12 days in Algarve, Troia & Sesimbra Itinerary

12 days in Algarve, Troia & Sesimbra Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Albufeira
— 6 nights
2
Troia
— 3 nights
3
Sesimbra
— 2 nights

6
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Cross of Portugal (in Silves), Lagos (Ponta da Piedade & Praia Dona Ana) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água, and get your game on at Hot Wheels Raceway.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira trip planner.

Lisbon to Albufeira is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Troia.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Silves, Lagos, Cape Saint Vincent, Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park, Praia Da Rocha
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

3
nights
Troia

Troia ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Troia: Evora (University of Evora, Praca do Giraldo, &more), Grutas de Mira de Aire (in Mira de Aire) and Aldeia da Terra (in Arraiolos).

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Troia travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Troia takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albufeira in August since evenings lows in Troia dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sesimbra.

Things to do in Troia

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Evora, Grutas de Mira de Aire, Aldeia da Terra, Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

2
nights
Sesimbra

Sesimbra ©
Sesimbra is a municipality of Portugal, in the Setúbal District, lying at the foothills of the Serra da Arrábida, a mountain range between Setúbal and Sesimbra. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da California. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the local landmark of Fonte dos Pasmados and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ribeira do Cavalo Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sesimbra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Troia to Sesimbra takes 2 hours. August in Sesimbra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sesimbra

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fonte dos Pasmados
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Praia da California ©
Praia da California
Ribeira do Cavalo Beach ©
Ribeira do Cavalo Beach

Similar Plans

15 days in Tenerife & Algarve BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, beaches, hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, beaches Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM SPAIN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM NORWAY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Malaga, Seville & Algarve BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND October, culture, romantic, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, romantic, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 56 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM SPAIN July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 54 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 22 days in Algarve BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans