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12-night Portuguese Passages and Spanish Shorelines Cruise/Land Package

Lisbon/Barcelona
12-night Portuguese Passages and Spanish Shorelines Cruise/Land Package
April 9, 2024
Windstar Cruises: Wind Surf
Lisbon/Barcelona
Vacation Offer ID 1506596
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LAND PACKAGE:

  • 4 hotel stays – 1 night at Altis Avenida*, 1 night at Pestana Palace of Freixo*, 1 night at Pacheca The Wine Hotel, 1 night at Sintra Boutique Hotel
  • 8-night Cruise, Meals and Entertainment

* or similar hotel class

Available Add-Ons

Optional shore excursions.
Optional roundtrip airfare.
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Lisbon

Lisbon 04/09/2024

Arrive at Lisbon Airport to be met by an English-speaking driver with luggage service. Overnight at the Altis Avenida Hotel, a 5-star boutique hotel located in the heart of Lisbon, close to the historical Chiado and Avenida da Liberdade areas. (Overnight at the Altis Avenida Hotel and transfer from airport included),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Coimbra & Óbidos Medieval Village (6 - 8 Hours)
Imagem relacionadaMeet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road direction to Coimbra, one of Portugal's oldest cities and home to one of the world's first universities.
 
It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Today this impressive university is still one of the world's most illustrious and the city's biggest attraction. Surrounding it in the old town are fine old churches and narrow streets standing on a hill overlooking the Modego River.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Old University. Enter through the "Porta Férrea", dating from the 17th century, and continue towards a courtyard known as "Pátio das Escolas". On the north side lies the buildings of the Old University, the east observatory, and the west the small university church.
 
Most impressive of all is the baroque style library, Biblioteca Joanina, one of the world’s most resplendent. It was built in the early 18th century with rooms rich in gilt and exotic wood, and lined with 300,000 books. Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of the city, with a visit to the two cathedrals - the Old Cathedral (“Sé Velha") and the New Cathedral (“Sé Nova").
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a restaurant that offers an informal atmosphere and sharing concept. Indulge in a "Market Kitchen", which uses the region's traditional products to create unique recipes, renewed four times a year, to the rhythm of the seasons.

After lunch, the journey continues direction towards the magnificent medieval city of Óbidos, Portugal’s most romantic medieval town.

 
The entire city of Óbidos was declared a National Monument. It is known as the "Weeding Gift" because it was a gift that D. Dinis gave to Queen Elizabeth on their wedding day in 1282. However, it is not only this fact that makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - which makes it one of the most romantic medieval towns in Europe are its incredibly picturesque cobbled streets lined with colorful houses full of geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doors and windows, whitewashed churches, pots and glazed tiles all surrounded by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock in Lisbon.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 horas); Entrance Fees at Joanina Library and Coimbra’s Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Batalha and Alcobaça Majestic Monasteries, Fátima & Óbidos (10 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para batalha mosteiroMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. 
 
First stop will be at Batalha for an independent visit to the Monastery of the Dominicans of Batalha, one of Europe's greatest Gothic masterpieces protected as a World Heritage monument, built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. 
 
Proceed to Alcobaça, and independent visit the Alcobaça Monastery, Europe's greatest Cistercian temple.  Founded in 1153 to commemorate a victory against the Moors, it was finally completed in 1223. It is now Portugal's largest church, and one of its outstanding architectural monuments. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its excellent state of preservation makes it the finest example of Cistercian architecture in Europe.
 
Next stop will be Fátima, one of the largest Catholic shrines in the world since 1937.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch in a "shrine" for regional food with a menu dedicated to quality Portuguese specialties, with the careful touch of home cooking.
 
After lunch, explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, a pilgrimage site world famous for the sightings reported by three local shepherds in 1917.
 
Drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Fátima & Óbidos Medieval Village (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para fátimaMeet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
First stop will be at Fátima, one of the largest Catholic shrines in the world since 1937.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch in a "shrine" for regional food with a menu dedicated to quality Portuguese specialties, with the careful touch of home cooking.
 
After lunch, explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, a pilgrimage site world famous for the sightings reported by three local shepherds in 1917.
 
Drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alcobaça Monastery, Nazaré and Óbidos Villages (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para nazaréMeet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
First stop of the day will be at Alcobaça. Upon arrival enjoy an independent visit to Alcobaça Monastery, Europe's greatest Cistercian temple.  Founded in 1153 to commemorate a victory against the Moors, it was finally completed in 1223. It is now Portugal's largest church, and one of its outstanding architectural monuments. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its excellent state of preservation makes it the finest example of Cistercian architecture in Europe.
 
Next stop will be Nazaré, a lovely, colorful and traditional fishing village.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch (not included) at a very casual restaurant with excellent seafood.
 
After lunch, drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place.
 
What make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to your dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours)

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alenquer for Wine Lovers & Óbidos (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, meet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road towards Alenquer, for an exclusive treat at selected wine Estate, a wonderful and enchanting property for its buildings architecture and for its beautiful vineyards.
 
This wine estate is located in the surroundings of Aldeia Galega and it spreads over the sunny hills’ of Alenquer, a Delimited Region in the northwest of Lisboa. Its historical and excellent vineyards are known since the 16th century and have belonged to Diogo Duff, a brave Scottish man who received the "Tower and Sword" insignia, given by King João VI. Alice and Paulo Tavares da Silva bought the estate in the 1980s and made significant investments in its 45ha of vineyard. The introduction of new cultivation methods has allowed the family to consolidate the quality and reputation of their wines.
 
In an accompanied visit, you can get to know the wine making technology and methods used in the Quinta to produce their elegant wines, learning every step of the wine process. After understand how the wines are produced, see for yourself how they are stored during the ageing process that gives them some of their most typical characteristic. Follows a private and lectured wine tasting, lectured by the responsible for the oenology department, Sandra Tavares da Silva, the daughter of the owners, or by the resident oenologist, so you can confirm the high quality of their product. The family will invite you for lunch at their house.
 
Sandra is making wines in both Estremadura and the Douro, which necessitates travelling between the two regions three times a week. Since then her day job has been as winemaker for Christiano Van Zeller at Quinta do Vale D. Maria in the Douro. In 2000 she began making wines from her parents Estremadura estate, at the Quinta you will visit. With their depth of fruit and fine structure these have rapidly established a reputation as being among the best of the appellation.
 
After lunch, drive to the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos which has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Wine Estate Private Visit, Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Dressage Experience, Wine & Lunch with the Countess (6 - 8 Hours)


Your day begins when you are collected at the port by your chauffeured luxury vehicle. Drive direction to Muge in order to visit a magnificent Horse & Wine Estate.
 
This estate belongs to the Álvares Pereira de Melo family for almost four centuries. In this House lived during over a year the Queen Leonor, third wife of King Manuel I, sister of the Emperor D. Carlos V and mother of Infanta Dona Maria.
 
Upon arrival at the estate, you will be welcomed by the master rider at the Riding Hall and you will have the opportunity to ride a Lusitano Stallion for a classical dressage lesson.
 
After this unforgettable experience, you will have time to taste their wines from the different varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir) as well as selected blends such as Padre Pedro, Herdade de Muge and Marquees of Cadaval. The house oenologist will lecture you on the “secret” flavours while you taste.
 
Then, you will be invited by the owner (Countess Teresa Álvares Pereira Schönborn-Wiesentheid) of the Domain, to have lunch at the Palace. *Subject to availability
 
After lunch, a cart pulled by two noble studs, expects you to explore this very unique farm, going through the vineyards, natural reserve where you will meet the mares and foals. Your day at the farm is almost ending but, before leaving, tea will be served by the lake spotted with local birds,in magic scenery of tranquillity.
           
Drive towards Lisbon. Your chauffeur will drop you off at the ship.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Wine Estate Private Visit, Dressage experience, Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines).


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Tomar & Óbidos Jewish Inheritance (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, meet your private chauffeur at the dock and drive towards Tomar, a charming and historically outstanding town located in central Portugal. It is dominated by a 12th-century Templar castle containing one of the country most significant and impressive monuments, the Convent of Christ (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO).
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Templar Castle and a private visit to the Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto (Abraham Zacuto Portuguese-Jewish Museum). It is housed in the oldest synagogue in Portugal and it displays a variety of interesting artifacts from Tomar and around the world.
 
Next stop will be Óbidos, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at a charming restaurant embraced by the castle walls, offering a unique and charming atmosphere. Their cuisine is based on typical Portuguese gastronomy, receives a careful selection of worldwide influences, all combined in a creative and refined fashion.
 
Enjoy a walking tour inside the walls. This walled town, with its narrow streets spreading from the foot of the castle, still preserves all the atmosphere of a 16th century mediaeval town.
 
The Jewish quarter, an area was once inhabited by traders, artists and scientists, was in the centre of the town, close to the Rua Direita and the beautiful 16th century Renaissance church of Santa Maria, where it is possible to appreciate the paintings of Josefa d'Obidos, one of the most important 17th century Portuguese artists.
 
Since it was the property of the queens of Portugal, Obidos always enjoyed special protection from the royal court and at one time had a school of arts and sciences. The effects of all this culture are clearly evident in its artistic heritage, in particular the Manueline palace that was built inside the castle walls (now converted into the Obidos Pousada).
 
At the end of the day your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Full-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (6 - 8 horas); Entrance Fees at Templar Castle and Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon History & Local Flavours (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, the Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.  You might stop at the St Georges Castle-formerly a Moorish citadel and at Tiles Museum.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
For lunch (not included) we suggest a lovely restaurant facing Tagus River where the fresh fish served is among the best quality offered in the markets of Lisbon.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower.
 
You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Private Transfer by Deluxe vehicle with English speaking chauffeur from Lisbon International Airport to Lisbon Hotel; Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours); Entrance fees at St. Georges Castle, Tiles Museum and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon History with Alfama District (3 - 4 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, the Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.  You might stop at the St Georges Castle-formerly a Moorish citadel and at Tiles Museum.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Tiles Museum and St. George Castle (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Lisbon History with Belem Area (3 - 4 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
Follows a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, which exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture.

Follows a visit to a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.

 
By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fee at Jeronimos Monastery (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays and Sunday mornings.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Lisbon Jewish Inheritance (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, with the assistance of your guide, visit the Sha'are Tikva (Gates of Hope) Synagogue. In 1871 the Jews of Lisbon were granted permission to build a synagogue, a dream not fully realized until the dedication of the Shaare Tikva in 1904. The synagogue served as the centre of Jewish life in Lisbon thereafter; it was a sanctuary for the thousands of Jewish refugees who passed through Portugal during World War II.
 
