11 Days - Portugal World Heritage Tour

11 Days
from:
1 340 €
Highlights
  • Book a first-class private experience through the notable UNESCO sites, monuments and natural Heritage of Portugal;
  • Visit historic Portuguese towns and villages, like Sintra, Obidos, Batalha, Braga, Guimarães, Tomar and Coimbra;
  • Discover the impressive landscapes of Douro Valley and Douro Côa;
  • Explore the distinguished heritage that can be found in Lisbon and Porto, with typical experiences;
  • Travel through the History and tradition of Alentejo Region. 
Departure Dates
2017
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Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Lisbon (Arrival)

    Our tour guide will be waiting for you at the International Airport of Lisbon to give you a warm welcome and to escort you to your hotel in Lisbon. Accommodation in Lisbon.

  • Day 2
    Lisbon

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal. We can start to discover Belém. Here you will visit the Belém Tower, one of the most expressive monuments of Lisbon, followed by the well-known Monastery of Jerónimos, considered one of the most beautiful monuments of Portugal. Then we proceed to "Praça do Comércio" directly to Alfama, the Fado district. We continue to downtown, up to "Marquês de Pombal", passing by the famous Liberdade Avenue. Accommodation in Lisbon.

  • Day 3
    Obidos / Alcobaça / Batalha / Porto

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. From Lisbon you travel north, towards Porto. First stop at Óbidos, a town located on a hill and encircled by a fortified wall. At Alcobaça and Batalha two important UNESCO monuments: the Monastery of Alcobaça, a huge church which is a symbol of the Portuguese History and awarded in 1989; and the Monastery of Batalha, one of the most original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal and listed in 1983. Accommodation in Porto.

  • Day 4
    Porto

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. On this day you will join a private guided tour to the Historic Centre of Porto, listed as UNESCO heritage in 1996. Discover its most important monuments, sites and beaches, such as Luis I bridge and the typically Portuguese Manueline-style Church of Santa Clara. The tour continues to Calém Port Wine Cellars where you will taste the Port Wine and at the same time enjoy a lovely Fado show. Accommodation in Porto.

  • Day 5
    Braga / Guimarães / Porto

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. We will visit the Minho region, one of the greenest region in Portugal, with its spetaculars manors and traditions. Today we go to Braga and Guimarães. In Braga, discover the majesty of the Cathedral and the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus with its Baroque stairway. Then, explore the Historic Centre of Guimarães, declared a World Heritage Site in 2001, and visit the most emblematic sites of this “Cradle City” such as "Paços dos Duques". Built in the 15th century by D. Afonso’s orders, 1st Duke of Braganca. Its architectural style reflected the tastes that he had acquired in his trips through Europe, however the building passed through some changes during “Estado Novo” period by Salazar’s orders. Accommodation in Porto.

  • Day 6
    Douro Valley

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Douro, considered as the Best European River Destination by Huffington Post in 2013. We will depart from Porto heading north east towards Régua, located in the Douro Wine Region. Already in Douro region we will start with a visit to Tedo estate, located in the confluence of Tedo and Douro rivers, between Regua and Pinhão. This estate is the only one that has organic agriculture and produces Port, table wines and olive oil. Follows Pacheca estate visit, one of the most known Douro property, which stands out for being the first one to bottle up wines with its own brand. Featured for being one of the few plain wine areas. Accommodation in the Douro Wine Region.

  • Day 7
    Douro Côa (Upper Douro Region)

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. The route continues to the village of S. Joao da Pesqueira, considered the "heart of the Douro Wine Region", with probably the most stunning view of the entire region. Visit Foz Côa and discover the Quinta de Ervamoira, an estate situated within the Archaeological Park of Foz Côa, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998. You will also learn about the history of the estate and its wines. Then we will visit Côa museum. A building of the Archaeological Park of Coa Valley, founded in 2010, perfectly integrated in the great beauty of the natural landscape. On the inside you will be able to see the prehistoric time art through several well preserved stone engravings. Accommodation in the Douro Wine Region.

  • Day 8
    Coimbra / Tomar / Lisbon

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Coimbra is also known as the city of the students. The University of Coimbra is the oldest academic institution in the Portuguese-speaking world and the newest World Heritage Site of Portugal (listed in 2013). Explore this University and other emblematic monuments of this town. Then, you will visit Tomar, the last Templar town to be commissioned for construction. Its Convent of Christ was listed as a UNESCO site in 1983. Accommodation in Lisbon.

  • Day 9
    Sintra / Lisbon

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Sintra is a romantic village at the edge of the Sintra Mountain Range and its unique characteristics have made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.This guided tour includes a visit to Sintra National Palace and to the stunning landscapes of this Park. Accommodation in Lisbon.

  • Day 10
    Alentejo / Lisbon

    Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Finally, you head to the landscapes of the Alentejo, known for its golden plains, towards Evora. The Historic Centre of Évora was declared a UNESCO Heritage in 1986. Explore this place, visiting the Roman Temple, the Church of S. Francisco and the Bones Chapel. To call it a day at last we will visit Évora’s Cathedral, built in granite was only completed in 1250 (began to be built in 1186). Religious building marked by the transition between the Romanic and gothic architecture styles, classified as national monument in 1910. Then we will visit Elvas and its walls, considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Return and accommodation in Lisbon.

  • Day 11
    Return

    Breakfast in the hotel. Private transfer from the hotel to the International Airport of Lisbon. End of your trip.

Pricing
Children

Children up to 3 years old: Free

1st Child aged from 4 to 10 years old: Free

2nd Child aged from 4 to 10 years old: 50% Discount

what's included
This tour includes:
  • Tourism Driver/Guide (private) during the Tour: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French or German (other languages, please contact us)
  • Accommodation on breakfast basis (5 nights in Lisbon, 3 nights in Porto, 2 night in Douro Valley)
  • Exclusive, modern and comfortable car, bus or minivan
  • Private transfers Lisbon Airport / Hotel / Lisbon Airport
  • The following entrances: Jeronomis Monastery (Lisbon), Alcobaça Monastery (Alcobaça), Batalha Monastery (Batalha), Port Wine Cellar with wine tasting (Porto), Cathedral (Braga), Paço dos Duques (Guimarães), 2 Wineries and Côa Museum (Douro Valley), University (Coimbra), Sintra National Palace (Sintra), Cathedral and Bones Chapel (Evora)  
  • 24h/7 Customer Service Assistance
This tour does not include:
  • Flights to and from Portugal
  • Personal expenses
  • Other expenses (or entrances) not mentioned
  • Baggage service in the hotels
  • Porterage fees at the Hotels
  • Meals (Lunches and Dinners)

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