31 days in Portugal Itinerary

31 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Evora
— 3 nights
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Sagres
— 3 nights
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Albufeira
— 5 nights
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Lisbon
— 6 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 9 nights

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Capela dos Ossos and Centro Historico de Evora. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Evora Public Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Evora: Montemor-o-Novo (Ruinas do Castelo de Montemor-o-novo & Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Visitacao (Montemor-o-Novo)). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), and don't miss a visit to Ermida de Sao Bras.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Evora journey planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Evora is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Evora, with highs around 39°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sagres.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©

3
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Sagres

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Saint Vincent and Fortaleza de Sagres. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia da Cordoama and Burgau Beach. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the long history of Ponta do Castelo, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll through Praia do Zavial.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Sagres driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Evora to Sagres takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Evora, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Sagres, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama

5
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Albufeira

Albufeira ©

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
We've included these beaches for you: Falesia Beach and Praia dos Salgados. Get outdoors at Praia Da Rocha and Praia do Barranco das Belharucas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Church of Misericordia of Alvor (in Alvor) and Portimao (Skydive Seven & Tres Castelos Beach). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Coelha, stroll through Praia da Rocha Baixinha, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and delve into the distant past at Torre da Medronheira.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Albufeira day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Sagres to Albufeira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia dos Salgados ©
Praia dos Salgados

6
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Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castelo dos Mouros and Santo Antonio de Lisboa. You'll get in some beach time at Praia de Carcavelos and Guincho Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Sintra National Palace). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Colecao Berardo, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online road trip planner.

Getting from Albufeira to Lisbon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in July, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Speed Boats Tours
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mosteiros Beach and Piscinas Naturais. Step off the beaten path and head to Lagoa do Fogo and Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes. Take a break from Ponta Delgada with a short trip to Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas in Furnas, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, get outside with Lagoa do Congro, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto do Cabrito, and get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada takes 4 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Lisbon, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ponta Delgada, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Valley of the Nuns. Relax by the water at Praia Da Prainha and Praia de Garajau. Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Ponta do Pargo (Capela Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte - Capela do Cabo & Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse), Sao Vicente Caves (in Sao Vicente) and Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto (in Canical). The adventure continues: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Safari Madeira Island, trek along 25 Fontes Falls, and contemplate the long history of Santa Clara Convent.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Funchal itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Funchal in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Standard Time (AZOT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Funchal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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25 Fontes Falls
25 Fontes Falls
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Swim with Dolphins

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