14-Day Portugal Road Trip from Faro traveling west to Lisbon, Leiria, Ericeira, Parchal, and Vila do Bispo

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14 days & 13 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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13 nights included
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Escape the ordinary with this exciting 14-day road trip through Portugal that promises to leave you speechless. With this exciting adventure, you will have the chance to explore the diverse landscapes and local cultures of Faro, Albufeira, Lisbon, Almada, Charneca de Caparica, Feijó, Sintra, Colares, São Pedro de Penaferrim, Nazaré, Sao Martinho do Porto, Fátima, Leiria, Óbidos, Carvalhal, Ericeira, Setubal, Parchal, Lagoa, Carvoeiro, Vila do Bispo, Lagos, Odiáxere, and São Teotónio. Pack your bags, hit the road, and prepare for an unforgettable journey where every moment becomes a lasting story.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Portugal takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Faro, 7 nights in Lisbon, 1 night in Leiria, 1 night in Ericeira, 1 night in Parchal, and 1 night in Vila do Bispo. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Portugal. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Faro, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Portugal on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Portugal. Sanctuary of Fátima and Praça do Comércio are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Faro, Albufeira, Lisbon, Almada, Charneca de Caparica, Feijó, Sintra, Colares, São Pedro de Penaferrim, Nazaré, Sao Martinho do Porto, Fátima, Leiria, Óbidos, Carvalhal, Ericeira, Setubal, Parchal, Lagoa, Carvoeiro, Vila do Bispo, Lagos, Odiáxere, and São Teotónio, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Portugal. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Portugal.

Throughout your road trip in Portugal, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Portugal.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Portugal fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Portugal today!

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Photo of Parchal city view from Portimao side, Portugal.Parchal / 1 night
Photo of beautiful aerial view of the sandy beach surrounded by typical white houses in a sunny spring day, Carvoeiro, Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal.Lagoa
Lagos - city in PortugalLagos
Photo of Carvoeiro fishing village with beautiful beach and colourful houses, Portugal.Carvoeiro
Photo of aerial view of Ericeira, Portugal.Ericeira / 1 night
Setúbal - city in PortugalSetúbal District
Leiria - city in PortugalLeiria / 1 night
Feijó
Carvalhal
Vila do Bispo / 1 night
Colares - city in PortugalColares
Óbidos
Charneca da Caparica
Sintra - city in PortugalSintra
Photo of wide sandy beach in white city of Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal.Albufeira
Photo of Lisbon City Skyline with Sao Jorge Castle and the Tagus River, Portugal.Lisbon / 7 nights
Almada - city in PortugalAlmada
São Pedro de Penaferrim
Fátima - city in PortugalFátima
Odiáxere
NazaréNazaré
Photo of aerial view of beautiful landscape of Faro, Algarve, Portugal.Faro / 2 nights
São Martinho do Porto

