WONDERS OF PORTUGAL TOUR 3 DAYS

3 DAYS - WONDERS OF PORTUGAL TOUR (CL3)

DEPARTS LISBON / DAILY (except Wednesdays) : April - October 2018

DEPARTS LISBON / THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS : November 2017 - March 2018 / November 2018 - March 2019

(April 2017-March 2018 printer friendly version PDF) / (April 2018-March 2019 printer friendly version PDF)

Visits: Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Cascais, Estoril, Obidos, Alcobaca, Nazare, Batalha, Fatima, Evora

2018-2019 Itinerary:
Day 1              LISBON / SINTRA / CABO DA ROCA / CASCAIS / ESTORIL / LISBON
Depart Lisbon for Sintra to visit the romantic palace of Sintra (Pena Palace)a fairy-tale castle, located in one of the highest peaks of Sintra mountain range. After the tour enjoy free time to walk through the village (Cultural Landscape by UNESCO). Take the time to appreciate the several handicraft shops and tea-rooms, taste the delicious local sweets like the "queijadas" or the “travesseiros”. Next travel to Colares* region recognized for its table wines and continue to the westernmost point of Europe, Cabo da Roca. Driving along the cost pass by one of the most famous surfing beaches in Portugal, Boca do Inferno, the cosmopolitan Cascais and the gardens of Estoril Casino. Return to Lisbon. Accommodation.
 
Day 2             LISBON / ÓBIDOS / ALCOBAÇA / NAZARÉ / BATALHA / FÁTIMA / LISBON
Leaving Lisbon through a landscape rich with fruit trees and beautiful windmills. Arriving in Obidos surrounded by medieval walls to admire the architecture, the handicrafts and taste some famous Ginginha (bitter cherry liqueur). Next is Alcobaça with the first and largest gothic church in Portugal, housing the tombs of D. Pedro and Inês de Castro, known for their love story. Following this enjoy a stop in Nazare, a typical fishing village, before continuing to Batalha to visit the Monastery of Santa Maria de Victoria - a masterpiece of the Gothic style. Visit the tomb of Henry the Navigator, promoter of the maritime discoveries. Then arrive at the Sanctuary of our Lady of Fátima centre of Christian faith and world pilgrimage. Visit the Basilica with the tombs of: Lúcia, Francisco and Jacinta; the Apparition Chapel, heart of the shrine. If possible, time to attend mass. We return to Lisbon by a rich agricultural region. Return to Lisbon. Accommodation.
 
Day 3             LISBON / ÉVORA / MONSARAZ / LISBON
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. In the afternoon depart to Monsaraz to visit the Herdade do Esporão one of the most important wine cellars in Portugal and, at the end of the visit we taste some wines and olive oil. Return to Lisbon. END OF TOUR.
Cost Per Person Double / Twin
Lunch Included
Single Room
Lunch Included
Double / Twin
Lunch Excluded
Single Room
Lunch Excluded
1 November 2017 - 31 March 2018 AUD 625 AUD 680 AUD 570 AUD 625
1 April - 31 October 2018 AUD 705 AUD 740 AUD 620 AUD 685
1 November 2018 - 31 March 2019 AUD 665 AUD 730 AUD 610 AUD 665
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • All rates per person unless otherwise stated
  • Seasonal supplements may apply.
COACH TOUR INCLUSIONS:
  • Accommodation (4*) with buffet breakfast
  • Transport by air conditioned bus or minivan, as per detailed itinerary
  • Multilingual guide during all tour
  • Entrances into following monuments: Palacio da Pena (Sintra), Claustros Mosteiro da Batalha (Batalha), Catedral de évora, Igreja de S. Francisco e Capela dos Ossos (Evora)
  • 3 lunches if lunch option is selected
EXCLUSIONS: Lunches if option not selected, dinners, entrances into monuments not mentioned above, expenses other than mentioned, porter fees at the hotels, personal expenses.
 
Departs Lisbon (Marques de Pombal), Daily except Wednesday @ 0900, April - October
Departs Lisbon (Marques de Pombal), Thursday, Friday, Saturday @ 0900, November - March
Pick-up from Lisbon hotels may be included. Pick-ups available at extra cost from other locations.
 
Please note: Itinerary is subject to change without notice.
 
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.
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