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3 Day Wonders of Portugal


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Description

Discover in three days the center south of Portugal, driving by a landscape with windmills, fruit trees, vineyards, cork and olive trees, and the relaxing vast plains. Experience the flavors and smells of the creative cuisine and the shapes and colors of its handicraft. Plunge into the past, visiting the roman heritage, medieval castles, and splendorous churches. Walk through the charming whitewashed villages and towns.

Itinerary:

Day 1 - Lisbon/ Sintra/ Cabo da Roca/ Cascais/ Estoril/Lisbon

We leave in direction of the majestic and romantic Pena Palace, an astonishing fairy-tale castle,located in one of the highest peaks of Sintra mountain range. At the end of the morning free time to walk in the streets of the village of Sintra (Cultural Landscape by UNESCO) that enchanted Kings and inspired poets to appreciate the several handicraft shops and tea-rooms to taste the delicious local sweets like the "queijadas" or the “travesseiros”. We leave to Colares*, region demarcated and recognized for its table wines, following until Cabo da Roca, the most western point in continental  Europe, passing for the beach of Guincho until Boca do Inferno always sea viewing enjoying the landscape until Cascais where we take a glimpse of the fishing port. We return to Lisbon by Estoril Coast where we can have a panoramic view of the Casino and its gardens. Lisbon – overnight.

Day 2 -  Lisbon/ Obidos/ Alcobaca/ Nazare/ Batalha/ Fatima/ Lisbon

Leaving Lisbon, we head north. Our first stop will be at Obidos, a small village surrounded by medieval walls, with its typical whitewashed houses and wrought iron balconies, its handcraft and the famous Pousada do Castelo. Then we go on to Alcobaça to visit the church of the Monastery (World Heritage by UNESCO), the longest and first entire church in gothic style in Portugal, where e can admire the tombs of D. Pedro and of D. Inês de Castro. Our lunch will be at Nazare, the most typical and colorful Portuguese fishing village. If possible, we go to Sítio from where we enjoy a beautiful view over the beach and the Ocean. In the afternoon we visit the wonderful church of Batalha Monastery (World Heritage by UNESCO) a masterpiece in Gothic style, with his beautiful stained-glass windows. Then we arrive at the Sanctuary of our Lady of Fatima center of Christian faith and world pilgrimage. To visit; the Basilica with the tombs of: Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta; the Apparition Chapel, heart of the shrine. If possible, time to attend mass. We return to Lisbon by a rich agricultural region. Lisbon – overnight.

Day 3 - Lisboa/ Evora/ Monsaraz / Lisboa

One day discovering the town of Evora, mosaic of culture, history and traditions. Leaving Lisboa, we cross the bridge over the river Tejo where by a beautiful and bucolic landscape of olive trees, cork oak trees and vineyards we arrive at Evora – World Heritage of UNESCO. In the narrow streets of the whitewashed town of Évora we walk along the time visiting some of the most important monuments: the Roman Temple, the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church whit the “Bones Chapel“, and the University. At the market we see and feel the richness of product used to prepare one of the most elaborated and appreciated the culinary of Portugal. Along the visit we also admire the diversity and authenticity of local handicraft with cork, ceramic and copper objects. Time to lunch. In the afternoon we depart to Azeitao where we visit one of the oldest and most important wine cellars in Portugal and, at the end of the visit we taste the traditional Moscatel de Setubal.

Major Sights: Lisbon,Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Cascais, Estoril, Obidos, Alcobaça, Nazare, Batalha, Fatima, Evora, Monsaraz, Azeitao.

Duration: 3 Days

Departures: 9.00 a.m.

Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish & French

Frequency: Saturdays (on guaranteed dates - minimum 4 persons to operate)

Prices per person in US Dollars
Single = 1 person per room
Double = 2 persons per room
Triple = 3 persons per rooms

Premium = 3 lunches (Evora, Sintra, Nazare)

Departure DateSingle SuperiorDouble SuperiorTriple SuperiorPremium
12/10/2016 - 3/31/2017$511$466$462$42
4/1/2017 - 10/31/2017$506$482$462$42
11/1/2017 - 3/31/2018$495$459$439$42

Includes

  • Accommodation on buffet breakfast basis at Hotel Lutecia, 4 star or similar in Lisbon
  • Transport by air conditioned bus or minivan as per detailed itinerary
  • Guide during entire tour
  • Entrances into following monuments: Palacio da Pena (Sintra), Mosteiro da Batalha Cloisters (Batalha), Evora Cathedral , S. Francisco Church And Bone’s Chapel (Evora)

Option

  • Lunch. Price for lunch is listed under "premium" in price table. It includes lunch in Evora, Sintra and Nazare

Does not Include

  • Other expenses than above mentioned, porterage fees at the hotel, dinners, personal expenses, entrancees other.

Languages

  • Portuguese, English, Spanish & French

Departures 

  • Departs every day except for Wednesday
National Palace in Sintra - Portugal
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Alcobaca Monastery
Nazare's city - Nazare - Portugal
Portugal Travel and Tours - Monsaraz - Alentejo | Portugal.com
castle - Obidos - Portugal
Fatima
Rossio - Lisbon - Portugal
Lisbon Rossio Fountain - Portugal travel and tours | Portugal.com
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Temple of Diana - Roman ruins in Evora
Evora Cathedral (Sé) - Evora Portugal
Note: Hotels shown are for reference only. We reserve the right to change hotels based on availability, group size or other factors. Should alternate hotel be required, it will be of same or better rating .

Superior Hotels

Lisbon - Hotel Lutecia

Hotel Lutecia Fitness

Hotel Lutecia is a recently renovated designer 4 star hotel located in the Areeiro district the heart of Lisbon. The hotel features 9 themed floors, as well as a fusion restaurant serving Portuguese and Indian cuisine. 

Hotel Lutecia Lisbon rooms include high-tech furniture, details such design chairs, Smart TVs, espresso coffee machine and most offer panoramic city views. The suites include a comfortable living area and a luxurious bathroom with a spa tub.

The hotel Fusion restaurant provides dining in a modern atmosphere. The menu includes several vegetarian alternatives. Lutecia’s room service enables guests to enjoy their meals privately.

In the morning, enjoy an expansive buffet breakfast featuring hot dishes, fresh fruit and cake. A selection of beverages and light snacks is available at the lobby bar, together with several large flat-screen TVs.

Lutecia Hotel is located close to the lively Avenida de Roma. Rossio Square and the Baixa are a short ride away on the Green Metro Line.

The Roma-Areeiro Metro Station is about 650 feet away.

Alvalade is a great choice for travelers interested in culture, sightseeing and shopping

More about this hotel from booking.com

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Booking your Tour Package

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $50.00 per person is required to confirm and hold your reservation
  • Tour departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change until confirmed
  • Full payment due 45 days from departure

Booking your Tour Package with Air

  • This tour package does not have an airfare option. We can hold your tour package land reservation while you book air. Once you confirm your air itinerary we can then proceed with collecting a deposit and confirming your land portion

Cancellation Policy

  • Deposit is non-refundable
  • Cancellation 45 to 22 days prior to departure: 20% of total price minus deposit
  • Cancellation 21 to 8 days prior to departure: 30% of total price
  • Cancellation 7 to 2 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
  • Less than 48 hours, "no shows" and unused services - No refund

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