12 days in Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Albufeira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rogil
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sagres
— 3 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get outside with Solfun Surf School, then get outside with Lisbon by Boat, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da ursa, then stroll through Guincho Beach, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Wild Walkers.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary app.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In August, daytime highs in Lisbon are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.
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Albufeira — 2 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha, enjoy the sand and surf at Vale de Covo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Falesia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Albufeira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rogil.
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Rogil — 2 nights

On the 10th (Wed), kick back and relax at Praia Da Amoreira and then enjoy the sand and surf at Arrifana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Odeceixe Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Carriagem.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rogil day trip planning website.

You can drive from Albufeira to Rogil in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Rogil are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Porto.
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Porto — 2 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Carneiro, explore the activities along Douro River, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Catraio Craft Beer Shop.

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Getting from Rogil to Porto by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Rogil in August, things will get slightly colder in Porto: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel 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 15th (Mon): kick back and relax at Telheiro Beach, then get active on the water at Sea Kayaking Sagres, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Pau de Pita. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with Divers Cape.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sagres trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Porto to Sagres by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in August; daily highs in Sagres reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to home.
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Portugal travel guide

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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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