Grand Tour of Portugal

See Portugal’s historical cities, fantastic beaches, and dramatic countryside on this 2-week tour. Enjoy city life in Lisbon and Porto, take in the culture of Coimbra and see the sights from atop a castle in Sintra. Sample local wines at the Douro Valley and relax on sandy beaches in the Algarve region.

  • Friendly English speaking personnel
  • Centrally located charming 4 and 5 star hotels
  • All land, airport, and train station transfers included
  • Inside visit museums and ancient sites with skip the line admission
  • All the tours mentioned on the itinerary

See the price information, dates and further information below the itinerary

     Daily Tour Program

Traveling to Lisbon.
The guests usually organize flight tickets.
Let us know if you prefer our assistance in organizing your flight tickets. 

Arrive in Lisbon (LIS)
After clearing customs and immigration, meet your driver in the arrival hall. Your driver will be holding a sign with your name on it.
Drive to your hotel,  check in at Lisbon City Center Hotel
The rest of your day is free to relax or explore independently.
Overnight in Lisbon.

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby, for an informative and introductive half day walking tour in the historical center and during the afternoon Belem area where the age of discovery and it’s XVI century monuments show Portugal’s golden era.
Rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Overnight in Lisbon

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby,
Go on an all day tour, covering ;
Sintra is known for its many 19th-century Romantic architectural monuments, which has resulted in its classification as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Pena Palace, The palace stands on the top of a hill above the town of Sintra, and on a clear day, it can be easily seen from Lisbon and much of its metropolitan area. It is a national monument and constitutes one of the major expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world. The Monserrate Palace is a gem with a lushness from Nature.
After lunch, we will continue our tour and you will visit Roca cape, Cascais, and Estoril Coast where James Bond was created by Ian Fleming during WW2.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Overnight in Lisbon.

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby,
Check out at Lisbon City Center Hotel
Depart on a scenic drive with stops at ;
The medieval city of Óbidos where time stands still. Here you can walk the ancient streets, peruse artisan shops, and enjoy our local cherry liquor, ginja, served in petite chocolate cups.
Nazaré, on a cliff overlooking the town, stands a commemoration chapel built to honor a miraculous intervention in 1182 by the Virgin Mary in saving the life of the 12th-century Portuguese knight. The views from this lookout are fabulous! Today Nazare is a charming beach town that boasts world-record big waves.
Arrival, check into your hotel & Free time to rest and refresh. 
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PM Fado Live Show with Port Tasting
Casa Fado ao Centro is a cultural project created in Coimbra in 2010. All of the musicians and collaborators are or were university students in Coimbra.
Decorated with the belongings of the musicians, the walls are lined with history. The concerts are cultural events. In an intimate setting, you will embark on a journey through the unique sound of Fado de Coimbra, and through the most important moments in the city’s history. At the end, enjoy a Port wine tasting with the musicians to interact with them and learn about their craft.
Overnight in Coimbra.

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby, and start on a scenic drive to Aveiro
Aveiro, known as “The Venice of Portugal” due to its system of canals and boats similar to the gondolas of Italy’s Venice.
Free time for lunch and exploring, then continue our drive to Porto. 

PM Arrival, check in and the rest of the day and evening at leisure.
Overnight in Porto. 

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby, 

Start the day with a walking tour of the city, visit hand painted tiles covered churches, Clerigos, XII century Cathedral, Sé neighborhood, St Francis Church, Port Wine Cellars and the breathtaking views from across the river Douro.
rest of the day and evening at leisure.
Overnight in Porto. 

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby, 

Meeting up with the driver, continuing our tour of the Douro River valley was the first in the world to be recognized as a wine region. Classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, it is surrounded by steep hills covered in terraced vineyards. This unique region has been producing wine for over 2,000 years. With its breathtaking landscapes, fantastic wines and some of the top 10 wineries in the world for different reasons. It is a region not to be missed.
PM:  Return to Porto and the rest of the day and evening at leisure.

Overnight in Porto. 

Breakfast at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby, transfer to Porto Airport
12:00pm – Porto Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro (OPO)  1 hour flight
1:00pm – Lisbon – (LIS)
Layover in Lisbon
3:05pm – Lisbon (LIS) 45m flight 3:50pm – Algarve – Faro Intl. (FAO)
Meet up at the airport, transfer to your hotel in Faro.
Check in, and the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Faro.

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
10:00 am Meet up at an go on a 3 hour walking tour exploring the medieval walls of the Old City, a chapel of human bones, the marketplace, the municipal museum, and Alameda Garden. At the garden you will be free to feed the pigeons and peacocks, which roam the grounds freely, visit intricately tiled and gilded churches, as well as a museum and more…

Rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Overnight in Faro.

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
11:00 am Meet up at the harbor, embark the Catamaran, depart for the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park, cruise through the Ria Formosa channels and stop at the magical islands of Faro.

See the imposing Santa Maria Lighthouse in Faro and free time for lunch to try the island cuisine, then enjoy optional swimming on both islands, with secluded beaches and pristine shores.
Return to Faro Harbor.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Faro.

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby and go on a scenic 1 hour 30 minutes scenic drive West to Lagos.
Arrival in Lagos, check into your Resort, and the rest of the day at leisure,
Overnight in Lagos.  Belmar SPA & Beach Resort ****

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
Available optional tours* Catamaran cruise excursion to Praia da Luz. Relax aboard a catamaran and take in the views of the caves and unique rock formations of Ponta da Piedade and the golden beaches of the Algarve.

Rest of the day and evening at leisure,
Overnight in Lagos.   Belmar SPA & Beach Resort ****

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
Available optional tours

* Wild and Wonderful West Coast Full-Day Tour
Rest of the day and evening at leisure,
Overnight in Lagos.  Belmar SPA & Beach Resort ****

07-09:00 am Breakfast served at the hotel
09:30 am Meet up at the lobby and go on a scenic 1 hour 30 minutes scenic drive

12:30 – 13:00 pm Arrival in Lisbon, check into your hotel.
Rest of the day and evening at leisure,
Overnight in Lisbon.

Breakfast at the hotel
Per your flight time, we will figure out the meeting time at the hotel lobby then provide a transfer to Lisbon Airport.

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