15 days in Portimao & Catania Itinerary

15 days in Portimao & Catania Itinerary

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Portimao, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Catania, Italy
— 7 nights

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Portimao, Portugal

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portimao: Albufeira (Speed Boats Tours & Centro Historico de Albufeira), Caique Bom Sucesso (in Olhao) and Tavira (Tavira Island & Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo). Pack the 12th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana, indulge in some personalized pampering at Swan Day Spa, and explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portimao trip builder website.

Brussels, Belgium to Portimao is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in September, with highs in Portimao at 30°C and lows at 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for Catania.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Praia Da Rocha
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Pier / Boardwalk
Alvor Boardwalk
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Must see
Zoomarine Algarve
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Catania, Italy

Catania ©

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Get out of town with these interesting Catania side-trips: Taormina (Isola Bella, Duomo di Taormina, &more), Blue Sea Diving Center (in Mazzaro) and Piazza Sant'Antonino (in Castelmola). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Catania holiday builder tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Portimao to Catania in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Portimao to Catania is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 20:
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Must see
Ortigia
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Historic Site
Piazza Duomo
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Island
Isola Bella
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