8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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8 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Albufeira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia Da Rocha and Praia do Amado. We've included these beaches for you: Telheiro Beach and Algarve. Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach and look for all kinds of wild species at Lagoa dos Salgados.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Albufeira online trip itinerary maker .

Toronto, Canada to Albufeira is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Albufeira. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in Albufeira reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia do Amado, Ponta Da Piedale, Telheiro Beach, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia Da Rocha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Telheiro Beach ©
Telheiro Beach

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Castelo de S. Jorge. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena. Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip website .

Drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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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