For lunch (not included) we suggest an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
Passing the Rossio, the original headquarters of the Inquisition, reach the Largo da Graça, from where you can admire the magnificent city view, the Tagus River, and the “Seven Hills” of Lisbon. Continue to Porta do Sol, descending on foot through Alfama, Lisbon's oldest area.
 
The city's legendary seven hills will also seduce you into admiring characteristic mosaic pavements and dazzling tiled façades, and will reward you with strategically-placed viewpoints offering breathtaking panoramas over the city after a ride on a charming old tram.
 
Explore the Alfama district, the Lisbon heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere. Visit to the St. Georges Castle formerly a Moorish citadel. The castle boasts panoramic views of the city.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle. Jewish refugees from Spain settled here in the fifteenth century. The entrance to the neighborhood’s Jewish quarter, or Judiaría, was through the Arco de Rosario. 
 
Just inside the arch is a brick wall with a pair of decorative arched windows near the top - all that remains of what is believed to have been the quarter's synagogue. Up the winding stairway just inside the arch is the Rua da Judiaría, the central artery of the former Jewish quarter. The typical medieval houses have a narrow door that was the family entrance and a wider one that often housed the place of business, such as a shop or workshop.
 
At the end of the tor your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Entrance fees at Lisbon Synagogue and St. George Castle (Optional).
Not Feasible: Fridays, Weekends, Jewish Holidays and Yom Tov

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon Family Travel (6 - 8 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your morning with a private guided visit to the Tiles Museum followed by tile paiting workshop.
 
Enjoy a private panoramic walking tour to new Lisbon on the waterfront. The Park of Nations is Lisbon at its most modern. On the east side of town, contemporary architecture now covers a vast area of urban regeneration. The most notable buildings are the awning of the Pavilhão de Portugal (Portugal Pavilion) and the Gare de Oriente (Oriente Train Station). The numerous small parks, many of them right on the river, and the famous cable car, make it a great place for a family outing. Indulge on a cable car panoramic tour (opcional).
 
Before lunch, enjoy a private visit to The Oceanário (Oceanarium), one of the world's largest aquariums. Designed by American architect Peter Chermeyeff, it rises from the river and is reached by a footbridge. It is a deep-sea diving experience without any of the risks, with about 25,000 fish, seabirds, and mammals in an enormous central tank that is the size of four Olympic-sized swimming pools. Visitors can look into it from different levels for close-ups of the various creatures, including different species of sharks.
 
Lunch (not included) at a lovely restaurant facing Tagus River where the fresh fish served is among the best quality offered in the markets of Lisbon.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower. You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
At the end of the tour your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Private Tile Workshop; Entrance fees at Tiles Museum, The Oceanário, Cable Car and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Mystic Sintra, Cascais Coastline & Lisbon (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by Unesco, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments. You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Lunch (not included) in restaurant renowned for its exceptional fresh fish and seafood. The property resembles an old-style farmhouse, replete with a maritime themed interior. The comfortable and relaxing atmosphere makes this restaurant a favorite among locals.
 
After lunch, continue to Lisbon where you will enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower. You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
At the end of the tor your chauffeur will take you back to the dock hotel.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Mystic Sintra & Cascais & Estoril Coastline (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village.
 
For lunch, we strongly suggest the enchanting selected fortress restaurant, by the sea. The views from your table will enhance their exquisite recipes…
 
After lunch venture on a relaxing walking tour to the Cascais center, enjoying the fresh sea breeze.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Sintra Unesco World Heritage (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Lunch (not included) at one of the most emblematic places of the historical center of the village of Sintra. With 18th-century palatial decoration, originally from the period of the building, the mirrored dining room with its gold-rimmed edges and the frescoes on the ceilings transform this space into a place of great refinement.
 
Follows a private guided visit to the remarkable Regaleira Estate and the exotic Monserrate Palace and its romantic subtropical gardens.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 – 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace, Regaleira Estate, Monserrate Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Sintra, Cascais Coastline & Queluz History (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village.
 
For lunch, we strongly suggest the enchanting selected fortress restaurant, by the sea. The views from your table will enhance their exquisite recipes…
 
After lunch venture on a relaxing walking tour to the Cascais center, enjoying the fresh sea breeze.
 
En route to Lisbon enjoy a private visit to visit the beautiful XVIII century Queluz Palace, reminiscent of Versailles.
 
 
Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (6 – 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace and Queluz Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Cooking Class & Sintra Unesco World Heritage (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.

Start your day in Cascais, a charming fishing village. In the morning, enjoy a visit to the local market and, with the help of the Chef, purchase fresh ingredients for lunch preparation.
Follows, in a 19th century palatial, a cooking class overlooking the sea. Lunch will be served after class.
After lunch, drive towards, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.

Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 – 4 Hours); Private Cooking Workshop followed by Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Entrance fees at Pena Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Sintra Mountains Jeep Tour (4 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
Today is a superb day in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge in a half-day Jeep tour through the hills of Sintra, diving into a unique nature. Mandatory stops at the Peninha Sanctuary or the most western point of the Europe, the awe-inspiring viewpoint at Cabo da Roca.
 
Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Half-Day Jeep Tour (3 - 4 hours) with English Speaking Fluent Driver.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo & Local Tradition (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985). Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a small, cozy and friendly restaurant, where the regional cuisine is well prepared according to family recipes. The decoration is rustic, supported in the extensive wine cellar, brand image of this house.
 
Your journey continues towards Vila Viçosa, a Royal retreat of marble extravaganza. Upon arrival, explore the city on your own.
 
All around the peaceful wide streets of Vila Viçosa lined with orange and lemon trees seems to be made of marble. Benches, sidewalks, framing windows and doors are made of this brilliant "white gold", the local marble from the huge quarries outside the city.
 
The next stop will be Arraiolos, where you can enjoy the art of tapestry.
 
This town situated under the ruins of a Moorish castle actually dates back to Celtic times, but is mostly famous for its carpets that originated with the Moors and were later inspired by Persian and Indian designs during the Age of Discoveries. Many of them now cover the most famous houses and palaces in Portugal, and although they are sold all over the country, the biggest bargains are found in many of the shops in Arraiolos.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 – 4); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo Wine & Olive Oil (10 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985). Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
Your journey continues to Reguengos in order to visit a worldwide famous selected wine estate.
 
The origins of this estate and its winemaking activities, date back to the prehistoric times of the megalithic cultures and the Bronze Age. Already during the Roman occupation, the wines of the settlement were exported to the whole Empire. The boundaries of the estate were established in 1267 and have remained practically unaltered since then.
 
Enjoy a private visit to wine cellars, lectured wine tasting and lunch (not included). Afterwards, savor the local cuisine and the local olive oils and cheeses, paired with their best wines, in scenery of tranquility, spotted by the greenery of the cork-oaks and olive trees.
 
Besides producing a large quantity of top quality wines, its prominence on export markets over the last decade has raised the profile of the Alentejo as a quality wine region outside Portugal, and no doubt has encouraged other producers to follow its lead.
At the end of the day, your chauffer will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (10 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible:  Sundays and Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo, Local Tradition & Wine Estates (10 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre and local monuments, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985).
 
Your journey continues to Monsaraz. Lunch will be served (not included) at a former olive oil factory converted in a local restaurant with industrial archeology. Even the olive oil presses reveal themselves as picture frames, one freshly finished while the next waits empty, until others come to paint them in, so that diners can glance over to find their senses aroused right up to the last mouthful.
 
Time to explore, on your own, the medieval town of Monsaraz village. It is a truly unique place where one can find all the peace and tranquility that have been forgotten by the modern era.
 
Stop at a local store dating back 1830 with the regional blankets and tapestry is highly recommended. It’s a small shop that sells colorful refined blankets and shawls woven according to local traditions and which are sold internationally at KENZO Home, after the company’s founder Kenzo Takada visited the 19th century factory himself.
 
Your journey continues to Reguengos in order to visit a worldwide famous selected wine estate.
 
The origins of this estate and its winemaking activities, date back to the prehistoric times of the megalithic cultures and the Bronze Age. Already during the Roman occupation, the wines of the settlement were exported to the whole Empire. The boundaries of the estate were established in 1267 and have remained practically unaltered since then.
 
Enjoy a private visit to wine cellars, lectured wine tasting and lunch (pre-set menu with wines). Afterwards, savor the local cuisine and the local olive oils and cheeses, paired with their best wines, in scenery of tranquility, spotted by the greenery of the cork-oaks and olive trees.
At the end of the day, your chauffer will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (10 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (not included); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible:  Sundays and Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo & Wine Flavours (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to the noble city of Estremoz, an utterly charming Alentejo town.
 
Estremoz has a rich cultural heritage, in which clearly the major feature is the castle with its medieval walls and the former thirteenth-century citadel, which now houses a Pousada.
 
Upon arrival, enjoy a private visit to an 18th century wine estate, nowadays considered a landmark, not only for its beauty but also for its history and quality of its wines, referred by Wine Spectator. This estate is one of the most beautiful country house in the region, preserving the original features of its "Baroque" and "Joanina" style architecture.
 
Pamper your taste with a private lectured wine tasting and lunch (pre-set Menu and drinks included).
 
Your journey continues towards Évora.
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985).
 
Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic Centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon Sightseeing HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your tour with a panoramic tour to Alfama medievel district.

Follows a panoramic to
Belém area with panoramic to Discovery Monuments and Belém Tower and a private guided visit to Jerónimos Monastery.

End your tour with a stop at the 19th century factory converted into a pastry shop for a gourmet treat with Pastéis de Belém and a glass of Port (reservation not accepted).

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock.


Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Gourmet treat with two traditional Portuguese custard tarts with one or two beverages amongst the following options (water, tea, coffee, orange juice, port wine); Entrance Fees at Jerónimos Monastery; Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Mondays and Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Lisbon at Your Leisure HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Suggested Tour:
Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your tour with a panoramic tour to Alfama medievel district.

Follows a panoramic to 
Belém area with panoramic to Discovery Monuments and Belém Tower and we suggest a private guided visit to Jerónimos Monastery.

Suggested stop at the 19th century factory converted into a pastry shop for a gourmet treat with Pastéis de Belém and a glass of Port (reservation not accepted). 

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock. 

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Mondays and Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Lisbon Private Panoramic River Cruise

Meet your private chauffeur at the lobby and drive towards Belém dock.

Indulge in a 2-hour private river cruise aboard a luxury vessel through Tagus river. This cruise includes panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade, where you can see the major nautical monuments such as Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.

By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to your hotel.


