Portugal 7-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 23 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Portugal.

Enjoy seven days in Portugal with one of kimkim's well-curated travel itineraries. Enjoy the best of Lisbon and Porto and spend a week exploring Lisbon's culinary delights and cultural scene before heading to Porto, where you can walk through the UNESCO-listed city center and visit the world's oldest wine region. Visit vibrant Lisbon and the famous Algarve region, exploring Portugal's biggest metropolis with stops at Sintra and Cascais, before heading to the Algarve, where you can go beach-hopping while based in the charming old city of Lagos. Embark on an adventure through Lisbon, Évora, and Lagos, starting in the capital and visiting nearby villages, and then driving to the Alentejo region, where you can enjoy coastal Lagos and its beautiful beaches. 

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Porto's setting along the Douro River
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Best of Lisbon & Porto - 7 Days

This seven-day adventure is the perfect introduction to Portugal for first-timers. Over a week, you'll explore Lisbon's exciting food and culture scene, take scenic day trips to historic villages, and walk through Porto's UNESCO-listed city center. Finish in the oldest wine region in the world before returning to Lisbon by way of the country's medieval capital: Coimbra.

Beach paths along the Algarve's southern coast
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Lisbon & the Algarve - 7 Days

This weeklong itinerary covers Portugal's biggest metropolis and its southern coast for a city-beach combo that's hard to beat. Kick off in Europe's hottest capital—Lisbon—for a guided introduction to the 'City of Seven Hills', including nearby highlights like Sintra and Cascais. Then, take the train south for several days of glorious beach-hopping while based in a charming old city surrounded by stone walls: Lagos.

Sandstone formations at Camilo Beach (two beaches connected through a tunnel)
Map of Portugal: Lisbon, Évora & Lagos - 7 Days
Portugal: Lisbon, Évora & Lagos - 7 Days

This is the ultimate weeklong introduction to Portugal's southern half. The trip starts in the vibrant capital of Lisbon, where you'll tour the city—and nearby villages—with a local. From here, drive into the Alentejo region for a night in ancient Évora's inner-walled town. Finish the adventure with a train ride to coastal Lagos for fabulous beaches and stunning views in and around the Algarve.

Porto shimmers after sunset
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Highlights of Porto & Lisbon - 7 Days

This weeklong adventure combines Portugal's two biggest and most captivating cities for a cultural trip like no other. With a mix of excursions and free time, you'll start off exploring Porto's iconic food scene, cobblestone streets, and nearby Douro Valley (home of Port production). From here, spend three nights in the historic capital complete with a day-trip to Sintra—a fairytale town tucked away in forested mountains.

Vila Joya 2* Michelin Star Restaurant
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Michelin Star Dining in the Algarve - 7 Days

Spend a week exploring world-class cuisine at five of the top Michelin Star restaurants in the Algarve. Visit a world-famous wine cellar, explore medieval town squares, and try go-karting on Europe's largest race track. Spend the day with a traditional clam picker and discover Portugal's diverse culinary traditions.

Vibrant coastal cityscapes away
Map of Portugal: the North & Douro Region - 7 Days
Portugal: the North & Douro Region - 7 Days

Explore northern Portugal and the scenic Douro Valley on this weeklong trip that dives deep into the area's sights, landmarks, culture, and flavors. Tour Porto with the help of an expert guide and a culinary excursion, then head to the spectacular Douro Valley, one of the loveliest wine regions in Europe. Taste flights of port or local table blends and relax by the water's edge. Discover charming Guimarães, Braga, and Viana do Castelo, and end at Peneda-Gerês National Park with waterfalls and nature. 

Surfing in the Atlantic Ocean
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Adventure in the Algarve - 7 Days

Escape the hustle and bustle and discover adventure in the Algarve on this packed 7-day itinerary. Try rock-climbing, line fishing for your lunch, and horseback riding on shallow beaches. Spend the night on a sailing boat, paddle in hidden coves, and relax in the warm Mediterranean sunshine.

