Travel through Porto, Lisbon and the Douro Valley for nine days, with stops at local wine estates and vineyards. Uncover the Portugal of today on this journey to the edge of the Old World! You’ll also experience the cities of Cascais and visit the royal sanctuary of Sintra. Walkthrough Lisbon’s famous Baixa district, the old downtown district of the city. Sail down the Douro River and gaze upon the beautiful scenery. You will have plenty of time to explore these culturally rich cities on your own, to take in the sights, sounds and delights that Portugal has to offer!
Welcome to Porto! Meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Porto.
Today explore the city of Oporto, voted Best European Destination 2012 by the European citizens. This is also known as “Cidade Invicta” (unvanquished city). It’s his distinct and unique character that gave Porto a World Heritage classification. Aligned with the river Douro, rich in contrasts and well-preserved treasures, an ancient city of the Port of immeasurable beauty. The tour will end with a cruise of the Six Bridges (pick up at your hotel is included). Overnight in Porto. Meals: B
Today explore the wonderful Douro Region, a traditional place born in the culture of wine production. Visit the most famous Wine Estates and taste its delicious Port Wines. Embark on this adventure through the Douro Valley on a river cruise and enjoy the majestic vineyards around you, loaded with grape. Discover the best road in the World, N222, which connects Peso da Régua to Pinhão. The journey includes a guided tour to two of the main Douro Wineries with commented tastings of wines of excellence. You will enjoy a typical lunch in a local restaurant with a vegetarian option (please indicate on reservation). Finally, relax with a scenic cruise on the Douro River in Pinhão. Overnight in Porto. Meals: B, L
After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to Porto Railways Station. High-Speed Train from Porto to Lisbon. Upon arrival, meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Lisbon. Meals: B
Today you will enjoy a full day visit of Lisbon with an expert driver escort who will introduce to the most beautiful sites of the city on the Atlantic Ocean. This tour is a unique way to see and experience historical Lisbon. Insider guides give you a great insight into Lisbon’s lifestyle, history and culture as well as useful tips. Visit the major sites of central Lisbon. Walkthrough Baixa – the old downtown district of the city – tasting the famous Pastel de Nata (custard tart) along the way. Explore the amazing Rossio, Figueira and Comércio Squares. Get to know Chiado, the glamorous part of the city with its iconic cafés and shops. Take a ride on the vintage tram to Alfama, a beautifully ancient Moorish neighbourhood. Stop for a Wine tasting at a wine bar located in a medieval palace. Overnight in Lisbon Meals: B
Today join a small group tour to Cascais and Sintra. Visit Sintra is the first wish for those who have seen wonderful fairytale Pena Palaces on a postcard from Portugal. Enjoy an 8-hour tour where you will explore magical UNESCO listed natural landscapes of Sintra and Cascais and many art treasures breathing by history and legends. Discover exotic gardens, lakes, and caves surrounding the historical monuments. Admire the magnificent nature of Lisbon Riviera on the way back to Lisbon. Overnight in Lisbon. Meals: B
Today enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace or relax at your hotel. Meals: B
After breakfast, transfer to the airport departing flight for your onward journey. Meals: B