Caves and grottos at Ponte de Piedade in Portugal

9-Day Lisbon Exploration Tour for Families

Ratings of Zicasso's Service
Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Lisbon, Evora, Lagos, Sagres

Suggested Duration

9 Days

This luxurious 9-day adventure presents you and your family with the best and most elite excursions and adventures, ensuring that your experience of Portugal is nothing short of epic. From touring Lisbon like a local to kayaking through nature parks, an endless amount of family fun awaits. Partake in an off-roading Jeep adventure, venture by horseback Louro Mountain Trail, and indulge in a walking tour of Lisbon.

Customizable Itinerary

Expand All

Trip Highlights

  • Witness a live Fado performance, which will be accompanied by a mouthwatering meal
  • Explore the charming city of Evora before careening through a cork oak forest on an exhilarating, off-roading Jeep adventure
  • Delve into the secret lives of honeybees as you journey to a working bee farm to witness how they live together in hives and produce their sweet and golden honey
  • Enjoy an excursion to the coastal enclaves of Lagos and Sagres, where you can explore its natural caves and much more
  • Venture on a private horseback ride on the Louro Mountain Trail and witness Portugal’s beautiful scenery from a unique point of view
  • Marvel at the pristine beauty of Arrabida Nature Park as you kayak along its picturesque perimeter
  • Meander through Lisbon on a walking tour with a local and be introduced to the most iconic sites of the capital city while snapping Polaroid photographs

Detailed Description

Prepare yourselves for an unforgettable family getaway that will feature much of the best of Lisbon and beyond. This exciting 9-day getaway has been specially crafted with to offer you only the most elite and exclusive excursions.

Your handcrafted adventure will begin the moment that you arrive in Lisbon. Your private guide will be waiting for you at the airport to transfer you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. Your introductory event to the city will be a hands-on culinary caper. You and your family will enjoy a lovely dinner before participating in a gelato-making course under the tutelage of a master gelato maker. The following morning will find you touring the captivating city of Lisbon with a private guide and a Polaroid camera, which will allow you to each snap Polaroid photos along the way. That evening, you will be treated to a delicious dinner, which will be accompanied by a fiery evocative Fado performance that will introduce you to the national pastime.

Day three will provide you with a day of exploring the city of Evora and traversing through a cork oak forest on an exhilarating Jeep tour. Afterward, you will visit a working honeybee farm. During your time with the honeybees and their human helpers, you will see the inner workings of how honey is harvested in addition to sampling some of the sweet nectar right from the comb. The coastal gems of Lagos and Sagres and their stunning coastlines will beckon to you to the next day. Day six will then offer a horseback ride along the scenic trails of Louro Mountain outside of Lisbon. Later that evening, your family will participate in a private cooking class that will provide you with the opportunity to craft an authentic Portuguese meal alongside a master chef.

Snails will be the theme of day seven, and you will embark on an excursion to a snail farm, where you will learn about snails and how to pick the best ones to make savory entrees. You will even make a Portuguese dish with some of the former residents of the farm that night. An outdoor adventure will be waiting for you on day eight, during which you will join your private guide for an exhilarating kayaking excursion to Arrabida Nature Park. You will spend the day paddling through the water, which will leave your soul refreshed and your heart full.

Throughout your entire family getaway, you will stay in luxurious accommodations and will have every detail of your vacation taken care of, including all private transfers to and from every destination and airport. Nearly everything about this itinerary is customizable, so you can adjust nearly anything and everything to better suit your moods and interests once you are in Lisbon.

Starting Price

$2,335 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.

Reviews of Zicasso's Referral Service

4.94 stars based on 803 reviews.

Portugal Trip Review: Lisbon, Porto, Sagres, Lagos, Douro...
"Filomena and her team were amazing. She listened to our...

Reviewed By Jodie R.

Portugal Family Trip Review: Lisbon, Lagos, Sagres, Evora,...
"Filomena and George planned an amazing tour of Lisbon and...

Reviewed By Sheri D.

Luxury Portugal Travel Review: City Walking Tours, Cork...
"Nuno was especially helpful and checked in with us to see...

Reviewed By Robert C.

Luxury Portugal Travel Review: Golfing, Cork Forest, Wineries,...
"If you are going to Portugal and you want a trip that is...

Reviewed By Michelle B.

Portugal Mother-Daughter Trip Review: Lagos, Lisbon, Benagil...
"It was obvious [our travel agency] wanted us to enjoy Portugal...

Reviewed By Laurie B.

Portugal Luxury Tour Review: Lisbon Sailboat Cruise, Lagos...
"The travel agency exceeded our expectations."

Reviewed By Gregory L.

Your Dream Vacation

in 3 simple steps

  1. 1

    Describe your dream trip

  2. 2

    Get matched with top travel specialists

  3. 3

    Book the trip

Free service - no credit card required