Enjoy delicious plates like this seafood cataplana on a foodie tour of Olhão
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Food Tour of the Algarve - 7 Days

Spend a week exploring the Algarve's culture, nature, and history through a culinary lens. Eat and drink your way through Portugal's favorite dishes, visit olive farms, and try your hand at preparing a three-course meal from scratch. Foodies and nature lovers will love sampling Mediterranean cuisine and relaxing at night in luxurious accommodations.

Wildflowers along the trail to Cabo da Roca, Portugal
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Portugal: Sintra Heritage & Coastal Trails Hike - 7 Days

Discover Portugal's beauty with this active weeklong trip, where you'll hike coastal trails and learn about the fascinating and mysterious region around Sintra. Your route starts in coastal Cascais and follows the blue coast through wide golden bays and breathtaking cliffs. Traverse Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of Continental Europe, and experience great hiking within the Sintra Forest and its verdant hilltops.

Porto is perfect for families
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Portugal Family Getaway: Porto & Lisbon - 7 Days

Portugal is the ideal destination for families, and this week-long adventure offers the perfect mix of sightseeing, relaxation, nature, culture, and history. See the sights in Lisbon and Porto, hike through a national park together, explore history at the Knights Templar in Tomar, and unlock royal mysteries in Sintra. Along the way, you'll get to know Portuguese cuisine with a food tour and take home personal souvenirs after a tile-painting workshop.

Discover the many beaches of the Algarvie, like this one in Sagres
Map of Portugal: the Algarve Region - 7 Days
Portugal: the Algarve Region - 7 Days

See the best of the Algarve with this week-long trip that explores the 93-mile-long (150 km) southern coastline of Portugal. This area is famous for its dramatic cliffs, rugged rock formations, hidden caves, picturesque sandy beaches, and charming whitewashed villages. Explore natural parks, visit off-the-beaten-path towns, and see the best beaches. Enjoy breathtaking views, wander cobblestone streets, or relax on the golden sands.

Sail to Cabo São Vicente and Sagres
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Algarve Highlights: From Lagos to Sagres - 7 Days

Once thought to be the edge of the world, this seven-day itinerary highlights the southwesterly corner of the Algarve. Packed with adventurous activities, you will sail, snorkel, horseback ride, fish, and rock climb your way from Lagos to Sagres.

Panorama of Castelo de Vide
Portugal's Jewish Heritage, Lisbon, Porto and the Douro Valley - 7 Days

Start your exploration of Portugal's Jewish heritage in the small towns of Évora, Belmonte, Marvão, and Castelo de Vide, where you'll visit synagogues, museums, monuments, and cemeteries, all while learning about the history of the region. On your way to the Douro River Valley for a wine tasting and rabelo boat ride, you'll stop at the house of Sousa Mendes, a Portuguese resister during WWII. End your trip with guided architecture and Jewish heritage tours in Porto and Lisbon.

Walk among olive tree plantations in the Alentejo
Map of Portugal: Food Tour of Lisbon & Alentejo - 7 Days
Portugal: Food Tour of Lisbon & Alentejo - 7 Days

Taste your way through Portugal's delights on this dynamic weeklong trip, where you'll savor local flavors, history, and culture. Foodies will love navigating Lisbon with the help of a guided food walking tour followed by a cooking class and a market visit with a local chef. Enjoy the sounds of iconic Fado music, explore spectacular castles and gardens in towns like Sintra, then lose yourself in the tranquility of Évora and the quiet tempo of rural Alentejo. 

Family trip to Portugal
Map of Family Getaway to Lisbon & the Algarve - 7 Days
Family Getaway to Lisbon & the Algarve - 7 Days

Check off some of Portugal's most famous sights on this seven-day family adventure. Start in Lisbon with a guided tour via electric tuk-tuk and a ride on an amphibious land-to-water bus. Take a relaxing sunset cruise, see the historic castles of Sintra, then head to the golden beaches of the Algarve region. Sail to the wondrous Benagil Cave, learn to surf in the gentle waves, see friendly dolphins at play on a dolphin-watching tour, and pick clams straight from the waters of Ria Formosa Lagoon.

