One Week Touring between Lisbon and Porto (7 days tour)

Visiting the two main cities – Lisboa and Porto – and its surroundings – Sintra, Guimarães, Braga; we still get to know one of Europe`s oldest university cities and the amazing Douro valley.

Highlights::

  • Lisbon fascinating Portugal`s capital
  •  Porto fascinating Portugal northern capital
  •  Sintra, charming village once royal retreat
  •  Coimbra , one of Europe oldest University cities
  •  Douro valley, classified World Heritage site by Unesco , with its cultivated slopes
  •  Bussaco lush forest
  •  Batalha and Alcobaça Unesco World Heritage Monasteries

Description:

DAY 1
Lisbon city tour including the city highlights such as Baixa, Alfama and Belém section. Later we will drive for 30 minutes to reach Sintra and enjoy the beauty of this enchanted mountain. Accommodation in Lisbon.

DAY 2
Drive for one hour until Óbidos, a charming medieval walled town. Then we proceed to Nazaré, a world famous beach for its gigantic waves. We do visit the monasteries of ALcobaça and Batalha, before we depart to Coimbra. Accommodation in Coimbra.

DAY 3
Visit of Coimbra old University where we highlight the Joanine Libary. Continue to Bussaco , the sacred forest of the Carmelite monks where the amazing Bussaco palace is situated. Drive to Aveiro, city of the channels and former center of salt production. We will then head to Douro valley, a magnificent mountain area where the port wine grows. Accommodation in Douro valley.

DAY 4
Today we suggest a river cruise and visit a Port wine estate. The manor house of Mateus and its gardens, in Vila Real is also recommendable. Accommodation in Douro valley.

DAY 5
Drive to Amarante, with its beautiful bridge and S.Gonçalo monastery on the river side. Then we head to Porto. City tour with a visit to a Port wine lodge. Accommodation in Porto.

DAY 6
Depart to visit Guimarães considered the cradle of Portugal, Braga known as the Archbishops city and Barcelos famous for its handicraft. Return to Porto.

DAY 7
Transfer to Lisbon, on route we will be visiting Fátima.

What’s Included:

• Guide / Driver Fees and Expenses (meals & accommodation)
• Transportation in a modern and comfortable vehicle
• Travel Insurances
• Tolls & Parks

What’s Not Included:

• Participants Accommodation
• Meals & Drinks
• Admission Fees

Take a Note:

This is a private tour. There will be nobody else joining the party except if agreed by you. This also means the tour can be customized and adjusted to the participants’ interests at any time.

The default language of the tour is English, but you can choose an additional language from the available options.

FOR YOUR ATTENTION: We will assist you regarding your Hotel bookings for the appointed locations.

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