23 days in Algarve & Lisbon Itinerary

23 days in Algarve & Lisbon Itinerary

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Faro
— 3 nights
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Silves
— 17 nights
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Lisbon
— 1 night

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Faro

Faro ©

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Ria Formosa has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Faro side-trips: Tavira (Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours, Tavira Island, &more) and Parasailing Vilamoura (in Vilamoura). There's lots more to do: see Algarve Buggy Tours, head outdoors with Ilha de Armona, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Quarteira, and contemplate the long history of Muralhas de Faro.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Faro road trip planning site.

Paris, France to Faro is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Faro hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Silves.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Algarve Buggy Tours ©
Algarve Buggy Tours
Tavira Island ©
Tavira Island
Pinetrees Horse Riding ©
Pinetrees Horse Riding

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Silves

Silves ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Silves: Porches (Capela da Nossa Senhora da Rocha, Praia de Albandeira, &more), Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira) and Carvoeiro (Vale de Centeanes Beach, Vale de Covo Beach, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 9th (Fri) at Aqualand Algarve.

Before you visit Silves, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Faro to Silves by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Silves, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Silves

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Taruga Benagil Tours ©
Taruga Benagil Tours

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 17th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Silves to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Silves in October, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Elevador de Santa Justa ©
Elevador de Santa Justa

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