8 Day Affordable Portugal

$1059
Land Only
$1689*
Air & Land
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Monday Departure
Crown Plaza Porto Porto
Dos Templarios Tomar
HF Fenix Urban Lisbon
Hotel Marques de Pombal Lisbon
Hotel Mundial Lisbon
Thursday Departure

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2018 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Mon, Nov 19  (Sold Out) $1739* $1269
Thu, Nov 22  (Sold Out) $1849* $1269
Mon, Nov 26  (Sold Out) $1769* $1269
Thu, Nov 29  (Sold Out) $1679* $1159
Mon, Dec 03  (Sold Out) $1769* $1269
$1789* $1269
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
$1729* $1209
$1699* $1059
Mon, Feb 18  (Sold Out) $1739* $1269
$1729* $1209
$1689* $1109
$1789* $1269
$1699* $1059
$1849* $1269
Thu, Mar 14  (Sold Out) $1829* $1269
Mon, Mar 18  (Sold Out) $1769* $1269
$1889* $1269
Mon, Mar 25  (Sold Out) $1849* $1269

*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


Accommodation Details:
Triples are not available at HF Fenix Urban in Lisbon

Feb 28 departure will be accommodated at Hotel Marques de Pombal in Lisbon.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This moderately active trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. This is an Off Season program. For more information, click here.

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Portugal
Depart for Portugal

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Porto
Arrive in Porto and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore Portugal’s second largest city. In the evening, meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers and enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting at approximately 7 pm on the sensational journey that lies ahead, followed by a Welcome Dinner.
Overnight: Porto
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Porto City Tour
Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Porto with a local guide. Take a panoramic drive to the mouth of the Douro River, and visit the Church of Sao Francisco and the Stock Exchange, renowned for its exquisite neoclassical façade and ornate gilded Arabian Hall. Finish the tour with a visit to a Port Wine Cellar for a tasting. Spend the balance of the day at leisure or, choose to participate in the optional Douro River Cruise with lunch. Cruise along the colorful river valley, viewing the city from a new perspective. Pass by the numerous port wine cellars and under the magnificent bridges crossing the valley
Optional: Douro River Cruise with Lunch (PM)
Overnight: Porto
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Coimbra, Drive to Tomar, Convent of Christ
This morning, depart Porto and drive south to Coimbra, the third-largest city in Portugal. Visit the university of Coimbra, among the oldest universities in Europe, with more than 700 years of history. Continue your journey to Tomar, one of Portugal’s historical jewels. Upon arrival, visit the hilltop Convent of Christ with its famous Manueline window. Tonight, dinner is at your hotel
Overnight: Tomar
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Fatima, Drive to Lisbon
This morning drive to Lisbon. Stop in Fatima, one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its Sanctuary welcomes millions of pilgrims from all over the world. Fatima's fame is due to the Apparitions of Our Lady of the Rosary that appeared to three shepherd children in 1917. Here, visit the great Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary built in neoclassical style, flanked by colonnades linking it with the extensive convent. Continue your journey to Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in Europe, over 2,000 years old, and capital of Portugal since 1147. Tonight, attend the optional Fado Dinner. Travel to one of Lisbon's oldest districts and join one of the popular performances of local songs and traditional dances accompanied by a gentle guitar playing Portuguese melodies. Enjoy dinner with wine before a brief drive through the illuminated city
Optional: Fado Dinner (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday - Lisbon City Tour
Today’s tour of Lisbon highlights the variety of heritage and styles that make it one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. You begin with a view of the treasured 16th century Belem Tower, a monument to Portugal’s Age of Discovery. Afterward, visit the Cathedral of Lisbon and enjoy the elegant Liberdade Avenue. Take a walk along the winding cobblestone streets to Alfama, the old Fisherman’s Quarter, nestled between the Grand Castle and the River Tagus. The afternoon is at leisure or, join the optional tour to quaint Sintra, the “Glorious Eden” of Lord Byron, and ancient summer retreat of the royal court, highlighted by lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments. Visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center before returning to Lisbon
Optional: Half Day Sintra Tour (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Excursion to Evora
This morning, head to Evora. Take a guided tour and discover the town's massive walls and Roman Temple, early Gothic Cathedral, and Sao Francisco Church that is famous for its Ossuary chapel, whose walls are decorated with thousands of human bones and skulls. Head on to see Evora’s main square, the Praça do Giraldo, and the cobbled streets of this former Royal town. Later, return to Lisbon. Tonight, enjoy a delectable farewell dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Monday - Depart Portugal
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Portugal
Depart for Portugal

