Art & History
1 year ago
In this unique tour you’ll have the chance to visit Braga, one of the oldest religious cities in the world and also the sanctuaries that constitute the faith triangle: the Cathedral and the Sanctuaries of Sameiro and Bom Jesus. After a delicious lunch (included in the tour) you will visit Guimarães, the cradle of Portugal with its unique historic center–UNESCO World Heritage.
Guided tour through Porto, Capital of the North of Portugal and UNESCO World Heritage. Everything in this wonderful city makes this trip memorable, from the Cathedral to the Port Wine Cellars, where you’ll have the chance to have a tasting. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit places filled with tradition and culture and you’ll be given important details about the streets and squares of its historic center.
On this half-day tour to Sintra, get to know one of the most famous attractions of the country, impressively placed on the top of the Sintra Mountain – the Pena Palace. On the guided tour inside the palace, learn fascinating facts about the history of Portugal and admire its different rooms richly decorated. In the historic center of Sintra, enjoy free time to explore the narrow streets full of regional stores. On the way back to Lisbon, discover Cascais and Estoril, traditionally fishing areas and currently known as the “Portuguese Riviera”.
We will start with a visit to Óbidos, a medieval village surrounded by walls of the XIV century. In Alcobaça, visit the Church of the Monastery (UNESCO World Heritage Site), where you can admire the famous tombs of King Pedro and Inês de Castro, in what is considered one of the most tragic love stories of Portugal. We stop in Nazaré, a traditional fishing village, to visit and have lunch . In Batalha, visit the Gothic Church of the Monastery of Batalha (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Finally in Fátima, center of the Catholic Faith and worldwide pilgrimage, visit the Sanctuary with the Chapel of the Apparitions and the Basilica, where you will have free time for religious activities before returning to Lisbon.
In Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage site, you will visit the National Palace – a former hunting residence of the Portuguese royal family. After free time to explore the picturesque streets of this ancient village, travel to Cabo da Roca*, the westernmost point of Continental Europe. From there, you will be heading to the cosmopolitan town of Cascais, where you get to know the Guincho beach and Boca do Inferno (Hell's Mouth). On the way back to Lisbon, enjoy a panoramic tour of Estoril, where you can admire the casino and its gardens.