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Best of Portugal from Lisbon to Porto
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Best of Portugal from Lisbon to Porto

Small group tour
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7 days
2 cities
3nights

Lisbon, Portugal

Traveling to Lisbon? Make sure to spend at least four days in the oldest city of Western Europe. We recommend you to have a guided tour of Lisbon's major landmarks, including Restauradores Square, Sao Jorge Castle, Commerce Square, and Se Cathedral. Take a funicular up to Barrio Alto for spectacular views of the city during the day, and enjoy the district's nightlife after the sunset. Interested in local cultural experience? Attend a Fado show, the unique performance you can find in Portugal only....
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    Day 1: Arrival in Lisbon
    Today you arrive in the glorious capital of Portugal - Lisbon! Upon arrival, your driver meets you and takes you to your downtown hotel for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free for you to relax or start exploring the abundant heritage left here almost intact from one of the world's greatest kingdoms in history!

    Day 2: Exploring the Highlights of Lisbon
    After breakfast, you meet your guide and enjoy a panoramic walking sightseeing tour of Lisbon.

    During the tour, you see the most famous attractions, including Restauradores Square with the Obelisk commemorating the Restoration of Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640.

    You take a funicular up to the Bairro Alto and admire the view of the Mouraria district and the Sao Jorge Castle, the charming neighborhood of Chiado abundant in old cafés, shops, and theaters.

    Then you proceed to Baixa including Rossio Square, where you learn how the city was destroyed in 1755 by a massive earthquake, and then totally rebuilt to become the city of today. Continue to Alfama Lisbon’s oldest district to admire Se Cathedral - the city’s oldest church and Commerce Square.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have some time for rest. In the evening you gather together with your fellow travellers to enjoy Fado Show with welcome dinner. The musical form of Fado was adopted as a part of Portuguese culture and is now a symbol of the nation. Show venue is located within walking distance from hotel.

    Day 3: Trip to Sintra & Visit to the Belem Quarter
    Following breakfast you meet your driver-guide and start your journey on an exciting day-trip to one of Portugal's most beautiful destinations - Sintra, that is famous for its fairy-tale castles and beautiful scenery. Upon arrival you visit the fairytale Pena Palace with a round trip shuttle bus (up to the Pena Palace).

    Then you have some free time for lunch (not included) before your driver-guide takes you back to Lisbon. Upon arrival you visit the Belem Quarter, where you admire the Jerónimos Monastery (from the outside). You also make photo stops at the ancient Belem Tower and Monument to the Discoverers.

    After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    *Please, note: due to limited access to Pena Palace, in July and August entrance to Pena can be changed for the Queluz Palace & Gardens or for the Ajuda Palace.

    Day 4: Departure
    In the morning following breakfast, you check-out from your hotel and have a transfer to the train station.

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    Casual Belle Epoque Lisboa
    4-star hotel
    PT, R. da Madalena 125,, Lisboa, 1100-319
    Casual Belle Epoque Lisboa
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Set in a walking distance from the famous Sé Cathedral, Casual Belle Epoque boasts convenient location and allows easy access to the city's major highlights.... show more
    1 room / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Walking Tour with Private Guide
    • Full Day Tour of the Belem Quarter & Sintra
    • Fado Show with Dinner
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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Connection | Lisbon - Porto
1st Class Seat
Lisboa Oriente
Lisbon, Portugal
3 hours
Porto Campanha
Porto, Portugal
3nights

Porto, Portugal

Spend few days in Porto to learn about the most romantic places on Earth. Traveling to the coastal corner of Portugal will be an experience as colorful as the city's architecture. Whilst in Porto, you must visit the 14th-century São Francisco church and see the iconic six bridges that connect the city, with the most famous - Dom Luis I Bridge, the first masterpiece by Gustavo Eiffel. Leave time to discover the wine and port making history of the city by visiting the incredible wine cellars....
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    Day 4: Arrival & Port Wine Tasting
    Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the train station and transfers you to the hotel. You drop off your luggage and together with a guide start a welcome walking tour from Palacio da Bolsa to Luis I Bridge. As a highlight of your introduction to Porto, you walk to a winery for port wine tasting.

    After the introductory walk, you return to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

    Day 5: Exploring the Highlights of Porto
    After breakfast, you meet your guide who takes you on an exhilarating walking tour of Porto's main landmarks.

    Located along the Douro river estuary in northern Portugal, Porto encompasses one of the oldest European town centers which is in fact registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The first stop of your tour is the iconic Lello Bookshop, the oldest bookshop in Portugal. This bookshop was often visited by J.K.Rowling when she taught English in Porto. During the tour, you also admire the most iconic city monuments, including the railway station of Sao Bento, the Porto Cathedral, and San Francisco Church.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 6: Braga & Guimaraes Old Town Sightseeing Tours
    After breakfast your guide and driver take you to Minho - the greenest region of Portugal, famous for its amazing landscapes, wonderful cultural heritage, and authentic handicrafts, which make Minho a region with a very unique personality full of traditions.

    Upon arrival in the capital of the region - the ancient city of Braga, you visit its 11th century Braga Cathedral (entrance tickets are included) and admire the impressive Sanctuary of Bom Jesus.

    You then take a trip to the cradle of Portugal - the medieval city of Guimaraes, where you explore its UNESCO-listed Old Town and visit its famous Palace of the Dukes (entrance tickets are included). After the tour you are transferred to your hotel in Porto. The rest of the day is free.

    Day 7: Departure from Porto
    This is the last day of your amazing tour to Portugal! After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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    Hotel Dom Henrique
    4-star hotel
    Rua do Bolhão, 223, Porto, Portugal, 4000-112
    Hotel Dom Henrique
    Comfort King/Twin Room Breakfast Included
    Why stay elsewhere when you can stay right in Porto's city center in the comfort and safety of the luxurious Hotel Dom Henrique? Your room with the warm and modern decor is air-conditioned, with fitted flat-screen TV and en-suite bathroom. Take advantage of the high-quality on-site restaurant Alem-Mar serving traditional Portuguese cuisine or relax in the Panoramic Bar tasting local wines and Porto. ... show more
    1 room / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Walking Tour with Private Guide
    • Full Day Trip to Braga and Guimaraes with Guide and Private Transport
    • Port Wine Tasting with Guide
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Lisbon and Porto;
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Fado show with dinner;
  • Port wine tasting in Porto;
  • Small group touring: up to 14 travellers (group size may vary in different cities);
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Lisbon - Porto;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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