13 days in Portugal Itinerary

13 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal travel planner
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Lagos
— 2 nights
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 3 nights
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Lisbon
— 5 nights
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Lagos — 2 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

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 28th (Mon), kick back and relax at Algarve, kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, then kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and finally explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Praia da Oura, then kick back and relax at Praia da Falesia, and then kick back and relax at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lagos trip tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Lagos is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Lagos, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Lagos is little chillier than Riyadh - with highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Porto.
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Porto — 2 nights

Unvanquished City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Pocas Vinhos, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then go for a stroll along the water at Ribeira do Porto, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto road trip website.

You can fly from Lagos to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lagos in November: high temperatures in Porto hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can fly to Funchal.
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Funchal, Madeira — 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Madeira Sidecar Tours and Caravel Art Center. Visiting Safaris and Laurissilva Forest will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Funchal trip planner.

Fly from Porto to Funchal in 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Porto in December, with highs in Funchal at 23°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Lisbon — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da ursa and Praia de Carcavelos. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Praia Grande in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Alfama, see majestic marine mammals with Feathers & Scales, visit Bairro Alto, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Lisbon takes 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Funchal in December, with highs in Lisbon at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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