4 days in Portugal Itinerary

4 days in Portugal Itinerary

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4 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Funchal
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Funchal
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
2
Camara De Lobos
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Porto Moniz
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Sao Vicente
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
End: Funchal

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Funchal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, take a stroll through Zona Velha, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja do Colegio Sao Joao Evangelista, then contemplate the long history of Colegio dos Jesuitas do Funchal, and finally get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Funchal trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Funchal. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Camara De Lobos.

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Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte
Igreja do Colegio Sao Joao Evangelista ©
Swim with Dolphins

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Camara De Lobos

Camara De Lobos ©
Nestled on the south-central coast of the island of Madeira, the tiny fishing village of Camara de Lobos once served as Winston Churchill's summer retreat.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao, then do a tasting at Henriques & Henriques, and then head outdoors with Eira do Serrado.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Camara De Lobos trip itinerary tool .

Camara De Lobos is just a short distance from Funchal. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Porto Moniz.

Things to do in Camara De Lobos

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Henriques & Henriques ©
Henriques & Henriques
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao

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Porto Moniz

Porto Moniz
Porto Moniz is a municipality in the northwest corner of the island of Madeira. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): trek along Levada Ribeira de Janela, get great views at MIradouro do Véu da Noiva, and then stroll through 25 Fontes Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto Moniz online trip planner .

Drive from Camara De Lobos to Porto Moniz in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sao Vicente.

Things to do in Porto Moniz

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25 Fontes Falls, MIradouro do Véu da Noiva
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25 Fontes Falls
25 Fontes Falls
Levada Ribeira de Janela ©
Levada Ribeira de Janela
MIradouro do Véu da Noiva ©
MIradouro do Véu da Noiva

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Sao Vicente

Sao Vicente ©
São Vicente is a municipality along the north-west coast of the island of Madeira.HistoryThe first human visitors to São Vicente appeared in the middle of the 15th century, colonizing the area much later than the settlers in the southern part of the island, owing to its fertility. On the 18th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Laurissilva Forest, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Good Lord Jesus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Paroquial de Santa Isabel, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Sao Vicente Caves.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Vicente day trip planner.

Sao Vicente is very close to Porto Moniz. September in Sao Vicente sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sao Vicente

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Laurissilva Forest, Church of the Good Lord Jesus
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Sao Vicente Caves ©
Sao Vicente Caves
Laurissilva Forest ©
Laurissilva Forest
Church of the Good Lord Jesus ©
Church of the Good Lord Jesus

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