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Portugal Tours & Vacations

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Enjoy the hallmarks of a European destination with the undeniably unique qualities of Portugal, which our specialists have unveiled through over 8,200 custom itineraries. Explore the lush Douro Valley home to sprawling vineyards, small beach towns overflowing with local culture, and colorful cities with embellished designs all within this amazing coastal country. For an inside look at what it has to offer, visit Zicasso’s Portugal Travel Guide for a range of fascinating information and inspiration.

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Traditional boats on the canal in Aveiro.

Best of Portugal Tour: 10 Days in Porto, Lisbon, and Vilamoura

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,145

For fans of port wine, mysterious history, and gastronomic greatness, this 10-day tour of Portugal reliably presents visitors with an abundance of each. You will venture through the Iberian country to experience a blend of guided recreation and leisure time. From Porto to Lisbon and Vilamoura, this tour will open your eyes to the beauty of Portugal and the adventures awaiting you.

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Architectural arches of the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon

Self-Drive Portugal Itinerary: Iconic Cities to Charming Towns

10 Day Custom Tour

From $1,995

Creating a loop from the vibrant capital city of Lisbon, this 10-day self-driving tour is an adventure into the soul of Portugal. Connect with the locals, venture away from the tourist trail, and discover the dazzling diversity of destinations that make the country so distinctive. Indulge in the coastline, castles, marble towns, salty harbors, sunbaked plains, spire-packed cities, and much more. With this unique route, you celebrate all the highlights that Portugal loves to hide.

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Fortress and gardens in Marvao, Portugal

Legends of Portugal: 12-Day Highlights Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From $3,655

Discover legendary Portugal during this meticulously curated 12-day tour to the country’s iconic cityscapes, dreamy UNESCO World Heritage Sites, unassuming quaint towns, and historic cultural destinations. From the flavors of Lisbon to the wilderness of Arrabida Natural Park and the breathtaking coastal scenes of Lagos to the vibrant atmosphere of Porto, Portugal is yours to explore and lose yourself in as you complete your loop around the country.

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Sun setting on Sao Miguel in Azores, Portugal

Pure Portugal Fun: Azores to Porto Tour

13 Day Custom Tour

From $4,805

Witness the mesmerizing scenes of Portugal and have an absolute blast in every iconic Portuguese destination during this exclusive 9-day vacation. Between the beautiful blue stretch of the Azores archipelago and the picturesque streets of Porto, the country is riddled with phenomenal sightseeing and adventure-seeking opportunities. Book your tour today and experience the wonder of Portugal.

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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

From $6,625

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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Beautiful Praia da Marinha beach in Algarve, Portugal

Coastal Havens and City Discovery Portugal Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From $1,795

On this breathtaking 9-day tour of Portugal, you will witness golden beaches and the emerald hills of the Algarve. From admiring the sapphire sea on Portimao’s vibrant promenade to wine tasting with spectacles of the luxuriant countryside, boundless magical memories will be made in the picturesque country of Portugal.

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The town of Sintra in Portugal.

Captivating 15-Day Highlights Tour of Portugal

15 Day Custom Tour

From $3,970

Spend 15 days in the captivating culture and honored highlights of Portugal on this personalized tour to the country’s most beloved cities. From unpacking the local lifestyle that sweeps through Lisbon’s cobbled streets to witnessing the staggering scenery of the Douro Valley and much more, you will discover the discerning qualities that make Portugal a landmark destination every traveler must visit.

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Benagil cave in Portimao, Portugal

Enthralling Adventure Tour of Portugal

12 Day Custom Tour

From $5,995

Adventure awaits in Portugal with this tailored 12-day tour that will allow you to indulge in the best experiences in a wealth of bewitching destinations. From hot air balloon expeditions above the staggering Algarve region to canyoning the rugged wilderness of Funchal and cruising to the caves of Lagos, every stop will be as exciting as the last. This exciting adventure spotlights the mesmerizing environment with which Portugal is blessed.

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Palace of Pena in Sintra, Portugal

Perspectives of Portugal: New Takes on Classics

12 Day Custom Tour

From $7,315

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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Kayaking around the caves at Ponte de Piedade in Algarve, Portugal.

