Private Transfer from the airport to the selected Hotel. Check in (only possible after 2.00 pm) and accommodation.
In the evening, private transfer to the restaurant for a welcome dinner with Fado show, Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Return to the Hotel on your account.
We suggest a visit to one of the busiest quarters in terms of 'nightlife': The Bairro Alto/ Chiado.
After breakfast at the Hotel, we leave for a Half-Day Tour around Lisbon (Regular Tour).
We will start by visiting Belém quarter, where one can appreciate the monuments depicting the time of maritime discoveries, dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
We will make our first stop at the Belém Tower (classified as World Heritage by UNESCO); Then, we will make a stop at the Discoveries Monument, which marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Infante D. Henrique.
Next on our tour is a visit to the Church of the Jerónimos Monastery (classified as World Heritage by UNESCO), masterpiece of the Manueline style followed by a visit to the National Coach Museum, which houses and exhibits one of the most remarkable collections of coaches in the world.
From Monumental Lisbon, we move into the Old Lisbon, strolling through the old and charismatic quarter of Alfama.
The tour will end by visiting the more cosmopolitan side of Lisbon, passing through the monumental Praça do Comércio, Rossio (heart of the city) and Avenida da Liberdade.
Return to the Hotel. Rest of the day free.
Breakfast at the Hotel. We leave Lisbon towards the beautiful village of Sintra for a Full-Day Tour (Regular Tour).
Sintra a real link between land and ocean, where nature, architeture and history and combined in a unique way. It is, without a doubt, the capital of Romantism.
We will start by visiting the Pena Palace, based on one of the highest points of the mountain and considered one of the seven wonders of Portugal. Afterwards, you will have some free time to visit and stroll along the historical center.
We then follow to Cabo da Roca, ''the most western point of continental Europe''.
A brief stop at the beautiful Cascais bay, rather well-known for the beauty of its beaches and for its lively nightlife.
On the return to Lisbon, we will finish our tour with an overview of Estoril, famous for its Casino and the majestic gardens that surround it. Return to the Hotel in Lisbon.
Breakfast at the Hotel.
We leave Lisbon towards Fátima for a Full-Day Tour (Regular Tour). Our first stop will be the enchanting village of Óbidos. This beautiful village of whitewashed and rustic houses is surrounded by walls of the fourteenth century and its entrance is decorated with eighteenth century tiles.
After leaving Óbidos, we will continue our tour towards Alcobaça, where we will visit the Church of the Santa Maria Monastery.
We continue to Batalha, where we will visit the church of the Dominican monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória.
Last but not least, we will visit the Sanctuary of Fátima, altar of the Christian faith, place of devotion and worldwide pilgrimage destination. Some free time to visit the Sanctuary.
Return to the Hotel in Lisbon.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Check out from the Hotel. Private transfer to the train station.
Departure to Porto by train in 1st Class (duration: 2h50m).
Arrival in Porto, private transfer to the Hotel. Check in (only possible after 2.00 pm).
In the afternoon we leave the Hotel for a Half-Day Tour of Porto (Regular Tour).
Panoramic tour around the most interesting points of the city: Sé Catedral, S. Bento Station, Lello Library, Historical Center.
Visit to one of the Port Wine Cellars with tasting of the famous wine, in Vila Nova de Gaia.
Return to the Hotel. Accommodation.
Breakfast at the Hotel.
In the morning, we head to Minho for a Full-Day Tour of the region (Regular Tour).
This region is rich for its history and natural landscapes. Our first stop will be the city of Braga: under the name of “Bracara Augusta” during the Roman Empire, it is one of the oldest Christian towns in the world.
A brief stroll along the historical center and visit to the Sameiro and Bom Jesus Sanctuaries. Our next stop will be Guimarães: birthplace of the Portuguese nation and of the first Portuguese King. Visit to its historical center, recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, for an overview of the Castle’s exterior, symbol of the city. Lunch (included) at a local restaurant. Return to the Hotel in Porto. Accommodation.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Check out until 12p.m. Private transfer to the Airport.
END OF THE JOURNEY
6 nights of accommodation, in Standard room, with Breakfast included, at the selected hotels or similar| All private transfers/tours with Tourism Driver, meals and entrances mentioned in the program.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Personal Expenses | Meals (except the ones mentioned on the program) | Entrance Fees in Monuments and Museums (except the ones mentioned on the program) | Anything not clearly mentioned as included in the program.