Porto is known as “Cidade Invicta”, the city that was never conquered. Located by the Douro River, Porto has been named “Best European Destination 2017”. Its historical center, never touched by invaders, is registered as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. The historical value of the Old Cathedral, the Church of St. Francis and the Torre dos Clérigos combine with the contemporary buildings as the Serralves Museum and the “Casa da Música” (house of music), showcasing the unique aesthetic of the city.
Lisbon is called the "city of seven hills" located on the Tagus’ river mouth and the World’s Leading City Break Destinations 2017. This cosmopolitan city is famous for its hospitality, gastronomy and rich cultural heritage. Lisbon is an historical city full of authenticity and stories where tradition and history intersect with cultural entertainment, where historical monuments and World Heritage Sites blend with urban art by world famous artists.
Day 1 to Day 4
Arrival at Porto Airport. Assistance and transfer by private car to hotel included. Accommodation for 3 nights on bed & breakfast basis. Time to discover the 2nd largest city in Portugal. Known by its many and varied monuments, from the cathedral with its Romanesque choir, the neoclassical Stock Exchange Palace to the typically Portuguese Manueline style Church of Santa Clara, Porto also offers the cultural richness of a big city.
Half Day Porto City Tour – Daily Tour with departure around 09h00 or 14h00 .
Guided tour to explore this beautiful city on the Douro river banks. Visit the superb Cathedral, the neoclassical stock exchange Palace, the São Bento train station. Continue through the historic centre with narrow streets and squares, and admire the incredible Lello bookshop. Visit a Port wine cellar and sample some rich wine flavours .
Full Day Douro Tour including lunch. Daily Tour with departure around 09h00.
This charming and unique region in the North of Portugal is defined by having been the first demarcated wine region in the world and its landscape classified as UNESCO World Heritage. Our tour takes you to visit ‘São Leonardo de Galatura’ view point, continue to Pinhão and take an hour cruise in the Douro River. Finish your day with a Port wine tasting at a local Wine estate.
Check-out from your hotel. Transfer included to Porto-Campanhã Train Station. Take the train to Lisbon and travel in FIRST Class, to Lisbon-Oriente Train Station (train tickets included).
Day 1 to Day 7
Arrival at Lisbon-Oriente Train Station. Transfer included to hotel in Lisbon. Check-in and accommodation for 4 nights on bed and breakfast basis. Spend your time in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Lisbon is a fantastic city to visit with its monuments, museums, restaurants, religious & historic buildings, gardens and cultural places.
Lisbon tour by TUK TUK and food & wine experience (duration 2:30 hours).
The most authentic experience of Lisbon combining history, iconic sights and portuguese gastronomy. See some of the typical Lisbon quarters from Bairro Alto to Chiado and Rossio, admire beautiful views of the ‘city of seven hils’ and experience some portuguese ‘tapas’ & wines.
Full Day Sintra Tour (lunch NOT included) - Daily Tour with departure around 09h00.
A tour to the charming and picturesque town of Sintra . See the historic centre and visit the National Palace. Lunch at leisure. In the afternoon travel to Cabo da Roca, the most westerly point of Europe, and admire the beautiful views of Guincho beach and Boca to Inferno. Continue to Cascais and Estoril before returning to Lisbon and to your hotel.
Check-out from your hotel. Transfer by private car to Lisbon airport , included. Board your flight home.