Discover Portugal, 7 Day Tour

Discover Portugal, 7 Day Tour

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From 4,180€ for 2 persons.   Discover Portugal is an unforgettable seven day tour of Portugal. Find Portugal’s soul as you travel up from Lisbon to Porto in the north. This premium private tour is inclusive of an official tour guide, modern minivan, experiences, entrance fees and meals…

From 4,180€ for 2 persons.

 

Discover Portugal is an unforgettable seven day tour of Portugal. Find Portugal’s soul as you travel up from Lisbon to Porto in the north. This premium private tour is inclusive of an official tour guide, modern minivan, experiences, entrance fees and meals where stated in the itinerary.

 

Itinerary
On this premium tour create memories which will stay with you forever. Wander quaint neighbourhoods, uncover Portuguese gastronomy, marvel at the art and monuments, wonder at the beautiful nature and landscapes of Portugal. Your itinerary begins in Lisbon, Portugal’s capital and ends in Porto. Along the way you will stop at fairytale Sintra, charming Obidos, impressive Alcobaça, surf spot Nazare, colourful Aveiro, ancient Coimbra, delightful Porto, medieval Guimarães and Braga and the wine region, Douro Valley. Your tour guide will enter all monuments with you, sharing with you the history and culture of Portugal. Taste delicious local cuisine specialities and learn all about the Portuguese people and culture. Create long-lasting memories on this wonderful adventure.

 

Experiences to make your tour especially memorable
Historical shopping in Lisbon
Canal boat ride, Aveiro
Winery lunch in Douro Valley
Six Bridges River Cruise, Porto
Port Wine Cellar guided tour

 

All entrances to all monuments including
Jerónimos Monastery, Lisbon
Pena Palace, Sintra
Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra
Alcobaça Monastery
Coimbra University
Guimarães & Braga, monuments

 

Classic Portugal Guarantee
All of our tours are hosted by official and certified tour guides. We guarantee they will enter all monuments with you and share with you the history of each place. They are the only guides authorised to enter all monuments throughout Portugal, so you can be assured you will be taken good care of. Classic Portugal is a certified and licensed Turismo de Portugal agency with the Clean and Safe seal. Your health is our priority. We have set protocols in place in regards to Covid19 on this private tour. Be sure to check out the Classic Portugal blog. If you like Discover Portugal you may also be interested in Explore Portugal and Best of Portugal or we can even create you a custom tour.

 

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This premium private tour is inclusive of an official tour guide, modern minivan and all experiences and entrances.

 

Do you wish to make some changes? Create a fully bespoke itinerary by adding more days and different destinations. Refine your premium tour to suit your taste. Contact our expert travel designers for your free, no-obligation bespoke tour itinerary.

