**NEW** 8 DAY PORTUGAL WALKING TOUR **SMALL GROUP**PORTO-PORTO**

**SMALL GROUP**

8 DAY PORTUGAL WALKING TOUR **NEW**

Departs PORTO

SMALL GROUP: Minimum 1, Maximum 6 passengers in 2017

2017 departure dates: July 5; October 4

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Visits: Porto, Valongo, Castelo de Paiva, Douro Valley, Braga, Guimaraes, Viana do Castelo

 
2017 Itinerary:
Day 1              ARRIVE PORTO
Today you will be met at Porto airport and transferred to your hotel. Your afternoon is at leisure. Accommodation in Porto.
 
Day 2              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.A brief presentation of the olive oil sector in Portugal, with technical proof of three Portuguese olive oils. Accommodation in Porto.
 
Day 3              WALKING IN VALONGO
We will have as a starting point the Santa Justa, a special-interest area for nature conservation. It is inserted in the European network Biotope-Project, and includes the Palaeozoic Park in order to protect and preserve the geological and mining heritage of the region. The fabulous fold mines dating from the first century and explored by the Romans will be on our horizon as well as the fantastic views of the cities of Porto, Gaia, Matosinhos and Maia. Accommodation Porto.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate. Distance: 9km. Drop: 330m. Duration: 1 day
 
Day 4              WALKING IN CASTELO DE PAIVA
After Breakfast, our day starts at the Monte de Sao Domingos da Serra, a uniquely beautiful location, with a magnificent view of the city of Oporto, on the mouth of the Arda River and the River Douro. Accommodation Porto.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate. Distance: 9.5km. Drop: 403m. Duration: 1 day
 
Day 5              WALKING IN DOURO
Breakfast at your hotel and then enjoy an unforgettable journey through the beautiful landscapes of scenic mountains and wonderful views, to some of the best vineyards in Portugal – taste Portugal with a hiking experience and taste the regional flavours that will make a feast for your senses. Accommodation in Porto
 
Day 6              BRAGA – GUIMARAES
Guided tour in the city of Braga, known as the “Portuguese Rome”, for its concentration of religious architecture, as the oldest city has over 2000 years of history. We will visit The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro, Bom Jesus and a special wine farm near the centre of Braga (Vinho Verde). In the afternoon we visit Guimaraes, a historic town, exceptionally well-preserved and an authentic example of the evolution of a medieval settlement into a modern town. Optional visits to the museums and monuments. Accommodation in Braga
 
Day 7              VIANA DO CASTELO
The beautiful Viana do Castelo is an important city since the 15th century, located on the estuary of River Lima, with an astonishing view of the Santa Luzia hill. Centre of the rich Minho folklore, Viana presents and amazing handicraft industry and animated festivals. Accommodation in Braga
 
Day 8              DEPART PORTO
After breakfast transfer to Porto Airport. END OF SERVICE
2017 Departure Dates (max 6 pax)
(more dates available on request)
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
July: 5
October: 4
AUD 1925 AUD 2560
 
TOUR INCLUSIONS :
  • Daily breakfast, 1 lunch
  • Porto arrival & departure airport transfers
  • 7 nights accommodation in above hotels or similar
  • Guided City Tours: Porto, Braga, Viana do Castelo & Guimaraes
  • Brief olive oil presentation

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

Minimum 1, Maximum 6 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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