Day 1 - Arrive Lisbon
Arrival at Lisbon Airport. Pick – Up your car rental at the Airport rental counter and drive to city center.
Accommodation in Lisbon.
Day 2 - Lisbon - Obidos - Alcobaca - Nazare - Batalha
Porto (370 Km | 231 Miles; 4.5 hours driving time)
Leave early and drive to Obidos, a charming walled Medieval Village. After visiting Obidos make your way to Alcobaca for a quick visit of the Monastery of the Cister Order. You may want to skip Alcobaca for Batalha or vice-versa. From Alcobaca drive to Nazare, a quaint fishing village where you can have lunch in one of the many outdoor restaurantes and snack-bars. Batalha is you next destination with the obligatory stop at the Monastery, a masterpiece of the Gothic art in Portugal. After Batalha continue to Porto, check into the hotel and have dinner in Vila Nova de Gaia (across the bridge from Porto) or Porto's old town.
Accommodation in Porto.
Day 3 - Porto - Guimaraes - Braga
Morning visit to Porto including some of the main landmarks. After lunch drive to Guimaraes, the cradle city of Portugal (home to the first king of Portugal) located about one hour drive from Porto. Drive back to Porto or before doing so, stop in the city of Braga for dinner. Braga is located about half hour north of Guimaraes.
Accommodation in Porto.
Day 4 - Porto - Aveiro - Coimbra - Fatima/Tomar
Depart from Porto in direction of Aveiro. Stroll the downtown area appreciating the local channels and trying the famous "ovos molos" patries. After Aveiro head to Coimbra. Visit the University one of the oldest scholar institutions in Europe. If time permits, visit the near by Roman ruins of Conimbriga in Condeixa. Head to Tomar/Fatima and visit the Fatima sanctuary.
Accommodation in Tomar or Ourem/Fatima.
Day 5 - Ourem/Fatima or Tomar - Castelo de Vide - Marvao - Estremoz - Evora
Visit the Convento de Cristo a monastery that was the seat of the Knight’s Templars in Portugal. Head to Castelo de Vide and visit the the castle and Synagogue. After Castelo de Vide head to Marvao, a medieval village and fortress featuring great panoramic views. From Marvao drive to Estremoz and arrive in Evora.
Accommodation in Evora.
Day 6 - Evora - Lisbon
Visit Evora Museum, the Roman temple of Diana and the Cathedral. Stroll through the main plaza and have lunch. After Evora depart to Lisbon.
Accommodation in Lisbon.
Day 7 - Lisbon and surroundings
Lisbon visit - the Downtown, the Castelo de S. Jorge overlooking the gorgeous city (St. George Castle), the Alfama quarter, Belem and its monuments attached to the maritime discoveries, the Royal Coaches Museum. Continue to Sintra and visit of the Royal Palace or the Pena Palace. Drive back from Sintra via the fishing quaint town of Cascais and Estoril. Return to Lisbon.
Accommodation in Lisbon.
Day 8 - Depart Lisbon
Drop off your car rental at Lisbon Airport and board to your flight. Say farewell to a great holiday.
Included in this Package:
- 8 nights accommodations in selected hotel groups (Comfort or Superior, see price table)
- 8 buffet breakfasts
- Hotel tax and hotel service charge
- 8 days car rental
Included in Car Hire:
- 2 People - Economy: Seat Ibiza or similar. Manual transmission, AC
- 3 People - Compact: Station Wagon: Renault Megane or similar. Manual transmission, AC
- 4 People - Minivan: Seat Alhambra, VW Transporter or similar. Manual transmission, A/C
- Upgrades available upon request
- Unlimited miles/kilometers
- Basic LDW (CDW Collision Damage Waiver + TW Theft Waiver), ASC (Airport Service Charge) and LAF (Vehicle Licensee Fee)
- Vehicles are manual transmission. Please contact for automatic rental car rates.
Not Included in Car Hire:
- Child, toddler or infant/booster seat - Available at an additional charge.
- GPS - Available at the rental counter for 7 Euros per day for a maximum rental cost of 105 Euros.
- Toll Device - It can be rented for 1.5 Euros per day for a maximum of 15 Euros per rental
- Gasoline or Diesel Fuel
- Super CDW Coverage - This waives responsibility for paying excess charges in case of accident or car theft. This coverage can be purchased directly at car rental desk.
Car Hire Upgrades:
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 .
- Upgrades to a different group/class available upon request
- Automatic transmission available upon request
Evora - Hotel Dom Fernando
Hotel Dom Fernando is located in ten minute walk from the historic center of Evora. Hotel Dom Fernando features a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It has air-conditioned rooms overlooking the pool or the city.
All rooms at Dom Fernando Hotel are decorated in modern style with a touch of traditional Alentejo detail, and include a satellite TV, radio and telephone. Most rooms have a private balcony or terrace.
Restaurant Sao Bras serves specialties from the local Alentejana cuisine. Guests of Dom Fernando can also enjoy live music and drinks at Bar Chafariz d’el Rey.
Hotel Dom Fernando is a half mile from Igreja Real de Sao Francisco and the Chapel of Bones. Evora Train Station is less than a 10-minute walk away. Free public on-site parking is available.
Porto - Hotel Quality Inn Porto
Centrally located on Batalha Square, Hotel Quality Inn Porto is a 5-minute walk from Sao Bento Metro Station. It features a bar with room service and offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV.
The soundproofed rooms at Hotel Quality Inn Porto are equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities and include a seating area with couch. En suite bathrooms come with hairdryer.
Guests can relax in the contemporary lounge with flat-screen TVs. An attentive staff can help with car rental and laundry facilities and is available 24/7.