7 days from Lisbon
5+ Age
  • Departure
    We pick you up from your accommodation within the Lisbon area. The tour will end at your accommodation in Porto.
  • Departure Time
    Please be ready at 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM, on Day 1.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 18.00PM, on Day 7
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable with suitable footwear. Please remember to bring a hat and sunscreen.
  • Included
    Experiences & tickets
    Hotel pick up and drop off
    Insurance & taxes
    Official Tour Guide
    Private transportation
    Tour available in multiple languages
  • Not Included
    Accommodation
    Meals
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Day 1, Lisbon
To begin this fantastic day, your private guide will be waiting for you at the hotel. Enjoy a guided tour of Lisbon. Explore the district of Belem where you will visit the magnificent Jeronimos Monastery and taste the Pasteis de Nata from world famous, Pasteis de Belem. In downtown Lisbon you will enjoy a walking tour, sampling local foods & wine as you go, plus stop at historical shops. (You will stay overnight in Lisbon).
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Day 2, Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Cascais
Experience the mystical and magnificent in the beautiful Sintra Natural Park: a place Lord Byron described as his ´glorious Eden.´ You will visit the stunning Pena Palace and unique house Quinta da Regaleira, before heading into charming Sintra village for lunch. Taste Sintra´s famous pillow shaped pastry `Travesseiro.´After you will head to the coast to Cabo da Roca (Europe's most westerly point), admire the breathtaking beaches of Guincho and head down to the pretty fishing town of Cascais. Walk through the pretty tiled streets and relax on the small beach at the bay. (You will stay overnight in Lisbon).
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Day 3, Obidos, Alcobaça, Nazare
We arrive at charming, medieval village of Obidos. Enter through the walls and discover what it was like to live in medieval times. Wander the narrow, cobbled stone streets lined with shops selling crafts and gift items and taste local liquor `Ginja.´ Then you will arrive at the magnificent Alcobaça Monastery; gothic, impressive and spellbinding and once home to 1,000 monks. Nazare is now known for its big wave surfing, but this small coastal town has a traditional fishing community. Taste fresh fish specialities such as grilled sardines and `caldeirada´ (fish stew) at any of the excellent local restaurants. End the day at the famous lighthouse to watch the sunset over the ocean. (You will stay overnight in Coimbra).
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Day 4, Coimbra & Aveiro
Coimbra is home to one of the oldest university's in the world where you will explore the campus which includes a 16th century tower and student prison! You will also visit the Biblioteca Joanina and Chapel of São Miguel. Next we visit Aveiro. On the shore of a lagoon, Aveiro is a maritime city. Ride the brightly painted gondola style boats, Moliceiros, up the canal and taste local pastry delicacy `ovos moles.´ Visit the local fishing village of Costa Nova with its the charming striped, coloured houses, beautiful beach and cute lighthouse. (You will stay overnight in Porto). 
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Day 5, Guimarães & Braga
Guimarães & Braga are two beautiful Portuguese cities situated in the Minho Region, just outside of Porto. Considered the birthplace of Portugal it was here where Portugal´s first king, Alfonso Henriques, was born in Guimarães. You will visit Guimarães Castle and the Ducal Palace. Wander the historic streets and enjoy a regional dish for lunch. Then onto Braga where you will stop at Braga Cathedral and the amazing Sanctuary of Bom Jesus. Marvel at the wonderful views over Braga from the summit. (You will stay overnight in Porto).
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Day 6, Douro Valley
The Douro Valley is most famous for its wineries and wine production, primarily for Port; the sweet wine that has been made in the region for over 2,000 years. You will stop at a number of viewpoints, such as São Leonardo de Galafura and Casal de Loivos on your way to a marvellous ´Quinta´(winery) where you will enjoy a guided tour, wine tasting session and authentic Portuguese lunch. Next you will visit Pinhão; a beautiful village located right on the Douro River. Our final stop for the day in the picturesque town of Amarante where you will visit the unique, arched bridge, the ´Ponte São Gonçalo.´ and the ´Igreja de São Gonçalo´- a beautiful fairytale-like 16th century chapel and monastery. After a tour of making memories, your tour guide will return you to the hotel.
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Day 7, Porto
On the slopes above the Douro Estuary, Porto is a historic merchant city. The charming centre is a World Heritage site, and you’ll be struck by how rich and varied this heritage can be: medieval walls, gleaming Baroque churches and the narrow streets of the Ribeira.  Taste the fortified port wine, which is still stored in warehouses on the south bank of the Douro and local speciality food, Francesinha. You will visit the most prestigious Porto landmarks such as Clérigos Tower and São Bento Take a river cruise under the Six Bridges and visit a renowned Port Wine Cellar for a guided tour. (You will stay overnight in Porto).
Payment -  A deposit of 500€ is required when booking this tour. For any bookings made within 30 days of the tour commencing, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. Cancellation - A 500€ deposit is payable upfront. This is non-refundable and covers costs of ticket purchases, reservations and itineraries. Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to trip commencing. Cancellations within 30 days of the tour commencing are non-refundable.
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