Praca Luis de Camoes square in Lagos Portugal Algarve Region

Exploring Portugal’s Stunning Coastlines: Active Senior Vacation

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Faro, Vilamoura, Lagos

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Designed with senior travelers in mind, this 8-day Portugal tour immerses you in the splendor of Portugal’s southern coast. From exploring Faro to Vilamoura and Lagos, this adventure promises an endless amount of excitement and enjoyment. Explore Faro by way of segway, embark on a birdwatching tour, indulge in a private cooking class, and escape the mainland with a private catamaran tour.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore Faro by night on a private segway tour of Faro’s most iconic landmarks
  • Embark on a birdwatching tour and witness birds in their natural habitats
  • Escape the mainland on a private catamaran tour of the Ria Formosa and stop at four islands en route
  • Parasail and jet ski among with a full day in Vilamoura
  • Partake in a private cooking class in Vilamoura and learn how to make an authentic family recipe
  • Hike Lagos’ sea cliffs to enjoy an incredible view
  • Explore the best flavors of Faro on a private gourmet food tour with a gourmand guide

Detailed Description

This 8-day Portugal tour will begin in Faro. You will send the first evening on a private segway tour that will introduce you to many of the city’s highlights. The next morning, your guide will introduce to native birds on a birdwatching tour by boat. Later that afternoon, a gourmand guide will lead you on a culinary adventure to some of the city’s top eateries.

Day three will find you on a private catamaran cruise on the Ria Formosa lagoon. During your sea journey, you can stop at four islands. Day four will provide you with more outdoor adventures in Vilamoura. Here, you can partake in a morning of parasailing and jet skiing. In the afternoon, you can conclude the day with a sunset dinner cruise. A bike tour of Vilamoura’s scenic routes will be in store on day five. That evening, you will participate in a private cooking class with a master chef.

Lagos will be your final destination. Here, you can uncover the intriguing history and backstories of the city on a private walking tour. You will then spend the evening on a cruise down the Golden Coast. Your final day in Lagos will have you trekking among the city’s spectacular sea cliffs. In the evening, you will be treated to a private art class with a professional painter.

Starting Price

$2,491 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

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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