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Photo of the Sanctuary of Fatima on a beautiful summer day, Portugal.Sanctuary of Fátima
Photo of famous arch at the Praca do Comercio, Lisbon, Portugal.Praça do Comércio
Photo of the Belem tower at the bank of Tejo River in Lisbon ,Portugal.Belém Tower
Photo of the big Lisbon oceanarium (aka Oceanario de Lisboa) building on pier in an artificial lagoon at Tagus river, Portugal.Lisbon Oceanarium
Castelo de S. Jorge, Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalCastelo de S Jorge
Park and National Palace of Pena, São Pedro de Penaferrim, Sintra, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalPark and National Palace of Pena
Photo of Palace Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, landmarks of Portugal.Quinta da Regaleira
Photo of Lighthouse at Cabo da Roca in Portugal.Cabo da Roca
Photo of Time Out Market Lisboa with a big wall clock and an arch, Portugal.Time Out Market Lisboa
Photo of Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries), Lisbon, Portugal.Padrão dos Descobrimentos
LxFactoryLxFactory
Photo of the Jeronimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery is located in Lisbon, Portugal.Jerónimos Monastery
Santa Justa LiftSanta Justa Lift
Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, Colares, Sintra, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalSintra-Cascais Natural Park
Photo of Lisbon Zoo: Fascinating wildlife park in Portugal's capital, home to diverse animals and conservation efforts in a lush, family-friendly setting, Portugal.Lisbon Zoo
Photo of Stone masonry Castle of Obidos and wall ruins or Castelo de Óbidos is a well-preserved medieval castle located in the civil parish of Santa Maria, Portugal.Castle of Óbidos
Photo of Sanctuary of Christ the King in Lisbon, Portugal.Sanctuary of Christ the King
Photo of wonderful romantic afternoon aerial landscape coastline of Nazare beach riviera (Praia da Nazare) with cityscape of Nazare town ,Portugal.Nazaré beach
Photo of view of Lisbon famous view from Miradouro de Santa Luzia tourist viewpoint over Alfama old city district at night with cruise liner. Lisbon, Portugal.Miradouro de Santa Luzia
Bacalhôa Buddha Eden, Carvalhal, Bombarral, Leiria, West, Centro, PortugalBacalhôa Buddha Eden
Parque Natural da Arrábida, Castelo, Sesimbra, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalParque Natural da Arrábida
Praça Luís de CamõesLuís de Camões Square
Landscaped terrace of viewpoint de São Pedro de Alcântara with panoramic views of Lisbon.Jardim de São Pedro de Alcântara
Photo of view of Lisbon famous view from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte tourist viewpoint of Alfama and Mauraria old city district at sunset, Portugal.Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
Photo of Rua Augusta Arch is a triumphal, historical building in Lisbon on Commerce Square, Portugal.Rua Augusta Arch
Beach in Vicentine Coast Natural Park, Southwest Alentejo, PortugalSouthwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park
Miradouro do Suberco, Nazaré, Leiria, West, Centro, PortugalMiradouro do Suberco
Photo of panoramic beautiful view of Ponta da Piedade with seagulls flying over rocks near Lagos in Algarve, Portugal.Ponta da Piedade
Benagil Caves, Lagoa, Lagoa e Carvoeiro, Faro, Algarve, PortugalAlgar de Benagil
Aerial drone view of landmarks at Sao Martinho do Porto surrounding the iconic natural bayPraia de São Martinho do Porto
Initiation Well, São Martinho, Sintra, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalInitiation Well
Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Fátima, Ourém, Santarém, Médio Tejo, Centro, PortugalBasilica of the Most Holy Trinity
Portugal. Beautiful seascape of sandy Praia da Falesia beach in Algarve with unusual terracotta sculptural rocks attracts tourists for a seaside vacation. Summer family holidays. People out of focusPraia da Falésia
Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima, Fátima, Ourém, Santarém, Médio Tejo, Centro, PortugalBasilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima
Photo of Mercado do Livramento,Setubal,Portugal.Mercado do Livramento
Marinha Beach, Lagoa, Lagoa e Carvoeiro, Faro, Algarve, PortugalMarinha Beach
Paisagem Protegida da Arriba Fóssil da Costa de Caparica, Charneca de Caparica, Charneca de Caparica e Sobreda, Almada, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalPaisagem Protegida da Arriba Fóssil da Costa de Caparica
Nazaré lighthouse in Portugal with Big wavesFarol da Nazaré
Photo of Camilo beach (Praia do Camilo) in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal. Wooden footbridge to the beach Praia do Camilo, Portugal. Picturesque view of Praia do Camilo beach in Lagos, Algarve region, Portugal.Praia do Camilo
Park Paz, Almada, Feijó, Laranjeiro e Feijó, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalPark Paz
Largo da Praia de Carvoeiro
Photo of Algar Seco natural monument near Carvoeiro in Portugal.Algar Seco
Parque Urbano de Albarquel, Nossa Senhora da Anunciada, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalParque Urbano de Albarquel
Forte de São Filipe, Nossa Senhora da Anunciada, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalCastelo de São Filipe
Praia de Dona Ana, Santa Maria, São Gonçalo de Lagos, Lagos, Faro, Algarve, PortugalPraia de Dona Ana
Setúbal Beach, Setúbal, PortugalSaúde Beach
Jardim Luís de Camões, Leiria, Leiria, Pousos, Barreira e Cortes, Pinhal Litoral, Centro, PortugalJardim Luís de Camões
Albufeira beach,Praia dos Alemães in Algarve.Praia dos Alemães
Photo of Chapel of Apparitions - Fatima - Portugal. Chapel of the Apparitions
Faro Marina, São Pedro, Faro, Algarve, PortugalFaro Marina
Vanicelos Park, São Julião, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalVanicelos Park
Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, Lagoa, Lagoa e Carvoeiro, Faro, Algarve, PortugalPercurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
Carmo Church (Igreja do Carmo ) in Faro, Portugal with its famous chapel of bones in warm sunlight - frontal perspective, landscape orientation.Igreja do Carmo
Frigate Dom Fernando II e Glória, Almada, Cacilhas, Almada, Cova da Piedade, Pragal e Cacilhas, Setúbal, Setúbal Peninsula, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, PortugalFrigate Dom Fernando II e Glória
Aerial view of beautiful Meia Praia beach in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal at morning.Meia Praia
Baloiço da Ladeira
Igreja de São Pedro, São Pedro, Faro, Algarve, PortugalIgreja de São Pedro
Arco do RepousoArco do Repouso

