14 days in Algarve Itinerary

14 days in Algarve Itinerary

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14 days in Algarve Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
1
Alvor
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tavira
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

5
nights
Alvor

Alvor ©
Formerly a fishing village, Alvor showcases popular beaches and more secluded coves along Portugal's southern coast.
Take a break from the city and head to Falesia Beach and Meia Praia. When in Alvor, make a side trip to see Praia Gale in Albufeira, approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, stroll through Praia da Luz, and stop by Mercado Municipal da Avenida de Lagos.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Alvor travel itinerary creator.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Alvor is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Alvor is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Alvor, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tavira.

Things to do in Alvor

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lagos, Albufeira, Praia da Luz, Praia Da Rocha
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo

6
nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
You've now added Fado com História to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Tavira side-trips: Mercado Do Peixe (in Quarteira) and Old Town Faro (in Faro). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cabanas de Tavira beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tavira trip generator.

You can drive from Alvor to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Tavira

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Town Faro, Mercado Do Peixe
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Old Town Faro ©
Old Town Faro
Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach
Fado com Historia ©
Fado com Historia

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