Regal Relaxation Family Portugal Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

From the contemporary skyline of Porto to the sun-washed shores of Algarve, there is so much for families to enjoy on this handcrafted 12-day tour of Portugal. You and your family will immerse yourselves in the country’s fascinating history with tours of venerated heritage sites. You can appreciate spectacular seascapes of the Algarve and cherish the luxuriant landscapes of the Douro Valley. Michelin-starred culinary experiences and engaging seaside activities will only elevate your incredible vacation.

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Ancient Aqueduto dos Pegões, Tomar

Portugal for the Seasoned Traveler: 14-Day Vacation

14 Day Custom Tour

From $2,795

This luxurious, 2-week adventure has been specially curated and for the more mature and refined travelers. Whether you are perusing the best wines in Porto on a private estate tour or following in the footsteps of the Knights Templar in Tomar, you will sit in the lap of luxury throughout the entirety of this adventure. From the stunning beaches of Portugal’s captivating coastlines to cities like Lisbon and Porto that are filled with amazing architecture and historical wonders, Portugal presents itself as an ideal vacation destination regardless of your age or interests.

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Plaza de Espana in Seville

Immersive Spain, Portugal, and Morocco Vacation

19 Day Custom Tour

From $13,295

Revel in the dynamic culture and discover marvelous history during this 19-day Spain, Portugal, and Morocco highlights tour. Witness the surreal designs of Antoni Gaudi, sample the succulent flavors of typical Spanish tapas, experience the lively heritage of a Moroccan souk, and explore ancient neighborhoods and taste the layered notes of port. Throughout this adventure, enjoy shining a light on the beauty, charm, and heritage of Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.

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Sweeping 5-Star Exploration of Portugal: City, Country, and Island Tour

17 Day Custom Tour

From$9,345

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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Luxury Escape to Azores: Adventure Tour of Portugal's Islands

7 Day Custom Tour

From$3,775

The Azores have long held sway over the imaginations of mainland travelers, and this 7-day tour of the main island of St. Michael's is designed to introduce to you what is best of this region. With the capital of Ponta Delgada as your headquarters, you will have your choice of thrilling activities each day to ensure your satisfaction on this luxurious and engaging journey through the Azores.

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Ultimate Portugal Food and Wine Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

Portugal’s culinary brilliance comes in many forms including vintage tasting in a port cellar, Michelin dining, and Europe’s first DOC wine region. Experience fishing village lunches, fragrant city markets, exquisite fine dining, and iconic food and wine pairings. Expertly handcrafted, this 12-day tour explores the very best of Portugal’s unique wine and cuisine, with stops including Porto, the Douro Valley, Alentejo, and Lisbon. Prepare for all your senses to be subtly aroused.

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Adventurous Portugal Coastal Hiking Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From$1,795

Portugal’s southwestern coastline provides an expedition for the soul with a journey through wilderness and white villages with castles and the charms of tradition alongside. Spend nearly a week along the rugged and utterly unspoiled route, traversing the cliffs and moving across the vineyards to the grand destinations of the past. This region comes with the aura of tradition that extends to decadent local cuisine and cultural insight. Trek at your own pace and indulge all your senses on an unforgettable vacation adventure.

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Lively Adventures of Portugal Tour: Island Getaway to Cultural Hallmarks

12 Day Custom Tour

From$3,715

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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Spectacular Portugal Adventure: Kayaks and Cooking

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,179

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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Dazzling Portugal Highlights: Lisbon, Douro Valley, Porto Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$4,145

This 10-day Portugal tour immerses you in the country’s enchanting natural highlights, from the Douro Valley to Porto. Every step along Lisbon’s cobblestone walkways reveals more of Portugal’s culture and cuisine. This highlights tour allows you to explore the flourishing fields of the Douro Valley and many of Portugal’s breathtaking natural wonders. Book your tour today and unearth the discerning artistic flair that envelopes Portugal’s historic destinations.

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Lovely Portugal Itinerary: Lisbon to Porto

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,755

During this custom-tailored 8-day tour, witness how Lisbon glimmers gold under the Portuguese sun, Porto captures the contemporary culture of the country, and luxuriant pastures veil the Douro Valley. From culinary delicacies to rolling emerald vistas, every moment of your experience within Portugal will be enticing and breathtaking as you journey from Lisbon through to Porto.