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Day 1

Day 1 – Faro - arrival day

  • Faro - Arrival day
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  • Faro Marina
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Your road trip adventure in Portugal begins as soon as you reach Faro and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Faro for 1 night and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Faro is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Faro Marina or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Faro. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Portugal. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Faro. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Xic, a highly-rated dining destination in Faro. If you're eager to try something different, consider Taco y Tequilla, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at The Woods. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Faro this evening.

Cap off your dinner by heading to RoofTop Eva, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Boheme is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, Poncha's Bar is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

Raise a toast to the start of your 14-day road trip in Portugal!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Faro, Albufeira, and Lisbon

  • Lisbon
  • Faro
  • Albufeira
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Drive 303 km, 3 hours 39 min

  • Igreja de São Pedro
  • Igreja do Carmo
  • Praia da Falésia
  • Praia dos Alemães
  • More

On day 2 of your road trip in Portugal, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Faro and Albufeira. In the evening, you’ll end up in Lisbon, where you will stay for 7 nights.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Albufeira. This drive usually takes around 38 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Drop by the renowned Igreja de São Pedro. This popular church has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 359 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Igreja do Carmo. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,496 visitors, this church building deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Faro and set your GPS to Albufeira. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 38 min. Upon reaching Albufeira, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Falesia Beach. This beach is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 13,278 reviews.

Continue your journey at Praia dos Alemães. This beach is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,369 travelers from near and far.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Lisbon. Lisbon offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Lisbon.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Delirium Café Lisboa, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Via Graça offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, daPrata52 - Petiscos ¦ Tapas is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Lisbon.

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Lisboa Bar, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Toca da Raposa offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation. You may also want to check out Pub Português. This bar is a favorite among both locals and visitors looking for a delightful evening out filled with laughter and fun.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Portugal.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Lisbon, Almada, Charneca de Caparica, Calhariz, and Feijó

  • Lisbon
  • Almada
  • Charneca da Caparica
  • Feijó
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Drive 129 km, 2 hours 59 min

  • Paisagem Protegida da Arriba Fóssil da Costa de Caparica
  • Sanctuary of Christ the King
  • Park Paz
  • Frigate Dom Fernando II e Glória
  • Parque Natural da Arrábida
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On day 3 of your road trip in Portugal, you’ll start and end your day in Almada, but spend the day exploring what’s beyond the city. Since you will return to Lisbon for 6 nights more, there’s no need to rush. Experience Almada, Charneca de Caparica, Calhariz, and Feijó to the fullest today with this curated day itinerary!

