17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vilnius
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Sao Jorge
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
2
Canico
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
3
Funchal
— 9 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Calheta
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Porto Moniz
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Vilnius

1
day
Sao Jorge

Sao Jorge ©
On the 15th (Thu), make a trip to Levada Caldeirao Verde and then hike along Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Sao Jorge trip planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Sao Jorge is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Vilnius to Sao Jorge, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vilnius in December, things will get warmer in Sao Jorge: highs are around 23°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Canico.

Things to do in Sao Jorge

Wildlife Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Santana
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Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio ©
Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio
Levada Caldeirao Verde ©
Levada Caldeirao Verde

3
nights
Canico

Canico ©
Canico is known for wildlife and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, stop by Alberto's Store, don't miss a visit to Art Point - Atelier Colaborativo de Artes, and stroll through Praia de Garajau.

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You can drive from Sao Jorge to Canico in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Funchal.

Things to do in Canico

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Machico
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Clube de Golf Santo da Serra ©
Clube de Golf Santo da Serra
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Praia de Machico ©
Praia de Machico

9
nights
Funchal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Funchal is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira, learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge, stroll around Parque de Santa Catarina, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Funchal online day trip planner.

Funchal is just a stone's throw from Canico. December in Funchal sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Calheta.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Camara De Lobos
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Monte Palace Madeira ©
Monte Palace Madeira
Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro
Botanická zahrada Madeira ©
Botanická zahrada Madeira

1
night
Calheta

Calheta
Calheta is a municipality on the southwest coast of Madeira, Portugal. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): trek along 25 Fontes Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Bento, and then make a trip to Bica Da Cana.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Calheta trip planner.

Getting from Funchal to Calheta by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Calheta are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Porto Moniz.

Things to do in Calheta

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Igreja de Sao Bento, Bica Da Cana, 25 Fontes Falls
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25 Fontes Falls
25 Fontes Falls
Bica Da Cana ©
Bica Da Cana
Igreja de Sao Bento ©
Igreja de Sao Bento

2
nights
Porto Moniz

Porto Moniz ©
Porto Moniz is a municipality in the northwest corner of the island of Madeira. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Laurissilva Forest, Head underground at Sao Vicente Caves, and then take some stellar pictures from MIradouro do Véu da Noiva. On your second day here, explore the activities along Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquario da Madeira, and then get your game on at Mini Eco Club.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto Moniz driving holiday planner.

Getting from Calheta to Porto Moniz by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Porto Moniz are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto Moniz

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Vicente Caves, MIradouro do Véu da Noiva, Laurissilva Forest
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Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
Laurissilva Forest ©
Laurissilva Forest
Sao Vicente Caves ©
Sao Vicente Caves

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