Day 1 -
Northward to Óbidos, a medieval symbol of narrow streets
surrounded by walls. Further on, the fishing port of Nazaré.
Architectural landmarks, the Monasteries of Batalha and Alcobaça,
where we will visit Crisal " Atlantis" centre.The Monasteries of
Batalha and Alcobaça reflect the faith that brings thousands of
pilgrims to Fátima. Leiria - dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2 - A
return to the days of the Roman occupation with a visit to
Conímbriga. Coimbra invites us to discover its old traditions
and University. Enjoy the exuberance of the forest of Buçaco and
Aveiro - city of canals. Espinho - dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3 -
Porto - a living amphitheatre inviting us to make a morning
visit to discover the riverside area, old houses, palaces,
churches that history has made eternal and wine that is known
world-wide. Afternoon free. Dinner and overnight stay.
Green Minho, the cradle of Portugal. In the Green Wine area,
Guimarães, the symbol of Portuguese nationality, and Braga, the
ancient bulwark of the Christian Faith.
surrounds us on our way to Barcelos with its wealth of
belvederes, handicrafts and art.
Porto - dinner and
Through a landscape speckled with granite houses with wooden or
wroght-iron balconies, we enter the Port Win region - the Douro
Valley - by way of Amarante and Vila Real. In the mountainous
hinterland lies. Viseu - a city of warriors and painters.
Urgeiriça - dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6 -
Drive to the heart of Portugal. The beauty of the Estrela
Mountain Range, the highest point of the Country, a world of
shepherds and their flocks, famous for its cheese snows and
harsh, irregular landscape. Castelo Branco, with its lovely
gardens and embroidered quilts. Castelo de Vide - dinner and
Day 7 -
Beautiful Castelo de Vide, proud of its Jewish quarter of
whitewashed houses. Following the border shouthward, hills and
extensive green and gold plains alternate, among which we find
Estremoz and its marble quarries, Vila Viçosa - Royal Residence
(closed on Mondays). Évora - dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 - A
morning walking tour will unveil the artistic treasures of this
museum town which is part of World Heritage. A journey southward
passing by Beja and Silves. Vilamoura or Alvor- dinner and
Day 9 -
Algarve - the charm of the old legends of bewitching Moorish
maidens and the call of the sea that led to the discovery of the
new worlds. Visits to Lagos and the Promontory of Sagres - the
symbol of the Portuguese epic. The afternoon will bring an
invitation to take a dip in the warm sea. Vilamoura and Alvor -
dinner and overnight stay.
last look at this zone nestling among Land, Sea and Sky. The
return trip, will be made along the coast, Setúbal and the
Arrábida Mountain Range, the latter´s unique vegetation making
it both beautiful and mysterious, are at the gates of Lisbon.
DEPARTURES: Nov to Mar on
Saturday, April to Oct. Tuesday & Saturday.
to March: $1,400.00 per person double
Oct.: $1,445.00 per person double
Sightseeing, entrance fees,
English speaking guide,
Meals as indicated
Tax and service charges
a scheduled motorcoach tour!
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