Portugal Sightseeing

Algarve Sightseeing
 
No Image MS1 Historical Algarve
A day of discovery and history, encompassing the mountains and the seas of the Western Algarve. Visit Silves, the ancient capital of the region bearing strong vestiges of its Moorish past. Enjoy dramatic views from Foia, the highest point of the Monchique Mountians. Along the coast, visit Cape St. Vincent, Europes most southwestern point, where a tiny lighthouse perches atop the cliffs. Also visit Sagres and Lagos both rich with historical history. Departs at 9am. Pick up from hotel time to be advised locally. (8 hrs, Tue/Thu)
 
Lisbon Sightseeing
 
No Image Fado Dinner
Travel to the famous Barrio Alto district 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
 
 
No Image Full Day Fatima, Obidos, Alobaca, Nazare, and Batalha with lunch 9:00 AM
Enjoy a full day tour that begins in Obidos, a medieval village surrounded by high stone walls. In Alcobaca, visit the Church of the 12th century Monastery, where lies the tombs of Pedro and Ines. Continue to the quaint fishing village of Nazare for lunch, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding scenery from the villages highest point, Sitio. After lunch, visit the 14th century Monastery of Batalha. Continue to Fatima to visit the famed Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary and attend mass. Return to Lisbon. Departs at 9:00 a.m. Pick up from the hotel approximately 60 minutes prior to departure time. Drop off at Park Eduardo VII in city center.
 
 
No Image Half Day Lisbon City Tour 9:00 AM
Visit the Royal Coaches Museum and Jeronimos Monastery. Stop at the Belem Tower, the Monument of the Discoveries, Alcantara, and the Praca do Comercio, known as the House of the Pointed Stones. Take a walking tour through Alfama, the oldest quarter, Baixa, Rossio, Restauradores, Avenida de Liberdade, and Marques de Pombal. Departs at 9am & 2:30pm from Marques de Pombal Square. Pick up from hotel time to be advised locally. (3.5 hrs, Daily)
 
 
No Image Half Day Sintra Tour
Travel past the Portuguese parish of Queluz for Sintra. On arrival, enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center and visit the Royal Palace, an 18th century royal residence, built in the rococo style. Continue to visit Cabo da Roca, Guincho, Boca do Inferno, and the charming port of Cascais. Here you will see the cosmopolitan Estoril, passing in front of the gardens of the Casino. Return to Lisbon via the beautiful Estoril Coast. Departs at 2:30 p.m. from Marques de Pombal Square. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Pick up from hotel. Drop off at Marques de Pombal Square
 
 
No Image Half Day Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Estoril & Cascais 2:30 PM
Travel past the Portuguese parish of Queluz for Sintra. On arrival, enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center and visit the Royal Palace, an 18th century royal residence, built in the rococo style. Continue to visit Cabo da Roca, Guincho, Boca do Inferno, and the charming port of Cascais. Here you will see the cosmopolitan Estoril, passing in front of the gardens of the Casino. Return to Lisbon via the beautiful Estoril Coast. Departs at 2:30 p.m. Pick up from the hotel approximately 60 minutes prior to departure time. Drop off at Park Eduardo VII in city center.
 
Porto Sightseeing
 
No Image Douro River Cruise with Dinner
Join a 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
 
 
No Image Medieval Portugal
Head inland to the heart of Minho to enjoy this morning in the former Roman &#145Bracara Augusta&#146. 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. Then, proceed to the town of Guimaraes for a walk through the medieval alleys and granite buildings. Enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to the hotel.
 
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