Highlights:
  • Panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade;
  • Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.
Tour Duration: 3 Hours

Tour can operate: morning or afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Physical Activity Level: Light 

Inclusions:
 
  • Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours);
  • Luxury Vessel Cruise with light snacks on board (2 hours).
Not Included:
  • Driver and guide gratuities;
  • City Council tourist tax;
  • Bank transfer credit card fees (3% American Express, Visa or Mastercard;
  • Flights Tickets;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Accommodation not listed above;
  • Additional Miles (sites not mentioned on confirmed program or out of the route);
  • Additional Hours for Driver and or Guides;
  • Meals;
  • Entrance Fees not listed above;
  • Gourmet Treats.
An Exploration of Lisbon (8 hours)
Highlights:
Lying north of the River Tagus estuary and stretching over seven hills, Portugal's capital city has much to offer.  Receive a warm welcome at the port by your private guide and driver and from here commence your engaging tour of Lisbon.

Explore the Belem district with its magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, an extraordinary example of Portugal's 'Manueline' style of architecture. Once populated by monks, the UNESCO-listed monastery was commissioned by King Manuel I to celebrate Vasco da Gama's discovery of a sea route to India in 1498. Time permitting, visit Torre de Belém (Belém Tower), one of Lisbon's most iconic buildings and symbolic of Portugal's great Age of Expansion.

Next, it's time for a refreshment stop, where you may wish to sample the famous and scrumptious Pastéis de Belém (Portuguese custard tarts). From here you return to your cruise ship.
  • Discover the beautiful Belem district with its magnificent Jeronimos Monastery
  • Behold the priceless treasures on display at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and try the exquisite pasteis de nata local pastries
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Queluz, Sintra and Estoril (8 hours)
Highlights:
Venture outside of Lisbon to explore Queluz, Sintra and Estoril during your private shore excursion. Take the short driver to the sumptuous 18th-century Queluz Palace, where you can admire the magnificent formal gardens and azulejo-lined canals.

Afterwards visit Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and Moorish emirs before them. Today, this town, nestling on the north side of the Sintra Mountain, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stroll through the town where charming streets are filled with fine handicraft shops. You then descend to Guincho beach for a fabulous view of Cape Rock, the westernmost point of the European continent and continuing to the resort town of Estoril on the scenic coastal road with fantastic views, en route back to your cruise ship.
  • Explore Queluz Palace, the summer residence of the Portugese Royal Family
  • Take a short drive to Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and a UNESCO Word Heritage Site
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Highlights of Lisbon (4 hours)
Highlights:
See Belem Tower, one of Lisbon's iconic buildings and symbolic of the nation's Age of Expansion. Admire the impressive collection of painted and gilded Baroque coaches at the National Coach Museum.

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
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Breakfast at the hotel and begin the morning touring in Lisbon. Enjoy a sightseeing tour to Lisbon's major highlights — take a tram ride passing the Old Quarter, walk through the tiny squares and alleys of Alfama, and visit the Belém monumental area and Jerónimos Monastery, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Fatima in central Portugal, for an included Portuguese lunch and a visit to this important Europe pilgrimage center. Your last stop will be Porto, Portugal's second-largest city, beautifully settled near the mouth of Douro's river. Check into the hotel followed by some free time. Early evening includes a tapas dinner at a local tavern, free time, and overnight at the Pestana Palace of Freixo Hotel. (Overnight at the Pestana Palace of Freixo Hotel, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Coimbra & Óbidos Medieval Village (6 - 8 Hours)
Imagem relacionadaMeet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road direction to Coimbra, one of Portugal's oldest cities and home to one of the world's first universities.
 
It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Today this impressive university is still one of the world's most illustrious and the city's biggest attraction. Surrounding it in the old town are fine old churches and narrow streets standing on a hill overlooking the Modego River.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Old University. Enter through the "Porta Férrea", dating from the 17th century, and continue towards a courtyard known as "Pátio das Escolas". On the north side lies the buildings of the Old University, the east observatory, and the west the small university church.
 
Most impressive of all is the baroque style library, Biblioteca Joanina, one of the world’s most resplendent. It was built in the early 18th century with rooms rich in gilt and exotic wood, and lined with 300,000 books. Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of the city, with a visit to the two cathedrals - the Old Cathedral (“Sé Velha") and the New Cathedral (“Sé Nova").
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a restaurant that offers an informal atmosphere and sharing concept. Indulge in a "Market Kitchen", which uses the region's traditional products to create unique recipes, renewed four times a year, to the rhythm of the seasons.

After lunch, the journey continues direction towards the magnificent medieval city of Óbidos, Portugal’s most romantic medieval town.

 
The entire city of Óbidos was declared a National Monument. It is known as the "Weeding Gift" because it was a gift that D. Dinis gave to Queen Elizabeth on their wedding day in 1282. However, it is not only this fact that makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - which makes it one of the most romantic medieval towns in Europe are its incredibly picturesque cobbled streets lined with colorful houses full of geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doors and windows, whitewashed churches, pots and glazed tiles all surrounded by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock in Lisbon.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 horas); Entrance Fees at Joanina Library and Coimbra’s Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Batalha and Alcobaça Majestic Monasteries, Fátima & Óbidos (10 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para batalha mosteiroMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. 
 
First stop will be at Batalha for an independent visit to the Monastery of the Dominicans of Batalha, one of Europe's greatest Gothic masterpieces protected as a World Heritage monument, built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. 
 
Proceed to Alcobaça, and independent visit the Alcobaça Monastery, Europe's greatest Cistercian temple.  Founded in 1153 to commemorate a victory against the Moors, it was finally completed in 1223. It is now Portugal's largest church, and one of its outstanding architectural monuments. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its excellent state of preservation makes it the finest example of Cistercian architecture in Europe.
 
Next stop will be Fátima, one of the largest Catholic shrines in the world since 1937.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch in a "shrine" for regional food with a menu dedicated to quality Portuguese specialties, with the careful touch of home cooking.
 
After lunch, explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, a pilgrimage site world famous for the sightings reported by three local shepherds in 1917.
 
Drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Fátima & Óbidos Medieval Village (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para fátimaMeet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
First stop will be at Fátima, one of the largest Catholic shrines in the world since 1937.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch in a "shrine" for regional food with a menu dedicated to quality Portuguese specialties, with the careful touch of home cooking.
 
After lunch, explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, a pilgrimage site world famous for the sightings reported by three local shepherds in 1917.
 
Drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alcobaça Monastery, Nazaré and Óbidos Villages (6 - 8 Hours)
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First stop of the day will be at Alcobaça. Upon arrival enjoy an independent visit to Alcobaça Monastery, Europe's greatest Cistercian temple.  Founded in 1153 to commemorate a victory against the Moors, it was finally completed in 1223. It is now Portugal's largest church, and one of its outstanding architectural monuments. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its excellent state of preservation makes it the finest example of Cistercian architecture in Europe.
 
Next stop will be Nazaré, a lovely, colorful and traditional fishing village.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch (not included) at a very casual restaurant with excellent seafood.
 
After lunch, drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place.
 
What make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to your dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours)

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alenquer for Wine Lovers & Óbidos (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, meet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road towards Alenquer, for an exclusive treat at selected wine Estate, a wonderful and enchanting property for its buildings architecture and for its beautiful vineyards.
 
This wine estate is located in the surroundings of Aldeia Galega and it spreads over the sunny hills’ of Alenquer, a Delimited Region in the northwest of Lisboa. Its historical and excellent vineyards are known since the 16th century and have belonged to Diogo Duff, a brave Scottish man who received the "Tower and Sword" insignia, given by King João VI. Alice and Paulo Tavares da Silva bought the estate in the 1980s and made significant investments in its 45ha of vineyard. The introduction of new cultivation methods has allowed the family to consolidate the quality and reputation of their wines.
 
In an accompanied visit, you can get to know the wine making technology and methods used in the Quinta to produce their elegant wines, learning every step of the wine process. After understand how the wines are produced, see for yourself how they are stored during the ageing process that gives them some of their most typical characteristic. Follows a private and lectured wine tasting, lectured by the responsible for the oenology department, Sandra Tavares da Silva, the daughter of the owners, or by the resident oenologist, so you can confirm the high quality of their product. The family will invite you for lunch at their house.
 
Sandra is making wines in both Estremadura and the Douro, which necessitates travelling between the two regions three times a week. Since then her day job has been as winemaker for Christiano Van Zeller at Quinta do Vale D. Maria in the Douro. In 2000 she began making wines from her parents Estremadura estate, at the Quinta you will visit. With their depth of fruit and fine structure these have rapidly established a reputation as being among the best of the appellation.
 
After lunch, drive to the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos which has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Wine Estate Private Visit, Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Dressage Experience, Wine & Lunch with the Countess (6 - 8 Hours)


Your day begins when you are collected at the port by your chauffeured luxury vehicle. Drive direction to Muge in order to visit a magnificent Horse & Wine Estate.
 
This estate belongs to the Álvares Pereira de Melo family for almost four centuries. In this House lived during over a year the Queen Leonor, third wife of King Manuel I, sister of the Emperor D. Carlos V and mother of Infanta Dona Maria.
 
Upon arrival at the estate, you will be welcomed by the master rider at the Riding Hall and you will have the opportunity to ride a Lusitano Stallion for a classical dressage lesson.
 
After this unforgettable experience, you will have time to taste their wines from the different varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir) as well as selected blends such as Padre Pedro, Herdade de Muge and Marquees of Cadaval. The house oenologist will lecture you on the “secret” flavours while you taste.
 
Then, you will be invited by the owner (Countess Teresa Álvares Pereira Schönborn-Wiesentheid) of the Domain, to have lunch at the Palace. *Subject to availability
 
After lunch, a cart pulled by two noble studs, expects you to explore this very unique farm, going through the vineyards, natural reserve where you will meet the mares and foals. Your day at the farm is almost ending but, before leaving, tea will be served by the lake spotted with local birds,in magic scenery of tranquillity.
           
Drive towards Lisbon. Your chauffeur will drop you off at the ship.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Wine Estate Private Visit, Dressage experience, Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines).


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Tomar & Óbidos Jewish Inheritance (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, meet your private chauffeur at the dock and drive towards Tomar, a charming and historically outstanding town located in central Portugal. It is dominated by a 12th-century Templar castle containing one of the country most significant and impressive monuments, the Convent of Christ (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO).
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Templar Castle and a private visit to the Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto (Abraham Zacuto Portuguese-Jewish Museum). It is housed in the oldest synagogue in Portugal and it displays a variety of interesting artifacts from Tomar and around the world.
 
Next stop will be Óbidos, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at a charming restaurant embraced by the castle walls, offering a unique and charming atmosphere. Their cuisine is based on typical Portuguese gastronomy, receives a careful selection of worldwide influences, all combined in a creative and refined fashion.
 
