7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Setubal
— Few hours
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Portinho da Arrabida
— Few hours
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Sines
— Few hours
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Aljezur
— 1 night
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Sagres
— Few hours
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Lagos
— 2 nights
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Carvoeiro
— 1 night
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Albufeira
— Few hours
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Ferragudo
— Few hours
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Faro
— 1 night
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Tavira
— 1 night
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Sintra
— Few hours
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Nazare
— Few hours

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Setubal

Setubal
Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Setubal trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Lisbon to Setubal is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will leave for Portinho da Arrabida on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Setubal

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Portinho da Arrabida

Portinho da Arrabida ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): go for a walk through Lapa de Santa Margarida.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portinho da Arrabida travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Setubal to Portinho da Arrabida takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for Sines.

Things to do in Portinho da Arrabida

Historic Sites
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Scenic Walking Area
Lapa de Santa Margarida
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Sines

Sines ©
Sines is a Portuguese city of Setúbal District, the Alentejo region and subregion of the Alentejo coast, with about 18,298 inhabitants (2015 INE). On the 16th (Sun), kick back and relax at Ilha do Pessegueiro, then get outside with Praia de Sao Torpes, and then take an in-depth tour of Sines Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sines online travel route planner.

Getting from Portinho da Arrabida to Sines by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Aljezur.

Things to do in Sines

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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Outdoor Activity
Praia de Sao Torpes
4.3

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Aljezur

Aljezur
Aljezur is a municipality in Portugal. To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aljezur trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sines to Aljezur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Aljezur can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to Sagres.

Things to do in Aljezur

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
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Sagres

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.
On the 17th (Mon), head outdoors with Praia do Beliche and then steep yourself in history at Fort of Santo Antonio de Belixe.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sagres, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Aljezur to Sagres in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Sagres, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Outdoor Activity
Praia do Beliche
4.8

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Lagos

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana. On the next day, stroll through Praia da Luz, kick back and relax at Meia Praia, then get outside with Parque Aventura Lagos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Camilo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Gil Eanes.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lagos day trip site.

Drive from Sagres to Lagos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Lagos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Carvoeiro.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Ponta da Piedade
4.8

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Carvoeiro

On the 19th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Carvoeiro online trip maker.

You can drive from Lagos to Carvoeiro in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Carvoeiro sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Carvoeiro

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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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.
On the 20th (Thu), stop by By Nature and then wander the streets of Centro Historico de Albufeira.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Carvoeiro to Albufeira in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Albufeira sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Ferragudo.

Things to do in Albufeira

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Ferragudo

Ferragudo ©
On the 20th (Thu), take a tour by water with Ferragudo Boat Trips and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Grande.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ferragudo day trip planner.

Getting from Albufeira to Ferragudo by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August in Ferragudo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Faro.

Things to do in Ferragudo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
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Beach
Praia Grande
4.4

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Town Faro.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Faro travel planning site.

Drive from Ferragudo to Faro in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Faro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Tavira.

Things to do in Faro

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Historic Walking Area
Old Town Faro
4.1

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Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): head off the coast to Tavira Island, then kick back and relax at Praia do Barril, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Tavira, and finally don't miss a visit to A Joaninha.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tavira day trip planner.

You can drive from Faro to Tavira in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Tavira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. You'll set off for Sintra on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Tavira

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Island
Tavira Island
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Sintra

Sintra
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sintra road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tavira to Sintra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tavira in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sintra, with lows around 20°C. You will leave for Nazare on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Sintra

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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Nazare

Nazare ©
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal.It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): zoom along the surf with Atlantic Safaris and then kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nazare trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Nazare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sintra in August: highs in Nazare hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Nazare

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Atlantic Safaris
4.5

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