23 days in Portugal Itinerary

23 days in Portugal Itinerary

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23 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  14​h
1
Porto
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Lisbon
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Sagres
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Albufeira
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

5
nights
Porto

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.
Porto is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa, contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Douro, and browse the collection at Livraria Lello.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Porto is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Porto is 3 hours. July in Porto sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors Tours Parks
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River Rafting & Tubing
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castelo dos Mouros, & more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in July: highs in Lisbon hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Praia da ursa ©
Praia da ursa

3
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Carriagem (in Rogil) and Aljezur (Praia Da Amoreira & Praia do Amado). The adventure continues: make a trip to Praia da Cordoama, kick back and relax at Amado Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Telheiro Beach.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sagres trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lisbon to Sagres in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Sagres sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vila do Bispo, Carrapateira, Aljezur, Praia da Carriagem
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Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Telheiro Beach ©
Telheiro Beach
Amado Beach ©
Amado Beach

7
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Lagos (Ponta Da Piedale & Praia Dona Ana) and Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, get outside with Outdoor Activities, cool off at Aquashow Park, and Head underground at Algar de Benagil.

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Traveling by car from Sagres to Albufeira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Albufeira are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lagoa, Portimao, Lagos, Aquashow Park, Algarve
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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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