6 days in Portugal Itinerary

6 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal tour planner

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Nazare
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Tavira
— 1 night
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Faro
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Albufeira
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Carvoeiro
— 1 night
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Ferragudo
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Lagos
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Sagres
— 1 night
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Aljezur
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Setubal
— 1 night
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Samouco
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Almada
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Lisbon
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Nazare

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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco and then zoom along the surf with Atlantic Safaris.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nazare trip planner.

Lisbon to Nazare is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Nazare hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Nazare

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Tavira

— 1 night
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tavira road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nazare to Tavira takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Nazare in August, expect Tavira to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. You will leave for Faro on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

Faro

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): walk around Ria Formosa and then head outdoors with Far-EcoTuk.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Faro trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Tavira to Faro by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Faro

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Albufeira

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Albufeira trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Faro to Albufeira takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Albufeira are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You'll set off for Carvoeiro on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

Carvoeiro

— 1 night
For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Carvoeiro trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Albufeira to Carvoeiro in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Carvoeiro are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You'll set off for Ferragudo on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Carvoeiro

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

Ferragudo

Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with Wildwatch Algarve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Molhe Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ferragudo online holiday planner.

Ferragudo is just a stone's throw from Carvoeiro. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Ferragudo

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
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Lagos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lagos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ferragudo to Lagos takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sagres.

Things to do in Lagos

Nature · Parks
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Sagres

— 1 night

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.
For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sagres road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Sagres takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Sagres, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to Aljezur.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Aljezur

Aljezur is a municipality in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at Praia do Amado.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Aljezur trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Sagres to Aljezur in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Aljezur are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Setubal.

Things to do in Aljezur

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Setubal

— 1 night
Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Setubal tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Aljezur to Setubal in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Setubal when traveling from Aljezur in August, with lows around 20°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Samouco.

Things to do in Setubal

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Samouco

On the 21st (Fri), get outside with Salinas do Samouco.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Samouco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Setubal to Samouco by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Almada.

Things to do in Samouco

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Almada

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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Almada attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Samouco to Almada in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Almada

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Lisbon

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip builder site.

Lisbon is very close to Almada. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Portugal travel guide

4.3
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.

Setubal District travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Monuments · Landmarks
Inhabited since ancient times, Setubal District drew both the Phoenicians and the Romans with its large deposits of sea salt. Today, the region serves as a major vacation destination, offering visitors good roads, impeccable beaches, and a varied landscape of fragrant orange groves, orchards, and vineyards. The district's eponymous capital, one of Portugal's oldest and largest cities, sits on the banks of the Sado River, a lush area known for its production of outstanding muscatel wines. A growing number of travelers include this city on their itineraries, drawn by its cobbled Old Town and 16th-century fort, which offers sweeping views of the surrounding region.