10 Days / 9 Nights
Discover the two most important cities in Portugal, historic towns, and spectacular beaches in an epic 10-day adventure to remember. You will begin your journey in Porto, before heading south to Lisbon to explore ancient ruins and trendy districts. Discover the magical Sintra & Cascáis on a day trip from Lisbon. Visit the ancient UNESCO city of Évora before heading south to Algarve where you could relax at the beach.
Day one: Porto Gastronomic Experience
You will taste both modern and authentic classics of Portuguese cuisine, while visiting local markets or conversing with families who have dedicated themselves to cooking all their lives. Explore local restaurants, cafes and shops, accompanied by your local guide.What more you can do in Porto?
- Guided City Tour
- Vintage Car Porto Tour & Porto Wine Tasting
- Cooking Class in Porto
- Porto River Cruise
Day two: Visit Porto with a Local
This guided tour will take you through the most important places in the second most populated city in Portugal. Settled by Romans, this is an iconic city known for its delicious Port wine, medieval houses along the beautiful Douro River, and churches built from blue and white tiles.What more you can do in Porto?
- Porto Market Guided Visit
- Electric Bike Porto Tour
- Visit a Cork Factory
- Kids Friendly Activities
Day three: Douro Valley Day Trip & River Cruise
Discover Douro Valley on a day trip. You will visit the vineyards of the region while your guide explains the process of winemaking as you taste the wine. You will end today’s visit with a panoramic boat cruise that will cross the Douro Valley.What more you can do around Porto and northern Portugal?
- Day Trip to Braga
- Gerês National Park - Adventure Activities
- Have lunch at a Quinta in Douro Valley
- Biking Guided Route in Douro Valley
Day four: Transfer to Lisbon via Coimbra & Fado Dinner
Transfer to Lisbon. Along the way, you’ll make a stop in Coimbra, the medieval capital of Portugal for over a hundred years, and home to the country’s largest university for the past five centuries. Coimbra is a multi-colored collage of buildings spanning almost a millennium. Upon arrival to Lisbon, head out to explore before your Fado dinner.What more you can do around Lisbon?
- Lisbon Gastronomic Tour
- Lisbon Kids Friendly Activities
- Lisbon Cooking Class
Day five: Discover Lisbon with a Local
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, a city built on seven hills. It is a charming and friendly city, with a cosmopolitan population, World Heritage monuments and impressive museums. A place where every corner breathes history, culture and art.What more you can do in Lisbon?
- Lisbon Sidecar City Tour
- Lisbon GoCar City Tour
- Lisbon Cooking Class
- Visit Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela – Adventure Activities
Day six: Day Trip to Sintra, Cascais and Estoril
Cascais is the premier beach destination for holidaymakers from Lisbon, and it was once the coastal playground of Portuguese royalty. Then it is off to Sintra —some can’t-miss locales in this area include the dramatic coastal cliffs of the Cabo de Roca.What more you can do around Lisbon?
- Day trip to Óbidos, Nazaré and Fátima
- Day trip to Tomar
- Lisbon Biking City Tour
- Visit a Cork Factory and Learn about the Making Process
Day seven: Transfer to Évora – Guided Visit
You will visit the Évora accompanied by your local guide. You will discover the most impressive treasures of this city listed by UNESCO (awarded in 1986). Your guide will show you the main historical monuments of Évora, including those related to the golden age of the Portuguese maritime discoveries.What more you can do in and around Évora?
- Visit Évora on a Classic Car
- Alentejo Tour - Wine, Olive Oil, and Cork
- Evora Megalithic Tour
- Houseboats in Alqueva Lake
Day eight: Relax in Algarve
Today you will travel to the Algarve, the southern coast of Portugal. Along with way you can make stops in Albufeira, with the lovely beach of Praia da Galé to the west. You can also spend time exploring the pretty inland villages and the area’s high-quality rural restaurants.What more can you do in the Algarve?
- Boat trip to the Benagil Cave
- Sunset Fishing in the Ria Formosa Lagoon
- Explore the caves by kayak
- Catamaran Cruise experience
Day nine: Explore Algarve
Today, you’ll have the entire day to relax in town or head deeper into the Algarve. If you are enjoying Salema’s secluded surroundings, you can explore more of the massive Costa Vincentina Natural Park or diced to visit Lagos and its beaches.What more can you do in the Algarve?
- Dolphin Watching by Kayak
- Snorkel Experience
- Faro Guided Visit
- Rental Bike along the Coast
Day ten: Depart
Today you catch your flight home full of memories of Portugal and wishing your stay had been longer.
Since all of our trips are custom designed, let’s get started with your customized trip to Portugal!
To make your experience as local as possible we use small boutique hotels where you can find personalize service. All the hotels in our portfolio whether they are 3, 4 or 5 stars, would be centrally located and rooms would have a private bathroom, non-smoking and air conditioning.
It’s a given that during your trip, you will see the highlights and historically important sites but what really sets the experience apart is our local guides and local experiences. You discover the most spectacular places in Portugal as well as see how Portuguese really live in a unique and personalized experience.
Why travel with us?
Customized and private trip
We’re full of ideas and we take time to design a trip for you that ticks all the boxes. We have the knowledge and contacts to ensure that your trip is a once in a lifetime. Our expert local guides bring the country to life through their person stories and life experiences, They are all about showing you incredible history and culture of Spain & Portugal and to discover things you won’t find out about any other way.
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