9 days in Algarve Itinerary

9 days in Algarve Itinerary

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9 days in Algarve Itinerary

Start: Metz
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Carrapateira
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Albufeira
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  15​h 15​min
End: Metz

2
nights
Carrapateira

Carrapateira ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Visit Arrifana Beach and Odeceixe Beach for some beach relaxation.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Carrapateira trip planning app .

Metz, France to Carrapateira is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Metz to Carrapateira due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Metz in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Carrapateira: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Carrapateira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sagres, Praia da Cordoama, Arrifana Beach, Odeceixe Beach, Parque Zoologico de Lagos
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Odeceixe Beach ©
Odeceixe Beach
Arrifana Beach ©
Arrifana Beach

4
nights
Albufeira

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get in touch with nature at Praia do Carvalho and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visit Praia da Coelha and Algarve for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro) and Ria Formosa (in Olhao). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stroll through Praia do Peneco, and identify plant and animal life at Lagoa dos Salgados.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albufeira trip planner .

Traveling by car from Carrapateira to Albufeira takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Albufeira are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carvoeiro, Praia Da Rocha, Algarve, Ria Formosa
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Praia do Carvalho ©
Praia do Carvalho
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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