Portugal | Tasting Portugal

8-days | 7-nights
TYPOLOGIES

Portugal | Tasting Portugal

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. TRAVELERS

2 Passengers

$ 2499

Amazing Experience

Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and golden beaches: the Portugal experience can be many things. History, great food and idyllic scenery are just the beginning…

What's Included

Meet & greet upon arrival at the airport
Private Arrival Transfer from Porto airport to the hotel
2 nights in Porto at Vila Gale Porto Hotel or similar
1 night in Durro Valley at Regua Duro Hotel or similar
1 night in Coimbra at Vila Gale Coimbra Hotel or similar
3 nights in Lisbon at Hotel Mundial or similar
9 Meals: 7 Breakfast,1 Lunch, and 1 Dinner
Guided visit to a Port wine cellar with wine tasting
Private Arrival Transfer from Porto airport to the hotel
01 lunch at a wine estate
01 dinner with Fado show (transfer hotel-restaurant-hotel is not included)
Private Transfer from Lisbon hotel to the airport

Services NOT included

Drinks and meals not specified
Entrances other than mentioned
Any airline tickets
Tips, Telephone, and personal expenses
The city tax in Lisbon of € 2,00 per person per night
The city tax in Porto of € 2,00 per person per night

Day by Day

Please Note While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.[/vc_column_text]

DAY 1 | Arrival - Porto

Arrival at Porto airport and transfer to the hotel in Porto.

| Overnight in Porto

DAY 2 | Porto

Breakfast at the hotel. The city of Oporto is rich in well-preserved treasures, including Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical monuments, as the Cathedral, the Tower of Clérigos, and the area of Ribeira (UNESCO world heritage site). Despite the stark preservation of ancient monuments and it being a traditional city, Oporto also stands out for having ultra-modern buildings that are admired by international architects. You will see the Casa da Música, Serralves Foundation, among many others. Visit a Port wine cellar with a superb view of the old Ribeira.

| Overnight in Porto
|  Breakfast

DAY 3 | Porto-Douro Valley

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Today, we set off to the phenomenal Douro region, the first demarcated wine region of the World (1756), and where the famous Port Wine is produced. You’ll be able to learn more about the production of the wines while enjoying the beautiful landscape. The tour through the Douro Valley is ideal for getting to know the culture of wine and people in the region of the Douro Valley and the great natural beauty of the River and the Valley of the Douro River. Enjoy lunch in a local vineyard, with a visit and wine tasting.

| Overnight in Douro Valley
|  Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4 | Douro Valley-Salgalhos-Bucaco-Coimbra

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Head to the Bairrada region, with abundant rainfall and mild temperatures that help to produce grapes with high acidity and low alcohol content, ideal for making sparkling wines. Visit a wine cellar and wine tasting. Then proceed to the large and majestic forest of Serra do Buçaco, a genuine botanical garden with 700 species, protected by a Papal Bull issued in the 17th century. Departure to Coimbra.

| Overnight in Coimbra
|  Breakfast

DAY 5 | Coimbra-Obidos-Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Explore Coimbra, the city of students, so-called to host one of the first universities in Europe and the most important in the country. Stroll in the oldest part of Coimbra, make of narrow streets that lead to the top of the hill. We will then depart to the charming village of Óbidos. Travel back in time in this walled medieval town and admire its Gothic churches and the narrow winding streets in stone. Proceed to Lisbon.

| Overnight in Lisbon
|  Breakfast

DAY 6 | Lisbon-Sintra-Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel. In a city that has been influenced by many different far-off cultures over time, there is still a village feel in each historic neighborhood. Stroll through the Pombaline grid of streets in the Baixa district that opens on to the Tagus in Praça do Comércio, then follow the river to discover some of the city’s most beautiful parts: the monumental area of Belém with its World Heritage monuments, the medieval district of Alfama and the latest contemporary leisure spaces, such as the Parque das Nações. Depart to Sintra, a beautiful village declared world heritage by UNESCO. Discover the charms and history of Sintra, explore the historic center, and taste the local delights: traversers and Queijadas. In the evening, enjoy dinner at a traditional restaurant while enjoying a Fado show.

| Overnight in Lisbon
|  Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 | Lisbon-Evora-Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel. Set off to Évora, standing in the middle of the beautiful plains of the Alentejo. This walled city was declared World Heritage by UNESCO. We will visit the Roman Temple, dating back to the 3rd century AD and recovered in the 19th century, and the strange Chapel of Bones with its pillars and walls covered by bones, from the 17th century. Visit a winery with wine, cheese, and olive tasting.

Return to Lisbon.

| Overnight in Lisbon
|  Breakfast

DAY 8 | Lisbon - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Depending on your departure time, you will be transferred to the airport for your international flight.

|  Breakfast

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