This 8-day Portugal tour specifically focuses on the historical and cultural gems for which this nation is known. Indulge in a historically-based tour of Porto, uncover secrets of the Knights Templar, and go on a culinary tour of Coimbra. Everything included in this trip is designed to immerse you in the culture and history of this incredible nation.
Porto – Tour and Fado Performance
When you land in Porto, a driver will greet and transfer you to your accommodation in the heart of the city. After having some time to relax and regroup after your flight, your guide will lead you on a tour of Porto’s monuments. Some of the stops on your tour will include Porto’s cathedral, the São Bento Train Station, and the medieval city walls. Afterward, you can walk along the Douro River as the sun is setting. After the sun has set, you will attend an authentic Fado performance.
Porto – Braga and Guimarães’ Past
Ponte de Lima – Cycle a Lovely Nature Path
Coimbra – The Sights and Flavors of Coimbra
Tomar – The Knights Templar
Evora – Explore Evora’s History
Lisbon – Immersive Tour of Lisbon
Lisbon – Departure
- Explore the old streets of Porto on an intriguing historical tour that will lead you past iconic landmarks
- Wander the historic centers of Braga and Guimarães and enjoy lunch at a tavern
- Discover the highlights of the Ponte de Lima, including the Ponte Medieval Bridge and the Centro de Interpretação do Vinho Verde
- Follow in the footsteps of the Knights Templar during a historical tour of Tomar
- Savor the best sights and flavors of Coimbra on a historically-based gourmet tour of the city
- Learn about Lisbon’s past as you peruse its most famous landmarks
- Visit Evora and its nearby monoliths on a guided tour
This adventure begins in Porto with a private tour of the city. This tour will immerse you in some of the most intriguing parts of history that the city has to offer. During your first evening, you will attend a Fado performance. The following day will have you wandering the historic centers of Braga and Guimarães.
You will then depart Porto on day three and make your way to Ponte de Lima. Here, you can partake in a cycling adventure along the Ecovia nature path before relaxing tour of the city. The highlight of the evening will be a riverside stroll along the Avenida dos Plátanos. Coimbra will be your next destination. On day four, you will go on a private culinary tour of the city, which will also lead you by some of its most noteworthy landmarks.
The following day, you will venture to Tomar, where you will follow the footsteps of the Knights Templar on a historical tour. You will then transfer to Evora, where you will explore the city and its history before visiting the nearby monoliths. Your final day in Portugal will be spent in the capital of Lisbon, where you will enjoy a tour of the city and its storied past. You will even board a boat and sail to the nearby village of Seixal.
$1,915 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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