7 days in Algarve Itinerary

7 days in Algarve Itinerary

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7 days in Algarve Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6​h
1
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sagres
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Vila Real de Santo Antonio
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Dublin

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa), Casa Grade (in Porches) and Lagos (Pro Putting Garden & Ponta Da Piedale). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, get your game on at Hot Wheels Raceway, stroll through Algarve, and kick back and relax at Praia do Peneco.

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Dublin, Ireland to Albufeira is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in September, with highs in Albufeira at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia Da Rocha, Algarve, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Casa Grade
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Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

2
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
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 2nd (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stroll through Telheiro Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Ponta do Castelo, stroll through Vale Figueiras Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Amado.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sagres travel planner .

You can drive from Albufeira to Sagres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Sagres are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Vila Real de Santo Antonio.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aljezur, Telheiro Beach, Ponta do Castelo
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Telheiro Beach ©
Telheiro Beach
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Vila Real de Santo Antonio

Vila Real de Santo Antonio ©
Vila Real de Santo Ant├│nio is a city, civil parish, and municipality in the Algarve, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Praca Marques de Pombal and then enjoy the sand and surf at Caramelo Beach Club.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vila Real de Santo Antonio day trip site .

Traveling by car from Sagres to Vila Real de Santo Antonio takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Vila Real de Santo Antonio can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vila Real de Santo Antonio

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Caramelo Beach Club ©
Caramelo Beach Club

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