SOUTH OF PORTUGAL TOUR 4 DAYS

4 DAYS - SOUTH OF PORTUGAL COACH TOUR (CL4)

DEPARTS LISBON / SATURDAYS 21 March 2020 - 20 February 2021

 
2020 departure dates: Mar 21; Apr 11, 25; May 9, 23; Jun 13, 27; Jul 11, 25; Aug 8, 22; Sep 12, 26; Oct 10, 24; Nov 21; Dec 19
 
Visits: Lisbon, Evora, Beja, Silves, Lagos, Ponta da Piedade, Sagres, Cabo de S. Vicente, Setubal, Arrabida
 
South of Portugal Tour Lisbon Evora Algarve2020-2021 Itinerary:

Day 1 (Saturday)       LISBON / EVORA

Depart Lisbon and enjoy a day discovering the town of Évora. Leaving Lisbon, cross the bridge over the river Tagus, pass by the beautiful bucolic landscape of olive trees, cork oak trees and vineyards to arrive in Évora - a World Heritage of UNESCO. In the whitewashed town of Évora walk along the narrow streets visiting some of the most important monuments including the Roman Temple, the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church whit the “Bones Chapel“, and the University. At the market see and feel the richness of products used to prepare traditional foods of the Portuguese cuisine. During the tour admire the diversity and authenticity of local handicrafts made with cork, ceramics and copper. Free time for lunch and exploring the city. Accommodation. (B)
 

Day 2 (Sunday)          EVORA / BEJA / SILVES / LAGOS

Morning at leisure in Évora before driving south, pass Beja to see the highest tower of a Portuguese Medieval castle. Continue through some small mountains to the Algarve, see the fields of orange trees and arrive in Silves, the renowned town dominated by its red sandstone castle dating back to Moorish times. Continue through the golden sands of the Algarve to Lagos. Accommodation. (B)
 

Day 3 (Monday)         LAGOS / PONTA DA PIEDADE / SAGRES / CABO DE SÃO VICENTE / LAGOS

The Algarve has the call of the sea that led to the discovery of the New World. Stop in ‘Ponta da Piedade’ and admire the magnificent view over the Atlantic Ocean and cliffs whose shapes have been sculpted by the erosive action of both the sea and time. Continue to Sagres, a fishing port, for a visit to the fortress and Prince Henry’s School of Navigation. Continue travelling along the cliffs to Cabo São Vincente, the most southwestern point in Europe before arriving into Lagos. A cosmopolitan town with marina and fishing port, you can taste the delicious Algarve dishes such as the seafood cooked in a copper pan (cataplana). Never forgetting the fine sweets such as the famous marzipans, almond and fig cakes. Return to the hotel, the afternoon is at leisure; maybe take a dip in the sea. Accommodation. (B)
 

Day 4 (Tuesday)        LAGOS / SETÚBAL / SERRA DA ARRÁBIDA / LISBON

Take a last look at the sea while traveling along the coast. The return trip to Lisbon will take you by the city of Setubal, a major port and industrial centre on the north bank of the Sado estuary. Continue along the scenic route over the Arrábida Mountain Range, an area preserved as a Natural Park. Cross the bridge over the Tagus River and arrive into Lisbon. (B) END OF TOUR.
2020 Departure Dates
Saturdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
March: 21
April: 11, 25
May: 2, 23
June: 13, 27
July: 11, 25
August: 8, 22
September: 12, 26
October: 10, 24
AUD 1620 AUD 1870
November: 21
December: 19
AUD 1250 AUD 1550
2021 Departure Dates
Saturdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
January: 23
February: 20
AUD 1250 AUD 1550
Regular guaranteed departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escorts/guides.
(B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Seasonal supplements may apply

Tour is guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 4 passengers.

Tour departs central Lisbon (Marques de Pombal square)
Pick-up from selected Lisbon hotels may be included.
Pick-ups available at extra cost from other locations.

Tour Includes: Accommodation in 4* Hotels; daily breakfasts (B); Entrances fees: Chapel of Bones (Evora), São Francisco Church (Evora), Évora Cathedral, São Vicente Fortress (Sagres)

Additional Information: Passport details are required in advance; Tourist city taxes (in applicable cities) are to be paid locally

Generally, coach tours in Portugal use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants.

For further tour information or to book a tour, please contact Timeless Tours.

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