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Explore cities and monuments of North Portugal

North of Portugal

The North of Portugal is a land of tradition and history, where cities with an incredible past are hidden away.

  • Discover the historical and cultural treasures of northern Portugal;
  • Enjoy the beautiful green landscapes of the Minho Region;
  • Explore historical cities such as Porto, Aveiro, Guimarães and Braga;
  • Visit the sacred Sanctuary of Fátima.
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Itinerary

  • DAY 1 LISBON | ÓBIDOS | ALCOBAÇA | NAZARÉ | BATALHA | FÁTIMA

    Our tour starts in Óbidos, where you can try the famous “ginjinha” (local drink). The journey then continues to Alcobaça, with its imposing Gothic-style church and the tombs of Pedro and Inês de Castro, known for their intense love story.

    Then it’s time to visit Nazaré, the land of giant waves and a surfing paradise, and Batalha, with its magnificent Monastery.

    Our last stop of the day will be in Fátima so that you can visit the famous Sanctuary and Basilica.

    Accommodation in Fátima.

  • DAY 2 COIMBRA | AVEIRO | PORTO

    Buffet breakfast at the hotel. On the second day we’ll go to Coimbra, the former capital of Portugal and the “City of Students”. We will visit the University of Coimbra, one of the oldest in Europe.

    In the afternoon, we’ll head to Aveiro, a city surrounded by canals and known as the “Venice of Portugal”. You’ll have free time to explore the city and try the “Ovos Moles”, a typical sweet.

    Finally, we will return to Porto, where we will spend the night.

  • DAY 3 PORTO | GUIMARÃES | BRAGA

    After having breakfast at the hotel, we will take a city tour in Porto, the capital of the North. With a panoramic tour, we will discover its streets, avenues, monuments, and most characteristic places, such as the Palácio da Bolsa, Igreja de São Francisco, and Praça da Ribeira.

    We’ll also cross the D. Luís I Bridge to Vila Nova de Gaia. There, we’ll visit one of the most famous cellars, where you can learn more about the production of Port Wine (with a wine tasting included).

    Next, we’ll be travelling towards Minho to visit Guimarães and Braga. In Guimarães, we will visit the Paço dos Duques de Bragança and the Royal Castle. In the city of Braga, you can admire the oldest cathedral in the country and the famous Bom Jesus Sanctuary.

    At the end of the day, we return to Porto.

  • DAY 4 PORTO

    Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Free day for leisure.

  • DAY 5 AMARANTE | VILA REAL | DOURO | LAMEGO | VISEU | URGEIRIÇA

    Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards Amarante, located on the banks of the River Tâmega, where we will visit the convent of São Gonçalo.

    Next, we will pass through the Serra do Marão towards Vila Real, to visit the gardens of Mateus Palace before continuing our journey to the Douro Demarcated Region, where Port Wine is produced.

    The journey through the Douro Valley will begin in Lamego, with a visit to the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios and the opportunity to try the traditional Bola de Lamego. Then we will pass through Viseu and its Cathedral.

    The last stop will be in Urgeiriça, where we will spend the night.

  • DAY 6 BUSSACO | TOMAR | LISBON

    Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Bussaco, where the romantic Bussaco Palace Hotel (a former royal hunting palace) is located.

    On the way to Lisbon, the next stop will be Tomar, where we’ll visit the Convento de Cristo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983.

    Arrival in Lisbon. End of our services.

FAQ'S

  • 1. What are the payment methods?

    Please, read our Payment Methods page for more information.

  • 2. How long is this tour?

    This is a 6 day tour to discover the north of Portugal.

  • 3. What means of transport will be used during the tour?

    You’ll enjoy comfortable, modern transport by coach or minibus.

  • 4. Are meals included in this tour?

    The everyday breakfast at the hotel is included. Other meals are not included in the tour price. You will have free time to choose the restaurant of your choice for lunches or dinners not included.

  • 5. Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

    No, this tour is accessible to people of all ages.

  • 6. Is this tour physically demanding?

    This tour is not physically demanding. You’ll have to walk, but we’ll make sure we take our time and respect your physical needs.

Included

  • Official Tour Guide/Driver
  • Transport in a modern and comfortable coach
  • Accommodation in 4* hotels with buffet breakfast
  • Visits and entrances as indicated in the itinerary
  • 24/7 Customer Service

Not Included

  • Flights from and/or to Portugal
  • Tourist Taxes in Lisbon and Porto
  • Personal expenses
  • Other expenses not previously mentioned
  • Entrances or tickets not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals (Lunches and Dinners)

FAQ'S

  • 1. What are the payment methods?

    Please, read our Payment Methods page for more information.

  • 2. How long is this tour?

    This is a 6 day tour to discover the north of Portugal.

  • 3. What means of transport will be used during the tour?

    You’ll enjoy comfortable, modern transport by coach or minibus.

  • 4. Are meals included in this tour?

    The everyday breakfast at the hotel is included. Other meals are not included in the tour price. You will have free time to choose the restaurant of your choice for lunches or dinners not included.

  • 5. Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

    No, this tour is accessible to people of all ages.

  • 6. Is this tour physically demanding?

    This tour is not physically demanding. You’ll have to walk, but we’ll make sure we take our time and respect your physical needs.

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