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The Best of Portugal in 11 Days

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Day 1 - Watch a Fado show in Lisbon

Day 1 - Watch a Fado show in Lisbon

Welcome to Lisbon!
Arrival in Lisbon and private transfer to hotel. 

Tonight you will have a traditional welcome Fado Show and Dinner (included) where you will have the chance to try some of the most wellknown dishes from Portuguese Cuisine together with the best Fado Traditional Show.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Lisbon.

Day 2 - Discover Lisbon, the city of the seven hills

Day 2 - Discover Lisbon, the city of the seven hills

After breakfast, join a Half Day City Tour, with our local guide that will show you Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.

The tour will start at Avenida da Liberdade, one of the city's main streets which, in monarchical times, the nobility and the royal family strolled and exhibited to the people. Then we will head for the Parque Eduardo VII, the largest park in central Lisbon, to enjoy the views over the city. This name was given in 1903 in honour of the English King Edward VII, who visited the Portuguese capital to reaffirm the alliance between the two countries.

Next, we will visit some of Lisbon's most typical and picturesque neighbourhoods, such as Alfama and Bairro Alto, where traditions are still preserved, reflecting the mixture of people from different cultures and beliefs over the centuries.

We will finish our visit in Praça do Comércio, one of the largest squares in Europe and home to some government institutions. From here you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Tagus River and contemplate the bustle of the city, which merge into a harmonious landscape.

The afternoon is on your own, where you can enjoy a drink in one of the city's many rooftops or stroll along the riverfront.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Lisbon.

Day 3 - Be enchanted by Sintra and Cascais

Day 3 - Be enchanted by Sintra and Cascais

After breakfast pick up at your hotel and Full Day Tour to Sintra and Cascais.

Sintra is 30 km from Lisbon offers a foretaste of paradise. The soft climate ensures a freshness permanent existence of a luxuriant vegetation make Sintra a deeply romantic and mysterious place. Stand out from the National Palace, the Pena Palace and the Moorish Castle. Free time to lunch.

Cascais is a fishing village since the twelfth century and is perfectly preserved until today.

Return to Lisbon along the coast, passing by Estoril admiring the beautiful coast and it’s beaches.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Lisbon.

Day 4 - Say hi to Évora, the

Day 4 - Say hi to Évora, the "Museum City"

After breakfast pick up at your hotel and Full Day Tour to Évora with wine tasting.

Classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO since 1986, Évora is called the "White City" and also “City Museum”. Évora dazzles his visitors with lush architectural and artistic, monumental churches, historic squares, white houses and narrow medieval streets. Évora invites you to discover a city that is synonymous of mix of cultures.

In the afternoon, visit of a production farm of wines to its facilities and manufacturing process with wine tasting.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Lisbon.


Day 5 - Welcome to Porto!

Day 5 - Welcome to Porto!

Fast train and private transfer to your hotel in Porto and check-in.

And then the time is all yours! Take a stroll around the city center, where you will find super cool shops and wonderful restaurants.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Porto.

Day 6 -  Explore Porto and enjoy the local gastronomy

Day 6 - Explore Porto and enjoy the local gastronomy

In the morning, after breakfast we will pick you up from your hotel for half-day visit of the city of Porto with a local tour guide. 

In the historical city center, considered World Heritage by UNESCO, you will have more than enough time to explore Lello Library, where Harry Potter books and movies where inspired. The Gold Church of São Francisco and right next door you'll find Palácio da Bolsa with incredible granite work and magnificent Neo-Arab influences (entrance not included).  

We will continue our tour until we reach the front of the river where you can admire the D. Luis bridge and all of the Port Wine cellars that brought fame and fortune to the city.

While strolling through the city, you will make a few stops at typical establishments to taste some of Porto's best delicacies!

We will finish this tour with a visit to Port Wine Cellars with wine tasting

Transfer back to your hotel and free time. 

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Porto.

Day 7 - Enjoy a cruise in the Douro Valley

Day 7 - Enjoy a cruise in the Douro Valley

After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and a private transfer will take you to Pinhão.

When you get there you will be met by our guide, who will take you to see the best views of the Douro Valley, followed by a traditional lunch in one of the famous wineries in Douro Valley. 

After lunch visit to the vineyards and wine tasting

Finish  the afternoon in beauty with a boat trip along Douro river, enjoy the breathless views.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Douro Valley.


Day 8 - Be dazzled by the beauty of the Douro Valley

Day 8 - Be dazzled by the beauty of the Douro Valley

After breakfast free time to relax or for some personal activities. 

At lunch time we will pick you up and take you to one of the best experiences in Douro, a pic-nic in the middle of the vineyards followed by a wine tasting in one of the amazing wineries of Douro. If the weather conditions don't allow the picnic to take place, lunch will be at a typical local restaurant.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Douro.

Day 9 - You've arrived in Guimarães, the cradle of Portugal

Day 9 - You've arrived in Guimarães, the cradle of Portugal

Transfer from Douro to your hotel in Guimarães

Arrival to the hotel, with check-in after 15h. A beautiful 4 star Hotel is centrally located for your comfort and has breakfast included. 

Guimarães historic town centre is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001, in recognition for being an "exceptionally well-preserved and authentic example of the evolution of a medieval settlement into a modern town" in Europe. Once the capital of the County of Portugal. 

Gourmet dinner in a traditional restaurant is included.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Guimarães.

Day 10 - Fall in love with Minho and green wine

Day 10 - Fall in love with Minho and green wine

In the morning your tour guide will pick you up from the hotel to start the journey through the best of what food and wine Portugal has to offer. A quick drive to one of the historical Quintas where Green Wine is produced - a delicious sparkling white wine exclusive of this area in Europe. Wine tasting is included. Return to Guimaraes with stop on the top views of the city, Penha hill for the best overview of the city and surroundings. 

Lunch time in one of the best gourmet restaurants of the city

After lunch visit to the Guimarães Castle and Palace of Duques de Bragança are included and you'll get to know  more of the history of Guimaraes.  

Your local guide will take you on to the main square for you to relax for the rest of day.  

Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Guimarães.

Day 11 - It's time to say goodbye!

Day 11 - It's time to say goodbye!

After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and a transfer will take you to Porto Airport to catch your flight back home. We hope you have enjoyed this tour of Portugal and have a great trip back!

Deposits are non-refundable. Any changes made less than 31 days before the tour start time will not be accepted. The cut-off times are based on the local time of the tour. If an experience is cancelled due to weather conditions or any other reason, you will be given a different date/experience or a full refund.

The Best of Portugal in 11 Days
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2024-06-16
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The Best of Portugal in 11 Days
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    Starting Date
    2024-06-16
    The Best of Portugal in 11 Days
    Adults x2
    4.724€
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    20% deposit
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