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

**SMALL GROUP**

8 DAY PORTUGAL FOOD TOUR **NEW**

LISBON to PORTO

SMALL GROUP: Minimum 2, Maximum 10 passengers in 2017

2017 departure dates: September 26; October 20; November 17

2018 departure dates: January 11; February 1; March 8; April 12; June 28; July 19; August 2, 23; November 1

(2017-2018 Printer Friendly Version PDF)

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

 
 
2017-18 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 picnic lunch in the middle of nature. 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              BRAGA – DEPART PORTO

After breakfast transfer to Porto Airport. END OF SERVICE

2017 Departure Dates
(max 10 pax)
2018 Departure Dates
(max 10 pax)
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
August 18
September 26
October 20
November 17
January 11
February 1
March 8
April 12
June 28
July 19
August  2, 23
November 1
AUD 2725 AUD 2920
 
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: St George Castle, 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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