11 days in Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
2
Funchal, Madeira
— 3 nights
3
Evora
— 1 night
4
Tavira
— 1 night
5
Lagos
— 4 nights

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Sao Pedro, then ride a horse along Quinta da Terca, and then head outdoors with Praia do Populo. On your second day here, head outdoors with Lagoa do Canario, stroll through Piscinas Naturais, enjoy the sand and surf at Mosteiros Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Vista do Rei Miradouro, and finally get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada trip planner.

London, UK to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ponta Delgada is minus 1 hour. In September, Ponta Delgada is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel, Mosteiros
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Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Lagoa do Canario ©
Lagoa do Canario
Quinta da Terca ©
Quinta da Terca

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Funchal, Madeira

Funchal
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Take a break from the city and head to Safari Madeira Island and Valley of the Nuns. Explore hidden gems such as 25 Fontes Falls and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get great views at Balcoes de Ribeiro Frio, take a stroll through Zona Velha, and get outside with Praia de Machico.

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Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Funchal takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ponta Delgada to Funchal, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Funchal, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Evora.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Canico, Madeira, Valley of the Nuns, Praia de Machico
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25 Fontes Falls
25 Fontes Falls
Safari Madeira Island ©
Safari Madeira Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 28th (Mon), do a tasting at Casa Relvas, then soar above the sights with Balonissimo, and then relax and rejuvenate at In Acqua Veritas.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Evora vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Evora takes 6 hours. When traveling from Funchal in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Evora, with highs around 35°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tavira.

Things to do in Evora

Tours · Outdoors · Baths

Side Trip

Casa Relvas
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Balonissimo ©
Balonissimo
Casa Relvas ©
Casa Relvas
In Acqua Veritas ©
In Acqua Veritas

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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 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours, then head outdoors with Happy Tuk Tours, then don't miss a visit to A Joaninha, and finally tee off at Monte Rei Golf & Country Club.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Tavira online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Evora to Tavira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Evora, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Tavira, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Tavira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
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Happy Tuk Tours ©
Happy Tuk Tours
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club ©
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
A Joaninha ©
A Joaninha

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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.
Get outdoors at Praia do Beliche and Praia de Alvor. Step off the beaten path and head to Praia Grande and Mareta Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Praia do Tonel (in Sagres) and Praia dos Caneiros (in Ferragudo). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa, kick back and relax at Vau Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Anthony, and get outside with Seadolphins Algarve.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lagos planning website.

You can drive from Tavira to Lagos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Lagos are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Sagres, Ferragudo, Church of St. Anthony
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Praia Grande ©
Praia Grande
Praia de Alvor ©
Praia de Alvor
Praia do Beliche ©
Praia do Beliche

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