Visit and explore some of the most unique and charming cities of Portugal: Porto (UNESCO
World Heritage Site), Lisbon (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Guimarães (UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity), Braga and Sintra. While you tour these breathtaking cities you will also get a chance to stop, enjoy and taste traditional local foods and wines. Be prepared to fall in love with the uniqueness of each place.
- Roundtrip transfers from airport to hotel
- Three nights stay in centrally located four star hotel in Porto
- Three nights stay in centrally located four star hotel in Lisbon
- Two Full day tours including lunch, departing from Porto and Lisbon
- Two Half day city tours of Porto and Lisbon
- Train ticket from Porto to Lisbon, including transfer
You will be transferred to your centrally located hotel in the city of Porto after arriving at the airport. In the afternoon you will meet for a half-day tour of the city of Porto. The “Invicta City”, is Portugal’s second biggest city. On your half-day tour you will visit the following sites: The “São Bento” train station, known for its azulejo patterns that tell stories of the history of Portugal. “Torre de Clérigos” and “Igreja”, a Baroque style church with its bell tower that skies above the city. Your final visit is to a Porto Wine cellar where you will be able to try the fortified wine.
You begin your tour through Minho, known for having some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Portugal and the area is also rich in history. Guimarães, birth of Portugal and of the frst Portuguese King. Elected as European Capital of Culture 2012. The City Centre of Guimarães, is considered by UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Braga, founded under the name of «Bracara Augusta» during the Roman Empire, which makes it one of the oldest Christian cities in the World. Known as “Archbishops city” and monumental religious heritage. Elected as European Capital of Youth in 2012.
Today is a free day to enjoy the city of Porto. You have plenty of optional tours to take, such as a cruise down the Douro river, or visit to one of Porto’s famous vineyards.
In the morning you will be transferred for a quick train ride to Lisbon. Afterwards you will be transferred to your hotel, where the rest of the day is free.
Today you will have a full day tour, exploring Cascais and Estoril coast, the idyllic town of Sintra, and Cabo da Roca, Europe’s most western point. In Sintra you will be able to visit the famous Palacio da Pena, a Romanticist castle, above the village. The castle has excellent views, of Lisbon and the sea. After visiting the castle you will stop for lunch, before heading to Cabo Da Roca, a cape which forms the westernmost extent of mainland Portugal, before heading to the towns of Cascais and Estoril, part of the Portuguese Riviera. You return to your hotel in the evening.
In the morning you get to take a city tour of Lisbon. The tour begins in the Belém area where you will visit the “Belém Tower”, the ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. Your next visit is to the “Jerónimos Monastery”, where the famous Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama is laid to rest, and a final visit to the Coaches Museum, where you will be able to see the horse drawn carriages from the Royal House of Portugal. You will be able to sample the “Pasteis de Belém”, Portuguese pastries. The tour then continues onto the Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest quarter, where fado music is heard at night. You return to your hotel in the early evening.
After check out, you will be transferred to the airport from your hotel. Até ja Portugal!
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