Best of Portugal

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 5-99 yrs
  • max group size 48
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-20970
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ends Lisbon, Portugal
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 10 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)
  • PanoiasOurique: Saddle up for a superb stud farm visit, the tragic story of unrequited love and a traditional homecooked Be My Guest lunch with Tiago and Vera in Portugal's beautiful Alentejo.
  • Lisbon: Visit the Hieronymite Monastery, a former monastery of the Order of Saint Jerome and exquisite example of Manueline architecture.
  • Porto: Savour the flavours of Portugal's centuriesold Port heritage and gain insights into its local production at a tasting in a Port cellar.
  • Lisbon: Explore with your Local Specialist, from the Lower Town, beneath the hilltop Bairro Alto to the Terreiro do Paco. Visit the Belém Quarter to see the modern Monument to the Discoveries and the medieval Belém Tower.
  • Algarve: A Local Specialist takes you to the southwesternmost point of mainland Europe on this sightseeing tour. Explore the history of the Algarve in depth.
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The "Best Of Portugal" tour starts from and ends in Lisbon. It is a city sightseeing trip that takes 11 days taking you through Viseu, Evora, Algarve and 3 other destinations in Portugal. "Best Of Portugal" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This Best of Portugal journey reveals a nation’s proud history, warm-hearted locals and soul-warming cuisine. Starting in Lisbon, you’ll travel north and south to explore a Templar stronghold, watch thoroughbreds perform at an Alentejo farm and visit the Algarve.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Welcome to Lisbon
  • Day 2: Discover Colourful Lisbon Dive Into Culture
  • Day 3: Journey to the Algarve Region Connect with Locals
  • Day 4: Cliffs, Beaches and More in the Algarve
  • Day 5: Onwards to Elegant vora
  • Day 6: Venture Past Mountains to Viseu
  • Day 7: Through the Douro Valley to Porto
  • Day 8: Explore Vibrant Porto Dive Into Culture
  • Day 9: On to Coimbra and Pilgrimage to Ftima
  • Day 10: Experience Village Life Returning to Lisbon
  • Day 11: Farewell Lisbon
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Meals
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
Transport
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Guide
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
Others
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Optional Experiences and free time
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Lisbon are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Portugal tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
This tour has not received any customer reviews yet. However, you can expect a good tour as it is run by a trusted travel specialist who has received 22 reviews for other tours with an average 4.4 rating.
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Portugal tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 24 May 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 May 2023, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Portugal tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Best of Portugal tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Small group version of this tour may be available, which limits the group size to generally 29 people.
  • Groups traveling together will be seated together, and face coverings will be required where mandated, otherwise it is the choice of our guests if they wish to wear face coverings when traveling on the coach. Additionally, all surfaces will be disinfected multiple times per day, and due to our high performing air filters the air within the coach will be completely filtered and changed every 2-3 minutes
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children aged 5-15, who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How many days are enough for Europe?

    You can spend a couple of months exploring Europe and still feel like you have not seen everything. Generally speaking, a two-week Europe trip should be just enough if you are looking to cover its major highlights. However, if you want a comprehensive travel experience within this duration, it is better that you focus on a region or a few countries rather than traveling all over the continent. 

    Choose a single country or schedule your trip around a handful of cities in different countries. While larger European cities may require three to four days to explore, you can get around smaller destinations in a day or two. Planning your trip around a particular region will cut down your travel time and save your time in transit.

  • What is the best time to go to Portugal?

    There is no bad time to visit Portugal, but April to October are considered the best. For a seasonal overview, check out our article on the best time to visit Portugal.

  • What are the best places to travel to in Portugal?

    The best places to visit in Portugal are going to depend on your preference. If you are into medieval cities, head to Obidos. The town is also popular for its chocolate festival. If you are looking for a relaxed surf town vibe, ​then ​Ericeira or Peniche is what you are looking for. For a foodie adventure, Porto will satiate all your culinary desires.

  • How many days should you spend in Portugal?

    We recommend spending at least 10 days in Portugal to experience the country’s culture and see its top attractions. Find out more about how long to spend in Portugal with our guide.

  • What is the best way to travel in Portugal?

    The public transport networks in Portugal are pretty decent. Scenic trains are highly affordable, but if you are short on time, the buses will normally be quicker. It is probably one of the only places where buses are quicker than trains.

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