16 days in Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Portugal Itinerary

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16 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Odeceixe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Albufeira
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do your shopping at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Sinistra. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Quinta da Regaleira). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Alfama, get a taste of the local shopping with Chiado, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lisbon road trip planning app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lisbon. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Odeceixe.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Alfama ©
Alfama

2
nights
Odeceixe

Odeceixe ©
Odeceixe is a civil parish in the northern part of the municipality Aljezur, in the Portuguese Algarve, lying within the Nature Park of the Southwest Alentejo and Vincentine Coast. On the 16th (Sat), kick back and relax at Odeceixe Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Cordoama, and then get outside with Praia do Castelejo. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Arrifana Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Monte Clérigo, and then stroll through Praia Da Amoreira.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Odeceixe day trip app .

Drive from Lisbon to Odeceixe in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Odeceixe are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Odeceixe

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Aljezur, Vila do Bispo
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Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Odeceixe Beach ©
Odeceixe Beach
Praia Da Amoreira ©
Praia Da Amoreira

5
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Visit Praia Da Rocha and Praia dos Tres Irmaos for some beach relaxation. Visiting Falesia Beach and Cabanas de Tavira Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Luz (in Luz), Canastra (in Estoi) and Lagos (LAC - Laboratorio de Actividades Criativas & Ponta Da Piedale). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Marinha, Head underground at Algar de Benagil, identify plant and animal life at Lagoa dos Salgados, and kick back and relax at Praia de Cacela Velha.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Odeceixe to Albufeira takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Albufeira can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagoa, Portimao, Lagos, Canastra, Praia da Marinha
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

4
nights
Porto

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 some cultural insight at Palacio da Bolsa and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral). Do your shopping at Mercado do Bolhao and Rua Santa Catarina. Take a break from Porto with a short trip to Peneda-Geres National Park in Peneda-Geres National Park, about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the exciting artwork at Maus Habitos - Espaco de Intervencao Cultural, shop like a local with Belomonte 20, and get lost in a book at Livraria Lello.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Albufeira to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Porto, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Peneda-Geres National Park
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Peneda-Geres National Park ©
Peneda-Geres National Park

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