The enigmatic country of Portugal is waiting to fulfill all of your vacation dreams during this luxurious, 10-day adventure. Portugal proves to be the ideal choice for a family vacation because it offers a little bit of everything to please every member of your group. From a unique tuk tuk tour of Porto to traipsing through enchanted forests and waterfall-filled national parks to epic hikes, this can accommodate the thrill-seeker and traveler who desire to relax and unwind.
Porto – Attend a Fado Performance
The moment you land in Porto, your private driver will be waiting to lead your family to your luxurious accommodation in the city. You will have ample time to settle in and regroup before embarking on your first adventure in Porto. For your first adventure, you will be spending the afternoon on an authentic tuk tuk, which is a motorized 3-wheel vehicle. While cruising around in the tuk tuk, you can admire the beauty of the city. Following your sightseeing tour, you will enjoy a gourmet meal at one of the city’s five-star restaurants before witnessing a live Fado performance.
Porto – Indulge in a Food Tour
Porto – Peneda-Geres National Park
Sintra – Castles and Horse-Drawn Carriages
Lisbon – Make Pastel de Nata
Lisbon – Visit a Working Honeybee Farm
Ponta Delgada – Tour a Pineapple and Tea Plantation
Ponta Delgada – Hike and Kayak Sete Cidades
Ponta Delgada – Furnas Lake and Its Thermal Springs
Ponta Delgada – Departure
- Indulge in a visit to a working honeybee farm and witness what it takes to bring every bottle of honey to your table in addition to sampling the delicious nectar
- Escape to the Azores for a visit of a pineapple and tea plantation, which will provide you with an up-close tour of the inner workings of their production
- Hike and kayak Sete Cidades before enjoying an unforgettable glamping experience in the Azores
- Witness a live Fado performance that will mesmerize you with its melancholic and haunting notes
- Hike and swim amid secret trails in the Peneda-Geres National Park on an exhilarating nature tour
- Partake in a family food course that will have you whipping up Portugal’s favorite pastry of Pastel de Nata
- Traverse Lisbon by bike to witness all of the world-famous landmarks of Portugal’s capital city, including Belem Tower, the 25th of April Bridge, and Jeronimos Monastery
It is no secret that Portugal is a lovely country that is full of natural beauty, a wealth of history, an intriguing cultural appeal, and amazing food. Furthermore, many travelers do not know how family-friendly this nation really is. This exciting, 10-day journey will reveal limitless outdoor adventures, exhilarating excursions, and spectacular experiences. This journey of a lifetime features only the most elite locales, sites, and accommodations to ensure that your family’s time in Portugal is nothing short of perfection.
Your adventure will begin in Porto, and from the moment you arrive at the airport, your private driver will be waiting to whisk you away to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. As soon as you deposit your luggage in your suite, you will spend the afternoon traversing around the best sites in Porto on a unique tuk tuk tour. After enjoying a lovely dinner, you will be swept away on an emotional journey as you witness a live Fado performance, which is one of Portugal’s most beloved pastimes.
The following morning will find you embarking a stand-up paddleboarding adventure before indulging in a food tour that mixes delicious bites with a bit of history. Your evening will end with your creative side because you will indulge in a private art session, where you will learn all about the art of Azulejos before crafting your own tile. An epic hiking and swimming excursion in Peneda-Geres National Park will entertain you the following day. Afterward, you will travel further down the road on an overnight excursion to Sintra, which is a land of fairytale castles and horse-drawn carriages.
After your overnight in Sintra, you will venture to Lisbon, where you will bike around the city’s highlights. Your bicycle tour will be led by a private guide. In the evening, you will learn how to craft a favorite Portuguese pastry during a private cooking class. A visit to a working bee farm and a sailing lesson will be waiting for you the following day.
The final leg of your family journey will lead you to the Azores, and upon arriving in Ponta Delgada, you will stroll around the charming streets to admire all of the local sights before visiting two unique working plantations that produce tea and pineapples. You will be hiking and kayaking Sete Cidades the next day, which will be followed by a glamping adventure. Lastly, your final day will have you heading to Lake Furnas and its surrounds, where you will partake in a magical hike before spending the afternoon at the volcanic hot springs. After your enthralling week and a half of family fun, you will awake to a final goodbye brunch that will feature the freshest Mediterranean fare. Once you have finished your brunch, you will be transferred to the airport for your outbound flight.
Throughout your entire stay, you will spend each night in luxurious accommodations and be absolutely cared for with private transfers to and from your desired destinations. Everything about this adventure is completely customizable, so you can adjust anything and everything to better suit your moods and desires once you are in Portugal.
$2,595 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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