8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Vila Nova de Milfontes
— 3 nights
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Mertola
— 4 nights
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Vila Nova de Milfontes

Vila Nova de Milfontes is a civil parish in the municipality of Odemira of the Portuguese Alentejo region. Take a break from the city and head to Praia dos Alteirinhos and Praia Grande. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia da Samoqueira and Cabo Sardao. Go for a jaunt from Vila Nova de Milfontes to Zambujeira do Mar to see Capela de Nossa Senhora do Mar about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get the adrenaline pumping with Paddle South Portugal, visit a coastal fixture at Farol de Milfontes, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Sardao, and make a trip to Forte de Milfontes.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vila Nova de Milfontes tour planner.

Lisbon to Vila Nova de Milfontes is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Vila Nova de Milfontes hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Mertola.

Things to do in Vila Nova de Milfontes

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Praia Grande
Must see
Praia Grande
4.7
Paddle South Portugal ©
Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Paddle South Portugal
5.0

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Mertola

Mértola is a municipality in southeastern Portuguese Alentejo near the Spanish border. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Torre do Relogio and Museu de Mertola. Venture out of the city with trips to Serpa (Serpa Lovers & Ermida de Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe) and Museu Municipal de Aljustrel MuMA (in Aljustrel). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Basilica Paleocrista de Mertola, contemplate the long history of Ponte de Mertola / Torre do Rio, delve into the distant past at Alcacova do Castelo, and make a trip to Cooperativa Oficina de Tecelagem de Mertola.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mertola sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Vila Nova de Milfontes to Mertola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mertola

Museums · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Torre do Relogio ©
Must see
Torre do Relogio
4.4
Serpa Lovers ©
Balloon Ride
Serpa Lovers
4.6

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