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Calhariz, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Almada to Calhariz may take around 41 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Calhariz, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Sanctuary of Christ the King. This extraordinary colossal statue of jesus is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 34,961 visitors.

Next, make your way to Frigate Dom Fernando II e Glória. This top attraction is a museum with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,186 visitors.

When you arrive in Charneca de Caparica, it's time to take a break from the road.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Paisagem Protegida da Arriba Fóssil da Costa de Caparica, a remarkable park where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,270 reviews.

After soaking in Almada’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Calhariz. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 41 min. When you arrive in Calhariz, it's time to take a break from the road.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Parque Natural da Arrábida. This extraordinary park is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 27,378 visitors.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Lisbon.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Lisbon. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at Procópio bar, an iconic dining spot in Lisbon. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Delfina-Cantina Portuguesa, a popular restaurant in Lisbon. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Trindade, a hidden gem nestled in Lisbon. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Bar TR3S Lisboa after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to 4 Caravelas for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Imprensa Cocktail and Oyster Bar is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Portugal!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Lisbon

  • Lisbon
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Drive 21 km, 1 hour 29 min

  • Jerónimos Monastery
  • Praça do Comércio
  • Rua Augusta Arch
  • Miradouro de Santa Luzia
  • Castelo de S Jorge
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Day 4 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Lisbon for 5 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Make Praça do Comércio your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this square an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 108,290 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Rua Augusta Arch. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 23,187 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this triumphal arch every year.

Miradouro de Santa Luzia is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This scenic viewpoint has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 32,846 visitors.

When you’re finished at Miradouro de Santa Luzia, the perfect next stop is Castelo de S. Jorge. This museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 86,378 reviews.

Your discoveries in Lisbon do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Lisbon on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Lisbon's best restaurants.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at Laurentina, a top-rated dining destination in Lisbon. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider A Nossa Casa, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Taberna Portuguesa. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Lisbon this evening.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, A Tabacaria offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Tasca Mastai is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Portugal!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Lisbon

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Drive 42 km, 1 hour 51 min

  • Belém Tower
  • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • LxFactory
  • Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
  • Lisbon Oceanarium
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Day 5 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Lisbon has to offer. Cherish the 4 nights you have left in Lisbon by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Portugal that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Lisbon has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Portugal by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

As you explore more of Lisbon, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Gambrinus, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Restaurante Marco is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Duque. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Lisbon tonight.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Portugal!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lisbon

  • Lisbon
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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 20 min

  • Lisbon Zoo
  • Jardim de São Pedro de Alcântara
  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Luís de Camões Square
  • Time Out Market Lisboa
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Day 6 of your road trip across Portugal promises a magnificent time exploring Lisbon. You have 3 nights left in Lisbon. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Santa Justa Lift. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars from 48,439 visitors.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Lisbon.

Make sure to book a table at Lisboa Tu e Eu 2, a popular restaurant in Lisbon. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Lisbon at Feitoria, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Foxtrot. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Lisbon tonight.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Portugal!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Lisbon, Sintra, Colares, and São Pedro de Penaferrim

  • Lisbon
  • Sintra
  • Colares
  • São Pedro de Penaferrim
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Drive 105 km, 2 hours 56 min

  • Cabo da Roca
  • Sintra-Cascais Natural Park
  • Park and National Palace of Pena
  • Quinta da Regaleira
  • Initiation Well
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Wake up to day 7 of your extraordinary road trip in Portugal. With 2 nights left in Lisbon, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

When you’ve had your share of São Pedro de Penaferrim, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Sintra. Your travel time is around 13 min.

