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9 Days 1 Country 4 Cities

Visit the religious landmarks of Fátima, Batalha and the dramatic Hieronymite Monastery, enjoying a delicious pasteis de nata or two along the way.

"Portugal is a beautiful country and the cities we visited were interesting and unique"

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    • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 22 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Viseu. The 29 December 2018 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Evora. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
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      • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 22 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Viseu. The 29 December 2018 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Evora. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
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      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Let the melancholic trill of the Fado Guitar follow you from Portugal's Manueline Lisbon to Baroque Oporto and the port wine Douro Valley. Wander through the medieval cities of Obidos, Évora and Guimarães, and visit the religious landmarks of Fátima, Batalha and the dramatic Hieronymite Monastery, enjoying a delicious pasteis de nata or two along the way.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: WPOR

      8 Nights

      accommodation

      12 Meals
      • 8 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 4 dinners with local wine

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Lisbon, Évora and Oporto

        • Orientation of Castelo de Vide, Viseu, Tomar, Nazaré, Obidos

        • View the Castle of Guimarães

        • Visit the Hieronymite Monastery in Lisbon, the cathedral in Evora, the Palace Gardens at Palacio de Mateus, the Stock Exchange Palace and Arabian Hall in Oporto, the University Library of Coimbra, the Convent of Christ in Tomar, the Shrine at Fátima, the Gothic Monastery at Batalha and the medieval village of Obidos


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 4 dinners
          with local wine


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Your Itinerary

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      Arrive Lisbon (2 Nights)

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      Lisbon Sightseeing

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      Lisbon – Évora

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      Évora – Castelo de Vide – Viseu

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      Viseu – Mateus – Guimarães – Oporto (2 Nights)

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      Oporto Sightseeing

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      Oporto – Coimbra – Tomar – Fátima

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      Fátima – Batalha – Nazaré – Obidos – Lisbon

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      Depart Lisbon

      Day 1

      Arrive Lisbon (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Lisbon (2 Nights)

      Bem vindo a Lisboa. A sea of pastel pinks, yellows and blues dot the seven hills of the romantic Portuguese capital, which you will have an opportunity to explore today before meeting your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive past the city's most iconic sights.

      Hotel

      Olissippo Marquês de Sá

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Olissippo Marquês de Sá

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Lisbon Sightseeing Day 2 - Lisbon Sightseeing

      Delve into Lisbon's centuries-old seafaring heritage today, paying tribute to the brave men who set off from these shores to discover a new world. We'll see the shimmering white Monument to the Discoveries, the iconic suspension bridge spanning the River Tagus, Belém Tower, built to commemorate Vasco da Gama's expedition. We join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Hieronymite Monastery, an exquisite testament to 15th century Manueline architecture and art. Join an Optional Experience to the historic towns of Cascais and Queluz or enjoy a traditional Portuguese dinner amidst the heart-wrenching, melancholic sounds of the fado.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Lisbon – Évora Day 3 - Lisbon – Évora

      Travel to the ancient Alentejo city of Évora. Join your Local Specialist and visit the elaborate cathedral, Roman temple and the Chapel of Bones. Spend the rest of our day delving into the medieval history of this enchanting city. Consider joining an Optional Experience to the village of Monsaraz set against the stunning backdrop of golden olive groves. This evening we dine at our hotel in Évora.

      Hotel

      M’ar de Ar Muralhas

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      M’ar de Ar Muralhas

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Évora – Castelo de Vide – Viseu Day 4 - Évora – Castelo de Vide – Viseu

      Our first stop today is in the quaint hilltop town of Castelo de Vide with its charming white façades, narrow alleys and fascinating Jewish Quarter. Travel north towards the Serra de Estrela mountains and arrive later in Viseu, set high on a plateau near the famous Dão vineyards. Explore the city's rich art and architectural history, visiting the 12th century Sé, standing imposingly on a hill overlooking much of the city.

      Hotel

      Grão Vasco

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Grão Vasco

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Viseu – Mateus – Guimarães – Oporto (2 Nights) Day 5 - Viseu – Mateus – Guimarães – Oporto (2 Nights)

      Vineyard-clad hills provide an enchanting backdrop for our journey today through the Douro Valley where port wine is produced. We explore the magnificent gardens at the beautiful baroque Palácio de Mateus, depicted on the label of the distinctive Mateus wine bottles. We then continue via Guimarães for views of its impressive 10th century castle before arriving in Oporto where we will spend the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Oporto Sightseeing Day 6 - Oporto Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist today for a sightseeing tour in Oporto which takes you past baroque churches and along the winding cobblestone lanes that tumble down towards the Douro. See the remarkable bridges that span the river and the Gothic Church of St. Francis. Visit the Stock Exchange Palace with its splendid Arabian Hall inspired by Granada's Alhambra, before experiencing a fascinating Cultural Insight into the centuries-old tradition of local port production at a tasting in a port cellar. Spend the rest of the afternoon strolling through the historic centre of Oporto, admire the azulejo-clad façades or visit Livraria Lello, the city's oldest book store with its iconic red staircase.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

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      Oporto – Coimbra – Tomar – Fátima Day 7 - Oporto – Coimbra – Tomar – Fátima

      Soak up the grand atmosphere of one of Europe's greatest and oldest universities and meander through the ancient streets and squares of Coimbra this morning, before journeying to the Templar city of Tomar to visit the Convent of Christ, originally built as a Templar stronghold in the 12th century and today an exquisite reminder of the Portuguese Renaissance. We arrive in the pilgrimage centre of Fátima where we'll dine in our hotel.

      Hotel

      Fátima Hotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Fátima Hotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Fátima – Batalha – Nazaré – Obidos – Lisbon Day 8 - Fátima – Batalha – Nazaré – Obidos – Lisbon

      This morning we rub shoulders with millions of Catholic pilgrims who have journeyed to the shrine where three young shepherds famously saw the apparition of the Virgin at the pilgrimage site of Fátima. En route to Lisbon, we stop at the imposing monastery of Batalha - a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is the best example of late Gothic architecture in Portugal. Our next stop is at the quaint fishing village of Nazaré before we visit the medieval walled city of Obidos with its quaint white-washed houses and cobblestone roads. Our last night in Portugal together sees us toast to an incredible journey at a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner with wine.

      Hotel

      Olissippo Marquês de Sá

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Hotel

      Olissippo Marquês de Sá

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Depart Lisbon Day 9 - Depart Lisbon

      Say a fond adeus to your fellow travellers at the end of an unforgettable Portuguese holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Enjoy typical Portuguese hospitality with an evening spent with a local family close to Lisbon. Enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal delivering the flavours Portugal is famous for.

      • Cultural Insights
        Sample the Douro Valley's delicious Port wine-making tradition at one of the local Port wine lodges

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Lisbon, Evora and Oporto

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Lisbon, Évora and Oporto

        • Orientation of Castelo de Vide, Viseu, Tomar, Nazaré, Obidos

        • View the Castle of Guimarães

        • Visit the Hieronymite Monastery in Lisbon, the cathedral in Evora, the Palace Gardens at Palacio de Mateus, the Stock Exchange Palace and Arabian Hall in Oporto, the University Library of Coimbra, the Convent of Christ in Tomar, the Shrine at Fátima, the Gothic Monastery at Batalha and the medieval village of Obidos


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 4 dinners
          with local wine


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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