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Portugal Tours in 2024

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<p>Make 2024 the year you experience the rich heritage, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes of Portugal. Our Portugal tours in 2024 offer inspiration for your dream trip and each itinerary can be personalized to your preferences. Wander the bustling <em>azulejo</em> tile-laden streets of Lisbon, explore the cultural neighborhoods of Porto, and raise a glass of wine in the scenic Douro Valley. Let our tours of Portugal in 2024 unlock the authentic charms and hidden gems for an unforgettable travel experience.</p>

Make 2024 the year you experience the rich heritage, vibrant culture, and stunning...

Make 2024 the year you experience the rich heritage, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes of Portugal. Our Portugal tours in 2024 offer inspiration for your dream trip and each itinerary can be personalized to your preferences. Wander the bustling azulejo tile-laden streets of Lisbon, explore the cultural neighborhoods of Porto, and raise a glass of wine in the scenic Douro Valley. Let our tours of Portugal in 2024 unlock the authentic charms and hidden gems for an unforgettable travel experience.

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View of the Don Luis Bridge over the Dora River, Porto
Romantic 12-Day Portugal Vacation

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,115

Escape to Portugal for a romantic 12-day tour of basking in its lustrous scenery, immersing yourself in its breathtaking heritage sites, and uncovering its fascinatingly rich culture. Whether witnessing the craters of the Azores archipelago, pampering your palate with authentic Portuguese delicacies, or marveling at the regal Pena Palace in Sintra, this tailored tour will prove to be a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

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Boats on the water at Ponta da Piedade in Portugal.
Spectacular Portugal Adventure: Kayaks and Cooking

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,835

Immerse yourself in the luxuriant cities of Lisbon and Lagos on this spellbinding 8-day tour to two of Portugal’s finest destinations. This journey captures the spirit and culture of the locals while allowing you to tuck into authentic Portuguese cuisine, appreciate the unique architecture, and soar across the sea in kayaks and on boats. Every moment will be idyllic and includes the spectacular qualities Portugal has to offer.

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Cloisters at Porto Cathedral with azulejo tiles in Portugal
Art and Architecture Luxury Porto Getaway

7 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $5,000

During this luxurious 7-day tour of Porto, Portugal, you will be immersed in the city's palpable and culture allure in addition to witnessing the city's iconic art and architecture. You will come to witness staggering spectacles that overlook the countryside, sip on prestigious port wines, and appreciate the masterpieces of the world’s greatest artists and architects.

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Marina da Quinta Grande on Madeira Island, Portugal

Between Portugal’s spectacular Algarve coastline, it's bewitching Madeira Island beaches, and thrumming Lisbon cityscape, lively adventures are abundant across these spectacular destinations, and for 12 days you may embrace the thrilling experiences during this handpicked action tour. From kayaking across the sparkling sea in search of hideaway caves to soaring above Madeira Island by hot air balloon, the thrill of adventure awaits you.

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Garden of Saint Barbara in Braga, Portugal
Sweeping 5-Star Exploration of Portugal: City, Country, and Island Tour

17 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $12,150

Experience the best of Portugal in regal fashion as you tour highlight destinations, wallow in luxury adventures, and embrace the majesty of the country’s culture as you spend 17 days exploring the regality on offer. From charming hideaway towns overflowing with historic elegance to staggering seascapes viewed from sweeping geothermal landscapes, the beauty and culture of Portugal await your discovery.

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Seafood Cataplana, traditional Portuguese stew served in the Algarve region of Portugal
13-Day Authentic Culinary Tour of Portugal

13 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $8,614

You will taste authenticity and experience grandeur on your 13-day culinary tour of Portugal. Vines and wines will take center stage in the Douro Valley while ancient villages provide unparalleled views of the landscape in Alentejo. Lisbon’s neighborhoods possess distinctive personalities and Porto’s riverbanks offer endless charms. Your Portugal tour is custom-tailored to your preferences giving you access to original flavors, private tours, and exclusive experiences.

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Travel Tips for Tours to Portugal in 2024
What are the best cities to visit in Portugal?

