26 days in Portugal, Malaga & Valencia Itinerary

26 days in Portugal, Malaga & Valencia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
3
Faro, Portugal
— 4 nights
4
Malaga, Spain
— 6 nights
5
Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights

5
nights
Porto, Portugal

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.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Livraria Lello, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bolsa.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Porto day trip planning website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Porto is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Porto due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Porto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Museums Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in July, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

4
nights
Faro, Portugal

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 31st (Fri) at Aquashow Park. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see Off-Road Tours, don't miss a visit to Comur - Conserveira de Portugal, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Faro.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Faro trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lisbon to Faro in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Faro can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Faro

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Aquashow Park
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Aquashow Park ©
Aquashow Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Off-Road Tours

6
nights
Malaga, Spain

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Malaga is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the activities along Rio Higueron, examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Malaga driving holiday website.

You can drive from Faro to Malaga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Faro to Malaga. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Malaga

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Scuba & Snorkeling
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
Valencia, Spain

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia.

To find out how to plan a trip to Valencia, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Malaga to Valencia in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Valencia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Oceanografic Valencia ©
Oceanografic Valencia

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