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16-Day Treasures of Portugal with Algarve Extension

16-Day Treasures of Portugal with Algarve Extension

15 nights
 
  • SPTC Main Accommodation
    Portugal Boutique, Pestana Vintage Porto & Bela Vista Hotel & Spa
15 nights
 
  • SPTC Main Accommodation
    Portugal Boutique, Pestana Vintage Porto & Bela Vista Hotel & Spa
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 8-night accommodation in 4* hotels in Lisbon, Porto & Praia da RochaCruiseCruise 7-night Douro cruise onboard Spirit of ChartwellMealMeal Daily breakfastToursTours Half-day private tours of Lisbon and SintraTransfersTransfers All transfers in Porto, Lisbon and AlgarvePassesPasses Story Centre and Arch Rua Augusta pass in Lisbon and 48-hour Blue Bus pass in Porto

Summary

Note: This package is no longer available for 2020. View our other Portugal packages.

Discover the rich history and culture of Portugal in northern Portugal which is considered to be the birthplace of the nation. Explore century-old cities and towns, preserved landmarks and cruise along the famous Douro River onboard Spirit of Chartwell. This package features tours that will take you to the historic cities of Lisbon, Porto, Lamego, Castelo, Vila Real, Vinho and more.

Why not finish your Portuguese holidays staying in a beach resort and relax? In the Algarve, you can find whitewashed fishing villages on low cliffs overlooking sandy coves were transformed in the 1960s, and now its central coast between Lagos and Faro is lined with villas, hotels, bars and restaurants.

Your package features the following:

  • Private transfers
  • Cruise on board the Spirit of Chartwell: a unique and luxurious Douro River barge (includes accommodation, full board with drinks and in cruise activities)
  • Off ship dinner events
  • Wine at off ship events
  • Porto city tour with visit to the cellars
  • Tour of Lamego - Nestled among the terraced slopes of the Douro valley port wine-growing region, and overlooked by an ornate shrine, the town of Lamego is elegant and infused with Baroque style with so much more to uncover.
  • Nowadays, the town of Castelo Rodrigo still keeps its medieval outlines, surrounded by imposing walls which remind us of the identity of its history, often divided between both sides of the border. Discover it on our Tour to Castelo Rodrigo.
  • Tour to Salamanca with lunch and Flamenco show- The Carthaginians first conquered this city in the 3rd century B.C. and is the home of one of Europe’s oldest universities. The city's historic centre has important Romanesque, Gothic, Moorish, Renaissance, and Baroque monuments. The Plaza Mayor, with its galleries and arcades, is particularly impressive.
  • Tour to Mateus Palace and Gardens - Built in the first half of the 18C and betraying the finishing touches of Nicolau Nasoni, this palace set in beautiful gardens on a vast farm is considered to be one of the finest examples of baroque civil architecture in Portugal.
  • Visit to Quinta da Aveleda, one of the best wine producing estates in the Vinho verde region (lunch included).
  • Full Day private transfer from Porto to Lisbon with stops in Coimbra, Nazare and Obidos
  • Half Day private tours of Lisbon and Sintra
  • Full Day private transfer from Lisbon to Algarve with stops in Setubal, Alcacer do Sal and Castro Verde.

Inclusions

  • All transfers in Lisbon and Porto
  • 8-night accommodation in 4* hotels - Portugal Boutique Hotel (Lisbon), Pestana Vintage Porto (Porto) and Bela Vista Hotel & Spa (Praia da Rocha) or similar
  • Daily breakfast
  • Half day private tours of Lisbon and Sintra
  • 7-night Douro Cruise: Spirit of Chartwell in a standard cabin (Maximum capacity for each departure - 30 people)
  • Free Story Centre and Arch Rua Augusta pass per person in Lisbon*
  • Free 48-hour Blue Bus pass per person in Porto*

Exclusions

  • Flights and other services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private tours on the cruise
  • Personal expenses
  • Other meals and drinks not specified

2018 Departures

Departs on April 18 from Porto, cruise on April 20
Departs on July 25 from Porto, cruise on July 27
Departs on August 8 from Porto, cruise on August 10
Departs on August 15 from Porto, cruise on August 17
Departs on October 24 from Porto, cruise on October 26

Important Notes

  • Minimum 2 persons

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