The Duoro river in the sunset.
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Tour code: BDPLP4

Tour Inclusions

Discover Portugal

  • 10 days
  • Portugal
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

From charming medieval villages to the cobbled streets of Porto, the empires of the past have left their mark on this captivating Iberian nation. Uncover the real Portugal as we journey from Gothic cities to cinematic rural scenery – taking in world-famous pilgrimage sites, sumptuous local cuisine and ancient customs as we go.
Discover Portugal tour map for 2024.
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic ride along the Douro River in a traditional rabelo boat
  • Indulge in a tasting of delicious locally produced cheeses near Viseu
  • Explore the wonderfully atmospheric and history-laden streets of Coimbra

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Lisbon (Portugal)

    Welcome to Lisbon – a mesmerising capital filled with Gothic glamour and enthralling culture. After meeting the group at the hotel, we’ll kick off our adventure with a group dinner accompanied by an atmospheric Fado performance. Here’s to the journey ahead! Accommodation: Turim Terreiro do Paço Hotel (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Lisbon – Sintra – Lisbon

  • Day 3 - Lisbon – Óbidos and Nazaré – Alvados

  • Day 4 - Alvados – Tomar – Alvados

  • Day 5 - Alvados – Coimbra – Viseu

  • Day 6 - Viseu – Lamego, Pinhão and Peso Da Régua – Douro Valley

  • Day 7 - Douro Valley

  • Day 8 - Douro Valley – Amarante and Penafiel – Braga

  • Day 9 - Braga – Guimarães – Braga

  • Day 10 - Braga – Porto

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

- 9 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

- Experienced Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

- Premium mini-coach transportation

Reviews

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  • 10th November 2023
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    Small group touring at its best. Our guide and driver were exceptional - They had a terrific sense of humour ,and were always professional and helpful, going above and beyond to make the trip enjoyably memorable.
  • 9th November 2023
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    Our tour guide had a very thorough understanding of local history and legends and was very personable/good fun. BUT...We were left to our own devices to get to know one another - no effort to introduce ourselves to the group. Portuguese is not a widely spoken language: little effort was made to provide us with useful vocabulary for conducting transactions with locals. Yes - perhaps that is my job as a tourist (to be prepared) but it would have been useful to have been provided with a crib sheet of useful phrases. We had a quiet day (apparently our driver needed a day off) in a remote location at Quinta da Pacheca. We were advised not to walk in to town but to take a taxi but the town was just a small town (nothing of special interest). When we paid big money to get to Portugal, I didn't get value for money that day. Often when we got to a new town we were told in which direction to go to find sights ... but got the impression our guide wasn't interested in taking us to them.
  • 7th November 2023
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    It gave an excellent overview of Portugal and I particularly enjoyed seeing the smaller towns and out of the way places which would have been hard to get to on my own.
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