45 days in Alentejo Itinerary

45 days in Alentejo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alentejo route planner

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Fly to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Drive to Campo Maior
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Campo Maior
— 3 nights
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Evora
— 12 nights
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Serpa
— 7 nights
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Odemira
— 6 nights
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Carvalhal
— 2 nights
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Setubal
— 13 nights
Drive to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Fly to Kalibo

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Campo Maior

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Campo Maior side-trips: Anta da Aldeia da Mata (in Crato), Portalegre (Museu da Tapecaria & Casa-Museu Jose Regio) and Castelo de Alegrete (in Alegrete).

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Campo Maior trip planner.

Kalibo, Philippines to Campo Maior is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalibo to Campo Maior is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kalibo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Campo Maior, with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Campo Maior

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Evora

— 12 nights
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Evora: Cella Vinaria Antiqua (in Vila de Frades), Vidigueira (Herdade Grande & Ribafreixo Wines) and Reguengos de Monsaraz (Sharish Gin, Herdade do Esporao, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, do a tasting at Monte da Ravasqueira, experience rural life at Corktrekking, and see where the ancients bathed at In Acqua Veritas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Evora day trip app.

Traveling by car from Campo Maior to Evora takes 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Evora can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Serpa.

Things to do in Evora

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — Oct 2:

Serpa

— 7 nights
Serpa is a city and a Concelho (municipality) in the central Portuguese region Alentejo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Serpa: Vidigueira (Herdade Do Sobroso - Country House & Cortes de Cima), Mourao (Praia Fluvial de Mourao & Museu da Luz) and Mertola (Castelo de Mertola, Cooperativa Oficina de Tecelagem de Mertola, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Familia Margaca, make a trip to Aqueduto de Serpa, see the interesting displays at Museu Etnografico de Serpa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Maria.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Serpa online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Evora to Serpa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Odemira.

Things to do in Serpa

Museums · Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 9:

Odemira

— 6 nights
Odemira is a town and a municipality in Beja District in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Odemira: Porto Covo (Praia da Samoqueira, Praia Grande, &more), Vila Nova de Milfontes (Cape Sardao, Praia do Farol, &more) and Igreja da Misericordia de Santiago do Cacem (in Santiago do Cacem). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Carvalhal, stroll through Praia das Furnas, discover the deep blue sea with SW Divers, and grab your bike and head to Rota Vicentina.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Odemira travel tool.

Drive from Serpa to Odemira in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Odemira can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Carvalhal.

Things to do in Odemira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 15:

Carvalhal

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Praia do Carvalhal and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pego Beach. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Cais Palafitico do Porto da Carrasqueira and then don't miss a visit to Casas de Santa Susana.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Carvalhal trip planning website.

You can drive from Odemira to Carvalhal in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Carvalhal are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Setubal.

Things to do in Carvalhal

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:

Setubal

— 13 nights
Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Setubal: Casa Ermelinda Freitas (in Palmela), Sesimbra (Praia do Ouro, Praia da California, &more) and Fernao Po Adega Winery (in Aguas de Moura). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Natural da Arrabida. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Galapinhos, stroll through Troia Beach, learn about winemaking at Quinta do Alcube, and see majestic marine mammals with Sado Emotion.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Setubal trip maker tool.

You can drive from Carvalhal to Setubal in 1.5 hours. October in Setubal sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Setubal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 30:

Alentejo travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Castles
The fertile plains extending from the lush banks of the Tagus River set the pace of life in Alentejo, a largely agricultural region in the south-central part of Portugal. Underrated as a holiday destination, the region remains unspoiled by mass tourism a...