19 days in Portugal Itinerary

19 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  8 h
1
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Albufeira
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Sagres
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Lisbon
— 7 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 30 min
End: Ljubljana

4
nights
Porto

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Dedicate the 16th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Porto travel planning site.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Porto is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ljubljana in July: highs in Porto hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Room Escape Games
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I

4
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ponta da Piedade (in Lagos) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pescadores Beach, get your game on at Hot Wheels Raceway, and hike along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Porto to Albufeira by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in July, things will get a bit warmer in Albufeira: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pescadores Beach, Ponta da Piedade, Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Praia Da Rocha
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Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos ©
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos

3
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aljezur (Praia Da Amoreira & Castelo de Aljezur). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia da Cordoama, stroll through Amado Beach, appreciate the history behind Menir do Padrao, and head outdoors with Praia do Beliche.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sagres day trip site.

Drive from Albufeira to Sagres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Sagres are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vila do Bispo, Carrapateira, Aljezur, The Way Tours
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The Way Tours ©
The Way Tours
Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Amado Beach ©
Amado Beach

7
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). Spend the 29th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 30th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon route builder tool.

You can drive from Sagres to Lisbon in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Sagres in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Sintra
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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