**NEW** 8 DAY PORTUGAL FOOD TOUR **SMALL GROUP**LISBON-PORTO**

**SMALL GROUP**

8 DAY PORTUGAL FOOD TOUR **NEW**

Departs LISBON

SMALL GROUP: Minimum 2, Maximum 10 passengers in 2017

2017 departure dates: July 22; August 19; September 23; October 21; November 18

(2017 Printer Friendly Version PDF)

Visits: Lisbon, Sintra, Obidos, Fatima, Porto, Arcos de Valdevez, Braga

 
2017 Itinerary:
Day 1              ARRIVE LISBON
Today you will be met at Lisbon airport and transferred to your hotel. Your afternoon is at leisure. Accommodation in Lisbon.
 
Day 2              LISBON – SINTRA – LISBON
Today, after breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Lisbon including the 16th century Jeronimo’s Monastery (UNESCO); the Monument to the Discoveries, honouring intrepid Portuguese explorers and their patrons; and the impressive Belem Tower. Visit an old patisserie that has managed to hold on to the secret recipe of Portugal’s finest pastry for over 100 years and enjoy a demonstration and tasting of the famous ‘pastéis de Belem’. Its unique narrow streets, lined with whitewashed chapels and white houses edged in blue, are the perfect place for thoughtful wandering. Continue to the town of Sintra, a UNESCO site and the favourite summer house of Portuguese kings for 6 centuries. Here, peruse specialty shops filled with Portuguese handicrafts. Accommodation in Lisbon.
 
Day 3              LISBON – ÓBIDOS – FÁTIMA – PORTO
Following breakfast your day on Portugal’s “Silver Coast” begins in the medieval walled village of Óbidos, surrounded by medieval walls and its whitewashed houses. Don’t forget to drink Ginja, a Portuguese liqueur made by infusing ginja berries, and the 2nd most popular alcoholic drink in Portugal after the Port wine. This tour also features the imposing sanctuary of Fátima, a centre of Catholic faith and destination for pilgrims from across the world. Accommodation in Porto.
 
Day 4              PORTO
Breakfast at your hotel; Elected “Best European Destination 2012”, Porto, is full of history, architecture, culture, gastronomy, trade, encounters and discoveries. Walking tour in Porto, visit the city’s historical centre (World Heritage) and monuments of Porto, including: Torre dos Clérigos, Livraria Lello e Irmão, Avenida dos Aliados, Estação de S. Bento, Ponte Luís I, Sé Catedral, Bairro da Sé and Ribeira. Accommodation in Porto.
 
Day 5              PORTO – ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ
Breakfast and then enjoy free time in Porto. In the afternoon continue to Arcos de Valdevez. Dinner and accommodation in Arcos de Valdevez.
 
Day 6              ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ
Breakfast at your hotel. Today enjoy a cooking workshop, followed by a picnic lunch. Visit vineyards and enjoy wine tasting. Dinner and accommodation in Arcos de Valdevez.
 
Day 7              ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ – BRAGA
Breakfast at your hotel before attending a Broa de Milho Workshop (bread baking class). Enjoy lunch in a rural hotel (Slow Food). Then enjoy free time in Braga. Accommodation in Braga.
 
Day 8              DEPART PORTO
After breakfast transfer to Porto Airport. END OF SERVICES.

2017 Departure Dates (max 10 pax)
(more dates available on request)
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
July: 22
August: 19
September: 23
October: 21
November: 18
AUD 2920 On Request
 
TOUR INCLUSIONS :
  • Daily breakfast, 2 lunches & 2 dinners;
  • Lisbon arrival & Porto departure airport transfers;
  • 7 nights accommodation in above hotels or similar;
  • Guided City Tours: Lisbon, Sintra, Obidos, Porto, Braga;
  • Entrance fees: Jeronimos, Belem Tower, Pena Palace;
  • Olive oil demonstration;
  • Cooking class/ wine tasting in Arcos de Valdevez;
  • Demonstration/Tasting at the famous ‘Pasteis de Belem’ in Lisbon

Excludes: Locally payable tourist city taxes; Meals not mentioned; Entrance fees not mentioned personal expenses

Minimum 2, Maximum 10 Passengers – operated in English & Portuguese

Other departure dates are possible on request.

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants.

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