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NOW BOOKING 2024-2025

Portugal

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DAY 1

LISBON

Welcome to Lisbon! Arrive in Lisbon and enjoy your afternoon free time. At 6 pm,
meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

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DAY 2

LISBON

LISBON Guided sightseeing includes a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to
the Discoveries. YourChoice Excursions will include one of the following activities of your choice:

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DAY 3

TOMAR

Welcome to Tomar, a city in the heart of Portugal that will transport you back in time! Picture a vibrant cityscape dominated by the majestic Convent of Christ, perched proudly atop a picturesque hill. This monumental complex is not just a building, but the very essence of Tomar's identity, beautifully preserved through the ages.

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DAY 4

TOMAR–DORNES–COIMBRA

DORNES Orientation walk of the village and free time.
COIMBRA Visit the University. Dinner with regional specialties at a local restaurant.

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DAY 5

COIMBRA

Discover the Bairrada region in the ancient province of Beira Litoral. Stretching along Portugal's central coastline, it is blessed with an Atlantic climate of mild and rainy winters and summer sea winds that create the perfect place for prized Portuguese wines. Discover two wine producers continuing their tradition of more than 90 years of wine-making as you visit their wine cellars to tempt your taste buds with their award-winning sparkling wine.

Discover Coimbra through the ancient and winding streets of its medieval center, Savor
the unique heritage of the city's confectionery culture in a region filled with monasteries and convents that created some of Portugal's most signature specialty sweets. Your walking tour arrives at a local home to enjoy the soul of Portuguese music deep in the heart of the city. Try to resist being moved by the rhythmic and soulful strains of the Fado de Coimbra!

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DAY 6

COIMBRA

  • You have decisions to make today, how about satisfying your sweet tooth in a tiny town halfway between Lisbon and Porto and indulging in Pastéis de Tentúgal? These irresistible thin, flaky pastries filled with rich egg custard and dusted with powdered sugar were created by the resident Carmelite nuns in the 16th century! Hear the history of Tentúgal as you learn how its favorite confection is made, while enjoying a perfectly paired glass of wine or cup of tea.

  • Take a canal cruise on the Ria de Aveiro to explore the four waterways of the city known as the Portuguese Venice. Float along the main source of Aveiro's wealth and
    heritage, and discover the city's heart and soul while crossing its serene water roads. Passing by the City Center, you'll discover the colorful buildings that reflect the delightful Art Nouveau movement in this city where the past and present blend to reveal a remarkable landscape! A light lunch at a local restaurant is the perfect ending to this artful adventure.

  • And if neither of those sound like you, then how about starting out in the morning, steering in the direction of the sea and making a small stop at the Environmental Interpretation Centre to make a bicycle tour, that will take you to discover areas of great natural beauty.

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DAY 7

COIMBRA - PORTO

Follow your Local Guide for a walking tour in the city center of Porto. Enjoy a glass of Porto. This evening relax on a river cruise followed by farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

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DAY 8

PORTO

As your week comes to an end, say farewell to your new friends and Portugal as you either extend your stay in Portugal, or head to the airport for your flight home.

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