8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Odemira
— 2 nights
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Aljezur
— 1 night
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Albufeira
— 1 night
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Portimao
— 1 night
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Lagos
— 1 night
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Tavira
— 1 night
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Drive to Faro Airport, Fly to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, Drive to Sever do Vouga

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Odemira

Odemira is a town and a municipality in Beja District in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. On the 30th (Sun), get outside with Praia de Zambujeira do Mar. On the next day, get outside with Cabo Sardao and then get outside with Praia da Amalia.

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Sever do Vouga to Odemira is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. August in Odemira sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Aljezur.

Things to do in Odemira

Outdoors
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Aljezur

Aljezur is a municipality in Portugal. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Arrifana Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Aljezur, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Amoreira.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aljezur tour planner.

Getting from Odemira to Aljezur by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. When traveling from Odemira in September, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Aljezur: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Aljezur

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Albufeira

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 2nd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Pescadores Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Albufeira day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Aljezur to Albufeira in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Albufeira are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Albufeira

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

1
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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've now added Praia Da Rocha to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha.

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Traveling by car from Albufeira to Portimao takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Portimao are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Portimao

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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1
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Lagos

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade and then get outside with Praia da Batata.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lagos holiday planning website.

Drive from Portimao to Lagos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. September in Lagos sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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1
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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 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Cacela and then kick back and relax at Praia de Cacela Velha.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tavira itinerary planner.

Getting from Lagos to Tavira by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tavira

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.