11 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal route planner
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— 4 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Fly to Madeira Airport, Drive to Santana
Santana, Madeira
— 1 night
Drive to Madeira Airport, Fly to Ponta Delgada
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights


Lagos — 4 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Graca and Estacao Arqueologica Romana da Praia da Luz. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua), Off-Road Tours (in Albufeira) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Luz, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos road trip app.

Toronto, Canada to Lagos is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Lagos, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Lagos is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Evora.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips
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Evora — 2 nights

On the 11th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, appreciate the history behind Busto Dr. Barahona, and then delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Evora trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Lagos to Evora in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Evora when traveling from Lagos in April, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Santana.
Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Santana, Madeira — 1 night

On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Engenhos do Norte, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santana Mother Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Levada Caldeirao Verde.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santana day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Evora to Santana. Traveling from Evora in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Santana, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel — 3 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Igreja de Santa Ana and Farol da Ponta da Ferraria. Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Furnas (Poca da Dona Beija, Caldeiras Vulcânicas, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, head outdoors with Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, and stroll through Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada travel planning site.

Explore your travel options from Santana to Ponta Delgada with the Route module. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Santana in April: highs in Ponta Delgada hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

Portugal travel guide

Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.