15 days in Guarda District Itinerary

15 days in Guarda District Itinerary

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15 days in Guarda District Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sabugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Serra da Estrela
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo

Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo ©
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo is a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. Venture out of the city with trips to Trancoso (Tumulo do Bandarra, Judiaria de Trancoso, & more), Castelo de Marialva (in Marialva) and Se-Catedral da Guarda (in Guarda). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Muralhas do Castelo Rodrigo, don't miss a visit to Fortified Village Almeida, take some stellar pictures from Serra da Marofa, and engage your brain at Museu da Fundacao do Coa.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo vacation maker site .

New York City, USA to Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sabugal.

Things to do in Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Trancoso, Vila Nova de Foz Coa, Vilar Formoso, Castelo de Marialva, Fortified Village Almeida
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Ruínas do Castelo ©
Ruínas do Castelo
Serra da Marofa ©
Serra da Marofa
Miradouro Natural do Alto da Sapinha ©

2
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Sabugal

Sabugal ©
Sabugal is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. On the 15th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Linhares da Beira, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Sortelha, then wander the streets of Castle Sortelha, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sabugal Castle. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Museo do Sabugal, steep yourself in history at Castelo de Vila do Touro, then stroll through Praia Fluvial Rapoula do Coa, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Castelo Mendo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Vilar Maior.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sabugal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo to Sabugal takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Serra da Estrela.

Things to do in Sabugal

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Castelo de Castelo Mendo, Castelo de Linhares da Beira, Praia Fluvial Rapoula do Coa
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Castelo de Sortelha ©
Castelo de Sortelha
Sabugal Castle ©
Sabugal Castle
Museo do Sabugal ©
Museo do Sabugal

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Serra da Estrela

Serra da Estrela ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Serra da Estrela: Gouveia (Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro, Represa de Vale Rossim, & more), Guarda (Igreja da Misericordia & Parque Urbano do Rio Diz) and Loriga (Vale Glaciar de Loriga & Praia Fluvial de Loriga).

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Serra da Estrela driving holiday planner.

Drive from Sabugal to Serra da Estrela in 1.5 hours. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Serra da Estrela

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gouveia, Seia, Manteigas, Guarda, Loriga
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Convent of Christ ©
Convent of Christ
Serra da Estrela ©
Serra da Estrela
Torre ©
Torre