Best of Portugal

7 nights from £1499

Start:United Kingdom
Finish:United Kingdom
Duration:7 Nights
Group size:15 - 35
Suitable for: 18-99
Accommodation:3 & 4 star hotels
Physical rating:Low, Classic Touring
Meals:11 meals
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans, Please make us aware of any specific dietary requests
Tour operated in: English

Overview

This fabulous journey takes in the best of Portugal's highlights. Start your adventure with a tour of Porto, famously the home of port wine, and where the Baroque Clérigos Church is a highlight. Enjoy a cruise of the Douro River and indulge in an olive tasting session, before heading to Quinta da Aveleda, famous for its production of Vinho Verde wine. Enjoy a winery tour and wine-tasting, before heading to Régua to find out about port wine. There's plenty of history and culture in store with visits the remarkable 18th century Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, and the historic town of Viseu. Explore Coimbra, the medieval capital of Portugal for over 100 years, with highlights including one of the oldest libraries in Europe and the impressive UNESCO-listed Batalha Monastery. Your tour ends in Lisbon, where a tuk-tuk tour introduces Saint George castle and the imposing Lisbon Cathedral.

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Highlights
  • Sightseeing tour of Porto, including a cruise on the Douro River
  • Authentic Porto olive leaf tea and olive oil tasting 
  • Learn about Portugal’s famous Vinho Verde wine 
  • Discover the spectacular Douro Valley 
  • Port wine-tasting 
  • The town of Viseu 
  • Visit the impressive Batalha Monastery 
  • The fortified town of Óbidos 
  • Tour of Lisbon by tuk-tuk 
  • Lisbon's Belém district and St Jerome Monastery
Accommodation
    • Hotel Suave Mar
    • The Hotel Suave Mar (3-star plus) is a charming hotel facing the beautiful Cávado River in Esposende. Peaceful days can be spent relaxing by the outdoor pool, before enjoying delicious evening meals served in the Foz restaurant, which serves international dishes in front of a cosy fireplace. After-dinner drinks can be enjoyed in the elegant piano bar. Other facilities include a pool-side bar, tennis courts and a gym. Guest rooms feature en suite facilities and a spacious sitting area.
    • Hotel Grao Vasco
    • In the heart of Viseu, the historical Hotel Grao Vasco was the first big hotel in town. Facilities include a renowned restaurant, outdoor pool, amd a spa with indoor pool, sauna, turkish bath and gym .
    • The Literary Man Obidos
    • The Literary Man Óbidos Hotel is a unique literary hotel and the biggest in the world. Located next to the Óbidos Castle, this former convent kept its original charm and was converted in to a hotel called Estalagem do Convento in 1965. The Literary Man Óbidos Hotel is a unique literary hotel and the biggest in the world. Located next to the Óbidos Castle, this former convent kept its original charm and was converted in to a hotel called Estalagem do Convento in 1965. With 30 rooms, the interiors shows an option of traditional decoration and an eco and modern style. The rooms are equipped with LCD''s, heating and air conditioning, free WiFi, and some units offer a minibar. It has different books worldwide distributed by thematic collections, 2 restaurants, a gin bar and a lounge with an antique fireplace.
    • Hotel Inglaterra
    • Hotel Inglaterra embraces his conservative side of "belle époque" with its new contemporary and bold side that invites all of our customers to live more than an experience during your stay in Estoril. At the hotel you can find spacious areas, elegant and cosy rooms with air conditioning and amazing views. Facilities include a restaurant, a bar, free WI-FI, gym area, swimming pool, pool bar, Spa, bike rental. Room have a/c, safe, TV, minibar.
Excursions Included
  • Sightseeing tour of Oporto, including a cruise on the Douro River
  • Learn about Portugal's vinho verde at a quinta
  • Discover the spectacular Douro Valley
  • Port wine tasting
  • The town of Viseu
  • Visit the impressive Batalha Monastery
  • The fortified town of Óbidos
  • Tour of Lisbon by tuk-tuk
  • Lisbon's Belém district and St Jerome Monastery

Optional Excursions

  • Explore picturesque Viana do Castelo, Braga and Guimarães
  • Visit Sintra and Cascais 


 

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Start:United Kingdom
Finish:United Kingdom
Duration:7 Nights
Group size:15 - 35
Suitable for: 18-99
Accommodation:3 & 4 star hotels
Physical rating:Low, Classic Touring
Meals:11 meals
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans, Please make us aware of any specific dietary requests
Tour operated in: English
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