Sun-drenched Portugal offers historic charm, coastal allure, and cultural treasures to discover in and amongst these top cities to visit on tours to Portugal in 2024:

  • Lisbon: Portugal's cosmopolitan capital enchants with its pastel-hued architecture, vibrant nightlife, and an unparalleled culinary scene infused with global influences.
  • Porto: The historic heart of Porto boasts winding cobblestone lanes lined with colorful houses, grand Baroque churches, and world-class wine cellars.
  • Évora: Step back in time in the medieval walled city of Évora, where you can marvel at the Roman Temple of Diana and the eerie yet intriguing Chapel of Bones.
  • Coimbra: As the former capital, Coimbra exudes an old-world, university-town ambiance with its gilded Baroque library, winding alleyways, and the iconic hilltop University of Coimbra that dates back to 1290.
What are the best places to visit in Portugal?

Portugal is a captivating country that unfurls a tapestry of awe-inspiring landscapes, enchanting villages, and cultural treasures that will leave an indelible mark on any luxury traveler. Explore these iconic places to visit on tours of Portugal in 2024:

  • The Douro Valley: Meander through the lush valleys and terraced vineyards of the Douro region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its world-class Port and wine production. A river cruise along the Douro is an unforgettable experience.
  • The Algarve: Bask in the breathtaking cliffside vistas and pristine beaches of the Algarve region, renowned for its picturesque fishing villages, sun-kissed shores, and Moorish architectural gems.
  • Azores Islands: Experience the untamed natural beauty and laidback island life of the Azores archipelago, where you can bask in breathtaking volcanic landscapes, explore charming seaside villages, and immerse yourself in the region's rich maritime culture.
  • Madeira Islands: Explore the lush, subtropical paradise of the Madeira Islands, famous for its stunning landscapes, hiking trails, and local wines cultivated on volcanic soils.
What should I do when visiting Portugal?

Experience cultural immersion, epicurean delights, and unforgettable experiences that will leave you yearning for more on your trip to Portugal in 2024. Embark on a journey of discovery with these top experiences in Portugal:

  • Admire the stunning azulejo tiles that adorn churches, palaces, and even sidewalks across Portugal, each one a masterpiece of intricate patterns and vibrant colors that tell stories of the nation's rich history.
  • Savor the rich, velvety flavors of world-renowned Port wines at historic wine cellars in Porto or during a vineyard tour and tasting in the scenic Douro Valley.
  • Immerse yourself in the soulful melodies and stirring lyrics of fado, Portugal's iconic musical tradition, at an intimate performance in Lisbon or Coimbra.
  • Ride the swells and experience the thrill of surfing along the stunning Algarve coast, where world-class surf breaks and breathtaking cliffside vistas converge.
  • Indulge your sweet tooth with a delectable journey through Portugal's pastry heritage, from the iconic pastel de nata in Lisbon to the heavenly conventual sweets of Portuguese monasteries.
How many days do I need for my trip to Portugal?

When deciding on how long to spend in Portugal in 2024, the duration of your stay largely depends on the depth of cultural immersion and level of exploration you seek. For those with limited time, a seven-day adventure can offer a tantalizing glimpse into the country's highlights, from the charming neighborhoods of Lisbon to the sun-drenched beaches of the Algarve.

However, for the discerning traveler seeking a more comprehensive and unhurried experience, 10 to 14 days is the ideal time frame. This allows you to delve deeper into Portugal's history, cuisine, and traditions. Savor the leisurely pace of life in quaint villages, embark on scenic river cruises through the Douro Valley, and indulge in the art of saudade, the bittersweet longing that permeates the nation's soulful fado music.

For those with the luxury of time, a three-week trip is the ultimate experience, granting you the freedom to explore Portugal's hidden gems at a relaxed pace. Venture off the beaten path to lesser-known towns like Marvão, bask in the tranquility of the Alentejo region, or even hop over to the lush Madeira or Azores islands. With ample time, you can truly immerse yourself in the local culture, forging lasting memories and a profound connection with this captivating country.

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What are your most popular itineraries for my trip to Portugal?

Immerse yourself in the captivating blend of history, culture, and natural splendor that defines Portugal in 2024 with our curated selection of popular itineraries, expertly crafted by our leading destination specialists. Allow these exclusive journeys to inspire your tailored Portuguese trip:

What else should I know about planning a trip to Portugal in 2024?

For more ideas and inspiration, see our best Portugal itineraries and our Portugal travel guide.

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