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Porto
Arrive in Porto and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore Portugal’s second largest city. In the evening, meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers and enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting at approximately 7 pm on the sensational journey that lies ahead, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Porto
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Saturday - Porto City Tour
Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Porto with a local guide. Take a panoramic drive to the mouth of the Douro River, and visit the Church of Sao Francisco and the Stock Exchange, renowned for its exquisite neoclassical façade and ornate gilded Arabian Hall. Finish the tour with a visit to a Port Wine Cellar for a tasting. Spend the balance of the day at leisure or, choose to participate in the optional Douro River Cruise with lunch. Cruise along the colorful river valley, viewing the city from a new perspective. Pass by the numerous port wine cellars and under the magnificent bridges crossing the valley
Optional: Douro River Cruise with Lunch (PM)
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Coimbra, Drive to Tomar, Convent of Christ
This morning, depart Porto and drive south to Coimbra, the third-largest city in Portugal. Visit the university of Coimbra, among the oldest universities in Europe, with more than 700 years of history. Continue your journey to Tomar, one of Portugal’s historical jewels. Upon arrival, visit the hilltop Convent of Christ with its famous Manueline window. Tonight, dinner is at your hotel
Overnight: Tomar
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Monday - Fatima, Drive to Lisbon
This morning drive to Lisbon. Stop in Fatima, one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its Sanctuary welcomes millions of pilgrims from all over the world. Fatima's fame is due to the Apparitions of Our Lady of the Rosary that appeared to three shepherd children in 1917. Here, visit the great Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary built in neoclassical style, flanked by colonnades linking it with the extensive convent. Continue your journey to Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in Europe, over 2,000 years old, and capital of Portugal since 1147. Tonight, attend the optional Fado Dinner. Travel to one of Lisbon's oldest districts and join one of the popular performances of local songs and traditional dances accompanied by a gentle guitar playing Portuguese melodies. Enjoy dinner with wine before a brief drive through the illuminated city
Optional: Fado Dinner (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Tuesday - Lisbon City Tour
Today’s tour of Lisbon highlights the variety of heritage and styles that make it one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. You begin with a view of the treasured 16th century Belem Tower, a monument to Portugal’s Age of Discovery. Afterward, visit the Cathedral of Lisbon and enjoy the elegant Liberdade Avenue. Take a walk along the winding cobblestone streets to Alfama, the old Fisherman’s Quarter, nestled between the Grand Castle and the River Tagus. The afternoon is at leisure or, join the optional tour to quaint Sintra, the “Glorious Eden” of Lord Byron, and ancient summer retreat of the royal court, highlighted by lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments. Visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center before returning to Lisbon
Optional: Half Day Sintra Tour (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Excursion to Evora
This morning, head to Evora. Take a guided tour and discover the town's massive walls and Roman Temple, early Gothic Cathedral, and Sao Francisco Church that is famous for its Ossuary chapel, whose walls are decorated with thousands of human bones and skulls. Head on to see Evora’s main square, the Praça do Giraldo, and the cobbled streets of this former Royal town. Later, return to Lisbon. Tonight, enjoy a delectable farewell dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - Depart Portugal
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Featured Hotels

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Optional Tours

Join a cruise along the colorful river valley, viewing the city from a new perspective. Pass by the numerous port wine cellars and under the magnificent bridges crossing the valley. Continue for a meal of local specialties in a typical restaurant with drinks included.

Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #3 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2019 $65.00
Douro River Cruise with Dinner Thumbnail

Travel to the famous Barrio Alto district and join one of the popular performances of local songs accompanied by a gentle guitar playing Portuguese melodies. Enjoy dinner with wine before a brief drive through the illuminated city.

Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #5 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $85.00
01 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019 $85.00
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Enjoy an afternoon tour that includes a scenic drive along the Estoril coast with a short stop in Cascais. Then continue to Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival, visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center.

Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.

Please note, this tour will require a good amount of walking. The pace is moderate, however, you may encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and slopes.

Day #6 16 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $50.00
01 Jan 2019 - 10 Apr 2019 $55.00
Half Day Sintra Tour Thumbnail

Join a cruise along the colorful river valley, viewing the city from a new perspective. Pass by the numerous port wine cellars and under the magnificent bridges crossing the valley. Continue for a meal of local specialties in a typical restaurant with drinks included.

Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #3 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2019 $65.00
Douro River Cruise with Dinner Thumbnail

Travel to the famous Barrio Alto district and join one of the popular performances of local songs accompanied by a gentle guitar playing Portuguese melodies. Enjoy dinner with wine before a brief drive through the illuminated city.

Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #5 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $85.00
01 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019 $85.00
Fado Dinner Thumbnail

Enjoy an afternoon tour that includes a scenic drive along the Estoril coast with a short stop in Cascais. Then continue to Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival, visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center.

Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.

Please note, this tour will require a good amount of walking. The pace is moderate, however, you may encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and slopes.

Day #6 16 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $50.00
01 Jan 2019 - 10 Apr 2019 $55.00
Half Day Sintra Tour Thumbnail