Portugal Meets Spain, Self-drive (multi Country)

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 6-99 yrs
  • max group size 50
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-36649
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Porto, Portugal
  • Ends Lisbon, Portugal
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Guimarães: attractive historic city, filled with a medieval atmosphere that is expressed at many castles and medieval fortresses, often recognized as a cradle of Portugal
  • Santiago de Compostela: Pilgrimage centre, devoted to the Apostol Santiago, covered by the legends and myths about the pagan witches and other mystical supernatural entities
  • Coimbra: Coimbra’s University is one of the oldest in the world, with its magnificent baroque library
  • Sintra: The UNESCO World Heritage Site is perhaps one of the most stunning spots in all of Europe with the most mysterious palaces and castles
Start in Porto and end in Lisbon, the trip "Portugal Meets Spain, Self-drive (multi Country)" is a self-guided art and architecture tour that takes 12 days. You will be traveling through Guimaraes, Santiago De Compostela, Lisbon and 12 other destinations in Portugal and Spain. "Portugal Meets Spain, Self-drive (multi Country)" is a private trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Land bathed by the Atlantic which feeds its history, conquests and invasions, this self-drive tour reflects the richness and diversity of attractions of its countries. Between modernity and tradition, you will discover its medieval walled cities; authentic villages and fantastic panoramas.
  • Day 1: Arrival Porto / Car Pick-up
  • Day 2: Porto
  • Day 3: Porto – Guimaraes – Braga – Viana Do Castelo (144km – 2hrs)
  • Day 4: Viana Do Castelo – Vigo – Pontevedra – Santiago De Compostela/spain (194km – 2.5hr)
  • Day 5: Santiago De Compostela
  • Day 6: Santiago De Compostela – Ourense – Teloes (300km – 3hrs)
  • Day 7: Teloes – Peso Da RÉgua – Lamego – S. Pedro Do Sul – Viseu (170km – 2hrs)
  • Day 8: Viseu – Luso - Bussaco – Coimbra (94km – 1hr)
  • Day 9: Coimbra – Figueira Da Foz – Batalha - FÁtima (146km – 2hrs)
  • Day 10: FÁtima – Óbidos – Sintra - Lisbon (207km – 3hrs)
  • Day 11: Lisbon
  • Day 12: Departure Lisbon / Car Drop-off
  • 11 night's accommodation
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Axis Porto or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Axis Viana or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Virxe da Cerca or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Miracorgo or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel do Parque or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Vila Gale Coimbra or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Santa Maria or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Turim Iberia or similar 4*
  • 11 Breakfasts
  • Pick-up at Porto Airport
  • Drop-off at Lisbon Airport
  • VLF (Vehicle Licensee Fee)
  • ASC (Airport Service Charge)
  • 12 days car rental
  • Unlimited mileage
  • CDW (Collision Damage Waiver)
  • TP (Theft Protection)
  • Tax
  • Meet & Greet
  • Car Group Y = Renault Clio or similar
  • Visa fees
  • International or domestic flights
  • Optional tours (if any)
  • City tax not included, payable on the spot
  • Porterage and gratuities
  • Please note that this tour is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.
  • Cross border supplement (payable on the spot)
  • Airport service charge (payable on the spot)
  • Fuel, Fines, Tolls, Parking
  • PAI (Personal Accident Insurance), SDW (Super Damage Waiver)
  • Damage to a third party or to the hire vehicle due to negligence or inappropriate driving.
  • Loss or damage to aerials, jack, safety triangles and vests, windscreen wipers, petrol cap, luggage covers, or any other fixed or mobile component of the vehicle.
  • Damage to the engine through negligence.
  • Theft of the vehicle with keys left in the ignition.
  • Damage caused to the vehicle or to persons through driving under the Influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Fines due to breaking traffic laws and regulations during the hire period are the responsibility of the driver of the vehicle. In the event of a fine being received there will be an administration charge.
  • If the car is left outside of rent a car designated area on drop off, customers will be responsible for any costs generated and for any damage to the vehicle due to it being parked outside of the Rent a Car installations.
  • Each additional driver .
  • Any extra equipment (GPS, baby seat etc)
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Joy Francis
  • On Mar 15 2023
5 - Excellent
We had a great time! The hotels picked for us were so great. The breakfast must have been awesome because when i came home weighed the same as when i left and we walked lots. The location of the hotels put us in the middle of the... Read more
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Portugal Meets Spain, Self-drive (multi Country) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 23 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 22 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 06 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 06 May 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 22 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Portugal Meets Spain, Self-drive (multi Country) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Portugal Meets Spain, Self-drive (multi Country) 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.

Know Before You Go

One driver, age 23 and up, holding a driving license valid for a minimum of 2 years  Clients must collect the car with their own international credit card We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons Triple room is a Double room with an additional bed Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed  

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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