9 days in Faro & Porto Itinerary

9 days in Faro & Porto Itinerary

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9 days in Faro & Porto Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  29 h
1
Faro
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Sydney

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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia do Barril and Praia de Cacela Velha. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Faro Cathedral and Igreja de Santa Barbara de Nexe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Faro: Igreja da Misericordia (in Tavira) and Cabanas de Tavira Beach (in Cabanas). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Faro vacation maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Faro is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Faro. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tavira, Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil, Praia de Cacela Velha, Igreja de Santa Barbara de Nexe
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Igreja do Carmo ©
Igreja do Carmo
Cabanas de Tavira Beach ©
Cabanas de Tavira Beach
Praia de Cacela Velha ©
Praia de Cacela Velha

4
nights
Porto

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Head to Palacio da Bolsa and Garrafeira do Carmofor plenty of shopping. Paco dos Duques de Braganca and Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra) will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz (in Coimbra) and Museu Monografico de Conimbriga (in Condeixa-a-Nova). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), get to know the fascinating history of Rua das Flores, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Clara (Igreja de Santa Clara), and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Porto holiday maker tool .

You can fly from Faro to Porto in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Faro in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Porto, with lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Coimbra, Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, Porto Augusto's
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga

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