22 days in Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 4 nights
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Lisbon
— 4 nights
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Albufeira
— 5 nights
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Porto
— 5 nights

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): shop like a local with Olaria de S. Bento and then take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Angra do Heroismo itinerary planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Angra do Heroismo is 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Olaria de S. Bento ©
Olaria de S. Bento

2
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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 17th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas, admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Poca Da Dona Beija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, then explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, and then get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada road trip planning site.

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Caldeiras Vulcânicas ©
Caldeiras Vulcânicas
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint

4
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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.
Blandy's Wine Lodge and Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools and Off-Road Tours. Take a break from Funchal with a short trip to Ponta de Sao Lourenco in Machico, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at CR7 Museum, view the masterpieces at MA Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Municipal Gardens.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Funchal journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Funchal takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ponta Delgada to Funchal, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Cabo Girao, Ponta de Sao Lourenco
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Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
Blandy's Wine Lodge ©
Blandy's Wine Lodge
Off-Road Tours

4
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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
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 Batalha Monastery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Capelas Imperfeitas (in Batalha), Evora (Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) & Aldeia da Terra) and Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade, make a trip to Belém Tower, and visit Alfama.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon online attractions planner.

Getting from Funchal to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Funchal in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Evora, Batalha, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Monastery of Alcobaca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ponta da Piedade and Praia do Camilo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Saint Vincent and Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Hermitage. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Praia do Zavial (in Raposeira), Lagos (Praia Dona Ana & Meia Praia) and Praia da Cordoama (in Vila do Bispo). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Odeceixe Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town Faro, pause for some serene contemplation at Capela dos Ossos, and stroll through Falesia Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Albufeira online road trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Albufeira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Albufeira sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Tavira, Faro, Praia do Zavial, Cape Saint Vincent
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Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Odeceixe Beach ©
Odeceixe Beach

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Porto

Porto ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bom Jesus do Monte and Taylor's Port. Get some cultural insight at Palacio da Bolsa and Centro Historico de Guimaraes. Change things up with a short trip to Se de Braga in Braga (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Porto Augusto's, admire the natural beauty at Quinta De Villar d'Allen, pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, and get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Porto travel route tool.

Traveling by flight from Albufeira to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Porto is a bit cooler than Albufeira - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Vila Nova de Gaia, Braga, Centro Historico de Guimaraes
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Graham's Port Lodge ©
Graham's Port Lodge

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