Portugal World Heritage Tour

Places Covered : Lisbon – Porto – Fátima – Guimarães – Douro Valley – Coimbra – Sintra
10 Nights/ 11 Days


DAY 1 – Arrive Lisbon Airport – Transfer to Lisbon Hotel

Our tour guide will be waiting for you at the International Airport of Lisbon to give you a warm welcome and to escort you to your hotel in Lisbon.

Overnight stay in Lisbon.

DAY 2 – Lisbon

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal. We can start to discover Belém. Here you will admire the Belém Tower, one of the most expressive monuments of Lisbon, followed by the well-known Monastery of Jerónimos, considered one of the most beautiful monuments of Portugal. Then we proceed to "Praça do Comércio" directly to Alfama, the Fado district. We continue to downtown, up to "Marquês de Pombal", passing by the famous Liberdade Avenue.

Overnight stay in Lisbon.

DAY 3 – Óbidos / Alcobaça / Batalha / Fátima

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. From Lisbon you travel north, towards Porto. First stop at Óbidos, a town located on a hill and encircled by a fortified wall. At Alcobaça and Batalha two important UNESCO monuments: the Monastery of Alcobaça, a huge church which is a symbol of the Portuguese History and awarded in 1989; and the Monastery of Batalha, one of the most original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal and listed in 1983.

Overnight stay in Porto.

DAY 4 – Porto

After a great breakfast at the Hotel, our friendly driver/guide will lead you through the historic center of Porto, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, in 1996. We will discover the most important monuments, sites and squares, like the Cathedral, the Clerigos Tower, the São Bento Railway Station, the Batalha Square and the Ribeira Square, one of the most famous and oldest squares of the city, where cruises depart and it’s possible to savor the river and the amazing view, being a privileged meeting point for people. Crossing the D. Luís Bridge, the most famous and impressive bridge in the city, we will arrive at Vila Nova de Gaia, to visit one of the most famous Porto wine cellars. Here, we will learn more about the production of this famous wine and we will make a delicious wine tasting.

Overnight stay in Porto.

DAY 5 – Braga / Guimarães / Porto

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. We will visit the Minho region, one of the greenest region in Portugal, with its spetaculars manors and traditions. Today we go to Braga and Guimarães. In Braga, discover the majesty of the Cathedral and the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus with its Baroque stairway. Then, explore the Historic Centre of Guimarães, declared a World Heritage Site in 2001, and visit the most emblematic sites of this “Cradle City” such as "Paços dos Duques". Built in the 15th century by D. Afonso’s orders, 1st Duke of Braganca. Its architectural style reflected the tastes that he had acquired in his trips through Europe, however the building passed through some changes during “Estado Novo” period by Salazar’s orders.

Overnight stay in Porto.

DAY 6 – Porto / Douro Valley:

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. We will depart from Porto towards the Douro wine region. Douro was considered the Best European River Destination by the Huffington Post in 2013. Just admire the magnificent beauty of the landscape and enjoy some of the best wines in the world! In the Douro Valley, we will visit two of the most famous and traditional wineries. During these visits, you will learn about the history of wine, the current and ancient production process and discover the secrets behind the development of this famous wine. At the end of these visits, you will have the fantastic opportunity to taste the delicious wines produced there.

Overnight stay in Douro Valley.

DAY 7 – Douro Côa (Upper Douro Region)

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. The route continues to the village of S. Joao da Pesqueira, considered the "heart of the Douro Wine Region", with probably the most stunning view of the entire region. Visit Foz Côa stop for visit and taste at one Vineyard. You will learn about the history of the estate and its wines. Then we will visit Côa museum. A building of the Archaeological Park of Coa Valley, founded in 2010, perfectly integrated in the great beauty of the natural landscape. On the inside you will be able to see the prehistoric time art through several well preserved stone engravings. The Archaeological Park of Foz Côa, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998. Accommodation in the Douro Wine Region.

Overnight stay in Douro Valley.

DAY 8 – Coimbra / Tomar / Lisbon

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Coimbra is also known as the city of the students. The University of Coimbra is the oldest academic institution in the Portuguese-speaking world and the newest World Heritage Site of Portugal (listed in 2013). Explore this University and other emblematic monuments of this town. Then, you will visit Tomar, the last Templar town to be commissioned for construction. Its Convent of Christ was listed as a UNESCO site in 1983. Accommodation in Lisbon.Then, you will visit Tomar, the last Templar town to be commissioned for construction. Its Convent of Christ was listed as a UNESCO site in 1983.

Overnight stay in Lisbon

DAY 9 – Sintra / Lisbon

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Sintra is a romantic village at the edge of the Sintra Mountain Range and its unique characteristics have made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.This guided tour includes a visit to Sintra National Palace and to the stunning landscapes of this Park.

Overnight stay in Lisbon.

DAY 10 – Alentejo / Lisbon

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Finally, you head to the landscapes of the Alentejo, known for its golden plains, towards Evora. The Historic Centre of Évora was declared a UNESCO Heritage in 1986. Explore this place, visiting the Roman Temple, the Church of S. Francisco and the Bones Chapel. To call it a day at last we will visit Évora’s Cathedral, built in granite was only completed in 1250 (began to be built in 1186). Religious building marked by the transition between the Romanic and gothic architecture styles, classified as national monument in 1910. Then we will visit Elvas and its walls, considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Overnight stay in Lisbon.

DAY 11 – Lisbon Hotel to Lisbon Airport transfers

Breakfast in the hotel. Private transfer from the hotel to the International Airport of Lisbon. End of your trip.

Tour Ends!!

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Tour Price Includes

  • 05 Nights Hotel stay in Lisbon, room with private facilities
  • 03 Nights Hotel stay in Porto, room with private facilities
  • 02 Night Hotel stay in Douro Valley, room with private facilities
  • Tourism Driver/Guide (private) during the Tour
  • Exclusive, modern and comfortable car, bus or minivan
  • Entrances into the following monuments: Jeronimos Monastery (Lisbon), Alcobaça Monastery (Alcobaça), Batalha Monastery (Batalha), Port Wine Cellar with wine tasting (Porto), Cathedral (Braga), Dukes Palace (Guimarães), 2 Wineries (Douro Valley), Convent of Christ (Tomar), University (Coimbra), Côa Museum (Douro Côa), 1 Winery (Douro Côa), Sintra National Palace (Sintra), Évora Cathedral, Church of Saint Francis and Bones Chapel.
  • 24h/7 Customer Service Assistance, during your travel
  • All Hotel/Airport and Intercity transfers are Included

Tour Price Excludes

  • Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.
  • Local City tax or Resort fee are to be paid directly at hotel/resort if applicable.
  • Anything or any services which are not specified in tour inclusions are excluded.

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