Experience a unique 8-day tour through central and northern Portugal, starting and finishing in Lisbon. Discover quaint towns and landscapes including Porto, Évora, Guarda, and the province of Alentejo.
What to Expect
Day 1 (Wednesday): Arrival in Lisbon
Transfer from the airport to the hotel. You can spend the rest of the day as you wish. For example, enjoy a stroll through the Portuguese capital. Accommodation and breakfast at a 3/4-star hotel is included.
Day 2 (Thursday): Lisbon
The day begins with a scenic drive through the historical district of Lisbon and takes you to Alfama, the oldest part of the city. Visit the Jerónimos Monastery, the site of one of the most valuable cloisters in the world. You will then head to Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Accommodation and breakfast at a 3/4-star hotel is included.
Day 3 (Friday): Lisbon – Coimbra
Admire the beautiful Portuguese countryside as you drive to the quaint village of Óbidos. Stroll through Óbidos and be captivated by the magical place. You will then visit the traditional fishing town of Nazaré and the famous Monastery of Batalha. At the end of the day you will head to Fátima, the largest place of pilgrimage in Portugal which attracts 4 to 6 million pilgrims every year. Accommodation and breakfast at a 3/4-star hotel is included.
Day 4 (Saturday): Coimbra – Porto
Explore the Baroque library and St Michael's Chapel at the oldest university in Portugal, which was founded in 1291. You will then drive to Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Enjoy a panoramic tour through the city to the cathedral. Admire the magnificent Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) and sample port wine during a visit to a port winery. Accommodation and breakfast at a 3/4-star hotel is included.
Day 5 (Sunday): Porto – Guarda
Say goodbye to Porto and continue north to the green province of Minho. Discover the picturesque old town in the city of Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal. You will then head to the Douro Valley, to the heart of the Port wine region of Régua where you can admire the breathtaking scenery. A short stop in historical Lamego gives you the opportunity to admire the pilgrimage church Senhora dos Remédios with its monumental staircase. You will then head through the beautiful mountainous landscapes of inland Portugal to reach Guarda, at approximately 1,000 meters above sea level. Accommodation and breakfast at a 3/4-star hotel is included.
Day 6 (Monday): Guarda – Évora
After breakfast you will travel south, where you can admire the unspoiled landscapes in the province of Alentejo. Stroll through the beautiful town of Castelo de Vide and visit the medieval synagogue. Afterwards you will drive to the town of Estremoz, the marble capital of Portugal, where you can see many marble quarries. The day ends in Évora, the museum city of Portugal. Accommodation and breakfast at a 3/4-star hotel is included.
Day 7 (Tuesday): Évora – Lisbon
Explore the city of Évora by foot and see the Roman Temple of Diana, the cathedral, the Church of St. Francis with the famous Chapel of Bones, and Praça do Giraldo, the central square of the city. After lunch you will drive through the plains of Alentejo, past cork and holm oak forests to Lisbon. Accommodation and breakfast at a 3/4-star hotel is included.
Day 8 (Wednesday): Departure from Lisbon
Transfer to the airport.
- Transfers to and from the airport
- Official tour guide
- Passenger insurance
- Free Wi-Fi during the journey
What's Not Included
- 7 nights in a 3-star or 4-star hotel with breakfast and 4x half board for the price of EUR 695 per double room (payable directly to the tour guide/driver on arrival). Guests are informed of the hotels at the time of the request before they are booked by the tour operator.
- Entrance fees to monuments according to the itinerary (approximately EUR 30 per person)
Know Before You Go
• Fully air-conditioned (air conditioning and heating)
• Leg room
• Large luggage compartment
• Microphone for the tour guide/driver
• Free Wi-Fi
This is an exclusive tour for groups of up to 7 guests with a personal tour guide/driver.
Persons over the age of 65 receive a 50% discount on the entrance fee at most monuments and museums. Please bring your ID card or passport.
Tours must be booked 7 days in advance.