8 days in Brussels & Portimao Itinerary

8 days in Brussels & Portimao Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
2
Portimao, Portugal
— 2 nights

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Antwerpen-Centraal (in Antwerp) and Bruges (Church of Our Lady Bruges, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), don't miss a visit to Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brussels vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Brussels Airport, Antwerp International Airport (Deurne), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Liège Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Portimao.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Antwerpen-Centraal
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt

2
nights
Portimao, Portugal

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portimao: Lagos (Ponta da Piedade, Praia Dona Ana, &more). Pack the 12th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. The adventure continues: stroll through Praia Da Rocha, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Algar de Benagil.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portimao trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Brussels to Portimao by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to Portimao, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect Portimao to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Lagos, Zoomarine Algarve, Algar de Benagil
Highlights from your plan
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

Similar plans

14 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM INDONESIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM IRAN August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in France BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 23 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 53 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Brussels BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Brussels BY A USER FROM SWEDEN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, culture, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans