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Highlights of Portugal
Lisbon to Porto
7 days
Tour code: EPLP

Highlights

Explore the seven hills of Lisbon, step back in history wandering charming hill towns, taste local delicacies and become a port wine connoisseur, soak up the classic European culture.

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 Batalha Monastery, 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.

What's included?

Meals

6 breakfasts, 1 dinner

Transport

Walking, private vehicle, train.

Accommodation

Hotels (6 nts).

Included activities

Your Foodie Moment: Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal, Lisbon Culture & History: Port Wine Cellar Visit, Porto. Lisbon orientation walk. Fado performance with traditional Portuguese dinner. Batalha gothic monastery entrance and visit. Porto orientation walk. Port wine cellars visit and tasting. Transport to/from all included activities and between all destinations.

Itinerary

Day 1
Lisbon
Arrive at any time.

Included activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Optional activities:

  • Alfama District Visit
  • Belém Tower
  • Praça da Figueira Market
  • Rossio Square
  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Sao Jorge Castle
Day 2
Lisbon
Enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk of Lisbon. The rest of the day is free for exploration. In the evening enjoy a Fado night and traditional Portuguese dinner in one of Lisbon's oldest neighbourhoods, Alfama.

Included activities: Lisbon Orientation Walk, Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal

Optional activities:

  • Day Tour of Sintra
  • Alfama District Visit
  • Belém Tower
  • Praça da Figueira Market
  • Rossio Square
  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Sao Jorge Castle

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 3
Lisbon - Coimbra
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 Batalha Monastery with free time to wander the grounds. Continue to the medieval capital of Portugal, Coimbra.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Batalha Monastery Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 4
Coimbra
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 medieval town of Óbidos or the Templar city of Tomar.

Optional activities:

  • University of Coimbra Visit
  • Conimbriga Ruins
  • Convent of Christ and Templar Castle
  • Joanina Library
  • Óbidos Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 5
Coimbra - Porto
Continue to the historic and vibrant coastal town of Porto in the afternoon, and take an orientation walk upon arrival.

Transport: Local train

Included activities: Orientation Walk

Optional activities: University of Coimbra Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 6
Porto
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 tasting.

Included activities: Port Wine Cellar Visit

Optional activities:

  • Douro Valley Cruise
  • Ribeira Square
  • Porto Cathedral
  • Palacio da Bolsa
  • Sao Bento Railway Station
  • Lello Bookstore
  • Clerigos Chuch and Tower

Meals: breakfast

Day 7
Porto
Depart at any time.

Included activities: Departure Day

Optional activities:

  • Douro Valley Cruise
  • Ribeira Square
  • Porto Cathedral
  • Palacio da Bolsa
  • Sao Bento Railway Station
  • Lello Bookstore
  • Clerigos Chuch and Tower

Meals: breakfast

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