Peña Palace in Sintra, Portugal

Perspectives of Portugal: New Takes on Classics

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Lisbon, Alentejo, Sintra, Bussaco...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Your experience of storybook palaces and refined wines will immerse you in unique treasures during your 12-day signature Portugal tour specifically designed for 2022. Each day is custom-tailored to your preferences allowing you to bask in a sunset cruise of Lisbon or stroll along Evora’s ancient foundations. From the legacy of the Knights Templar to the vineyard heritage of the Douro Valley, you can embrace a new perspective of Portugal.

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Trip Highlights

  • Embrace the scenic sunset over Lisbon on a private cruise along the Tagus River for a unique panorama of the city springing from the riverbanks
  • Indulge in a unique cultural experience of the fisherman’s life in Portugal with a guided visit to the marina and morning fish market
  • Bask in the treasured flavors and celebrated scenery of the Douro Valley during a private wine tour visiting select vineyards bringing the diverse layers of local wines to life
  • Embark on an excursion into the Serra de Lousa mountains to find select Schist Villages offering scenic charms, medieval architecture, and authentic local culture
  • Witness the dramatic legacy of the Knights Templar when visiting Tomar to learn more about the local history, heritage, and culture
  • Enjoy an immersive tour of a cork forest on a private estate to learn about the cultural importance of the cork in Portugal
  • Experience the storybook ambiance of Sintra where castles, palaces, and cafes offer fantastical images against a backdrop of wooded mountain slopes
  • Savor the robust aromas and distinctive flavors of port wine during a private port wine tasting in a secluded riverside cellar
  • Discover the broad and magnificent history of Evora as you stroll beside an ancient Roman temple and Moorish embellishments
  • Delight in the regal history of Amarante and the ancient wine traditions of Penafiel as you travel from the Douro Valley to Porto

Starting Price

$9,511 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.95 stars based on 43 reviews.

Portugal Luxury Family Travel Review: Lisbon, Lagos, Porto,...
"Our agent Nuno did a wonderful job planning my family vacation!"

Reviewed By Dana C.

Portugal Trip Review: Lisbon, Porto, Evora, Douro Valley,...
"The travel agency planned an AMAZING trip for my husband...

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Portugal Family Vacation Review: Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais,...
"I would absolutely use this travel company again to plan...

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Portugal Luxury Vacation Review: Porto, São Miguel, Lagos,...
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"We had lovely, well-located hotels and an ideal itinerary...

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"Great trip."

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