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Legendary Countryside and Cityscapes Tour of Portugal

9 Day Custom Tour

From$1,885

Perched at the Western edge of Europe, Portugal has long enjoyed a privileged position between land and sea, and this 9-day tour of the country will ensure your complete orientation to the culturally rich heritage of this storied country. From the bustle of Lisbon to the rural countryside of the Douro River Valley, this balanced itinerary blends active recreation with plenty of time to kick your feet up and relax.

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Best of Portugal's Endearing Charm Tour

16 Day Custom Tour

From$5,595

Embark on an exceptional handcrafted 16-day tour that explores the best of Portugal, from Évora to Lisbon. Discern the distinct features that make Portugal such a beloved destination to visit, from the picture-perfect scenes of colorful homes that spill across emerald hills to the meticulously crafted heritage sites across the sprawling countrysides. Portugal’s phenomenal highlights will be yours to explore during this wonderful escape.

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Art and Architecture Luxury Porto Getaway

7 Day Custom Tour

From$3,845

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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In-Depth Exploration Tour of Portugal: History, Culture, and Discovery

19 Day Custom Tour

From$3,795

Portugal has style that has stretched through the centuries to include everything from frontier towns to Moorish fishing villages, Templar Knights to Manuelino facades and Baroque ceramics. You will be whisked away on a carpet of seduction and charm and into an atmosphere packed with tradition. With well over two weeks to travel, you will settle into the stylish rhythm of the country to explore the nuance as you hop between the untouched legends of the past. From Lisbon to Porto, this is a complete tour of Portugal on a private tour designed just for you.

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More About Travel to Portugal

Portugal Travel Guide
Azenhas do Mar, typical village on top of oceanic cliffs in Portuga
Portugal Travel Guide

A perfect vacation to Portugal starts with knowing your preferences and what you want to see.

Whether you are a wine enthusiast, a seeker of local culture, nature lover, or a history buff, Portugal has amazing options for everyone. Read the Portugal Travel Guide for pivotal information and inspiration to get your trip planning process started right.

When you are ready to make it happen, submit a Trip Request and get connected with a travel expert who can provide you with all the details you need to get the custom vacation you want.

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Best Time to Visit Portugal
Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal
Best Time to Visit Portugal

The best time to visit Portugal is in April, May, September, or October. However, the right time for your visit may be different, based on what you would like to see and do.

Portugal is both serene and lively, with captivating cities, exceptional scenery, and diverse cultures influenced by the changing seasons.

With the dry sunshine of the south and the cool northern winters, the dramatic Atlantic coastline, and wild eastern border, Portugal’s evocative landscape supports unique culinary flavors and vibrant regional cultures.

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How to Plan a Trip to Portugal: Frequently Asked Questions
Medieval Sao Jorge Castle in Lisbon, Portugal
How to Plan a Trip to Portugal: Frequently Asked Questions

Portugal is a land of cobblestone villages and medieval castles, golden beaches, and emerald vineyards, and these are the most frequently asked questions from travelers eager to experience the culture, art, cuisine, and history of Portugal.

From the charms of ancient ruins to the beauty of secluded villages, surprising misty woodlands to soulful music, Portugal always surpasses expectation and offers timeless surprises. Find the information you need for inspiration or planning your perfect Portugal trip.

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Top 8 Things to Do in Portugal
Sailing the beautiful blue bay near Lagos, in the Algarve region in Portugal
Top 8 Things to Do in Portugal

With so many spectacular highlights, Portugal is often so much more than most travelers expect with so much to see and do.

The diverse landscape stretches from the Atlantic coast to rocky mountain ranges, rolling plains, and sunbaked valleys, each region stamped with historic palaces and stunning highlights.

Cinematic beauty, seductive rhythms, and ghosts of past nations dating back to ancient Celts reveal only the tip of Portugal’s deep roots.

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8 Best Places to Visit in Portugal
Porto, Portugal
8 Best Places to Visit in Portugal

The following information highlights the eight must-see places in Portugal where you can savor energetic contemporary life steeped in the spirit of old-world heritage.

Most visitors to Portugal are delighted to find that this essential European destination holds many surprises. With foundations in the ancient world and lively modern culture, the cinematic landscapes, enchanting villages, stunning art museums, and storybook castles exceed expectations.

From the colorful homes that hug the hillsides surrounding Lisbon to the rocky cliffs that hang over the shimmering waters of the Algarve, you will find plenty to see and do at these iconic destinations.

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