Drop by the renowned Quinta da Regaleira. This popular museum has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 54,624 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Initiation Well. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 16,024 visitors, this point of interest deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Colares, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to São Pedro de Penaferrim may take around 27 min. Upon your arrival in São Pedro de Penaferrim, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Cabo da Roca. This extraordinary cape has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 55,143 visitors.

Set your GPS to São Pedro de Penaferrim and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 27 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. São Pedro de Penaferrim beckons with new experiences!

Kick off the day at National Palace of Pena, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 86,631 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Lisbon and your accommodation.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Lisbon's best restaurants.

Make sure to book a table at The George, a popular restaurant in Lisbon. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Lisbon at Groove Bar, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Belcanto. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Lisbon tonight.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Portugal and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Lisbon, Nazaré, and Sao Martinho do Porto

  • Lisbon
  • Nazaré
  • São Martinho do Porto
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Drive 257 km, 4 hours 2 min

  • Farol da Nazaré
  • Miradouro do Suberco
  • Baloiço da Ladeira
  • Nazaré beach
  • Praia de São Martinho do Porto
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At the end of the day, you'll drive back to Lisbon, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

Set your GPS to Nazaré and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 39 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Nazaré beckons with new experiences!

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Nazaré Lighthouse. This extraordinary lighthouse has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 10,888 visitors.

Next, make your way to Miradouro do Suberco. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 22,760 reviews.

While in Nazaré, we also recommend a visit to Baloiço da Ladeira. This point of interest has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,218 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Nazaré beach. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 31,563 travelers, this beach is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Nazaré.

When you’ve had your share of Nazaré, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Sao Martinho do Porto. Your travel time is around 17 min.

Journey into the unknown at Praia de São Martinho do Porto, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 17,542 reviews.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Lisbon.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Lisbon.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Brown's Central Hotel, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Alma is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Nicolau Lisboa. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Lisbon tonight.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Portugal.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Lisbon, Fátima, and Leiria

  • Leiria
  • Fátima
  • More

Drive 155 km, 2 hours 9 min

  • Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima
  • Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity
  • Sanctuary of Fátima
  • Chapel of the Apparitions
  • More

On day 9 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Portugal, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Fátima. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Leiria, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Fátima, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Lisbon to Fátima may take around 1 hour 27 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Fátima, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Take the opportunity to see Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima. This attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 12,219 visitors.

Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This church has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 15,906 travelers.

Fátima is also the home of Sanctuary of Fátima. Around 107,827 people have rated this shrine to the virgin mary an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Chapel of the Apparitions. With an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from a total of 3,993 reviews, a visit to this chapel is a great idea.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Leiria, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Leiria. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at Rei Arthur Café Bistrô, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Café 32 boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Mulligan's Irish Bar. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Leiria.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Os Filipes Bar is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Patio do Barão, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is Yellow Bar. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Portugal!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Leiria, Óbidos, Carvalhal, and Ericeira

  • Ericeira
  • Leiria
  • Óbidos
  • Carvalhal
  • More

Drive 151 km, 1 hour 52 min

  • Jardim Luís de Camões
  • Castle of Óbidos
  • Bacalhôa Buddha Eden
  • More

Dive into day 10 of your remarkable road trip in Portugal. Today you will explore Leiria, Óbidos, and Carvalhal, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Ericeira. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Óbidos. This car ride takes around 44 min.

When you're ready to see some sights, Jardim Luís de Camões is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,854 visitors.

Set your GPS to Óbidos and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 44 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Óbidos beckons with new experiences!

