PORTO, DOURO & LISBON - INDEPENDENT

A perfect mix of small group touring...while enjoying 3-nights in Porto and 4-nights in Lisbon independently.

PORTO, DOURO & LISBON - INDEPENDENT

A perfect mix of small group touring...while enjoying 3-nights in Porto and 4-nights in Lisbon independently.

Tour Highlights

  • Guaranteed tour dates - with a minimum of 2 passengers.
  • Little unpacking with 3-nights in Porto and 4-nights in Lisbon.
  • 24/7 Celtic Help Line always available.

Smart Tour Includes

  • Welcome briefing.
  • Daily breakfast (except day of arrival).
  • 3-nights in Porto and 4-nights in Lisbon at beautiful 4* hotels.
  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Transfer to train station in Porto.
  • High-speed train from Porto to Lisbon.
  • Transfer from train station to hotel in Lisbon.
  • Full-day private driver escort visit to London.
  • Full-day private driver escort visit of Sintra, Cascais.

Hotels used in conjunction with this tour

  • Porto: HF Fenix, Mercure Porto, Das Artes
  • Lisbon: Marques de Pombal, Turim, Libertade, HF Fenix Musica, Turim Marques

Additional Notes

Hotels are confirmed approximately 21 days prior to tour start date. 

Single rooms are on a request basis only and cannot be booked online. Request must go to our European office for approval.


Itinerary

Day 01: Porto

Morning arrival in Porto. Private transfer included in your package. Late afternoon meeting with your local assistant for a welcome briefing. Porto is then yours to enjoy independently. Overnight in Porto.

Day 02: Porto

Today, explore the city of Porto, voted Best European Destination 2012 by the European citizens. This is also known as “Cidade Invicta” (unvanquished city). It’s this distinct and unique character that gave Porto a World Heritage classification. Aligned with the River Douro, rich in contrasts, and well-preserved treasures, this ancient city of the port has immeasurable beauty. The tour will end with a cruise of the Six Bridges (pick up at your hotel is included). Overnight Porto. (B)

Day 03: Douro Valley

Explore the wonderful Douro Region, a traditional place born in the culture of wine production. Visit the most famous Wine Estates and taste its delicious Port Wines. Embark on this adventure through the Douro Valley on a river cruise and enjoy the majestic vineyards around you, loaded with grapes. Discover the best road in the World, N222, which connects Peso da Régua to Pinhão. The journey includes a guided tour to two of the main Douro Wineries with commented tastings of wines of excellence. You will enjoy a typical lunch in local restaurant with a vegetarian option (must be advised at when first booking). Finally, relax with a scenic cruise on the Douro River in Pinhão. Return to Porto for overnight. (B,L)

Day 04: Porto to Lisbon

Transfer from your hotel to the Porto Railway Station. High-Speed Train from Porto to Lisbon. Upon arrival, meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Remainder of your day is free to explore Lisbon independently. (B)

Day 05: Lisbon

You will enjoy a full day visit of Lisbon with an expert driver escort, who will introduce to the most beautiful sites of the city along the Atlantic Ocean. This tour is a unique way to see and experience historical Lisbon. Insider guides give you a great insight into Lisbon’s lifestyle, history, and culture, as well as useful tips. Visit the major sites of central Lisbon. Walkthrough Baixa, the old downtown district of the city. Tasting the famous Pastel de Nata (custard tart) along the way. Explore the amazing Rossio, Figueira, and Comércio Squares. Get to know Chiado, the glamorous part of the city, with its iconic cafés and shops. Take a ride on the vintage tram to Alfama, a beautifully ancient Moorish neighborhood. Stop for a wine tasting at a wine bar located in a medieval palace. Overnight in Lisbon. (B)

Day 06: Cascais & Sintra

Join a small group tour to Cascais & Sintra. A visit to Sintra is the first wish for those who have seen wonderful fairytale-like Pena Palaces on a postcard from Portugal. You will explore magical UNESCO listed Natural Landscapes of Sintra-Cascais and many art treasures. Discover exotic gardens, lakes, and caves surrounding the historical monuments. Admire the magnificent nature of Lisbon Riviera on the way back to Lisbon. (B)

Day 07: Lisbon - FREE Day

We believe in allowing you free time to relax on your vacation. Today, take time to explore Lisbon at your own pace. Lisbon is Portugal's capital and the hub of a multi-faceted area that appeals to all tastes and senses. Overnight in Lisbon. (B)

Day 08: Lisbon - U.S.

Check out of your hotel after breakfast. Transfer included to the airport where you bid farewell to Portugal. (B)

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Featured Hotels

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Porto Hotel Porto
Lisbon Hotel Lisbon

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Porto -

This tour uses excellent centrally located hotels in Porto [more]

Centrally located Lisbon Hotel

Lisbon -

This tour uses excellent centrally located hotels in Lisbon [more]

Pricing

This package is based on a minimum of two (2) persons traveling based on sharing one double room. This tour can be booked online or via our call center. A max of 6 passengers can be booked online. If you have more than 6 passengers, you must contact reservations in our call center. Single rooms are solely on request and cannot be booked online. Triple rooms offer a reduction.

This tour does not include:
  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • City Tax to be paid locally

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) months from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one begins in Portugal. Air date should be booked one day prior to allow for overnight flights to Portugal.