7 days in Porto & Algarve Itinerary

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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.
Porto is known for sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, and pick up some local products at Mercado do Bolhao.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary planning website.

Barcelona, Spain to Porto is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Porto are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly to Lagos.
Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Lagos — 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Historico de Albufeira (in Albufeira), Praia da Falesia (in Olhos de Agua) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Dona Ana, and relax and rejuvenate at Swan Day Spa.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Lagos holiday builder site.

You can fly from Porto to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Lagos sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Faro.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
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Faro — 1 night

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
On the 25th (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate the long history of Old Town Faro, and then stroll through Ria Formosa.

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You can drive from Lagos to Faro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Faro sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Algarve travel guide

Beaches · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Occupying the southernmost portion of Portugal's mainland, Algarve is wholeheartedly devoted to tourism and continuously ranks among Europe's top holiday destinations. Nearly 10 million annual visitors include Algarve on their itineraries, drawn mostly by the region's developed coastline, boasting nearly 200 km (125 mi) of impeccable beaches. Farther away from the water, the region offers an extensive network of hiking trails, ideal for active vacationers seeking a chance to explore a rugged southwestern corner of Europe once considered the very end of the world. If you need a few urban things to do on your vacation, head for the regional capital Faro, featuring a lively Old Town full of plazas, pedestrian lanes, and outdoor cafes.