10 Day Classic Portugal

A 10-Day Gate 1 tour starting from $1,399

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Tour Length: 10 Days
Countries Visited: Portugal
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Tour Type:
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Tour Category: Classic
Tour Operator: Gate 1
Tour Code: PT-10DCLAPT-PKG-17
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  • Flights New York-Porto, Lisbon-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights First Class accommodations
  • 3 nights Porto
  • 1 night Tomar
  • 1 night Evora
  • 3 nights Lisbon
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 12 meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides per itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
  • Visit the Stock Exchange, renowned for its exquisite façade and ornate gilded Arabian Hall in Porto
  • Enjoy a Port Wine Tasting in Porto
  • Visit Coimbra University, one of the oldest universities in Europe
  • Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world  
  • Tour the Convent of Christ in Tomar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stop and view the unique Ossuary Chapel in Evora
  • Visit the Cathedral of Lisbon, the oldest place of worship in the city
  • Enter the Church and Monastery of Santa Maria, the first Gothic buildings in Portugal in Alcobaca
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*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

May 13 departure will be accommodated at Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Lisbon.

May 27 & May 28 departures will be accommodated at the Hotel Estrela de Fatima in Fatima.

Apr 29, Jun 10, Sep 3, Sep 9, Sep 23 & Oct 14 departures will be accommodated at Turim Marques in Lisbon.

May 27 & Jun 3 departures will be accommodated at Double Tree by Hilton Fontana Park in Lisbon.

Oct 1 & Oct 7 departures will be accommodated at the Altis Grand Hotel in Lisbon.

 
 

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Portugal
Depart for Portugal

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Porto
Arrive in Porto and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore Portugal’s second largest city. In the evening, meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers and enjoy a Welcome Dinner and orientation on the sensational journey that lies ahead
Overnight: Porto
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Porto City Tour
Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Porto with a local guide. Take a panoramic drive to the mouth of the Douro River, and visit the Church of Sao Francisco and the Stock Exchange, renowned for its exquisite neoclassical façade and ornate gilded Arabian Hall. Finish the tour with a visit to a Port Wine Cellar for a tasting. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure or choose to participate in the optional Douro River Cruise with dinner. Cruise along the colorful river valley, viewing the city from a new perspective. Pass by the numerous port wine cellars and under the magnificent bridges crossing the valley. Continue for a meal of local specialties in a typical restaurant with drinks included
Optional: Douro River Cruise with Dinner (PM)
Overnight: Porto
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Full Day in Porto
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this UNESCO World Heritage city or choose to join the optional Medieval Portugal tour. The tour heads inland to the heart of Minho province to enjoy the former Roman ‘Bracara Augusta’. Here, drive to the top of the 1,300 foot high hill of Bom Jesus, from where you can overlook the city of Braga and admire the famous Holy Way staircase, the most popular place of pilgrimage in the north of Portugal. Proceed to the town of Guimaraes for a walk through the medieval alleys. Enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to the hotel
Optional: Medieval Portugal (AM)
Overnight: Porto
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Coimbra, Fatima, Drive to Tomar
This morning, start a drive south through the Buçaco National Park to Coimbra, the third-largest city in Portugal, to visit the university of Coimbra, among the oldest universities in Europe, with more than 700 years of history. In the afternoon, drive to Fatima, one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its Sanctuary welcomes millions of pilgrims from all over the world. Fatima's fame is due to the Apparitions of Our Lady of the Rosary that appeared to three shepherd children in 1917. Here, visit the great Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary built in neoclassical style, flanked by colonnades linking it with the extensive convent. Continue your journey to Tomar, one of Portugal’s historical jewels for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Tomar
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Thursday - Convent of Christ, Castelo de Vide, Drive to Evora
Start the day with a visit to the hilltop Convent of Christ with its famous Manueline window. Later, drive south and cross the Tagus river. Stop in Castelo de Vide and enjoy a stroll through the old Jewish Quarter. Here you can find one of the oldest synagogues in the country, although all that remains is one modest little room. Continue to Evora for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Evora
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Friday - Evora City Tour
This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Evora. Discover the town's massive walls and Roman Temple, early Gothic Cathedral, and Sao Francisco Church that is famous for its Ossuary chapel, whose walls are decorated with thousands of human bones and skulls. Head on to see Evora’s main square, the Praça do Giraldo, and the cobbled streets of this former Royal town. Later, continue to Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in Europe, over 2,000 years old, and capital of Portugal since 1147. Tonight attend the optional Fado Dinner. Travel to one of Lisbon’s oldest districts and join one of the popular performances of local songs and traditional dances accompanied by a gentle guitar playing Portuguese melodies. Enjoy dinner with wine before a brief drive through the illuminated city
Optional: Fado Dinner (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Saturday - Lisbon City Tour
Today’s tour of Lisbon highlights the variety of heritage and styles that make it one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. You begin with a view of the treasured 16th century Belem Tower and the Jeronimos Monastery, the city's most prominent monument, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, visit the Cathedral of Lisbon and enjoy the elegant Liberdade Avenue. Take a walk along the winding cobblestone streets to Alfama, the old Fisherman’s Quarter, nestled between the grand Castle and the River Tagus. Afternoon is at leisure or, join the optional tour to quaint Sintra, the “Glorious Eden” of Lord Byron, and ancient summer retreat of the royal court, highlighted by lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments. Visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center before returning to Lisbon
Optional: Half Day Sintra Tour (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Sunday - Full day in Lisbon's countryside
Enjoy a full day excursion to explore the countryside around Lisbon. The first stop on the northbound journey is medieval Obidos, with its historic centre, and a labyrinth of cobblestoned streets, whitewashed houses and beautiful vistas. Continue to Alcobaça to visit the Church of Santa Maria Monastery. It was the first building in Portugal to adopt the Gothic style and is the largest church in the country. See the decorated tombs of King Pedro I and his lover Inês de Castro. Lastly, stop at the charming fishing harbor of Nazaré before heading back to Lisbon. Tonight, a delectable dinner of Portuguese specialties at a local restaurant
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Monday - Depart Portugal
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

 
         
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Vila Gale Porto
This first class hotel is located in the heart of Porto, a short walk from the famous shopping street of Rua de Santa Catarina.

Hotel Estrela de Fatima
This first class hotel is located at the doorstep of the Sanctuary.

Dos Templarios
This first class hotel is located in the middle of Tomar, surrounded by gardens overlooking the Nabao River.

Vila Gale Evora
This first class hotel is located beneath the walls of the city in Alentejo, only two minutes away from the historic center.

Altis Grand Hotel
This deluxe hotel is situated in the center of Lisbon.

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon
This deluxe hotel is located in the financial district of Lisbon.

DoubleTree by Hilton Fontana Park
This first class hotel is situated in the Saldanha area of Lisbon.

Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade
This deluxe hotel is centrally located in Lisbon.

Turim Marques
This first class hotel is immersed in the rich history and culture of the Portuguese capital city that it is located in.

 

 
 

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