Rates: Rates are per person, based on double occupancy, for air and land packages, departing from Boston.
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Enjoy our 7 Day Tour and experience the romanticism of one of Europe’s oldest capitals and the breathtaking views of the largest island of the Azores…


Lisbon gathers a unique mix of old and new and will capture you with scenic views, savory food, rich history, and marvelous architecture… did we mention that it is also one of the least expensive capital cities in Europe.

 

 

hike on one of the many trails on the island

 

São Miguel, the “Green Island,” will take your breath away with its exuberant vegetation and volcanic scenery. Relax and admire the astonishing views of Sete Cidades, Furnas, and Lagoa du Fogo while we take you to one of the most inspiring trips you’ve ever made.

 

Hotels:

Lisbon:  Hotel Mundial or similar

Ponta Delgada, São Miguel: Hotel Talisman or similar

  • Rates are per person, based on double occupancy (land package).

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General Conditions: BLACKOUT DATES SPRING (May 21, 2020-May 28, 2020) BLACKOUT DATES WINTER (December 31, 2019-January 1, 2020)

 

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Itineraries

Day 1

Date : April 1, 2020

Morning arrival at Humberto Delgado Airport in Lisbon

Morning arrival at Humberto Delgado Airport in Lisbon. After clearing customs, a representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to rest and relax.

Day 2

Date : April 1, 2020

Full day tour, exploring Cascais and Estoril coast

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, the westernmost point of continental Europe, overlooks the sea, before heading to the towns of Cascais and Estoril, part of the Portuguese Riviera.

Day 3

Date : April 1, 2020

Today is a free day to either take one of our optional tours

Today is a free day to either take one of our optional tours, such as visiting the medieval town of Óbidos or a half-day city tour.

Day 4

Date : April 1, 2020

Afternoon flight to the Azores

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and will be transferred to the airport. Your afternoon flight to the Azores is around two hours, and once you arrive on the island, a representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to explore the city of Ponta Delgada.

Day 5

Date : April 1, 2020

tour, to the eastern side of São Miguel.

Today you will be off on a full-day tour, to the eastern side of São Miguel. We begin by heading north to the city of Ribeira Grande, where we will visit a city with a rich history and culture. You continue to the viewpoint of Santa Iria, before visiting a tea plantation. At the tea plantation, you will get to see the process of how the tea is cultivated and prepared, as well as sampling the teas. We arrive in the Furnas Valley, but first stopping at Pico da Vara to get an overhead look of the lake and the town. We make a stop at the lake to see our lunch being pulled from the geothermic oven, before stopping for lunch. Lunch will be served in Furnas (Cozido). After lunch, you will have time to visit the town. We return to Ponta Delgada via the southern road, stopping at viewpoints in Vila Franca do Campo, before arriving back at the hotel.

Day 6

Date : April 1, 2020

Hike on one of the many trails on the island

Today is a free day to either take one of our optional tours, such as a visit to the village of the seven cities (Sete Cidades), a hike on one of the many trails on the island, whale watching tour, or a day to relax.

Day 7

Date : April 1, 2020

Today we say goodbye to the Azores

Today we say goodbye to the Azores. After check out, you will still have time to do any last-minute shopping before being brought back to the airport in the afternoon. We hope you had a memorable trip.

  • Round trip transfers from airport to hotels
  • 6 nights at centrally located four-star hotels
  • Full American breakfast daily at the hotels
  • Full day tour of Sintra and Cascais including lunch
  • Full day tour of Furnas, including the traditional cozido lunch
  • Full day tour of Sete Cidades, pineapple plantation and Lagoa du Fogo

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.