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Location: PORTUGAL

Price: $1970

Package Code: AMTA1038

Duration: 8 Nights/ 7 Days

PACKAGE: PORTUGAL

Cities: Lisbon, Fatima, Coimbra, Porto

Note: Rates do not include airfares which can be booked at the time of booking. Call us for very special rates.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

DAY 1

USA - LISBON

Leave tonight on an overnight jet flight for Lisbon (flight not included).

DAY 2

LISBON (Welcome Reception)

Welcome to Portugal! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Meet your fellow travelers for orientation meeting with the tour director, followed by a welcome reception.

DAY 2

LISBON (Breakfast)

This morning, we depart on a full-day private sightseeing tour to Sintra, Cascais, Estoril, and Cabo da Roca. Sintra boasts a historic Centre that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. After we visit the Sintra National Palace, we continue to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost cape in Continental Europe. Later, we travel to Cascais, a picturesque fishing town with some quirky museums, beautiful gardens, and a lively fish market. Then we’re off to Estoril, a former fishing town turned cosmopolitan destination for well-heeled travelers. We return to Lisbon in the evening.

DAY 4

LISBON (Breakfast)

This morning, This morning, we stroll through Baixa, Lisbon’s historic heart and commercial center. We then drive to Belem to view Belem Tower and the Discovery Monument. The Vasco de Gama tomb in the Jeronimos Monastery is next on our journey. We pay a visit to the 16th century Queluz Royal Palace and view the Discoveries Monument, erected to celebrate the courage and bravery of the Portuguese navigators who crossed the world and discovered new lands. After our tour, we visit the Mercado de Campo de Ourique, a unique local market. The evening is at leisure. 

Optional tour: Faia at Caso de Fados.

DAY 5

LISBON - FATIMA (Breakfast)

After breakfast, we leave Lisbon and depart towards the north. Our first destination is Obidos, a charming village of white houses on a hill, surrounded by fourteenth century’s walls. Here we stop for a tasting of cherry liquor. We proceed to Nazara after the tasting. Nazara is a popular tourist attraction and picturesque village located on the Atlantic coast. Our next stop is the Monastery of Batalha, a Dominican Convent. We finish the day in Fatima, a Catholic pilgrimage destination and home to sacred sites and religious artifacts.  

DAY 6

FATIMA - COIMBRA (Breakfast)

In the morning, we travel to Tomar for a half-day sightseeing tour and visit to the Luso-Hebrew Museum. We then proceed towards Buçaco to visit the famous Buçaco Forest and for an outside view of Buçaco Palace. In Coimbra, our half-day sightseeing tour includes a visit to the University and Library. 

DAY 7

COIMBRA - PORTO (Breakfast, Lunch)

We continue to Aveiro and Costa Nova for an orientation tour and then travel through the Douro Valley, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Traditionally, the wines from this region were transported down-river in flat-bottomed boats called “rabelos.”  The wine was stored in barrels in cellars of the Vila Nova de Gaia, just across the river from Porto. After our lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley, we continue to Porto.

DAY 8

PORTO (Breakfast, Dinner)

During our half-day sightseeing tour of Porto, we visit the Palacio de Bolsa (the stock exchange palace), and end our tour in one of the famous wine cellars where we have another tasting. After this, we continue with a boat excursion, one of the most spectacular experiences in the city. Our afternoon is free, at leisure. In the evening gather with your fellow travelers and your Tour Director for a farewell dinner.

DAY 9

PORTO - USA (Breakfast)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

What's included ?

  • Airport transfers
  • 4 - star hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily
  • A welcome reception in Lisbon (hors d'oeuvres, a glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley (coffee or tea included)
  • A farewell dinner in Porto (coffee or tea included)
  • Inter-city travel by modern air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Local Guides
  • Sightseeing tours, as per itinerary
  • Admission included where indicated in bold letters
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Luggage handling at the hotel
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

TOUR SPOTLIGHTS:

  • Cabo da Roca, wild and rugged headland marking the most western point of Continental Europe
  • Lisbon, a pastel-colored city on seven hills ceramic tiles, Fado
  • The medieval walled city of Obidos, also known as the Wedding Town
  • Nazare, Portugal's most famous fishing villag
  • Coimbra's University and Library
  • Aveiro, canals and colorful boats, also known at the Portuguesa Venice
  • Porto, the town that gave the country its very name

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Tasting of a typical cherry liquor in Obidos
  • Wine tasting in the Douro Valley
  • Porto boat ride and tasting of the local wine



What's not included ?

Hotels

  • LISBON - Lisbon Marriott or similar
  • FATIMA - Aurea / Estela De Fatima / Regina or similar
  • COMBRA - Vila Gale Coimbra or similar
  • PORTO - Vila Gale Porto / Vila Gale Porto Ribeira or similar
PRICES ARE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Departures from the USA Saturday Starting dates in LISBON Sunday Ending dates in PORTO Sunday Land Only
3 Apr 2021 4 Apr 2021 11 Apr 2021 $1970
1 May 2021 2 May 2021 9 May 2021 $1970
26 Jun 2021 27 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 $1970
18 Sep 2021 19 Sep 2021 26 Sep 2021 $1970
23 Oct 2021 24 Oct 2021 31 Oct 2021 $1970
Single supplement: $690
Rates do not include airfares which can be booked at the time of booking. Call us for very special rates.

TRIP INFORMATION

   Location: PORTUGAL

   9 Days/ 8 Nights - Air & Land

   8 Days/ 7 Nights - Land Only

   Land Only: $1970

   Single supplement:$690


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