8 days in Brussels & Portimao Itinerary

8 days in Brussels & Portimao Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Portimao, Portugal
— 2 nights

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Antwerpen-Centraal (in Antwerp) and Bruges (Church of Our Lady Bruges, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), don't miss a visit to Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brussels vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Brussels Airport, Antwerp International Airport (Deurne), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Liège Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Portimao.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:
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Must see
Grand Place
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Landmark
The Markt
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portimao: Lagos (Ponta da Piedade, Praia Dona Ana, &more). Pack the 12th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. The adventure continues: stroll through Praia Da Rocha, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Algar de Benagil.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portimao trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Brussels to Portimao by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to Portimao, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect Portimao to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portimao

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
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Theme Park
Zoomarine Algarve
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Geologic Formation
Ponta da Piedade
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