13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Albufeira
— 5 nights
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Lisbon
— 3 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 2 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ponta da Piedade and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Step out of the city life by going to Falesia Beach and Praia Da Rocha. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Praia Dona Ana, &more) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz (Parish Church Nossa Senhora da Conceição) and have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Albufeira online trip itinerary planner.

Durham, USA to Albufeira is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Albufeira is 5 hours. Traveling from Durham in March, Albufeira is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

3
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Basilica da Estrela. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take a stroll through Alfama, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon itinerary app.

You can drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
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Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, and then explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Blandy's Wine Lodge, explore the activities along Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Bento.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Funchal online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Funchal takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in March since evenings lows in Funchal dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, then see the sky in a new way at Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Terra Nostra, and finally explore the activities along Poca Da Dona Beija.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada itinerary planner.

Getting from Funchal to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Funchal in April, expect nights in Ponta Delgada to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra

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