12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Albufeira
— 4 nights
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Alcobaca
— 1 day
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Sintra
— 2 nights

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Faro Cathedral and Silves Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade and Igreja Matriz (Parish Church Nossa Senhora da Conceição). Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil (in Almancil), Igreja do Carmo (in Faro) and Praia de Monte Gordo (in Monte Gordo). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Arrifana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Salgados, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Albufeira trip itinerary maker website.

Manchester, UK to Albufeira is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Manchester in March, things will get a bit warmer in Albufeira: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Praia de Monte Gordo ©
Praia de Monte Gordo
Praia dos Salgados ©
Praia dos Salgados
Arrifana Beach ©
Arrifana Beach

5
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle of Viana do Alentejo and Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monte da Ravasqueira and Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres. Venture out of the city with trips to Troia Beach (in Troia), Ervideira (in Reguengos de Monsaraz) and Evora (Centro Historico de Evora & Capela dos Ossos). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Parque das Nacoes, appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lisbon attractions planner.

Getting from Albufeira to Lisbon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Alcobaca.

Things to do in Lisbon

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Monte da Ravasqueira ©
Monte da Ravasqueira
Troia Beach ©
Troia Beach
Ervideira ©
Ervideira

1
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Alcobaca

Alcobaca ©
Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretação da Batalha de Aljubarrota, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Suberco, and then stroll through Praia do Norte.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Alcobaca tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Lisbon to Alcobaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Alcobaca sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sintra.

Things to do in Alcobaca

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte
Miradouro do Suberco ©
Miradouro do Suberco

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Sintra

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
On the 7th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Sintra and then kick back and relax at Praia de Carcavelos.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sintra itinerary site.

You can drive from Alcobaca to Sintra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. April in Sintra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sintra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos

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