Depart your home city on an overnight trans-Atlantic flight.
Arrival at Lisbon airport. After clearing simple immigration and customs formalities, you will be transferred to your hotel. Free day in Lisbon to get to know the picturesque Portuguese capital. Accommodation.
Buffet breakfast. As we depart Lisbon, we will cross the Vasco da Gama bridge as we make our way to Evora, a historic city in the heart of the Alentejo. Free time to have lunch. As we return to Lisbon, we will cross the April 25 Bridge, making a brief stop at the Cristo Rey. Accommodation.
Breakfast buffet. Departure from Lisbon towards the medieval walled town of Obidos, one of the most beautiful and preserved villas in Portugal. We will continue our trip to Batalha to visit the monastery of Santa María de Victory and we can enjoy the changing of the guard.
We depart to Tomar, city of the Templars and one of the most beautiful cities in central Portugal, where we can visit the Convent of the Christ of Tomar. Free time for lunch. (Lunch included in the VALUE PACKAGE). We continue to Coimbra, known worldwide for its University. Arrival and dinner at the hotel. Accommodation.
Buffet breakfast. This morning we visit Coimbra with a local guide, where we can see part of the university enclave and the Santa Cruz neighborhood, which is the heart of the city of Coimbra (entrance not included). Continue our journey to Guimarães, birthplace of Portugal, famous for its walls and narrow streets, palatial houses and especially the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança Portugal. Free time for lunch. (LUNCH INCLUDED IN VALUE PACKAGE). After lunch, we continue to Braga, the Archbishop’s city. Arrival and dinner at the hotel. Accommodation.
Buffet breakfast. This morning we visit Bom Jesus, and as we continue our tour we cross one of the incredible and picturesque areas of northern Portugal until we reach Peso da Regua. Free time for lunch. We continue to Lamego to see the Church of Los Remedios, and then travel to the city of Porto. Accommodation.
Buffet breakfast. This morning enjoy a guided tour of this city on the banks of the Douro river including a visit to a local Port winery. (VALUE PACKAGE includes lunch). Afternoon free. Accommodations.
Buffet breakfast and departure to Aveiro “city of canals”, the Venice of Portugal. Continue to Fatima, one of the pilgrimage centers of Christianity. Free time to visit the basilica and enjoy lunch before continuing to Lisbon. (VALUE PACKAGE includes lunch.) Tonight, enjoy an optional opportunity to listen to the hauntingly beautiful Fado music while enjoying a delicious dinner. (VALUE PACKAGE includes Fado show and dinner). Accommodations.
Buffet breakfast. Morning tour of this ancient and lovely city overlooking the Tagus River. Admire its splendid avenues and monuments like the Tower of Belem and the Jeronimos Monastery. Afternoon free, with a strong recommendation to visit the graceful hilltop village of Sintra and the vibrant seaside resort town of Cascais. (This tour is included in the VALUE PACKAGE). Accommodations.
Buffet breakfast. Pre-arranged transfer to Lisbon airport at the proper time to check-in for your trans-Atlantic flight.