Trip to Portugal for Ladies 2024.

9 days
09-29-2024
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Price $2450

Price includes

 

  • Transportation by a modern coach throughout the entire trip.
  • Accommodation in high-standard tourist hotels in double rooms.
  • 7 breakfasts. 1 lunch at a winery.
  • 7 dinners with wine and water, including a dinner with a Fado music concert in a traditional Lisbon tasca.
  • Visit to a winery in the Douro region with wine tasting and snacks.
  • Visit to a port wine cellar in Porto with tasting.
  • Boat cruise on the Douro River in Porto.
  • Guided services in Portugal from days 1 to 7.
  • Entrance ticket to the Joanina Library at the University of Coimbra.
  • Entrance tickets to Quinta da Regaleira and the National Palace in Sintra.
  • Additional transportation to the palaces in Sintra.
  • Small regional surprises (Bethlehem cookies in Belém, cherry liqueur in Lisbon, and a pastry in Sintra).
  • Tour guide kits during sightseeing.
  • Tourist tax.

 

The price does not include

  • International airfare.
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Standard tips and personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance.

A trip to Portugal is a time for exploring vast beaches and steep cliffs, romantic cities, and atmospheric fishing villages, Moorish monuments, and contemporary architecture. It is an extraordinary country that captivates with the taste of Portuguese port wine, the music of Fado, and the incredible art of hand-painted Azulejos – ceramic tiles covered in glaze.

Culture and history

Entertainment

Wineries


Travel itinerary

1.day

Flight to Lisbon

Our trip to Portugal will begin with passport and baggage check-in, followed by a flight to Lisbon – a city whose unique atmosphere is shaped by its architecture, narrow streets, and expansive beaches.

Wycieczka do Portugalii

2.day

Belém, Nazare

After breakfast, we will drive to the Belém district. While strolling along the Tagus River, we will also see the beautiful Monument to the Discoveries and the famous Belém Tower. We will take a look at the monumental Jerónimos Monastery from the outside.

We’ll take a short break to relax in a local pastry shop, where we’ll taste delicious “Bethlehem cookies” served since 1837 according to a secret and closely guarded recipe.

Next, we’ll head to Nazaré. This town is known primarily for its local fishing traditions as well as for the enormous waves where surfers set world records during the winter season.

Check-in at the hotel. Dinner. Overnight stay.

Wycieczka do Portugalii

3.day

Alcobay, Fatima

After breakfast, we will head to Alcobaça – the former seat of the French Cistercian order.

Next, we will drive to Fatima, one of the most important pilgrimage centers in the world. The city gained immense fame due to a series of Marian apparitions between May 13 and October 17, 1917.

Return to the hotel in Nazaré, dinner, and overnight stay.

4.day

Coimbra

After breakfast, we will head towards Coimbra. The famous academic center located on the Mondego River will allow us to see landmarks such as the clock tower Torre, the Old University, Biblioteca Joanina, the arcaded buildings of Sala Grande dos Actos, Largo da Portagem (the main square in the Baixa district).

Transfer to Porto for check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

5.day

Porto

After breakfast, we will take a stroll through the historical part of Porto. We will start with a visit to Cordoaria Square, where the Portuguese Center of Photography, the University of Porto’s rectorate building, Liones Square, the Carmelite Church, and the city’s symbol, Clerigos Tower, are located.

Next, we will move to Freedom Square and the Avenida dos Aliados. We will also stop at São Bento railway station. Winding medieval streets will lead us from the Cathedral Courtyard towards Infante Dom Henrique Square, where the city’s famous landmarks and Mercado Ferreira Borges are situated.

After a lunch break, we will embark on a 45-minute cruise on a typical rabelo boat on the Douro River, allowing us to enjoy the most beautiful views of the city’s skyline. At the end of the day, we will visit the port wine cellars, where a tasting awaits us.

After crossing the upper level of the historic Dom Luis I Bridge, we will return to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight stay.

6.day

Douro

After breakfast, we will head towards northeastern Portugal to the wine region of Douro. It is one of the oldest wine regions in the world. We will visit a vineyard for a wine tasting along with lunch.

Next, we will go to the town of Pinhão, from where we will embark on a cruise through the most picturesque stretch of the Douro River.

On our way back to Porto, we will stop at a family-owned vineyard for another wine tasting. Return to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight stay.

7.day

Sintra

After breakfast, we will head to Sintra. Thanks to its unique location, the area experiences a specific microclimate that prompted the royal family to build summer residences here several centuries ago. One of them is Quinta da Regaleira.

Another estate is the National Palace, with its origins dating back to the medieval period. This building also served as a leisure place for the rulers of Portugal. Transfer to the hotel for check-in. Dinner and overnight stay.

8.day

Lisbon

After breakfast, we will head to Lisbon. We will visit the lower and upper town, exploring landmarks such as Avenida da Liberdade, Praça Restauradores, the historic Elevador Gloria and Bica, and viewpoints: miradouro Portas do Sol and miradouro Senhora do Monte.

We will visit Praça do Comércio and Praça do Rossio. There will also be free time to immerse ourselves in the atmosphere, music, and scents of Lisbon.

The day will be crowned with dinner at a typical Portuguese tasca with a Fado music concert! Return to the hotel late in the evening. Overnight stay.

9.day

Departure from Lisbon

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and lunch, we will proceed to the airport, marking the end of this wonderful trip.

If you enjoyed the trip to Portugal, we invite you to join us on another journey, this time to Greece.

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The company is not responsible for any loss of customer's property due to burglary, theft, loss, etc. We also do not assume responsibility for any losses incurred by the customer in motels. Rek Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to circumstances beyond its control. The customer is obliged to comply with the tour regulations. Tour participants are insured according to the requirements of the US Department of Transportation for a total amount of $500,000 (insurance policy available upon request). Participants may opt for additional insurance coverage for hospital and outpatient treatment of illnesses acquired during the tour, as well as accidents in visited facilities (further information available at the office) for an additional fee.

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