14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal travel route planner
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Evora
— 1 night
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Sagres
— 2 nights
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Albufeira
— 5 nights
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4
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 3 nights
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Evora — 1 night

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 31st (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Ruinas do Castelo de Montemor-o-novo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Evora holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Evora is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dubai in July: highs in Evora hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Sagres.
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Sagres — 2 nights

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 2nd (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent, and then head outdoors with Praia do Beliche. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Porto da Baleeira, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arrifana Beach, and then stroll through Praia da Luz.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sagres holiday planner.

Drive from Evora to Sagres in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Evora in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Sagres: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Albufeira.
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Albufeira — 5 nights

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get a sense of the local culture at Antigo Mercado de Escravos and Castelo de Alvor. Relax by the water at Praia Sao Rafael and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Alvor Boardwalk (in Alvor) and Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Ponta da Piedade, &more). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Albufeira road trip planner.

Getting from Sagres to Albufeira by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Albufeira sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Ponta Delgada.
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel — 2 nights

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.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, then relax in the rural setting at Arruda Pineapple Plantation, then admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Sao Pedro, and finally explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, then take some stellar pictures from Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, then admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra, and finally take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Albufeira to Ponta Delgada in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Albufeira in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Funchal.
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Funchal, Madeira — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, take in nature's colorful creations at Municipal Gardens, and then explore the activities along Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools. Here are some ideas for day two: see Off-Road Tours, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then steep yourself in history at Blandy's Wine Lodge.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Funchal trip planner.

Fly from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Azores Standard Time (AZOT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back 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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