11 days in Faro & Lisbon Itinerary

11 days in Faro & Lisbon Itinerary

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Faro
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Lisbon
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Faro

— 5 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Cape Saint Vincent and Old Town Faro will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Praia da Falesia and Praia da Marinha. Explore Faro's surroundings by going to Lagos (Praia Dona Ana, Ponta da Piedade, &more), Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua).

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Faro trip itinerary planning website.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Faro is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Reykjavik in June: highs in Faro hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Faro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castelo de S. Jorge and Quinta da Regaleira. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Cabo da Roca (in Colares), Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Castelo dos Mouros) and Evora (Capela dos Ossos, Aldeia da Terra, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Faro to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Faro in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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