During this fully customizable 8-day tour, you can visit the best of Portugal combining the most important historical, gastronomic, and cultural aspects of the country. Start your trip in Porto and continue south to Lisbon, visit cities like Braga or Aveiro or discover the Douro Valley, a landscape declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
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 else can you do in Porto?
- Guided City Tour
- Vintage Car Porto Tour & Porto Wine Tasting
- Cooking Class in Porto
- Porto River Cruise
Day two: Half Day Vintage Car Porto Tour - Wine tasting
This glamorous 3 hour circuit – half walking, half with a vintage car – it´s one of the most unique and unforgettable experiences that you can encounter in Porto city. The returning will end with a guided visit to a Port Wine sellar and a relaxing Port wine tasting.What else can you do in Porto?
- Porto Market Guided Visit
- Electric Bike Porto Tour
- Visit a Cork Factory
- Kids Friendly Activities
Day three: Douro Valley Day Trip
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 else can you do around 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: Explore Porto & Northern Portugal
Free day to explore more of the city on your own. You can also opt to take a day-trip in Northern Portugal, whether it’s hiking, hitting the beach, wine tasting, or visiting some noteworthy towns and historical sites.What else can you do around Porto and northern Portugal?
- Cooking Class at a Quinta in Douro Valley
- Kayaking in Gerês National Park
- Sun, Sea & Surf Tour
- Day Trips: Guimarães, Viana do Castelo, Aveiro, Braga or Esposende
Day five: 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, chack in and get ready for your Fado Dinner!What else can you do in Lisbon?
- Lisbon Gastronomic Tour
- Lisbon Kids Friendly Activities
- Lisbon Cooking Class
Day six: 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 else can you do in Lisbon?
- Lisbon Sidecar City Tour
- Lisbon GoCar City Tour
- Lisbon Cooking Class
- Visit Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela – Adventure Activities
Day seven: 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 else 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 eight: 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 planning 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.
We pride ourselves on delivering an enriching experience in Spain and Portugal– and therefore we feel it’s our responsibility to leave a positive impact as well as reduce negative impacts. We are committed to working in a socially and environmentally conscious way, and making a positive difference. Click here for more details about our responsible travel journey.
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