8 days in Portugal Itinerary

8 days in Portugal Itinerary

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8 days in Portugal Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Evora
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take a stroll through Rua Augusta, pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo, then visit a coastal fixture at Cabo da Roca, and finally steep yourself in history at Palacio Nacional de Sintra. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Miradouro da Graca, examine the collection at National Coach Museum, and then snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Lisbon is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Lisbon is minus 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in March, with highs in Lisbon at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Palacio Nacional de Sintra, Cabo da Roca, National Coach Museum
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Rua Augusta ©
Rua Augusta
National Coach Museum ©
National Coach Museum
Palacio Nacional de Sintra ©
Palacio Nacional de Sintra

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Take a break from the city and head to Falesia Beach and Praia Da Rocha. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Saint Vincent and Faro Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos), Old Town Faro (in Faro) and Carvoeiro Boardwalk (in Carvoeiro). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Olhos de Água and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albufeira journey planner.

You can drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Albufeira can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Faro, Praia Da Rocha, Cape Saint Vincent, Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908), Carvoeiro Boardwalk
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale

2
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Cromeleque dos Almendres, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana).

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Traveling by car from Albufeira to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Evora when traveling from Albufeira in March, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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