Enjoy a walking tour inside the walls. This walled town, with its narrow streets spreading from the foot of the castle, still preserves all the atmosphere of a 16th century mediaeval town.
 
The Jewish quarter, an area was once inhabited by traders, artists and scientists, was in the centre of the town, close to the Rua Direita and the beautiful 16th century Renaissance church of Santa Maria, where it is possible to appreciate the paintings of Josefa d'Obidos, one of the most important 17th century Portuguese artists.
 
Since it was the property of the queens of Portugal, Obidos always enjoyed special protection from the royal court and at one time had a school of arts and sciences. The effects of all this culture are clearly evident in its artistic heritage, in particular the Manueline palace that was built inside the castle walls (now converted into the Obidos Pousada).
 
At the end of the day your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Full-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (6 - 8 horas); Entrance Fees at Templar Castle and Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon History & Local Flavours (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, the Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.  You might stop at the St Georges Castle-formerly a Moorish citadel and at Tiles Museum.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
For lunch (not included) we suggest a lovely restaurant facing Tagus River where the fresh fish served is among the best quality offered in the markets of Lisbon.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower.
 
You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Private Transfer by Deluxe vehicle with English speaking chauffeur from Lisbon International Airport to Lisbon Hotel; Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours); Entrance fees at St. Georges Castle, Tiles Museum and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon History with Alfama District (3 - 4 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, the Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.  You might stop at the St Georges Castle-formerly a Moorish citadel and at Tiles Museum.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Tiles Museum and St. George Castle (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Lisbon History with Belem Area (3 - 4 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
Follows a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, which exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture.

Follows a visit to a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.

 
By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fee at Jeronimos Monastery (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays and Sunday mornings.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Lisbon Jewish Inheritance (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, with the assistance of your guide, visit the Sha'are Tikva (Gates of Hope) Synagogue. In 1871 the Jews of Lisbon were granted permission to build a synagogue, a dream not fully realized until the dedication of the Shaare Tikva in 1904. The synagogue served as the centre of Jewish life in Lisbon thereafter; it was a sanctuary for the thousands of Jewish refugees who passed through Portugal during World War II.
 
For lunch (not included) we suggest an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
Passing the Rossio, the original headquarters of the Inquisition, reach the Largo da Graça, from where you can admire the magnificent city view, the Tagus River, and the “Seven Hills” of Lisbon. Continue to Porta do Sol, descending on foot through Alfama, Lisbon's oldest area.
 
The city's legendary seven hills will also seduce you into admiring characteristic mosaic pavements and dazzling tiled façades, and will reward you with strategically-placed viewpoints offering breathtaking panoramas over the city after a ride on a charming old tram.
 
Explore the Alfama district, the Lisbon heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere. Visit to the St. Georges Castle formerly a Moorish citadel. The castle boasts panoramic views of the city.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle. Jewish refugees from Spain settled here in the fifteenth century. The entrance to the neighborhood’s Jewish quarter, or Judiaría, was through the Arco de Rosario. 
 
Just inside the arch is a brick wall with a pair of decorative arched windows near the top - all that remains of what is believed to have been the quarter's synagogue. Up the winding stairway just inside the arch is the Rua da Judiaría, the central artery of the former Jewish quarter. The typical medieval houses have a narrow door that was the family entrance and a wider one that often housed the place of business, such as a shop or workshop.
 
At the end of the tor your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Entrance fees at Lisbon Synagogue and St. George Castle (Optional).
Not Feasible: Fridays, Weekends, Jewish Holidays and Yom Tov

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon Family Travel (6 - 8 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your morning with a private guided visit to the Tiles Museum followed by tile paiting workshop.
 
Enjoy a private panoramic walking tour to new Lisbon on the waterfront. The Park of Nations is Lisbon at its most modern. On the east side of town, contemporary architecture now covers a vast area of urban regeneration. The most notable buildings are the awning of the Pavilhão de Portugal (Portugal Pavilion) and the Gare de Oriente (Oriente Train Station). The numerous small parks, many of them right on the river, and the famous cable car, make it a great place for a family outing. Indulge on a cable car panoramic tour (opcional).
 
Before lunch, enjoy a private visit to The Oceanário (Oceanarium), one of the world's largest aquariums. Designed by American architect Peter Chermeyeff, it rises from the river and is reached by a footbridge. It is a deep-sea diving experience without any of the risks, with about 25,000 fish, seabirds, and mammals in an enormous central tank that is the size of four Olympic-sized swimming pools. Visitors can look into it from different levels for close-ups of the various creatures, including different species of sharks.
 
Lunch (not included) at a lovely restaurant facing Tagus River where the fresh fish served is among the best quality offered in the markets of Lisbon.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower. You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
At the end of the tour your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Private Tile Workshop; Entrance fees at Tiles Museum, The Oceanário, Cable Car and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Mystic Sintra, Cascais Coastline & Lisbon (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by Unesco, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments. You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Lunch (not included) in restaurant renowned for its exceptional fresh fish and seafood. The property resembles an old-style farmhouse, replete with a maritime themed interior. The comfortable and relaxing atmosphere makes this restaurant a favorite among locals.
 
After lunch, continue to Lisbon where you will enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower. You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
At the end of the tor your chauffeur will take you back to the dock hotel.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Mystic Sintra & Cascais & Estoril Coastline (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village.
 
For lunch, we strongly suggest the enchanting selected fortress restaurant, by the sea. The views from your table will enhance their exquisite recipes…
 
After lunch venture on a relaxing walking tour to the Cascais center, enjoying the fresh sea breeze.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Sintra Unesco World Heritage (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Lunch (not included) at one of the most emblematic places of the historical center of the village of Sintra. With 18th-century palatial decoration, originally from the period of the building, the mirrored dining room with its gold-rimmed edges and the frescoes on the ceilings transform this space into a place of great refinement.
 
Follows a private guided visit to the remarkable Regaleira Estate and the exotic Monserrate Palace and its romantic subtropical gardens.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 – 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace, Regaleira Estate, Monserrate Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Sintra, Cascais Coastline & Queluz History (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village.
 
For lunch, we strongly suggest the enchanting selected fortress restaurant, by the sea. The views from your table will enhance their exquisite recipes…
 
After lunch venture on a relaxing walking tour to the Cascais center, enjoying the fresh sea breeze.
 
En route to Lisbon enjoy a private visit to visit the beautiful XVIII century Queluz Palace, reminiscent of Versailles.
 
 
Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (6 – 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace and Queluz Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Cooking Class & Sintra Unesco World Heritage (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.

Start your day in Cascais, a charming fishing village. In the morning, enjoy a visit to the local market and, with the help of the Chef, purchase fresh ingredients for lunch preparation.
Follows, in a 19th century palatial, a cooking class overlooking the sea. Lunch will be served after class.
After lunch, drive towards, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.

Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 – 4 Hours); Private Cooking Workshop followed by Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Entrance fees at Pena Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Sintra Mountains Jeep Tour (4 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
Today is a superb day in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge in a half-day Jeep tour through the hills of Sintra, diving into a unique nature. Mandatory stops at the Peninha Sanctuary or the most western point of the Europe, the awe-inspiring viewpoint at Cabo da Roca.
 
Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Half-Day Jeep Tour (3 - 4 hours) with English Speaking Fluent Driver.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo & Local Tradition (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985). Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a small, cozy and friendly restaurant, where the regional cuisine is well prepared according to family recipes. The decoration is rustic, supported in the extensive wine cellar, brand image of this house.
 
Your journey continues towards Vila Viçosa, a Royal retreat of marble extravaganza. Upon arrival, explore the city on your own.
 
All around the peaceful wide streets of Vila Viçosa lined with orange and lemon trees seems to be made of marble. Benches, sidewalks, framing windows and doors are made of this brilliant "white gold", the local marble from the huge quarries outside the city.
 
The next stop will be Arraiolos, where you can enjoy the art of tapestry.
 
This town situated under the ruins of a Moorish castle actually dates back to Celtic times, but is mostly famous for its carpets that originated with the Moors and were later inspired by Persian and Indian designs during the Age of Discoveries. Many of them now cover the most famous houses and palaces in Portugal, and although they are sold all over the country, the biggest bargains are found in many of the shops in Arraiolos.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 – 4); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo Wine & Olive Oil (10 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985). Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
Your journey continues to Reguengos in order to visit a worldwide famous selected wine estate.
 
The origins of this estate and its winemaking activities, date back to the prehistoric times of the megalithic cultures and the Bronze Age. Already during the Roman occupation, the wines of the settlement were exported to the whole Empire. The boundaries of the estate were established in 1267 and have remained practically unaltered since then.
 
Enjoy a private visit to wine cellars, lectured wine tasting and lunch (not included). Afterwards, savor the local cuisine and the local olive oils and cheeses, paired with their best wines, in scenery of tranquility, spotted by the greenery of the cork-oaks and olive trees.
 
Besides producing a large quantity of top quality wines, its prominence on export markets over the last decade has raised the profile of the Alentejo as a quality wine region outside Portugal, and no doubt has encouraged other producers to follow its lead.
At the end of the day, your chauffer will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (10 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible:  Sundays and Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo, Local Tradition & Wine Estates (10 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre and local monuments, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985).
 
Your journey continues to Monsaraz. Lunch will be served (not included) at a former olive oil factory converted in a local restaurant with industrial archeology. Even the olive oil presses reveal themselves as picture frames, one freshly finished while the next waits empty, until others come to paint them in, so that diners can glance over to find their senses aroused right up to the last mouthful.
 
Time to explore, on your own, the medieval town of Monsaraz village. It is a truly unique place where one can find all the peace and tranquility that have been forgotten by the modern era.
 
Stop at a local store dating back 1830 with the regional blankets and tapestry is highly recommended. It’s a small shop that sells colorful refined blankets and shawls woven according to local traditions and which are sold internationally at KENZO Home, after the company’s founder Kenzo Takada visited the 19th century factory himself.
 
Your journey continues to Reguengos in order to visit a worldwide famous selected wine estate.
 
The origins of this estate and its winemaking activities, date back to the prehistoric times of the megalithic cultures and the Bronze Age. Already during the Roman occupation, the wines of the settlement were exported to the whole Empire. The boundaries of the estate were established in 1267 and have remained practically unaltered since then.
 
Enjoy a private visit to wine cellars, lectured wine tasting and lunch (pre-set menu with wines). Afterwards, savor the local cuisine and the local olive oils and cheeses, paired with their best wines, in scenery of tranquility, spotted by the greenery of the cork-oaks and olive trees.
At the end of the day, your chauffer will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (10 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (not included); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible:  Sundays and Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo & Wine Flavours (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to the noble city of Estremoz, an utterly charming Alentejo town.
 
