7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

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7 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Silves
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
2
Carvoeiro
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Lagos
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
4
Portimao
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Silves

Silves ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Castelo de Silves, kick back and relax at Armacao de Pera Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Quinta Do Frances Winery.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Silves trip planner .

London, UK to Silves is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Silves hover around 23°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Carvoeiro.

Things to do in Silves

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Armacao de Pera Beach ©
Armacao de Pera Beach
Quinta Do Frances Winery ©
Quinta Do Frances Winery
Castelo de Silves ©
Castelo de Silves

1
night
Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): kick back and relax at Praia de Albandeira, then kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, and then stroll through Vale de Centeanes Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Carvoeiro trip planner.

Carvoeiro is just a short distance from Silves. In November in Carvoeiro, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Lagos.

Things to do in Carvoeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia da Marinha
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Vale de Centeanes Beach ©
Vale de Centeanes Beach
Praia de Albandeira ©
Praia de Albandeira
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

2
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
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.
On the 7th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Canavial, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana, then enjoy the sea views from Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta Da Piedale, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Gil Eanes. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Anthony (Igreja de Santo Antonio), then kick back and relax at Praia Da Amoreira, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Monte Clérigo, and finally make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lagos trip maker app .

Lagos is just a short distance from Carvoeiro. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Portimao.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Aljezur, Cape Saint Vincent
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Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade ©
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Amoreira ©
Praia Da Amoreira
Praia do Monte Clérigo ©
Praia do Monte Clérigo

2
nights
Portimao

Portimao ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Vau Beach, stroll through Praia Da Rocha, then kick back and relax at Tres Castelos Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia dos Tres Irmaos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Alvor, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Misericordia of Alvor.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Portimao tour itinerary maker app .

Portimao is very close to Lagos. In November, daily temperatures in Portimao can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Faro Cathedral
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Vau Beach ©
Vau Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia dos Tres Irmaos ©
Praia dos Tres Irmaos

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