17 days in Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Jorge
— 1 day
2
Canico
— 3 nights
3
Funchal
— 9 nights
4
Calheta
— 1 night
5
Porto Moniz
— 2 nights

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 see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, 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 · Parks · Outdoors

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: identify plant and animal life at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, look for gifts at Alberto's Store, head outdoors with Praia de Machico, and make a trip to Art Point - Atelier Colaborativo de Artes.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Canico trip planning website.

Drive from Sao Jorge to Canico in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, 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 Trips

Camara De Lobos, Valley of the Nuns
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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, photos, where to stay, 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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

25 Fontes Falls, Bica Da Cana, Igreja de Sao Bento
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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 ratings, more things to do, reviews, 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

Laurissilva Forest, Sao Vicente Caves, MIradouro do Véu da Noiva
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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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