11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Drive to Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport, Fly to Faro Airport, Drive to Almancil
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Almancil
— 1 night
Drive
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Sagres
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aljezur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sines
— 1 night
Drive
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Lisbon
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto
— 1 night
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Almancil — 1 night

Almancil is a town and civil parish in the municipality of Loulé, in the Algarve region in the south of Portugal. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Rotunda Das Communidades.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Almancil trip planner.

Karlsruhe, Germany to Almancil is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Karlsruhe to Almancil is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Almancil are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Sagres.
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Sagres — 3 nights

End of the World

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Menir do Padrao and then take in the waterfront at Porto da Baleeira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Beliche, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then stroll through Praia da Ingrina, then kick back and relax at Praia do Zavial, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Salema Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sagres road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Almancil to Sagres takes 1.5 hours. September in Sagres sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Aljezur.
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Aljezur — 2 nights

Aljezur is a municipality in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Cabo Sardao, explore the striking landscape at Cape Sardao, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Alteirinhos, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carvalhal. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Carriagem, stroll through Praia Vale Dos Homens, then stroll through Odeceixe Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Amalia, and finally discover the deep blue sea with SW Divers.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Aljezur sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sagres to Aljezur takes an hour. In September in Aljezur, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sines.
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Sines — 1 night

Sines is a Portuguese city of Setúbal District, the Alentejo region and subregion of the Alentejo coast, with about 18,298 inhabitants (2015 INE). Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll through Praia Vasco da Gama and then sample the fine beverages at Destilaria - Gin Black Pig Alentejo.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sines holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Aljezur to Sines takes 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Guincho Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tamariz, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Sines to Lisbon by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto.
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Porto — 1 night

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
On the 20th (Tue), do a tasting at Porto Augusto's, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally kick back and relax at Matosinhos Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Porto at 27°C and lows at 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for home.
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Portugal travel guide

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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.
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