The Grand Multiday Tour of Portugal and Galicia
During this 20 day tour enjoy a lifetime experience in Portugal, Santiago and Ourense with your passionate educated guide. Discover the Portuguese heritage, the unique landscapes, visit the impressive World Heritage Sites that witness the old and grand history of Portugal. You will be taken to unknown places, towns and villages that will marvel and surprise you.
Day 1 Lisbon sightseeing.
Highlights: the Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries, Jeronimus Monastery. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 2 Queluz, Cabo da Roca, Cascais
Highlights: the Queluz Palace, the gardens, the Sintra mountain, Cabo da Roca, Guincho dunes, the natural park Sintra/Cascais. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 3 Mafra/Peniche/Baleal/Óbidos/Fátima
Highlights: Mafra, Mafra Convent, Óbidos, famous cherry liqueur "Ginginha taste", Peniche, Cabo Carvoeiro, Baleal, Fátima. Overnight in Fatima
Day 4 Batalha monastery/Nazaré/Tomar
Highlights: Ribatejo, Tomar, Aqueduct of Pegões, Nazaré, the Monastery of Batalha. Overnight in Fatima.
Day 5 Coimbra/Buçaco/Aveiro/Costa Nova/Porto
Highlights: Coimbra, the Bussaco forest, the Palace Hotel Bussaco, Aveiro, Porto. Overnight in Porto.
Day 6 Porto sightseeing/afternoon free
Highlights: St. Francis Church, the "Stock Exchange" Bolsa with the Arab hall, Ribeira. Overnight in Porto.
Day 7 Porto/Barcelos/Braga/Guimarães
Highlights: Braga, the oldest cathedral, Guimarães historical quarter, Barcelos. Overnight in Porto.
Day 8 Porto/Viana do Castelo/Santiago de Compostela
Highlights: Viana do Castelo, the St Luzia pilgrimage site, Galicia, Santiago. Overnight in Santiago.
Day 9 Visit of Santiago
Highlights: Santiago sights, the Cathedral. Overnight in Santiago.
Day 10 Ourense(visit)/Chaves/Vila Real
Highlights: Ourense, Chaves, the Roman bridge, Vila Real. Overnight in Regua.
Day 11 Mateus Palace/Lamego/Pinhão
Highlights: Douro Valley, Mateus Palace, Lamego pilgrimage site, Senhora dos Remédios, Pinhão. Overnight in Regua.
Day 12 Viseu/Guarda/Belmonte
Highlights: Viseu, Guarda, Belmonte known for the old Jewish community. Overnight in Belmonte.
Day 13 Belmonte visit/Monsanto/Penha Garcia
Highlights: Belmonte (the castle, the Jewish museum, the historical quarter), Monsanto, Penha Garcia. Overnight in Belmonte.
Day 14 Castelo Branco/Castelo de Vide/Marvão/Évora
Highlights: Bishop's Palace of Castelo Branco, Castelo de Vide, the ancient Synagogue, the medieval village of Marvão, Evora. Overnight in Evora.
Day 15 Visit Évora/afternoon free
Highlights: Evora (the cathedral, Templo de Diana, Praca do Giraldo, the historical University, the St. Francis Church, the odd Bone's Chapel. Overnight in Evora.
Day 16 Évoramonte/Estremoz/Vila Viçosa/Monsaraz
Highlights: the castle of Évoramonte, the Alentejo landscape, Estremoz, Vila Viçosa, the medieval village of Monsaraz, the Alqueva reservoir, Evora. Overnight in Evora.
Day 17 Mértola/Vila Real de St. António/Cacela Velha/Faro
Highlights: Mértola, Vila Real, Cacela Velha, the Guadiana river, Faro. Overnight in Faro.
Day 18 Olhão/Santa Luzia/Tavira
Highlights: Olhão, Santa Luzia, Ria Formosa lagoon, Tavira, the Salt Flats. Overnight in Faro.
Day 19 Lagos/Sagres/Cape St. Vincent
Highlights: Lagos, Ponta da Piedade, rock formations of the Algarve coast, the oldest slave market in Europe, Sagres, Cape St. Vincent. Overnight in Faro.
Day 20 Faro/Setúbal/Arrábida/Lisbon
Highlights: Faro, the Natural Park of the River Sado, Setubal, the Arrábida Mountain, Lisbon. Overnight in Lisbon.
Duration: 20 days/19 nights. Departure: daily. Includes: private driver/guide, pick-up and drop-off, private vehicle with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi on board and USB charger, accommodation and meals of the driver/guide, 1 bottle of water per person, wine and local products tastings. Optional: meals and accommodation, entrance fees to monuments.
Payment policy: the tour package is confirmed upon receipt of 10% deposit of the total cost.
Cancellation policy: 100% cancellation fee will be charged if booking is cancelled 7 day or less prior to the event. If cancelled after the non-refundable due date due to COVID the tour can be rescheduled.