8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 2 nights
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Sagres
— 1 night
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Albufeira
— 4 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, make a trip to Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally stop by Alfama.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon driving holiday planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Jeddah to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jeddah in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Belém Tower
4.2

1
night
Sagres

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Luz, then get outside with Praia do Beliche, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Saint Vincent, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sagres journey site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Sagres in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sagres can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Praia da Luz
4.4

4
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ponta da Piedade and Falesia Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Praia Dona Ana and Praia do Camilo. Go for a jaunt from Albufeira to Carvoeiro to see Carvoeiro Boardwalk about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Praia Gale, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Sao Rafael, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira online trip maker.

You can drive from Sagres to Albufeira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Praia do Camilo
4.5
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Must see
Falesia Beach
4.7

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