Estremoz has a rich cultural heritage, in which clearly the major feature is the castle with its medieval walls and the former thirteenth-century citadel, which now houses a Pousada.
 
Upon arrival, enjoy a private visit to an 18th century wine estate, nowadays considered a landmark, not only for its beauty but also for its history and quality of its wines, referred by Wine Spectator. This estate is one of the most beautiful country house in the region, preserving the original features of its "Baroque" and "Joanina" style architecture.
 
Pamper your taste with a private lectured wine tasting and lunch (pre-set Menu and drinks included).
 
Your journey continues towards Évora.
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985).
 
Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic Centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon Sightseeing HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your tour with a panoramic tour to Alfama medievel district.

Follows a panoramic to
Belém area with panoramic to Discovery Monuments and Belém Tower and a private guided visit to Jerónimos Monastery.

End your tour with a stop at the 19th century factory converted into a pastry shop for a gourmet treat with Pastéis de Belém and a glass of Port (reservation not accepted).

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock.


Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Gourmet treat with two traditional Portuguese custard tarts with one or two beverages amongst the following options (water, tea, coffee, orange juice, port wine); Entrance Fees at Jerónimos Monastery; Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Mondays and Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Lisbon at Your Leisure HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Suggested Tour:
Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your tour with a panoramic tour to Alfama medievel district.

Follows a panoramic to 
Belém area with panoramic to Discovery Monuments and Belém Tower and we suggest a private guided visit to Jerónimos Monastery.

Suggested stop at the 19th century factory converted into a pastry shop for a gourmet treat with Pastéis de Belém and a glass of Port (reservation not accepted). 

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock. 

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Mondays and Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Lisbon Private Panoramic River Cruise

Meet your private chauffeur at the lobby and drive towards Belém dock.

Indulge in a 2-hour private river cruise aboard a luxury vessel through Tagus river. This cruise includes panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade, where you can see the major nautical monuments such as Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.

By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to your hotel.


Highlights:
  • Panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade;
  • Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.
Tour Duration: 3 Hours

Tour can operate: morning or afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Physical Activity Level: Light 

Inclusions:
 
  • Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours);
  • Luxury Vessel Cruise with light snacks on board (2 hours).
Not Included:
  • Driver and guide gratuities;
  • City Council tourist tax;
  • Bank transfer credit card fees (3% American Express, Visa or Mastercard;
  • Flights Tickets;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Accommodation not listed above;
  • Additional Miles (sites not mentioned on confirmed program or out of the route);
  • Additional Hours for Driver and or Guides;
  • Meals;
  • Entrance Fees not listed above;
  • Gourmet Treats.
An Exploration of Lisbon (8 hours)
Highlights:
Lying north of the River Tagus estuary and stretching over seven hills, Portugal's capital city has much to offer.  Receive a warm welcome at the port by your private guide and driver and from here commence your engaging tour of Lisbon.

Explore the Belem district with its magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, an extraordinary example of Portugal's 'Manueline' style of architecture. Once populated by monks, the UNESCO-listed monastery was commissioned by King Manuel I to celebrate Vasco da Gama's discovery of a sea route to India in 1498. Time permitting, visit Torre de Belém (Belém Tower), one of Lisbon's most iconic buildings and symbolic of Portugal's great Age of Expansion.

Next, it's time for a refreshment stop, where you may wish to sample the famous and scrumptious Pastéis de Belém (Portuguese custard tarts). From here you return to your cruise ship.
  • Discover the beautiful Belem district with its magnificent Jeronimos Monastery
  • Behold the priceless treasures on display at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and try the exquisite pasteis de nata local pastries
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Queluz, Sintra and Estoril (8 hours)
Highlights:
Venture outside of Lisbon to explore Queluz, Sintra and Estoril during your private shore excursion. Take the short driver to the sumptuous 18th-century Queluz Palace, where you can admire the magnificent formal gardens and azulejo-lined canals.

Afterwards visit Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and Moorish emirs before them. Today, this town, nestling on the north side of the Sintra Mountain, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stroll through the town where charming streets are filled with fine handicraft shops. You then descend to Guincho beach for a fabulous view of Cape Rock, the westernmost point of the European continent and continuing to the resort town of Estoril on the scenic coastal road with fantastic views, en route back to your cruise ship.
  • Explore Queluz Palace, the summer residence of the Portugese Royal Family
  • Take a short drive to Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and a UNESCO Word Heritage Site
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Highlights of Lisbon (4 hours)
Highlights:
See Belem Tower, one of Lisbon's iconic buildings and symbolic of the nation's Age of Expansion. Admire the impressive collection of painted and gilded Baroque coaches at the National Coach Museum.

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
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Fatima

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Breakfast at the hotel and begin the morning touring in Lisbon. Enjoy a sightseeing tour to Lisbon's major highlights — take a tram ride passing the Old Quarter, walk through the tiny squares and alleys of Alfama, and visit the Belém monumental area and Jerónimos Monastery, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Fatima in central Portugal, for an included Portuguese lunch and a visit to this important Europe pilgrimage center. Your last stop will be Porto, Portugal's second-largest city, beautifully settled near the mouth of Douro's river. Check into the hotel followed by some free time. Early evening includes a tapas dinner at a local tavern, free time, and overnight at the Pestana Palace of Freixo Hotel. (Overnight at the Pestana Palace of Freixo Hotel, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included),
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Porto

Porto 04/10/2024

Breakfast at the hotel and begin the morning touring in Lisbon. Enjoy a sightseeing tour to Lisbon's major highlights — take a tram ride passing the Old Quarter, walk through the tiny squares and alleys of Alfama, and visit the Belém monumental area and Jerónimos Monastery, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Fatima in central Portugal, for an included Portuguese lunch and a visit to this important Europe pilgrimage center. Your last stop will be Porto, Portugal's second-largest city, beautifully settled near the mouth of Douro's river. Check into the hotel followed by some free time. Early evening includes a tapas dinner at a local tavern, free time, and overnight at the Pestana Palace of Freixo Hotel. (Overnight at the Pestana Palace of Freixo Hotel, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Porto History & Wine Lodges | Classic (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para churchill lodge portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the newest of the British-owned Port companies, founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham. You will be invited to a lectured wine tasting with some of their best wines.
 
As the name Graham would suggest, Johnny's family has a background in the Port trade: his family owned Graham, one of the most well-known of the Port houses which was sold to the Symingtons in 1970. Churchill's Port grew from John Graham's desire to continue his family's Port making tradition by setting up a company to produce his own, individual style of wine. It was his wife, Caroline Churchill, who provided the company with its name. Churchill's is today positioned in the industry as a high-quality boutique Port and Douro Wine Company, specializing in premium Port and Douro Wine categories.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, you will enjoy a tour of Porto escorted by an expert guide, including Stock Exchange Palace and the 14th century Gothic and Baroque construction of the São Francisco Church. You'll peek into the Lello bookshop, an exquisite landmark dating to the early 1900's.
 
At the end of your day, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.
 

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Stock Exchange, Lello Library and São Francisco Church (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto History & Wine Lodges | Superior & Premium (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para www.cockburnsMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the largest wooden Port cellar in the historical area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
 
As you walk into the Lodge you’ll be surrounded by rows of barrels of all shapes and sizes. This is the largest collection of oak barrels and wooden vats of any Port cellar in Porto. This is where they age all our Ports and in particular this is the home of our Special Reserve Port. Founded in the earliest 19th the Cockburn’s & Co family built themselves a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. The records at the London auction houses show that in the early twentieth century, Cockburn’s Vintage Ports commanded the highest prices of any Port house.  There you will have the unique opportunity to assist the coopers working real life on the barrels. Indulge in a premium lectured wine tasting including t Cockburn’s Special Reserve, Cockburn’s 20 Years Old Tawny and Cockburn’s Vintage 2007.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, you will enjoy a tour of Porto escorted by an expert guide, including Stock Exchange Palace and the 14th century Gothic and Baroque construction of the São Francisco Church. You'll peek into the Lello bookshop, an exquisite landmark dating to the early 1900's.
 
At the end of your day, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Stock Exchange, Lello Library and São Francisco Church (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto Wine Lodges (6 - 8 Hours)
Imagem relacionadaMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, discover the distinguished wine lodges of Porto.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit, followed by a lectured wine tasting, to the newest of the British-owned Port companies, founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham.
 
As the name Graham would suggest, Johnny's family has a background in the Port trade: his family owned Graham, one of the most well-known of the Port houses which was sold to the Symingtons in 1970. Churchill's Port grew from John Graham's desire to continue his family's Port making tradition by setting up a company to produce his own, individual style of wine. It was his wife, Caroline Churchill, who provided the company with its name. Churchill's is today positioned in the industry as a high-quality boutique Port and Douro Wine Company, specializing in premium Port and Douro Wine categories.
 
Next, enjoy a private visit and a lectured VIP wine tasting to the leading producer of quality Port company, which company was founded in 1820.
 
The impeccable pedigree of its superb Vintage Ports represents the pinnacle of fine winemaking. The supreme quality benchmark set by these wines is present throughout the entire Graham's range of Ports. The keynotes are exceptional concentration and power, opulent richness, great poise and elegance as well as remarkable longevity.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a highly recommended restaurant born out of a wish to reflect the specific terroir of our wines, combined with the international and cosmopolitan flavor of Portuguese cuisine.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private visit to the largest wooden Port cellar in the historical area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
 
As you walk into the Lodge you’ll be surrounded by rows of barrels of all shapes and sizes. This is the largest collection of oak barrels and wooden vats of any Port cellar in Porto. This is where they age all our Ports and in particular this is the home of our Special Reserve Port. Founded in the earliest 19th the Cockburn’s & Co family built themselves a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. The records at the London auction houses show that in the early twentieth century, Cockburn’s Vintage Ports commanded the highest prices of any Port house.  There you will have the unique opportunity to assist the coopers working real life on the barrels. Indulge in a premium lectured wine tasting including t Cockburn’s Special Reserve, Cockburn’s 20 Years Old Tawny and Cockburn’s Vintage 2007.
 
At the end of your day, your chauffeur will take you back to your ship.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Private Visits followed by Lectured Wine Tastings at selected Wine Lodges (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Culture, Art & Architecture of Porto (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para casa da musica portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
Enjoy a tour of Porto escorted by an expert guide, including Stock Exchange Palace and the 14th century Gothic and Baroque construction of the São Francisco Church. You'll peek into the Lello bookshop, an exquisite landmark dating to the early 1900's.
 
Lunch (not included) at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private guided tour of Concert Hall (Casa da Música) and the Serralves Museum and walk through the gardens of its Foundation.
 
