Portugal City and Coast

Visit Portugal's capital city and explore its charming neighbourhoods, great museums and historical sites, and excellent restaurants. Enjoy travelling to the Algarve for 4 nights of history, incredible religious sites and charming village life. Relax on the beach or explore beautiful castles and monuments.

With a country as vast and bountiful as Portugal, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city.

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

Location:

Lisbon, Estremadura, Portugal, Algarve, Portugal, Portugal

10  Days | 8  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Lisbon (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • Private airport transfers in Lisbon and the Algarve
  • Private train station transfers in the Algarve
  • 8 breakfasts and 2 tastings
  • Roundtrip train ticket between Lisbon and the Algarve (First Class)
  • More Moments - 3 activities included:
    • Half-day city tour of Lisbon
    • Tuk Tuk sightseeing tour and gastronomy experience in Lisbon
    • Full-day excursions to the Algarve (available on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday)
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Lisbon.

Portugal City and Coast

Day 2

Welcome to Lisbon

Upon arrival in Lisbon, take a private transfer to your hotel which will be your home base for the next 3 nights.

Portugal City and Coast

Day 3

Lisbon: Sightseeing & Tasting

Explore Lisbon on a half-day sightseeing tour.

More Moments Activities Included:
Lisbon City Tour:

Visit the Belém quarter, stopping briefly at its famous tower, the Jerónimos Monastery, the National Coach Museum and the Alfama and Rossio quarters. Along the way, sample some delicious Port wine.

Meal(s): Breakfast, wine tasting
Portugal City and Coast

Day 4

Lisbon: Sightseeing & Tasting

Tuk Tuk sightseeing and gastronomy experience today!

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS:

Tuk Tuk Sightseeing & Gastronomy Experience: See Lisbon's well-known quarters from Bairro Alto to Chiado and Rossio - on a Tuk Tuk! Then admire beautiful views of the City of Seven Hills as you sample traditional Portuguese tapas and wines. (Important: Tuk Tuk only takes children ages 4 and up.)

Meal(s): Breakfast, tapas and wine tasting
Portugal City and Coast

Day 5

Lisbon - The Algarve (approx. 260 km)

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the railway station to board your train to the Algarve region where you’ll spend the next 4 nights. Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Portugal City and Coast

Day 6

The Algarve Region Excursion (approx. 195 km)

Embark on a full-day historical tour of the Algarve region.

More Moments Activities Included:
Historical Algarve Tour:

Visit the mountains and see Moorish and Roman ruins, including Silves, the old Moorish capital, with its castle and cathedral. Travel through the Monchique Mountains to Fóia, the highest point of the Algarve, for a photo stop. Next, head to Lagos and see the first indoor slave market in Europe, Saint Anthony's golden church, fort and old town. Enjoy the sights in Cape Saint Vincent, the most southwesterly point of Europe, known as “the End of the World,” and stop at the strongest lighthouse in Europe, Baleeira, with a beautiful fishing harbour.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Portugal City and Coast

Days 7 & 8

The Algarve: At Leisure

Enjoy the next two days in the Algarve. Relax on the beach, or head out to explore this beautiful region.

Meal(s): 2 breakfasts
Portugal City and Coast

Day 9

The Algarve - Lisbon (approx. 260 km)

Take a private transfer to the railway station to take your train to Lisbon. Then, make your way to your hotel and enjoy your last evening in Portugal's capital city.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Portugal City and Coast

Day 10

Lisbon - Return to Canada

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Portugal City and Coast

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Lisbon, Estremadura, Portugal
Hotel Expo Astoria(or similar)
Algarve, Portugal
Velamar(or similar)
Lisbon, Estremadura, Portugal
Hotel Mundial(or similar)
Algarve, Portugal
Pestana Dom Joao II(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during the trip.
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily from November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2020

MORE TO KNOW

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

HOTEL CHECK-IN/OUT

Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: 12 p.m.

ACTIVITIES

Tuk Tuk tour offered in this program only accepts children of ages 4 and older. If passengers have a younger child an alternative can be found.

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

CITY TAXES

City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in Lisbon and are payable in local currency. Rate of 2 EUR is calculated per person, per night. Rates are subject to change without notice.

Exact hotel location in the Algarve varies. Your hotel will be in the area between Vilamoura and Portimão.



 

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Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.