expect nights in Albufeira to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Pescadores Beach, Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil, Church of Misericordia of Alvor, Faro Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Faro Cathedral ©
Faro Cathedral

4
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and Igreja de Sao Francisco. Let the collections at Aldeia da Terra and Aldeia da Terra capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), head outdoors with Evora Public Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), and appreciate the history behind Porta do Raimundo.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Evora journey planner.

Getting from Albufeira to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. While traveling from Albufeira, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Evora, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Aldeia da Terra
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Porta do Raimundo ©
Porta do Raimundo

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Igreja de Sao Roque. Explore hidden gems such as Palácio Nacional da Ajuda and Speed Boats Tours. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), ponder the design of Rossio Square, and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lisbon route planner.

Getting from Evora to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Evora in June, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda ©
Palácio Nacional da Ajuda
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

5
nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Escape the urban bustle at Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto and Food Tours. Shop till you drop at Caravel Art Center and Municipal Market of Santa Cruz. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja do Colegio Sao Joao Evangelista, examine the collection at Madeira Film Experience, engage your brain at Museu da Baleia da Madeira, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Funchal attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Funchal takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Funchal: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Canical, Santa Cruz, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Caravel Art Center ©
Caravel Art Center
Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto ©
Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Maria dos Anjos Melo House Museum and Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas. Take a break from the city and head to Lagoa das Furnas and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Jose, look for gifts at O Principe dos Queijos, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ponta Delgada tour itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Funchal to Ponta Delgada in 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Funchal in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Ponta Delgada, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Vila Franca do Campo, Maria dos Anjos Melo House Museum, Lagoa das Furnas, Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas
Highlights from your plan
Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Fishing Charters & Tours

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