Food Tour in Olhão
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Taste, Cook & Experience the Real Algarve - 7 Days

This seven-day food-inspired itinerary is designed for travelers passionate about learning the history and culture of Portuguese gastronomy. Experience the real Algarve as you eat, cook, and drink your way around Olhão and its neighboring villages.

The vineyards of Alentejo
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Alentejo Cycling Adventure - 7 Days

Traverse Alentejo by bicycle on this week-long trip through the villages and vineyards of the lesser-known Portuguese region. Discover ancient megalithic sites, castles, monasteries, and rich historical tradition as you cycle over the rolling hills of this unspoiled golden landscape. Along the way, you'll go wine tasting, sample the local cuisine, and clock over 120 miles on your bike.

Porto, Portugal
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Discover Lisbon and Porto - 7 Days

Explore Portugal's two major cities of Lisbon and Portugal, with guided walking tours leading you through historic streets filled with cathedrals, monasteries, and lively squares. Enjoy local food with stops at market halls and historic cafes, plus a live Fado performance to experience some of the country's traditional music. Take day trips to the countryside to find sites such as the Pena Palace in Sintra, the Douro Valley for wine tastings and a river cruise, and relaxing beach vibes of the Portuguese Riviera.

Family in Lisbon
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Family Fun in Portugal: Lisbon & Porto - 7 Days

Take your family for a week-long adventure in Portugal, where you'll find the ultimate mix of sightseeing, nature, culture, history, and good food. Start in postcard-perfect Porto and finish in the colorful capital of Lisbon, squeezing in a few fun-filled day trips on the side. Wander the two cities, explore an underground cave system, unlock royal mysteries in Sintra, and spot dolphins in Arrábida Natural Park.

Experience the volcanic beauty of Madeira
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Luxury Portugal Escape: Lisbon & Madeira - 7 Days

Get a taste of Portugal on this luxury, weeklong escape. Touch down in the vibrant capital, Lisbon, where you'll take a private city tour before jetting to the "Garden Island" of Madeira. Stay at a lavish ocean-view hotel, enjoying sunset cruises and a 4WD tour of the volcanic island, from mountain viewpoints to rum distilleries. The adventure ends with a guided hike along the famous 25 Fontes Trail, which takes you through emerald laurel forests dotted with waterfalls.

Soak up the golden light and clifftop views of Portugal's Algarve coast
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Luxury Adventure in Portugal: Lisbon & the Algarve - 7 Days

Savor the best of Lisbon and the Algarve, Portugal's southern coast, with this luxurious weeklong adventure. This luxe itinerary steps it up to make your Portugal escape extraordinary, with stays in 5-star hotels and plenty of private experiences, from an exhilarating e-bike tour of Lisbon's historic streets to a boat excursion to the famous Benagil Cave. Discover the hidden coves of Ponta da Piedade while kayaking, relax by the beach, or play golf with plenty of free time.

Settle into the peaceful 5-star surroundings of Lourenço do Barrocal (photo courtesy Lourenço do Barrocal)
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Off-the-Beaten-Path Luxury in Portugal: Alentejo & Comporta - 7 Days

Step off Portugal's well-trodden tourist path with this luxury, weeklong road trip. Drive from Lisbon to the unspoiled Alentejo region, where you'll soar over the ancient city of Évora in a hot-air balloon, stargaze in Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve, and explore the region's wineries and cork forests by private Jeep. The road trip continues to Comporta on the sparkling Atlantic coast for a boat trip in Arrábida Marine Reserve and horseback riding along deserted, white-sand beaches.

Learn about the cultural and culinary history of port wine in Porto
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Luxury Portugal Flavors & Culture Tour - 7 Days

This Portugal itinerary combines the best gastronomy and culture into a luxurious weeklong trip. Explore two of the country's most captivating cities, Lisbon and Porto, with food and culture walking tours, Michelin-starred dining, and 5-star hotels. You'll stop at the charming village of Óbidos and the surf town of Nazaré between the two and take exclusive day trips to fairy-tale Sintra and the enchanting Douro Valley.

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