11 days in Lisbon, Algarve & Azores Itinerary

11 days in Lisbon, Algarve & Azores Itinerary

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1
Lisbon
— 3 nights
2
Albufeira
— 2 nights
3
Rogil
— 3 nights
4
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 1 night


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3
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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Quinta da Regaleira and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina). Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Centro Historico de Sintra & Castelo dos Mouros). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, wander the streets of Alfama, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen), and take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon travel planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

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Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Step off the beaten path and head to Falesia Beach and Praia dos Olhos de Água. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Marinha and Praia dos Pescadores. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Aveiros, stroll through Praia do Peneco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz (Parish Church Nossa Senhora da Conceição).

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You can drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Rogil.

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Praia da Marinha
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Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia dos Aveiros ©
Praia dos Aveiros

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Rogil

Rogil ©
On the 13th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Carriagem and then stroll through Praia Vale Dos Homens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rogil route website.

You can drive from Albufeira to Rogil in 1.5 hours. August in Rogil sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Ponta Delgada on the 15th (Thu).

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Praia Vale Dos Homens ©
Praia Vale Dos Homens
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Praia da Carriagem

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
On the 15th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Estatua Goncalo Velho Cabral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Sahar Hassamain, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Santo Cristo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rogil to Ponta Delgada. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Rogil in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Ponta Delgada, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

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Mosteiros, Sao Nicolau Church
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Igreja do Santo Cristo ©
Igreja do Santo Cristo
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Igreja de Sao Jose ©
Igreja de Sao Jose

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