Day 01 – Lisbon
Welcome to Portugal’s vibrant capital city! Located on the Atlantic Ocean and spread across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon enchants travelers with its white-bleached limestone buildings, intimate alleyways, and stunning views from rooftop patios, making it a popular destination year-round. Arrive at anytime. Transfer to your hotel and time off for rest.
Day 02 – Lisbon
After breakfast, 4-hour tour of Lisbon including the Belem district, the capital’s beautiful and elegant neighbourhood packed with Golden Age monuments, which will take you back in time. Discover sights like the important Avenida da Liberdade, Rossio Square built in the Middle Ages, the Marquess of Pombal Square or the Commerce Square (Praça de Comercio). Follow the Tague River and head to one of Lisbon’s most striking areas: Belém. This charming neighbourhood is home to numerous Golden Age tourist attractions, impressive monuments and beautifully looked-after parks.
Day 03 – Lisbon - Fatima
Today, we will bring you to Fátima. You’ll have the opportunity to relive the phenomenon of the apparition of the Virgin Mary, who is said to have appeared to three shepherd children in 1917, a revelation in Portugal and the Catholic world. In Fátima you will see the three most famous sites in the city: the Sanctuary, the Basilica and the Chapel of the Apparitions.
Day 04 – Lisbon - Sintra and Cascais
Leaving Lisbon at 9 am you will hit the road towards Sintra, a fairytale city just 30 minutes away from the capital. Once in Sintra, you will have time to visit the mysterious Parque da Pena, exploring its caves and secret paths, as well as entering the Palacio da Pena itself, one of Portugal’s most impressive sights. The peak of the mountain offers breathtaking views from the Castelo dos Mouros (Moorish Castle). Now in the historic centre of Sintra, the tour will be given free time to eat and visit the Sintra National Palace. Before leaving the city, you will pass through the Sintra natural park and the Quinta da Regaleira, and Seteais and Monserrate Palaces. On the way to Cascais, the tour makes a brief stop at Cabo da Roca (the most eastern point in all Europe) and Guincho beach, known by many as a surfer’s paradise. Coming back along the Atlantic coast, you will take in the Boca do Inferno and arrive in Cascais, taking a walk along the bay. Following this, you will have free time to visit the historic centre or take a dip in the sea: a refreshing treat during the hot summer months.
Day 05 – Porto
After breakfast, your next stop will be Porto, the second biggest city in Portugal and famous for its local Porto wines. Time at your own leisure on arrival.
Day 06 – Porto
This morning, after breakfast, you will enjoy a gourmet tour in Porto. On this tour you will taste vintage Porto cuisine, the best of the past that the city has to offer today. It is a 3.5 hour guided walking food tour of historic downtown Porto. Guided by a Porto native, you will be led on an exploration of the renaissance that the city is experiencing. From the rebirth of specialty food shops, through the new restaurants adopting old ways, to traditional buildings finding new purposes, this tour is for those who enjoy experiencing the best of the past with a modern twist.
Day 7 – Santiago de Compostela
Today you will reach the final destination of thousands of pilgrims every year, the Catedral of Santiago; the walk of the Camino de Santiago can be considerate as the world’s most famous walk. Time at your own leisure on arrival to walk around its amazing Old Town and to try some of the Galician gastronomy, well known for its octopus and seafood.
Day 8 – Santiago de Compostela
Today, your guide will take you on a half day tour to discover the exceptional patrimony of the museum and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, including the Chapel of La Corticela and the Codex Calixtinus.
Day 9 – Santiago de Compostela
Day off to explore the city at your own leisure and do some shopping.
Day 10 – Departure day, end of our services
At the convenient time, transfer out for your departure flight.
“It was a very good idea to combine our spiritual side with the opportunity to learn more about the Spanish and Portuguese culture. A great success! Beautiful places full of peace”