9 days in Portugal Itinerary

9 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lagos
— 2 nights
2
Tavira
— 1 day
3
Evora
— 1 night
4
Porto
— 4 nights

2
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
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 5th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Anthony, head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, thenenjoy the sea views from Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, and finally head outdoors with Praia do Pinhao. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana, thenkick back and relax at Praia do Camilo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Misericordia of Alvor, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Alvor.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lagos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Bordeaux, France to Lagos is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bordeaux to Lagos is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bordeaux in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lagos, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Church of St. Anthony
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Praia de Alvor ©
Praia de Alvor
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade ©
Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade
Church of St. Anthony ©
Church of St. Anthony

1
day
Tavira

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 7th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Cacela Velha, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Cacela, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Assuncao Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Misericordia, thentake some stellar pictures from Castelo de Tavira, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tavira itinerary site.

You can drive from Lagos to Tavira in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Tavira are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Tavira

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Vila Nova de Cacela
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Praia de Cacela Velha ©
Praia de Cacela Velha
Igreja da Misericordia ©
Igreja da Misericordia
Castelo de Tavira ©
Castelo de Tavira

1
night
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, do a tasting at Ervideira, thensee the interesting displays at Aldeia da Terra, thencontemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and finally examine the collection at Aldeia da Terra.

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Traveling by car from Tavira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Tavira in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Evora: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Ervideira, Aldeia da Terra
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Igreja de Sao Francisco ©
Igreja de Sao Francisco
Ervideira ©
Ervideira
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

4
nights
Porto

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Get a sense of the local culture at Capela das Almas and Igreja dos Carmelitas. Get some historical perspective at Church of Santa Clara (Igreja de Santa Clara) and Igreja do Carmo. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Rua das Flores, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, see the interesting displays at MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto, and do a tasting at Porto Augusto's.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Porto attractions planning tool.

Getting from Evora to Porto by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Evora in August, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Vila Nova de Gaia
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Walking tours
FC Porto Museum ©
FC Porto Museum
Igreja dos Carmelitas ©
Igreja dos Carmelitas

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