8 days in Algarve Itinerary

8 days in Algarve Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Faro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sagres
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Albufeira
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h
End: London

2
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Algarve Scooter Rental & Delivery. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): walk around Ria Formosa. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Faro vacation planning site.

London, UK to Faro is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Faro at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olhao
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Algarve Scooter Rental & Delivery ©
Algarve Scooter Rental & Delivery
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Old Town Faro ©
Old Town Faro

2
nights
Sagres

Sagres ©
Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get outside with Praia do Beliche, then make a trip to Cape Saint Vincent, and finally steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sagres. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Cordoama, stroll through Praia do Amado, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Luz.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sagres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Faro to Sagres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Sagres, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Luz, Praia do Amado, Praia da Cordoama
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Praia da Cordoama ©
Praia da Cordoama
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Fortaleza de Sagres ©
Fortaleza de Sagres

3
nights
Albufeira

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Change things up with these side-trips from Albufeira: Lagos (Praia Dona Ana, Ponta da Piedade, &more) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, visit Centro Historico de Albufeira, and have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Albufeira road trip app.

You can drive from Sagres to Albufeira in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia Da Rocha
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Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Speed Boats Tours

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