8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Albufeira
— 2 nights
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Sagres
— 1 night
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 1 night

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Albufeira

Albufeira ©

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Blue Shark, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lagoa dos Salgados.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Albufeira holiday planner.

London, UK to Albufeira is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from London in June, things will get a bit warmer in Albufeira: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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Sagres

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, then head outdoors with Praia do Beliche, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally head outdoors with Pura Vida.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sagres online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Albufeira to Sagres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia do Beliche ©
Praia do Beliche

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
For shopping fun, head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian or Rossio Square. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira da Ladra, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Da Baixa, and examine the collection at Museu do Dinheiro.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon visit site.

Drive from Sagres to Lisbon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Sagres in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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Porto

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela das Almas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then make a trip to Livraria Lello, and finally shop like a local with Lago Artes.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Porto vacation builder.

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in June: highs in Porto hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Livraria Lello ©
Livraria Lello

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