This 10-day Portugal tour offers unique adventures that will allow you to uncover some of the best experiences that this country has to offer. Learn how to make Portuguese pastries, partake in a cycling tour of Porto, and cruise along the captivating coastline of Lagos.
Porto – Private Bike Tour
When you land in Porto, a private driver will greet and transfer you to your accommodation in the heart of the city. Here, you will have the chance to relax after your long flight. When you are ready, your guide will lead you on a private bike tour of some of Porto’s famed landmarks. This excursion will lead you to many of Porto’s iconic sites, such as São Bento Railway Station, Santa Catarina Batalha Square, Street, Bolhão Market, and Aliados Avenue. Afterward, you will have the remainder of the evening to spend at your leisure.
Porto – Authentic Azulejos Tile
Porto – Festive Douro Valley Tour
Vila Nova de Gaia – Visit an Herb Farm
Lisbon – Portuguese Pastry Course
Lisbon – Be a Shepherd for the Day
Ericeira – Portugal's Beautiful Beaches
Serpa – Learn How to Make Cheese
Lagos – Catamaran Cruise
Lagos – Departure
- Visit a local sheep farm and witness the intriguing inner workings of this lifestyle
- Learn how to bake Portugal’s famous pastry, Pastel de Nata, from a local master
- Greet the sunrise in Ericeira with a private surf session before spending the afternoon on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches
- Cycle through Porto during an interactive cycling tour of the city
- Indulge in a food tour of Porto before learning how to paint Azulejos tiles
- Cruise the coastline of Lagos on a catamaran
- Stroll through the village of Serpa and learn how to make its famous sheep’s milk cheese
This 10-day Portugal tour will begin in Porto, where you will spend your first afternoon and evening on a private cycling tour. The next day, you will have a food tour of Porto that will be led by a local foodie. After you have savored the flavors of the city, you will paint an authentic Azulejos tile with a master craftsman.
Day three will then have you traveling to the Douro Valley for a private wine tour. During your tour, you will venture to a winery and vineyard, where you can stomp grapes and prepare the wine for bottling. You will leave Porto the next day to visit an aromatic herb farm before continuing to Vila Nova de Gaia for the night. After your overnight visit in Vila Nova de Gaia, you will head to Lisbon, where you will be treated to a private tour of the city’s highlights. In the evening, you will learn how to bake Portugal’s beloved pastry: Pastel de Nata.
The next day, you will head to the countryside to shadow a shepherd on their sheep farm. This unique excursion will give you an intriguing and insightful glimpse into the pastoral world of Portugal’s sheep herders. In Ericeira, you will surf some of the best waves in Portugal with a local pro before having the afternoon to relax on the serene beaches.
Serpa will be your next stop. Here, you can explore the charming village and sample its famous sheep’s cheese. Afterward, you will spend the evening learning how to make the delicacy under the tutelage of a local expert. Lagos will be your final destination. Here, you will cruise along the coastline in a catamaran.
$3,115 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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