Beautiful bay in the Algarve region of Portugal.
Beautiful bay in the Algarve region of Portugal.
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Portugal Vacation Ideas

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Portugal stands as a marvelous option for an immersive European vacation that breaks the typical mold. From the wine-producing region of the Douro Valley to the rugged coastlines of the south, and the regal cities overflowing with charm, there are opportunities for all types of travelers. Explore the inspirational itineraries below for the best Portugal vacation ideas.

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Sample Itineraries

Get inspired with our sample trips below. You can have any trip tailor made for your private travelAny number of days.
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Vineyards in the Douro Valley

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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View of the Don Luis Bridge over the Dora River, Porto

Romantic 12-Day Portugal Vacation

12 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Madeira - a picturesque island covered with rocks

Luxury Portugal Tour to Remember

10 Day Custom Tour

From $5,495

Luxury is found throughout every experience with this celebration of Portugal. From three eclectic bases, you will journey into the culture and charms of a nation. Enjoy a tasting with the winemakers in Porto cellars, sailing around Madeira, and insider insight in Lisbon. Move through fairytale palaces, medieval walled towns, volcanic mountains, fishing villages, ceramic baroque masterpieces, and everything in between. Privately guided, this 10-day luxury tour has been handcrafted to take you well beyond the guidebooks.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Riverside of Ponte de Lima village in Portugal.

Illuminating Tour of Portugal’s Historic & Cultural Roots

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

The history of Portugal fascinates the world, and this 10-day Portugal tour immerses you in the storied history of the country. Attend a private yoga session by the river, marvel at the archaeological wonders of Citania de Briteiros, follow in the footsteps of the Knights Templar, and witness the location where Portugal’s first king was born.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Jeronimos Monastery is one of the must-see places in Lisbon

Best of Portugal Tour In a Week

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,395

On this 7-day best of Portugal tour, you will experience both style and delight on the antique streets along with the spirited ambiance of the Iberian culture. Red-tiled roofs contrast with the whitewashed walls of homes nearly five centuries old. The rich ruby hues of traditional port wine will glow against the limestone walls of a seasoned cellar as dramatic towers and radiant churches represent the golden days of exploration when Portugal ruled the maritime trading routes. From castle grounds to enchanting markets, remnants of monasteries to contemporary artwork, your customizable tour will embrace Portuguese style in the landscape, the cities, the art, and the architecture.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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View from the balcony of the Sé Catedral de Évora, the city of Évora

12-Day Essence of Portugal Tour: Lisbon, Alentejo, Porto

12 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

The essence of Portugal is not found in a single moment or place. It is a surreal sphere of proud history and vibrant modern life, encompassing marble cities, distinctive food, elegant architecture, stoic traditions, and an atmosphere that leads you away from the tourist crowd. This 12-day private tour covers authentic destinations and styles, a unique route that feels like the Europe of olden days, taking you through Lisbon, Evora, Obidos, Coimbra, Douro Valley, and Porto.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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