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Castle of Óbidos. This castle is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Óbidos, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 34,915 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Ericeira, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the town.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Ericeira's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure. Savor the flavors at Marisqueira Furnas, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Sushi Mish Mish Sunshine - Ericeira beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Restaurante Esplanada Furnas. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Ericeira tonight.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Taberna Lebre stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Hemingway's Café Bar Ericeira offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Portugal and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Ericeira, Setubal, and Parchal

  • Parchal
  • Setúbal District
  • More

Drive 339 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Vanicelos Park
  • Parque Urbano de Albarquel
  • Mercado do Livramento
  • Castelo de São Filipe
  • Saúde Beach
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 11 of your road trip in Portugal. Today, you will make 1 stop and experience some of the highlights of Setubal. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Parchal, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Ericeira, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Setubal. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 1 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Vanicelos Park. This park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 2,483 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Parque Urbano de Albarquel. This park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,254 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Mercado do Livramento. This marketplace has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,819 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Castelo de São Filipe. This castle is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,909 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Saúde Beach. This beach is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,869 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Parchal. Parchal offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As you explore more of Parchal, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Luisa's Place, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Vale d'Oliveiras Quinta Resort & Spa is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Pestana Gramacho Residences - Aparthotel & Golf. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Parchal tonight.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Portugal!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Parchal, Lagoa, Carvoeiro, and Vila do Bispo

  • Vila do Bispo
  • Lagoa
  • Carvoeiro
  • More

Drive 77 km, 2 hours

  • Largo da Praia de Carvoeiro
  • Algar Seco
  • Algar de Benagil
  • Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos
  • Marinha Beach
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 12 of your road trip in Portugal. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Lagoa and Carvoeiro. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Vila do Bispo. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Lagoa, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Vila do Bispo may take around 54 min. Upon your arrival in Vila do Bispo, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Kick off the day at Benagil Cave, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,886 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Seven Hanging Valleys Trail. Seven Hanging Valleys Trail is a park with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 2,359 reviews.

Marinha Beach is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This natural feature is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,515 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Carvoeiro.

Make Largo da Praia de Carvoeiro your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this point of interest an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 9,929 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Algar Seco Rocks. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,996 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this sightseeing destination every year.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Vila do Bispo, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Vila do Bispo. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the town, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at A Tasca do Careca, a highly-rated dining destination in Vila do Bispo. If you're eager to try something different, consider Solar do Perceve, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at O Cultural. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Vila do Bispo this evening.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Café-Concerto 37A, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand.

Head back to your accommodation in Vila do Bispo and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Portugal!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Vila do Bispo, Lagos, Odiáxere, São Teotónio, and Faro

  • Faro
  • Lagos
  • Odiáxere
  • More

Drive 222 km, 3 hours 48 min

  • Meia Praia
  • Praia do Camilo
  • Ponta da Piedade
  • Praia de Dona Ana
  • Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park
  • More

On day 13 of your road trip in Portugal, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Lagos, Odiáxere, and São Teotónio. In the evening, you’ll end up in Faro, where you will stay for 1 night.

Lagos’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Odiáxere behind. This drive usually takes around 16 min. Lagos welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Praia do Camilo. This much-appreciated beach is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,024 reviews.

Next up is Ponta da Piedade. This natural monument has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 20,231 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Praia Dona Ana. This point of interest has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 6,838 reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Vila do Bispo, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Odiáxere. Your travel time is around 33 min.

Journey into the unknown at Meia Praia, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable railway station has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,000 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Faro, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Faro's best restaurants.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at A Venda, a top-rated dining spot in Faro. If you're in the mood for something new, try Restaurante Chefe Branco, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at My'oMeu Restaurante. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Faro.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Columbus offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, LAB Terrace is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Café Bar Apolo is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Portugal!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Faro - departure day

  • Faro - Departure day
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  • Arco do Repouso
  • More

Day 14 of your road trip in Portugal is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Faro before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As you approach the end of your journey in Portugal, take a moment for some retail therapy in Faro’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Portugal, a variety of items are waiting for you. Hold onto the magic of Portugal with these wonderful souvenirs, ensuring your memories never fade.

Before you conclude your road trip in Portugal, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Faro.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Namastey, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Aperitivo offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Faro. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Portugal!

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