This world-class museum displays cutting-edge international contemporary art in a striking minimalist building by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alvaro Siza Vieira.
 
Like the Guggenheim, there is no collection permanently on display, with temporary exhibitions taking up the entire space, as well as that of the separate "Casa de Serralves," a pink Art Deco construction located in the surrounding formal gardens (which are magnificent and worth a visit in their own right).
 
At the end of your tour, your chauffeur will take you back to your dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Stock Exchange, Lello Library, São Francisco Church, Casa da Música and Serralves Fundation (Optional).


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto Jewish Inheritance & Wine Lodge | Classic (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para sinagoga portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the newest of the British-owned Port companies, founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham.
 
As the name Graham would suggest, Johnny's family has a background in the Port trade: his family owned Graham, one of the most well-known of the Port houses which was sold to the Symingtons in 1970. Churchill's Port grew from John Graham's desire to continue his family's Port making tradition by setting up a company to produce his own, individual style of wine. It was his wife, Caroline Churchill, who provided the company with its name. Churchill's is today positioned in the industry as a high-quality boutique Port and Douro Wine Company, specializing in premium Port and Douro Wine categories. You will be invited to a lectured wine tasting with some of their best wines.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private guided tour to Porto earliest known Jewish quarter, built inside the old city wall, in what is now Rua de Santa Ana, close to Rua Escura and Largo do Colegio. It is still possible today to appreciate the mediaeval layout of these streets, not very far from the Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque-Gothic architecture. Follows a leisured walk at Ribeira Square, a private visit to Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace.
 
At the end of your tour, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto Jewish Inheritance & Wine Lodge | Superior & Premium (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the largest wooden Port cellar in the historical area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
 
As you walk into the Lodge you’ll be surrounded by rows of barrels of all shapes and sizes. This is the largest collection of oak barrels and wooden vats of any Port cellar in Porto. This is where they age all our Ports and in particular this is the home of our Special Reserve Port. Founded in the earliest 19th the Cockburn’s & Co family built themselves a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. The records at the London auction houses show that in the early twentieth century, Cockburn’s Vintage Ports commanded the highest prices of any Port house.  There you will have the unique opportunity to assist the coopers working real life on the barrels. Indulge in a premium lectured wine tasting including t Cockburn’s Special Reserve, Cockburn’s 20 Years Old Tawny and Cockburn’s Vintage 2007.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private guided tour to Porto earliest known Jewish quarter, built inside the old city wall, in what is now Rua de Santa Ana, close to Rua Escura and Largo do Colegio. It is still possible today to appreciate the mediaeval layout of these streets, not very far from the Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque-Gothic architecture. Follows a leisured walk at Ribeira Square, a private visit to Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace.
 
At the end of your tour, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Green Wine Region & Amarante (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para amaranteMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, discover the cities surrounding Porto.
 
You will visit the Demarcated Region of Vinhos Verdes in the Northwest of Portugal. These wines are produced exclusively in the native varieties of the region, preserving their typical flavors and aromas, so different in the world.
 
Enjoy a private visit to a charming estate dating back to the 19th century. Aveleda is a family-owned Wine Estate that combines tradition and innovation since its foundation, in 1870. Its wine cellar specializes in the production of white wines from different regions, adapted to different occasions. Enjoy a private premium lectured wine tasting.
 
Follows a drive to Amarante, a pleasant and picturesque small town located on the banks of the Tâmega River.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at a one Michelin star restaurant within a Relais & Chateaux Hotel. A homely décor with style accompanies "fine dining" and a menu that compliments regional products and Portuguese cuisine.
 
Enjoy a leisure walk around the city center.
 
Drive direction to Guimarães where, with the assistance of your expert guide, you will enjoy a guided visit to the historical center classified as World Heritage by UNESCO with a private visit to Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle.
 
At the end of your day, drive back to Porto.


Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees at Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Braga Sanctuary & Guimarães Birthplace (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para bragaMeet your private chauffeur and your expert guide at the dock.
 
First stop will be Braga, the country's religious capital since the 11th century and one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, with a number of impressive Baroque monuments, including one of the country's best-known sights, the Bom Jesus Sanctuary.
 
Upon arrival, enjoy a private guided tour to historical center with visit to Braga Cathedral, the oldest archdiocese in Portugal.
 
Follows a walking tour to Bom Jesus de Braga, a notable example of pilgrimage sanctuary with a monumental, Baroque stairway that climbs 116 meters (381 feet). 
 
Next stop will be Guimarães, one of the country's most historic cities, and its World Heritage medieval streets with well-preserved monuments make it one of the most attractive places to visit in Portugal.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch (not included) at a local restaurant, where you can savor the typical flavors of the Minho and Guimarães region.
 
The delicacies that can be savored are traditional of the region's cuisine, offering a personalized service characterized by its professionalism with the ability of giving their customers an unforgettable experience.
 
During the afternoon, with the assistance of your expert guide, visit to Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle. Walking tour to Largo do Toural and Largo das Oliveiras.
 
At the end of your day, drive back to Porto and drop-off at the dock.


Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours); Entrance Fees at Braga Cathedral, Bom Jesus de Braga, Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Santiago de Compostela (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para santiago de compostelaMeet your private chauffeur at the port.
 
Departure to Santiago de Compostela, World Heritage by UNESCO and remarkable site of pilgrimage, is one of the world's most important pilgrimage routes since the early Middle Ages.
 
Upon arrival, escorted by your expert guide, enjoy a guided visit to the historic center and the Cathedral.
 
We suggest lunch (not included) in local restaurant.
 
At the end of your day, drive back to Porto and drop-off.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees: Guided visit to Cathedral's tribune and free visit to Museum of Santiago de Compostela (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wine Estate & River Cruise - Classic (8 Hours) BEST SELLER
Resultado de imagem para douro valleyMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.
 
Your journey begins with a stop on a charming family-owned wine estate, one of the best-known properties in the Douro and also one of the first to bottle wines with its own brand
 
This Wine Estate is mentioned for the first time in a document dated April 1738, where it is referred to as "the Pacheca" because it was owned by D. Mariana Pacheco Pereira. However, it was only in 1903 that Dom José Freire de Serpa Pimentel decided to develop his interest in oenology, bought the property and began to devote to the winemaking business.
 
You will be warmly received by the owner of the estate. Enjoy a private tour through the cellars, followed by lectured wine tasting. Lunch (not included) will be served in the charming restaurant of the wine estate. The building, construction of the 18th century, is decorated in an authentic style, yet with modern conveniences, and offers a gourmet cuisine based on local products, with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private river cruise aboard a typical Rabelo boat.
 
Until the end of the 19th century, the Douro River was the main access route to the interior regions and the only means of importing foreign products. A difficult river and risky to navigate, there was only one type of boat that could overcome its natural obstacles, the Rabelo Boat.
 
While tasting the Port, and with the help of a local guide, discover the green vineyards, stratified culture and stunning natural beauty of the Douro Valley and marvel yourself with the beautiful slopes of the Douro Valley, heavily planted with vines, which offers breathtaking views of one of the most impressive man-shaped landscapes in the world.
 
Find your driver on the pier and enjoy a relaxed drive back to the port.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6-8 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Private River Cruise aboard a Typical Rabelo Boat, with Wines and Regional Snacks, assisted by Local Guide.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wine Estate & River Cruise | Premium (8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para vale do douroMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.
 
Drive towards one of the major historic Port houses, renowned for its great Vintage Ports, its fine old Tawnies and, since 2006, for its Douro wines.
 
Lunch (pre-set menu with wines), will be served at a private room with an intimate atmosphere.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private river cruise aboard a typical Rabelo boat.
 
Until the end of the 19th century, the Douro River was the main access route to the interior regions and the only means of importing foreign products. A difficult river and risky to navigate, there was only one type of boat that could overcome its natural obstacles, the Rabelo Boat. The robustness of the boat and the ability of the first crews made it possible to carry large barrels of wine above the river.
 
While tasting the Port, and with the help of a local guide, discover the green vineyards, stratified culture and stunning natural beauty of the Douro Valley.
 
Marvel at the beautiful slopes of the Douro Valley, heavily planted with vines, which offers breathtaking views of one of the most impressive man-shaped landscapes in the world.
 
Find your driver on the pier and enjoy a relaxed drive back to the ship.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Private River Cruise aboard a Typical Rabelo Boat, with Wines and Regional Snacks, assisted by Local Guide.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wine Estate & River Cruise | Superior (8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para quinta do valladoMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.
 
Drive towards one of the oldest and most famous wineries of the Douro Valley, with a longstanding reputation for its high-quality wines, belonging to the Ferreira family since 1818. Learn more about this fascinating history and enjoy a visit to the wine cellars followed by lectured wine tasting.
 
Along the Douro River, the estate, created in 1717, came to prominence under the hand of Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, a notable and fundamental figure in the Portuguese wine business.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private river cruise aboard a typical Rabelo boat.
 
Until the end of the 19th century, the Douro River was the main access route to the interior regions and the only means of importing foreign products. A difficult river and risky to navigate, there was only one type of boat that could overcome its natural obstacles, the Rabelo Boat. The robustness of the boat and the ability of the first crews made it possible to carry large barrels of wine above the river.
 
While tasting the Port, and with the help of a local guide, discover the green vineyards, stratified culture and stunning natural beauty of the Douro Valley.
 
Marvel at the beautiful slopes of the Douro Valley, heavily planted with vines, which offers breathtaking views of one of the most impressive man-shaped landscapes in the world.
 
Find your driver on the pier and enjoy a relaxed drive back to the ship.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Private River Cruise aboard a Typical Rabelo Boat, with Wines and Regional Snacks, assisted by Local Guide.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wines & Luxury Yacht Cruise (8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para douro valleyMeet your expert chauffeur at the port. Today venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.

Stop at a charming, elegant and singular wine estate composed by 24 hectares with stunning vies over the Douro slopes. This property produces absolutely remarkable wines by treating its great terroir with the respect it deserves, and by the using the traditional methods updated in the light of the latest advances. Enjoy a private visit followed by a premium lectured wine tasting.  

Afterwards, your private chauffeur will take you to Pinhão dock where you will come aboard a vintage yatch where you will indulge an exclusive lunch (pre-set with wines). Lunch is served throughout the trip, on the deck, under the signature of remarkable Chef Rui Paula.

Find your driver on the pier then enjoy a relaxing drive back to the ship. 


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day by Deluxe Mercedes with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6-8 Hours); Private Visit to Selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Private River Cruise aboard a vintage Yacht Boat, with Lunch on board (Pre-set Menu with Wines), assisted by specialized crew.