A 30 minute-drive from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, Hotel Quality Inn Porto is also a 7-minute walk from Bolhao Metro Station.
The renowned Porto Wine Cellars are less than 3 km away, and the promenade on the Douro River with the iconic D. Luis Bridge is 300 meters away.
Santo Ildefonso is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping for shoes, street performers and fashion bargains.
Fatima - Hotel Sao Jose
Centrally located in the pilgrimage town of Fatima, Hotel Sao Jose is 202 m from the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima. It features a restaurant and a sauna.
All guest rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with satellite TV, radio and private bathroom.
Guests of Sao Jose can enjoy a Turkish bath and relax bar at the hotel's lounge area with fireplace. Guests can also use the health club and fitness center.
The Hotel Sao Jose is within walking distance of the Sanctuary Basilica and the Chapel of the Apparitions
Lisbon - Hotel Travel Park
Hotel Travel Park is located in the East side of Lisbon a mere 300 feet from Anjos Metro Station and a 15 minute walk from the bustling Praca Dom Pedro IV. It has a bar with a terrace.
The air conditioned rooms at the Hotel Travel Park Lisboa have wooden furnishings. They include a sitting area with satellite TV and a private bathroom with signature amenities.
Guests of the Hotel Park can enjoy a rich buffet breakfast. The hotel serves snacks and light meals in the bar and offers room service. On warm days, meals can be enjoyed on the spacious terrace.
A 24-hour front desk and car rental services are among the useful facilities offered by the Park Lisboa.
Lisbon - Hotel Real Palacio
The Hotel Real Palacio is close to Parque Eduardo VII and less than a 5-minute walk from El Corte Ingles shopping center. Luxury amenities include a sauna and hot tub.
The bright, spacious rooms at the Hotel Real Palacio have free wired internet and satellite TV. They include air conditioning, a desk and a minibar. Guests receive free bathroom amenities throughout their stay.
A state-of-the-art fitness center is available on site. Following a workout, guests can unwind with a massage treatment or in the Turkish bath.
The contemporary Restaurante do Real serves a rich breakfast buffet which can be savored on the terrace. Regional specialties can be sampled in the elegant restaurant, Guarda Real.
Fatima - Hotel Santa Maria
A 2-minute walk from the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, this hotel’s modern architecture lets in lots of daylight. It features spacious rooms and art works by Portuguese artists.
Santa Maria’s restaurant lays nestled on the hotel’s green grounds. It offers regional Portuguese cuisine as well as various international dishes. There is a bar for drinks.
Guest rooms include air conditioning, minibars and bathroom amenities. The rooms have free Wi-Fi and soft, carpeted floors.
Santa Maria hotel also features a meditation room and hotel chapel. There is a terrace on the 4th floor with views of the sanctuary.
Ourem Castle can be reached in a 20-minute drive.
Evora - M'AR De AR Muralhas
The 4-star hotel in historic central Evora is just a 5-minute walk from Giraldo Square. It offers a spacious outdoor terrace with lounge chairs and a pool on the grounds.
Rooms at M’AR De AR Muralhas are bright and elegant and include a spacious sitting area with an LCD TV. Each room also has a CD player, DVD player and free bathroom amenities. Some rooms have a balcony.
Guests can enjoy a refreshing drink on the terrace, which overlooks the exotic garden. For colder days, there is also a cozy lounge with a fireplace where guests enjoy music while having a warm drink.
Restaurant Cerca Nova serves traditional Portuguese cuisine as well as international meals. Room service provides in-room breakfast upon request.
This hotel is located between the Alconchel and Raimundo city gates.
Lisbon - Turim Avenida da Liberdade Hotel
Hotel Turim Avenida da Liberdade is a modern 4-star hotel located on Avenida da Liberdade (Freedom Avenue). It is completely non-smoking and has air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a minibar. Facilities include a 24-hour front desk and room service.
The rooms at Turim Avenida Liberdade Hotel are decorated with contemporary furnishings and natural colors. All rooms have internet TV and a private bathroom with oversize mirrors.
Guests can enjoy Portuguese dishes and international fare at Turim Avenida Liberdade's restaurant. The bar features a variety of drinks and snacks. This Turim Hotel has a laundry service along with a car rental. There is also a business center with computer terminals.
Central Lisbon is just over 1 miles away, and is where guests can visit the Castle of São Jorge and the Lisbon Cathedral. Marques De Pombal Metro Station is just a 2-minute walk from the hotel.
Santo Antonio is a great choice for travelers interested in monuments, friendly locals and architecture.
Porto - Hotel Dom Henrique
Hotel Dom Henrique is located in Porto's city center. It is a newly renovated hotel offering a bar with panoramic views and a restaurant serving traditional Portuguese cuisine. Trindade Metro Station is 650 feet from the hotel and connects with Porto International Airport.
Air-conditioned rooms at Dom Henrique Hotel are decorated with warm colours and modern furniture. All rooms have a minibar, satellite TV, and an en suite bathroom.
The Panoramic Bar features a deck with scenic city views and provides regular live music shows. Restaurant Além-Mar features a tiled wall created by Julio Resende, a famous contemporary Portuguese artist.
Hotel Dom Henrique has a 24-hour front desk and can organize citywide excursions and car rentals for guests. It also offers free WiFi access in all areas.
Dom Henrique is in the centre of the entertainment district, with Clerigos Tower less than 5 minutes’ walk away and Aliados Avenue a 3-minute walk. It is 1,950 feet away from Rua Santa Catarina and Via Catarina shopping venues. Porto International Airport is 9.9 miles away from the Hotel Dom Henrique.
Uniao de Freguesias do Centro is a great choice for travelers interested in architecture, wine and city walks.
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