7 days in Portugal Itinerary

7 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+3
Train + Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h 30 min
1
Portimao
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Lisbon
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
End: London

3
nights
Portimao

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia Da Rocha and Praia Vale Dos Homens. Attractions like Praia do Amado and Tres Castelos Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Portimao with an excursion to Ria Formosa in Olhao--about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Portimao trip planner.

London, UK to Portimao is an approximately 8- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London in May, things will get a bit warmer in Portimao: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia Vale Dos Homens, Praia do Amado, Ria Formosa
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia do Amado ©
Praia do Amado
Praia Vale Dos Homens ©
Praia Vale Dos Homens

3
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge are in your itinerary. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Alfama, admire the local landmark of Rossio Square, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip app.

Traveling by car from Portimao to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portimao in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Lisbon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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