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Coimbra & Conímbriga Ruins (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para coimbraMeet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road direction to Coimbra, one of Portugal's oldest cities and home to one of the world's first universities.
 
It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Today this impressive university is still one of the world's most illustrious and the city's biggest attraction. Surrounding it in the old town are fine old churches and narrow streets standing on a hill overlooking the Modego River.
 
During the morning, enjoy an independent visit to Conimbriga, one of the great Roman archaeological finds in Europe and one of the best preserved in the Iberian Peninsula. Enjoy some leisure time to explore the ruins of Conimbriga on your own.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a restaurant that offers an informal atmosphere and sharing concept. Indulge in a "Market Kitchen", which uses the region's traditional products to create unique recipes, renewed four times a year, to the rhythm of the seasons.
 
After lunch, the journey continues to the historic center of Coimbra. Upon arrival, meet your expert guide and enjoy a private visit to the Old University.
 
Enter through the "Porta Férrea", dating from the 17th century, and continue towards a courtyard known as "Pátio das Escolas".
 
On the north side lays the buildings of the Old University, the east observatory, and the west the small university church.
 
Most impressive of all is the baroque style library, Biblioteca Joanina, one of the world’s most resplendent. It was built in the early 18th century with rooms rich in gilt and exotic wood, and lined with 300,000 books.
 
Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of the city, with a visit to the two cathedrals - the Old Cathedral (“SéVelha") and the New Cathedral (“Sé Nova").
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Half-day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees at Joanina Library and Coimbra’s Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Coimbra University & Aveiro Fishermen's City (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para aveiroMeet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road direction to Coimbra, one of Portugal's oldest cities and home to one of the world's first universities.
 
It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Today this impressive university is still one of the world's most illustrious and the city's biggest attraction. Surrounding it in the old town are fine old churches and narrow streets standing on a hill overlooking the Modego River.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Old University.
 
Enter through the "Porta Férrea", dating from the 17th century, and continue towards a courtyard known as "Pátio das Escolas".
 
On the north side lays the buildings of the Old University, the east observatory, and the west the small university church.
 
Most impressive of all is the baroque style library, Biblioteca Joanina, one of the world’s most resplendent. It was built in the early 18th century with rooms rich in gilt and exotic wood, and lined with 300,000 books.
 
Continue driving towards Aveiro.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at a local restaurant with excellent service and warm atmosphere.
 
After lunch, enjoy a visit on own to Vista Alegre Museum (not included), which includes entrance to the Factory's Manual Painting Atelier.
 
Enjoy a scenic drive along Costa Nova.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Half-day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees at Joanina Library and Coimbra’s Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto at Your Leisure HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Suggested Tour:
Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your private guided tour to Porto historical center.

We suggest
private guided visits to Stock Exchange, Lello Library and St. Francisco Church and a leisured walk at Ribeira Square.

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock. 

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Portugal: Porto Wine Excursion - 4 hours
Highlights
In this tour you’ll discover all about the wines from the city of Porto!

You will start the tour by doing a sightseeing tour from the port (located in Matosinhos) to the city center. After that, you'll visit the first winery with high quality of Douro wines for a Douro red and white wines tasting as an exclusive experience.

Then you'll visit a second Port Wine company (Real Companhia Velha) for another special Port Wine tasting. Real Companhia Velha is simply the oldest Port Wine company in Porto, established by a king in 1756. When this tour is finished you will return to Porto Pier.

What's included?
  • Private guided tour (4h)
  • Visit and wine tastings
  • Transportation
What's not included?
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities
Highlights of Porto (4 hours)
Highlights:
Take in the attractive surrounding with visit to the opulent Stock Exchange Palace and St Francis Church. Enjoy a port wine tasting at one of the famous riverside lodges in the pretty Riberia district.

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
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Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before your sightseeing tour of Porto highlights — walk Aliados Avenue, see the São Bento Train station and Porto Cathedral ending at Ribeira Quarter, with free time on your own and/or lunch (not included). Drive towards Pinhão, the heart of the Douro wine region. Stop at Viewpoint Casal de Loivos, considered one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the area. The Douro Valley, an 18th-century demarcated wine region, encloses one of the most spectacular landscapes in Portugal. Board a traditional Douro River "rabelo" boat and visit the local Quinta do Bonfim (or similar), to learn about Port wine history and its production methods and have a memorable wine tasting accompanied by some appetizers. Drive to Régua and check into the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, where dinner is included with your overnight stay. (Overnight at the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, breakfast, and dinner included),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Porto History & Wine Lodges | Classic (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para churchill lodge portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the newest of the British-owned Port companies, founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham. You will be invited to a lectured wine tasting with some of their best wines.
 
As the name Graham would suggest, Johnny's family has a background in the Port trade: his family owned Graham, one of the most well-known of the Port houses which was sold to the Symingtons in 1970. Churchill's Port grew from John Graham's desire to continue his family's Port making tradition by setting up a company to produce his own, individual style of wine. It was his wife, Caroline Churchill, who provided the company with its name. Churchill's is today positioned in the industry as a high-quality boutique Port and Douro Wine Company, specializing in premium Port and Douro Wine categories.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, you will enjoy a tour of Porto escorted by an expert guide, including Stock Exchange Palace and the 14th century Gothic and Baroque construction of the São Francisco Church. You'll peek into the Lello bookshop, an exquisite landmark dating to the early 1900's.
 
At the end of your day, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.
 

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Stock Exchange, Lello Library and São Francisco Church (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto History & Wine Lodges | Superior & Premium (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para www.cockburnsMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the largest wooden Port cellar in the historical area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
 
As you walk into the Lodge you’ll be surrounded by rows of barrels of all shapes and sizes. This is the largest collection of oak barrels and wooden vats of any Port cellar in Porto. This is where they age all our Ports and in particular this is the home of our Special Reserve Port. Founded in the earliest 19th the Cockburn’s & Co family built themselves a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. The records at the London auction houses show that in the early twentieth century, Cockburn’s Vintage Ports commanded the highest prices of any Port house.  There you will have the unique opportunity to assist the coopers working real life on the barrels. Indulge in a premium lectured wine tasting including t Cockburn’s Special Reserve, Cockburn’s 20 Years Old Tawny and Cockburn’s Vintage 2007.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, you will enjoy a tour of Porto escorted by an expert guide, including Stock Exchange Palace and the 14th century Gothic and Baroque construction of the São Francisco Church. You'll peek into the Lello bookshop, an exquisite landmark dating to the early 1900's.
 
At the end of your day, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Stock Exchange, Lello Library and São Francisco Church (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto Wine Lodges (6 - 8 Hours)
Imagem relacionadaMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, discover the distinguished wine lodges of Porto.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit, followed by a lectured wine tasting, to the newest of the British-owned Port companies, founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham.
 
As the name Graham would suggest, Johnny's family has a background in the Port trade: his family owned Graham, one of the most well-known of the Port houses which was sold to the Symingtons in 1970. Churchill's Port grew from John Graham's desire to continue his family's Port making tradition by setting up a company to produce his own, individual style of wine. It was his wife, Caroline Churchill, who provided the company with its name. Churchill's is today positioned in the industry as a high-quality boutique Port and Douro Wine Company, specializing in premium Port and Douro Wine categories.
 
Next, enjoy a private visit and a lectured VIP wine tasting to the leading producer of quality Port company, which company was founded in 1820.
 
The impeccable pedigree of its superb Vintage Ports represents the pinnacle of fine winemaking. The supreme quality benchmark set by these wines is present throughout the entire Graham's range of Ports. The keynotes are exceptional concentration and power, opulent richness, great poise and elegance as well as remarkable longevity.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a highly recommended restaurant born out of a wish to reflect the specific terroir of our wines, combined with the international and cosmopolitan flavor of Portuguese cuisine.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private visit to the largest wooden Port cellar in the historical area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
 
As you walk into the Lodge you’ll be surrounded by rows of barrels of all shapes and sizes. This is the largest collection of oak barrels and wooden vats of any Port cellar in Porto. This is where they age all our Ports and in particular this is the home of our Special Reserve Port. Founded in the earliest 19th the Cockburn’s & Co family built themselves a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. The records at the London auction houses show that in the early twentieth century, Cockburn’s Vintage Ports commanded the highest prices of any Port house.  There you will have the unique opportunity to assist the coopers working real life on the barrels. Indulge in a premium lectured wine tasting including t Cockburn’s Special Reserve, Cockburn’s 20 Years Old Tawny and Cockburn’s Vintage 2007.
 
At the end of your day, your chauffeur will take you back to your ship.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Private Visits followed by Lectured Wine Tastings at selected Wine Lodges (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Culture, Art & Architecture of Porto (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para casa da musica portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
Enjoy a tour of Porto escorted by an expert guide, including Stock Exchange Palace and the 14th century Gothic and Baroque construction of the São Francisco Church. You'll peek into the Lello bookshop, an exquisite landmark dating to the early 1900's.
 
Lunch (not included) at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private guided tour of Concert Hall (Casa da Música) and the Serralves Museum and walk through the gardens of its Foundation.
 
This world-class museum displays cutting-edge international contemporary art in a striking minimalist building by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alvaro Siza Vieira.
 
Like the Guggenheim, there is no collection permanently on display, with temporary exhibitions taking up the entire space, as well as that of the separate "Casa de Serralves," a pink Art Deco construction located in the surrounding formal gardens (which are magnificent and worth a visit in their own right).
 
At the end of your tour, your chauffeur will take you back to your dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Stock Exchange, Lello Library, São Francisco Church, Casa da Música and Serralves Fundation (Optional).


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto Jewish Inheritance & Wine Lodge | Classic (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para sinagoga portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the newest of the British-owned Port companies, founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham.
 
As the name Graham would suggest, Johnny's family has a background in the Port trade: his family owned Graham, one of the most well-known of the Port houses which was sold to the Symingtons in 1970. Churchill's Port grew from John Graham's desire to continue his family's Port making tradition by setting up a company to produce his own, individual style of wine. It was his wife, Caroline Churchill, who provided the company with its name. Churchill's is today positioned in the industry as a high-quality boutique Port and Douro Wine Company, specializing in premium Port and Douro Wine categories. You will be invited to a lectured wine tasting with some of their best wines.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private guided tour to Porto earliest known Jewish quarter, built inside the old city wall, in what is now Rua de Santa Ana, close to Rua Escura and Largo do Colegio. It is still possible today to appreciate the mediaeval layout of these streets, not very far from the Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque-Gothic architecture. Follows a leisured walk at Ribeira Square, a private visit to Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace.
 
At the end of your tour, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto Jewish Inheritance & Wine Lodge | Superior & Premium (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para portoMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, discover the city of Porto, second biggest metropolis of Portugal and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities.
 
