Maritime Discoveries, Viticulture and Faith in Portugal - Lisbon to Fatime, Coimbra, and Porto

A new and exciting tour of Portugal discovering faith and culture - 7-nights includes Lisbon, Fatima, Coimbra and Porto

Maritime Discoveries, Viticulture and Faith in Portugal - Lisbon to Fatime, Coimbra, and Porto

A new and exciting tour of Portugal discovering faith and culture - 7-nights includes Lisbon, Fatima, Coimbra and Porto

Tour Highlights

  • Welcome reception
  • Guaranteed departures
  • See Lisbon, Fatima, Coimbra and Porto
  • Lunch with wine tasting in the Duoro Valley
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

Your Maritime Discoveries, Viticulture and Faith in Portugal Tour Includes

  • Arrival transfer from Lisbon airport to the hotel*.
  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
  • Service charges and hotel taxes.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Welcome reception with hors d'oeuvres and a glass of wine, beer or a soft drink
  • Lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley
  • Porto boat ride six bridges and tasting of the local wine
  • Farewell dinner
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Professional Tour Director throughout.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary.
  • Return transfer from Porto to Porto airport*
*Note: Transfers are offered on day of arrival and day of departure. If you wish to arrive earlier or stay later, transfers are additional.

Itinerary

Day 1, Sunday: Arrive Lisbon

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure to begin exploring on your own. Later, gather with your tour director and your fellow travelers for a welcome reception. (WR)

Day 2, Monday: In Lisbon: Excursion to Sintra, Cabo Da Roca, Cascias, and Estoril

This morning we depart on a full day private sightseeing tour to Sintra, Cascais, Estoril and Cabo da Roca. Sintra boasts a historic Centre that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. After our visit of the Sintra National Palace, we continue to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost cape in Continental Europe. Thereafter, we travel to Cascais, a picturesque fishing town with some quirky museums, beautiful gardens and a lively fish market. Then we’re off to Estoril, a former fishing town turned cosmopolitan destination for well-heeled travelers. We return to Lisbon in the evening. (B)

Day 3, Tuesday: In Lisbon

This morning we stroll through Baixa, Lisbon’s historic heart and commercial center. We then drive to Belem to view Belem Tower and the Discovery Monument. The Vasco de Gama tomb in the Jeronimos Monastery is next on our journey. We pay a visit to the 16th century Queluz Royal Palace and view the Discoveries Monument, erected to celebrate the courage and bravery of the Portuguese navigators who crossed the world and discovered new lands. After our tour, we visit the Mercado de Campo de Ourique, a unique local market. The evening is at leisure. (B)

Day 4, Wednesday: to Fatima

After breakfast, we leave Lisbon and depart towards the north. Our first destination is Obidos, a charming village of white houses on a hill, surrounded by fourteenth century’s walls. Here we stop for a tasting of cherry liquor. We proceed to Nazara after the tasting. Nazara is a popular tourist attraction and picturesque village located on the Atlantic coast. Our next stop is the Monastery of Batalha, a Dominican Convent. We finish the day in Fatima, a Catholic pilgrimage destination and home to sacred sites and religious artifacts. (B)

Day 5, Thursday: to Coimbra

In the morning, we travel to Tomar for a half-day sightseeing tour and visit of the Luso-Hebrew Museum. We then proceed towards Buçaco to visit the famous Buçaco Forest and for an outside view of Buçaco Palace. In Coimbra, our half day sightseeing tour includes a visit to the University and Library. (B)

Day 6, Friday: to Porto

We continue to Aveiro and Costa Nova for an orientation tour and then travel through the Douro Valley, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Traditionally, the wines from this region were transported down-river in flat-bottomed boats called “rabelos”. The wine was stored in barrels in cellars of the Vila Nova de Gaia, just across the river from Porto. After our lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley, we continue to Porto. (B, L)

Day 7, Saturday: in Porto

During our half day sightseeing tour of Porto, we visit the Palacio de Bolsa (the stock exchange palace), and end our tour in one of the famous wine cellars where we have another tasting. After this, we continue with a boat excursion, one of the most spectacular experiences in the city. Our afternoon is free, at leisure. In the evening gather with your fellow travelers and your tour director for our farewell dinner. (B, FR)

Day 8, Sunday: Depart Budapest

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Rates & Hotels

A New Escorted Tour of Portugal

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Featured Hotels

Maritime Discoveries, Viticulture and Faith in Portugal- 7 Night Escorted Tour- Lisbon to Fatime, Coimbra, and Porto
Lisbon Marriott Hotel Lisbon
Fatima Hotel - TBA with documents Fatima
Vila Gale Coimbra Coimbra
Porto Hotel Porto

Tour Details

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Pricing

This package is based on a minimum of two (2) persons traveling based on sharing one double room. This tour can be booked online or via our call center. A max of 6 passengers can be booked online. If you have more than 6 passengers, you must contact reservations in our call center. Single rooms are solely on request and cannot be booked online. Triple rooms offer a reduction.

This tour does not include:
  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • City Tax to be paid locally

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) months from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one begins in Portugal. Air date should be booked one day prior to allow for overnight flights to Portugal.