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Discover all the beauty Portugal has to offer with the amazing 9 days In-depth Cultural tour Best of Sea and Countryside – From Lisbon to Algarve. This well-planned itinerary begins in Lisbon and takes you through 7 idyllic locations, providing you with comfortable accommodation in a hotel as well as delicious meals along your journey.


Tour highlights

Travelling away form the hustle and bustle of the city, to the tranquil Alentejo Coast, why not take some time to soak up the sun at one of its stunning beaches.

Start point
Pick up at Lisbon Airport, Aeroporto Humberto Delgado (LIS), Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon, Lisbon 1700-008, Portugal

End point
Drop off at Lisbon Airport, Aeroporto Humberto Delgado (LIS), Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon, Lisbon 1700-008, Portugal


Tour itinerary

Day 1 Lisbon
After landing in Lisbon, you will be welcomed with a private transfer to your 4* hotel located in the heart of the city. Here you will stay for 3 nights, with breakfast included. For this evening’s agenda you have a Fado Show and Dinner (included) on offer where you can savour some of Portugal’s most renowned delicacies while enjoying an amazing traditional Fado Show.
Accommodation in Lisbon.

Day 2 Lisbon and Belém
This morning, start your trip to Lisbon, Portugal with an experienced Guide. The tour will commence on the city’s main hill where you will discover St. George Castle and its environs along with Alfama – the oldest neighborhood of Lisbon. Then move on to explore the traditional trading zones filled with 18th-century buildings such as Downtown and Chiado. All this before breakfast!
Following lunch, a journey to the 15th century is ready for us to experience the exciting voyages of heroic Portuguese explorers. Appreciate structures such as UNESCO’s renowned Monastery of Jeronimos, which was constructed in honor of Vasco da Gama’s discovery of a passageway to India in 1498. You will get to marvel at Torre de Belem and Padrao dos Descobrimentos, better known as Discoveries Monument.
To wrap up the tour, why not take a detour off the beaten path? The Pastéis de Belém! This is the best way to end this introduction to Lisbon.
Accommodation in Lisbon.

Day 3 Sintra and Cascais
Start your morning off with a visit to the World Heritage Site of Sintra. Our Guide will pick you up from the hotel and show you around this historic city. During your short stroll through the old center, colorful handicraft shops and delicious pastry stores will amaze you. Driving around the mountain reveals an amazing tapestry of architectural styles, colors, and shapes that make Portugal so special. Make sure to take advantage of being here by visiting one of the many emblematic Palaces such as Quinta da Regaleira, Palacio Pena or Monserrat?
Our journey to Cascais, the Portuguese Riviera, begins with a bit of free time to explore. We will then settle in for lunch (at your own expense) before traveling back to Lisbon on the impressive “Marginal” route. This road runs along white sandy beaches and 17th-century strongholds, kicking off at Estoril’s iconic casino.
Accommodation in Lisbon.

Day 4 Evora, Sesimbra with wine tasting
In and around Sesimbra
After Breakfast, check-out and drive towards Évora where you will stay for 2 nights with breakfast included in a 4* central located hotel.
Towering cliffs are our next destination at the westernmost point of Arrabida Mountain, Cabo Espichel. Built in the 1700s, there is a church along with two pilgrim’s lodges flanking it, a lighthouse, a chapel and an aqueduct that date back to as early as 1200s when an old tale was told.
When it’s time to soak up Sesimbra, a fishing town from the 12th century. The village is well known for its superb beaches and delicious seafood. And no visit is complete without touring the Moorish Castle that towers atop a cliff, providing excellent views of the scenery below. As lunch approaches, why not indulge in some of Sesimbra’s renowned fresh fish (at your own expense).
After lunch, we will cross the astonishing Arrabida Mountain, known as the blue coast. This is a protected area (Arrabida Natural Park) with many Mediterranean plants, from olives, pistachios, and strawberries, to lavender, thyme, and chamomile.
We will conclude our journey in the tranquil Arrabida Mountain, and pay a visit to a small family-owned local wine cellar. There you can learn more about this delicious beverage and have a better understanding of this gorgeous region. Admire the vineyards, take in the picturesque landscapes, soak up the peace and quiet – all while tasting some extraordinary local wine!
Drive towards Evora, check-in and accommodation for 2 nights.

Day 5 Evora, more than 2000 years of History
In the morning, after breakfast we will pick you to a tour that invites you to know Évora, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage City, due to its excellent preservation along the centuries.
This town has preserved its history and culture within its walls. Your guided walking tour will take you to the old city, including the mysterious church of St Francis as well as its Chapel of Bones. You can also explore Giraldo square where the Inquisition had their headquarters at one time. Additionally, you will be able to visit the millennium-old Roman Temple and admire 12th-century cathedral during your stay. The University of Évora dates back to the 16th century and is still going strong today. After viewing this centuries-old university courtyard, it’s no wonder why Évora was once Portugal’s second most important city. Take an opportunity to sense the unique atmosphere of this captivating place by partaking in this special tour!
Free time to lunch (at your own expense).
In the afternoon, a visit to a production farm of Wines to its facilities and manufacturing process with wine tasting.
Accommodation and dinner (not included) in Évora.

Day 6 Lagos and its cliffs
In the morning, after breakfast check out and transfer to Lagos.
Arrival in Lagos and check-in at your hotel close to the sea side for 3 nights with breakfast included.
Free afternoon, to relax or personal activities.

Accommodation in Lagos.
Day 7 Lagos Coastal Cruise
After breakfast, you will be transported to the Lagos Marina for a two-hour journey along the picturesque coast of Lagos. Marvel at incredible rock formations at Ponta da Piedade and admire the stunning views of secluded beaches such as Praia D. Ana and Praia do Camilo. A chance to take a dip awaits you among sheltered bays, making your coastal cruise an unforgettable experience.
Transfer back to your hotel or to Lagos city Center.
Free afternoon to relax by the beach or personal activities.
Note: Cruise or Kayaking in Benagil, also available – contact us for more details.
Accommodation in Lagos.
Day 8 Lagos – relax by the sea
Enjoy the last day by the golden beaches of Algarve.
Optional: Tour to Sagres and Monchique available. Tour to Ria Formosa and Tavira available.
Accommodation in Lagos.
Day 9 Lagos to Lisbon
In the morning, after breakfast, check-out and transfer to Lisbon Airport.
Optional: Additional night in Lisbon available.



What’s included


– Breakfast included
– Fado dinner
– Wine tasting in Arrabida
– Wine tasting in Alentejo

What’s not included


This tour does not include travel insurance. Please make sure you are adequately covered. You can arrange travel insurance with your preferred provider, or check here to see what our Travel Experts recommend.


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