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PORTUGAL EXPLORER - 2019

Tour Code - 4560 7 days - LISBON to OPORTO From $749 USD

Join us on your escorted holiday in Portugal—home to many of history’s great explorers. With so much to see and do in this beautiful country, it’s hard to imagine why anyone would leave to discover the world! From the international flair of Lisbon, to the cobblestone charm of Obidos, to the history of Coimbra, and the wine cellars of Oporto, your Tour Director will point you in the right direction to discover a new world of your own!

Your escorted tour of Portugal begins in the capital city of Lisbon. Enjoy three nights in this dramatic seaside city, with lots of free time to dine, explore, and enjoy its nightlife. You can also choose an optional walking tour of the cobblestone streets, or find other excursions on MyAccount. Travel along the Atlantic coast to stop within the medieval walls of Obidos on your way to lively Coimbra. Your CosmosGO mobile app is full of directions and recommendations for the best eateries and bars. On to the artistic city of Oporto, an artist’s haven and colorful ceramic tilework to the city’s famed street art and prolific graffiti. The real star of this region, of course, is its Port wine. You can reserve your space on our optional walking tour of Oporto, with lunch and wine-tasting in a local winery. Tap your CosmosGO mobile app for the best eateries and libations with optional guided tours of Portugal’s colourful and culinary delights!

Standard Features

Destinations

  • FREE TIME TO EXPLORE
    Lisbon, Obidos, Coimbra, Oporto.
  • TRANSPORTATION
    Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with WI-FI.
  • HOTELS
    Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel and city taxes, required local taxes, any mandatory service and resort fees.
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR
  • COSMOSGO
    Download our app for flight schedules, daily itineraries, hotel/transfer details, and suggestions for restaurants, entertainment, and sightseeing.
  • MYACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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Buffet breakfasts (B) daily.

Day by Day

  1. ARRIVE IN LISBON, PORTUGAL.
    Time to dive in and explore this capital city-easy to navigate, both on foot and with public transport. Feel free to get started enjoying Lisbon's highlights. Hop on a ride on Tram number 28, see the Belem Tower, or take the Santa Justa Lift. Simply tap your CosmosGO app for directions and suggestions, or find a relaxing spot to soak up the rich Portuguese culture. Your Tour Director will be available in the early evening to provide suggestions on how make the most of your time throughout your tour.

  2. LISBON.
    Today, we offer the option to join us on a guided walking tour of the city, with insight into life in Lisbon in the past and in the present. If you are passionate about food, you'll want to purchase an evening culinary experience to learn how to prepare some traditional Portuguese delicacies and the fine art of enjoying them in good company. MyACCOUNT makes it easy to secure your reservation for optional activities. (B)

  3. LISBON.
    Now that Lisbon has captured your heart, enjoy another full day to discover more! There are countless museums to visit, quaint cafes for lingering, or how about a romantic boat trip on the Tagus river? If you prefer to venture out into the landscapes, we suggest you join our optional excursion to Evora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At day's end, celebrate with Lisbon's exciting nightlife, including passionate fado music. (B)

  4. LISBON - OBIDOS - COIMBRA.
    Leaving the capital, we follow the Atlantic coast to stop in charming Obidos, a labyrinth of cobbled streets surrounded by medieval fortress walls. Later, we head to Coimbra, known for its historical university, still attracting students from around the world. This university town makes for lively nightlife, with many bars and restaurants. Go out and join the locals! (B)

  5. COIMBRA - OPORTO.
    Oporto's connection with Port wine is undeniable, but that's just one aspect of this colourful city. Built on the banks of the Douro River, it's been an inspiration for art and culture for centuries; from traditional azulejos to graffiti, you'll see evidence of its artistic history around every corner. We recommend our optional walking tour with a local guide, highlighting the twists, turns, and secrets of this fascinating city, including a sample of its gastronomic delicacies with lunch at a traditional winery. (B)

  6. OPORTO.
    Take advantage of your time in Oporto to explore the city your way. The Tour Director is on hand with suggestions, and your CosmosGO app shows you the way. Unleash your creativity by joining an optional excursion to Barcelo, recently nominated Creative City by UNESCO for crafts and folk art. We'll take you to a fun workshop to make your own souvenir of Portugal and learn about the legend of the cockerel, the country's symbol. (B)

  7. OPORTO.
    Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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14 Apr 2019 20 Apr 2019 $749 USD $959 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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21 Apr 2019 27 Apr 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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May
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12 May 2019 18 May 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
12 May 2019 18 May 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
19 May 2019 25 May 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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09 Jun 2019 15 Jun 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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16 Jun 2019 22 Jun 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
16 Jun 2019 22 Jun 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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14 Jul 2019 20 Jul 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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11 Aug 2019 17 Aug 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
11 Aug 2019 17 Aug 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
18 Aug 2019 24 Aug 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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25 Aug 2019 31 Aug 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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15 Sep 2019 21 Sep 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
15 Sep 2019 21 Sep 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
29 Sep 2019 05 Oct 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
29 Sep 2019 05 Oct 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
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13 Oct 2019 19 Oct 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
13 Oct 2019 19 Oct 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
20 Oct 2019 26 Oct 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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10 Nov 2019 16 Nov 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
10 Nov 2019 16 Nov 2019 $849 USD $1059 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
29 Dec 2019 04 Jan 2020 $749 USD $959 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
29 Dec 2019 04 Jan 2020 $749 USD $959 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
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Twin Price
(from)
Triple Price
(from)
PRE LISBON 01 Nov 2019 31 Dec 2019 $79 USD $48 USD $45 USD
PRE LISBON 01 Apr 2019 31 Oct 2019 $85 USD $57 USD $52 USD
PRE LISBON 01 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 $79 USD $48 USD $45 USD
POST OPORTO 01 Apr 2019 31 Dec 2019 $151 USD $86 USD $73 USD
Charge Type Name Price
OPTIONAL Gratuity $67 USD

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