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Adventure yourself in Lisbon's mix of modern and traditional culture, food and wine experience and then relax in the stunning Island of Madeira, the Atlantic's pearl. Both Madeira and Lisbon have been awarded leading destinations for a reason. In this 7 day tour you will get to delight all your senses and get the most out of your visit. 

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Itineraries

Day 1

Date : May 22, 2022

Arrival to Lisbon

Bem-vindo a Lisboa! The stunning capital city of Portugal and one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities in Europe awaits to charm you with its rich history, blissed year-round climate and romantic nostalgia.

After arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel and you will have the rest of the day for leisure.

Day 2

Date : May 22, 2022

Lisbon Half Day Tour

Today you will have a unique glimpse into the fascinating history of ancient Lisbon. Leading you through this authentic neighborhood, we take you further into the local history, the roots of Fado song, the architecture, and the city culture while you discover hidden Portuguese food treasures.

Day 3

Date : May 22, 2022

Full Day Tour: Azeitão, Alentejo and Évora

Today's journey begins with a trip to Azeitão, nestled among vineyards and olive and cork trees. On your first stop you will tour the town and taste the famous, DOP protected, Azeitão cured cheese.

Your second stop is Alentejo, one of the top wine regions in Portugal. Here, you will have lunch and tour a local winery.

Your third stop is at the UNESCO World Heritage city of Évora, rich with history, culture, architecture, and more. Here you will be able to admire the most iconic scenery, like the Temple of Diana. Once your tour is over you will head back to Lisbon.

Day 4

Date : May 22, 2022

Half Day Tour: Sintra

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel. Today you will be visiting the idyllic town of Sintra. Here, 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 and is one of the most photographed places in the area. After visiting the castle you will stop for lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, you will be taken to the airport for a quick flight to the Island of Madeira. When you arrive, you will be taken to your hotel and the rest of the day will be at your leisure.

Day 5

Date : May 22, 2022

Madeira Island: Full Day Tour Câmara de Lobos

Today's full day tour is to the Western part of the island of Madeira. We begin by taking the Estrada Monumental to Câmara de Lobos. We then cross the island in a south to north direction passing along the steep coastline until we arrive in Porto Moniz where lunch will be served. On our return to Funchal we will pass through São Roque do Faial, Ribeiro Frio (to visit the trout fishery), Terreiro da Luta and onto the Monte before returning to our hotel in the early evening.

Day 6, Full Day Tour: Santana

Your Plan

Today we depart Funchal in the direction of Camacha. Camacha is the center of the handcrafts made of canes (vimes). Here we make a brief stop and then continue to Poiso and Pico da Arieiro, second highest point in Madeira. We continue north to Faial and stop for lunch on the way to Santana, to view the traditions and cultural essences of the region; like the typical A-frame houses of Santana. We return to Funchal late afternoon passing through Machico.

Day 7

Departure

Our final morning in Madeira will be at leisure, before making your way to the airport for the return flight home. We bid adeus to the beautiful Island of Madeira and hope that on the flight back you reminisce of the good times that you had on the trip.

  • Round trip transfers from airport to hotels
  • 6 nights at centrally located four-star hotels
  • Full American breakfast daily at the hotels
  • Private tours
  • Van with A/C in all tours and transfers (except walking city tour)
  • English speaking guide in all tours and transfers
  • 4 Lunches with drinks
  • Food sampling in walking city tour; snack in local restaurant

Airline fair taxes and single supplement not included.

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Portugal and Madeira are on GMT time, or five hours difference between the east coast of the US. The time in the Azores is four hours ahead of Boston, and seven hours ahead of San Francisco.

Portuguese is the official language of Portugal and its islands. Most hotels, stores and restaurants have English speaking employees or menus written in English.

Portugal and its islands use the euro as its currency. You can exchange money at the airport, or in the major cities/towns.
Most major credit cards are accepted, just look for a sign that says “Multibanco” or the credit card sticker in a shop or restaurant window. When paying by credit card they will bring you a handheld machine that they insert the card or swipe. Just remember to press ok if you accept, as most times it will ask for a PIN.

Gratuities are common in Portugal and its islands, though not as common as the US. Below is a suggested guide as to what to leave behind as a gratuity.
Restaurants: Expect to leave a few euros of change of gratuity, as 15%-20% is not common.

Tour Guides: 5-10 euros tip per person on a full-day tour. Tour Bus Drivers: 2-5 euros tip per person on a full-day tour. Cab Drivers: No gratuity needed.

Electricity in Portugal and its islands is 220-240 volts, and it uses a different socket/outlet compared to the US. Check the voltage accepted, with whatever device that you use, should the device be built for that type of voltage, then an adapter would be needed to charge the device.

Portugal and its islands have many places to connect to the Internet. Most hotels have an Internet /Wi-Fi connection and provide you with the password to connect. Restaurants and cafes also have connections, though password protected, just be sure to ask for the password. Also, in some towns, there is a local Wi-Fi, where it is free to connect.

Please check with your cell phone provider. Mention that you are traveling to “Portugal” and they can let you know if you have coverage with your phone. You can also purchase a prepaid cell phone in Portugal, the cost is about 25 euros, and it provides you with a Portuguese number and a certain amount of credits to make calls. Some providers even have specials where the calls are free to landlines.