Highlights of Portugal

Start: Lisbon Finish: Porto

Visiting: Lisbon, Batalha, Coimbra, Porto


Duration: 6 Nights

Physical rating: 2 - Light

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans

Tour Operator: G Adventures

Group size: 12 - 16

Age range: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: $1181 $1004

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Tour Overview

In Portugal, the sun is bright, the food is delicious, and the living is easy. Wander the hilly streets of coastal Lisbon, where you can munch on a custard tart while gazing at sun-dappled architecture. Get your fill of history and culture at UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Monastery of Batalha, Coimbra University, and the picturesque town of Sintra (optional). End the tour in Porto, where the majestic Douro Valley begs for you to lounge back with a glass of port wine in hand. Felicidades! And welcome to Portugal.

Highlights

  • icon Soak up the classic European culture.
  • icon Step back in history wandering charming hill towns
  • iconExplore the seven hills of Lisbon
  • icon Taste local delicacies and become a port wine connoisseur

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Highlights of Portugal
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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Lisbon

Location: Lisbon

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Residencial Florescente (or similar)

Meals: No Meals

Arrive at any time. If visiting the historic district of Belém is on your bucket list, we recommend arriving early on this day to explore its major sites like the Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower. Most attractions in Belém are closed on Mondays.

Additional Information: If you'd like to independently explore Lisbon before your tour begins, consider booking pre-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Lisbon before Day 1 of this itinerary.

ACTIVITY: Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.

icon Day 2 : Lisbon

Location: Lisbon

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Residencial Florescente (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk of Lisbon. The rest of the day is free for exploration. In the evening enjoy a Fado performance and traditional Portuguese dinner in one of Lisbon's oldest neighbourhoods.

Opt to take a day trip into the foothills of the surrounding mountains to Sintra. Get lost in the city's winding streets lined with pastel coloured houses, palaces, majestic gardens and lush forests. It doesn't get more postcard-worthy than this.

ACTIVITY: Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

ACTIVITY: Sit down to a traditional meal and lend your ears to the sound of a performance by Portuguese folk music artists.

icon Day 3 : Lisbon/Coimbra

Location: Lisbon, Batalha, Coimbra

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Astoria Coimbra (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Leave Lisbon behind and head north to the small hill town of Batalha, best known for its ornate gothic monastery built to commemorate Portugal's victory in the infamous battle of Aljubarrota. Visit the historic Monastery of Batalha with free time to wander the grounds. Continue to the medieval capital of Portugal, Coimbra.

TRANSPORT: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

ACTIVITY: Visit the Bathala Monastery built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. The elaborate, Gothic-style architecture of this UNESCO site is considered to be one of the masterpieces of the region.

FREE TIME: AFTERNOON Take time to wander around the jaw-droppingly gorgeous monastery, or get out and explore the surrounding area.

icon Day 4 : Coimbra

Location: Coimbra

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Astoria Coimbra (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day to explore Coimbra. Opt to visit the famous Coimbra University, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2013 (and also the inspiration for Harry Potter's Hogwarts). Explore the winding streets and the riverfront filled with restaurants and bars, or opt for a day trip to the nearby coastal town of Aveiro or the pilgrimage sites of Fátima.

FREE TIME: FULL DAY Get out and explore.

icon Day 5 : Coimbra/Porto

Location: Coimbra, Porto

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel da Bolsa (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Continue to the historic and vibrant coastal town of Porto in the morning, and take an orientation walk upon arrival.

FREE TIME: MORNING Make the most of your last morning in Coimbra.

TRANSPORT: Climb aboard, take your seat, and get around like the locals do.

ACTIVITY: Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

icon Day 6 : Porto

Location: Porto

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel da Bolsa (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Free day to explore Porto. Opt take a cruise down the Douro Valley, or explore the city which gained UNESCO World Heritage designation in 1996. In the evening enjoy a visit to the port wine cellars and a tasting.

Head down Allies Avenue to see the French-inspired buildings. Bargain at the Bolhão Market. Wander the city's World Heritage-listed Ribeira district, visit São Francisco church, the palatial former 19th-century stock market Palácio de Bolsa or head to the Clerigos Tower for a panoramic view of the city. In the evening, become an Port wine connoisseur with a visit to the cellars and a port wine tasting.

FREE TIME: FULL DAY Take it all in.

ACTIVITY: EVENING Finish off the day with a tour of the cellars of the region's famed export - Port wine. Learn about the art of Port making and the processes that render its rich taste. Indulge in a tasting and raise a glass to a day well spent. Saúde!

icon Day 7 : Porto

Location: Porto

Meals: Breakfast

Depart at any time.

ACTIVITY: Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

What's Included

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    Lisbon orientation walk

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    Your Foodie Moment: Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal, Lisbon

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    Accommodation

    Hotels (6 nts).

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    Batalha gothic monastery entrance and visit

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    Fully Guided

    CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

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    Port wine cellars visit and tasting

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    Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group

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    Meals

    6 breakfasts, 1 dinner. Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.

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    Fado performance with traditional Portuguese dinner

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    Porto orientation walk

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    Your Hands-On Moment: Port Wine Cellar Visit, Porto.

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    Transport to/from all included activities and between all destinations

What's Not Included

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    International Travel

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    Tipping and Gratuities

Accommodation

Hotels (6 nts).

Transport

Walking, private vehicle, train.

Meals Included

6 breakfasts, 1 dinner

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    Low Deposit

    G Adventures requires a deposit of 200 GBP to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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