14 days in Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
2
Funchal, Madeira
— 3 nights
3
Evora
— 1 night
4
Lagos
— 4 nights
5
Tavira
— 2 nights

3
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Maria dos Anjos Melo House Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Lagoa do Fogo and Caldeira das Sete Cidades. Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija & Parque Terra Nostra).

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada vacation builder tool.

Toronto, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Toronto to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. August in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Maria dos Anjos Melo House Museum
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Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra

3
nights
Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
CR7 Museum and Blandy's Wine Lodge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Valley of the Nuns and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get out of town with these interesting Funchal side-trips: Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico) and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Miradouro Pico Dos Barcelos, admire the natural beauty at Municipal Gardens, and walk around Parque de Santa Catarina.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Funchal trip planner.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Funchal by flight takes about 5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Funchal due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Funchal. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Evora.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Valley of the Nuns
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Valley of the Nuns ©
Valley of the Nuns
Miradouro Pico Dos Barcelos ©
Miradouro Pico Dos Barcelos
Municipal Gardens ©
Municipal Gardens

1
night
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), thendelve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Evora tour builder website.

Fly from Funchal to Evora in 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Funchal in September: highs in Evora hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres ©
Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres
Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) ©
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

4
nights
Lagos

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.
Get some cultural insight at Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade and Cape Saint Vincent. Escape the urban bustle at Algar Seco and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua), Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Marinha, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lagos route planner.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Evora in September: highs in Lagos hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carvoeiro, Praia dos Olhos de Água, Praia Da Rocha, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia da Marinha
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Algar Seco ©
Algar Seco
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade ©
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade

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nights
Tavira

Tavira ©
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Barril. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faro Cathedral and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cabanas de Tavira Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tavira online trip builder.

You can drive from Lagos to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Tavira sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Faro Cathedral
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Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach
Faro Cathedral ©
Faro Cathedral
Praia do Barril ©
Praia do Barril

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