During the morning, you'll indulge in a private visit to the largest wooden Port cellar in the historical area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
 
As you walk into the Lodge you’ll be surrounded by rows of barrels of all shapes and sizes. This is the largest collection of oak barrels and wooden vats of any Port cellar in Porto. This is where they age all our Ports and in particular this is the home of our Special Reserve Port. Founded in the earliest 19th the Cockburn’s & Co family built themselves a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. The records at the London auction houses show that in the early twentieth century, Cockburn’s Vintage Ports commanded the highest prices of any Port house.  There you will have the unique opportunity to assist the coopers working real life on the barrels. Indulge in a premium lectured wine tasting including t Cockburn’s Special Reserve, Cockburn’s 20 Years Old Tawny and Cockburn’s Vintage 2007.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private guided tour to Porto earliest known Jewish quarter, built inside the old city wall, in what is now Rua de Santa Ana, close to Rua Escura and Largo do Colegio. It is still possible today to appreciate the mediaeval layout of these streets, not very far from the Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque-Gothic architecture. Follows a leisured walk at Ribeira Square, a private visit to Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace.
 
At the end of your tour, your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Lello Library and Stock Exchange Palace (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Green Wine Region & Amarante (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para amaranteMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, discover the cities surrounding Porto.
 
You will visit the Demarcated Region of Vinhos Verdes in the Northwest of Portugal. These wines are produced exclusively in the native varieties of the region, preserving their typical flavors and aromas, so different in the world.
 
Enjoy a private visit to a charming estate dating back to the 19th century. Aveleda is a family-owned Wine Estate that combines tradition and innovation since its foundation, in 1870. Its wine cellar specializes in the production of white wines from different regions, adapted to different occasions. Enjoy a private premium lectured wine tasting.
 
Follows a drive to Amarante, a pleasant and picturesque small town located on the banks of the Tâmega River.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at a one Michelin star restaurant within a Relais & Chateaux Hotel. A homely décor with style accompanies "fine dining" and a menu that compliments regional products and Portuguese cuisine.
 
Enjoy a leisure walk around the city center.
 
Drive direction to Guimarães where, with the assistance of your expert guide, you will enjoy a guided visit to the historical center classified as World Heritage by UNESCO with a private visit to Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle.
 
At the end of your day, drive back to Porto.


Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees at Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle (Optional); Private Visit followed by Lectured Wine Tasting at selected Wine Lodge (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Braga Sanctuary & Guimarães Birthplace (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para bragaMeet your private chauffeur and your expert guide at the dock.
 
First stop will be Braga, the country's religious capital since the 11th century and one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, with a number of impressive Baroque monuments, including one of the country's best-known sights, the Bom Jesus Sanctuary.
 
Upon arrival, enjoy a private guided tour to historical center with visit to Braga Cathedral, the oldest archdiocese in Portugal.
 
Follows a walking tour to Bom Jesus de Braga, a notable example of pilgrimage sanctuary with a monumental, Baroque stairway that climbs 116 meters (381 feet). 
 
Next stop will be Guimarães, one of the country's most historic cities, and its World Heritage medieval streets with well-preserved monuments make it one of the most attractive places to visit in Portugal.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch (not included) at a local restaurant, where you can savor the typical flavors of the Minho and Guimarães region.
 
The delicacies that can be savored are traditional of the region's cuisine, offering a personalized service characterized by its professionalism with the ability of giving their customers an unforgettable experience.
 
During the afternoon, with the assistance of your expert guide, visit to Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle. Walking tour to Largo do Toural and Largo das Oliveiras.
 
At the end of your day, drive back to Porto and drop-off at the dock.


Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours); Entrance Fees at Braga Cathedral, Bom Jesus de Braga, Bragança Dukes Palace and Guimarães Castle (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Santiago de Compostela (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para santiago de compostelaMeet your private chauffeur at the port.
 
Departure to Santiago de Compostela, World Heritage by UNESCO and remarkable site of pilgrimage, is one of the world's most important pilgrimage routes since the early Middle Ages.
 
Upon arrival, escorted by your expert guide, enjoy a guided visit to the historic center and the Cathedral.
 
We suggest lunch (not included) in local restaurant.
 
At the end of your day, drive back to Porto and drop-off.

Includes: Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees: Guided visit to Cathedral's tribune and free visit to Museum of Santiago de Compostela (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wine Estate & River Cruise - Classic (8 Hours) BEST SELLER
Resultado de imagem para douro valleyMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.
 
Your journey begins with a stop on a charming family-owned wine estate, one of the best-known properties in the Douro and also one of the first to bottle wines with its own brand
 
This Wine Estate is mentioned for the first time in a document dated April 1738, where it is referred to as "the Pacheca" because it was owned by D. Mariana Pacheco Pereira. However, it was only in 1903 that Dom José Freire de Serpa Pimentel decided to develop his interest in oenology, bought the property and began to devote to the winemaking business.
 
You will be warmly received by the owner of the estate. Enjoy a private tour through the cellars, followed by lectured wine tasting. Lunch (not included) will be served in the charming restaurant of the wine estate. The building, construction of the 18th century, is decorated in an authentic style, yet with modern conveniences, and offers a gourmet cuisine based on local products, with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private river cruise aboard a typical Rabelo boat.
 
Until the end of the 19th century, the Douro River was the main access route to the interior regions and the only means of importing foreign products. A difficult river and risky to navigate, there was only one type of boat that could overcome its natural obstacles, the Rabelo Boat.
 
While tasting the Port, and with the help of a local guide, discover the green vineyards, stratified culture and stunning natural beauty of the Douro Valley and marvel yourself with the beautiful slopes of the Douro Valley, heavily planted with vines, which offers breathtaking views of one of the most impressive man-shaped landscapes in the world.
 
Find your driver on the pier and enjoy a relaxed drive back to the port.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6-8 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Private River Cruise aboard a Typical Rabelo Boat, with Wines and Regional Snacks, assisted by Local Guide.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wine Estate & River Cruise | Premium (8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para vale do douroMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.
 
Drive towards one of the major historic Port houses, renowned for its great Vintage Ports, its fine old Tawnies and, since 2006, for its Douro wines.
 
Lunch (pre-set menu with wines), will be served at a private room with an intimate atmosphere.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private river cruise aboard a typical Rabelo boat.
 
Until the end of the 19th century, the Douro River was the main access route to the interior regions and the only means of importing foreign products. A difficult river and risky to navigate, there was only one type of boat that could overcome its natural obstacles, the Rabelo Boat. The robustness of the boat and the ability of the first crews made it possible to carry large barrels of wine above the river.
 
While tasting the Port, and with the help of a local guide, discover the green vineyards, stratified culture and stunning natural beauty of the Douro Valley.
 
Marvel at the beautiful slopes of the Douro Valley, heavily planted with vines, which offers breathtaking views of one of the most impressive man-shaped landscapes in the world.
 
Find your driver on the pier and enjoy a relaxed drive back to the ship.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Private River Cruise aboard a Typical Rabelo Boat, with Wines and Regional Snacks, assisted by Local Guide.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wine Estate & River Cruise | Superior (8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para quinta do valladoMeet your private chauffeur at the port. Today, venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.
 
Drive towards one of the oldest and most famous wineries of the Douro Valley, with a longstanding reputation for its high-quality wines, belonging to the Ferreira family since 1818. Learn more about this fascinating history and enjoy a visit to the wine cellars followed by lectured wine tasting.
 
Along the Douro River, the estate, created in 1717, came to prominence under the hand of Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, a notable and fundamental figure in the Portuguese wine business.
 
After lunch, enjoy a private river cruise aboard a typical Rabelo boat.
 
Until the end of the 19th century, the Douro River was the main access route to the interior regions and the only means of importing foreign products. A difficult river and risky to navigate, there was only one type of boat that could overcome its natural obstacles, the Rabelo Boat. The robustness of the boat and the ability of the first crews made it possible to carry large barrels of wine above the river.
 
While tasting the Port, and with the help of a local guide, discover the green vineyards, stratified culture and stunning natural beauty of the Douro Valley.
 
Marvel at the beautiful slopes of the Douro Valley, heavily planted with vines, which offers breathtaking views of one of the most impressive man-shaped landscapes in the world.
 
Find your driver on the pier and enjoy a relaxed drive back to the ship.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Private River Cruise aboard a Typical Rabelo Boat, with Wines and Regional Snacks, assisted by Local Guide.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Douro Valley Wines & Luxury Yacht Cruise (8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para douro valleyMeet your expert chauffeur at the port. Today venture into an exclusive epicurean experience through the pristine and charming port wine region, the Douro Valley.
 
The Region of Douro starts approximately one hundred kilometers east of Porto, to the border with Spain. It covers approximately 250,000 hectares, of which 40,000 are under vine. The Port vineyards are planted along the steep, spectacular hills overlooking the River Douro and its tributaries. Generations of men and women have toiled tirelessly to build terraces into the rock face that created an impressive landscape of unequalled beauty where stifling hot, dry summers are followed by harsh, wet winters. It is the region’s characteristic poor soil and uncompromising Mediterranean-like climate which produces one of the most sought-after wines in the world, Port.

Stop at a charming, elegant and singular wine estate composed by 24 hectares with stunning vies over the Douro slopes. This property produces absolutely remarkable wines by treating its great terroir with the respect it deserves, and by the using the traditional methods updated in the light of the latest advances. Enjoy a private visit followed by a premium lectured wine tasting.  

Afterwards, your private chauffeur will take you to Pinhão dock where you will come aboard a vintage yatch where you will indulge an exclusive lunch (pre-set with wines). Lunch is served throughout the trip, on the deck, under the signature of remarkable Chef Rui Paula.

Find your driver on the pier then enjoy a relaxing drive back to the ship. 


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day by Deluxe Mercedes with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6-8 Hours); Private Visit to Selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Private River Cruise aboard a vintage Yacht Boat, with Lunch on board (Pre-set Menu with Wines), assisted by specialized crew.


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Coimbra & Conímbriga Ruins (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para coimbraMeet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road direction to Coimbra, one of Portugal's oldest cities and home to one of the world's first universities.
 
It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Today this impressive university is still one of the world's most illustrious and the city's biggest attraction. Surrounding it in the old town are fine old churches and narrow streets standing on a hill overlooking the Modego River.
 
During the morning, enjoy an independent visit to Conimbriga, one of the great Roman archaeological finds in Europe and one of the best preserved in the Iberian Peninsula. Enjoy some leisure time to explore the ruins of Conimbriga on your own.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a restaurant that offers an informal atmosphere and sharing concept. Indulge in a "Market Kitchen", which uses the region's traditional products to create unique recipes, renewed four times a year, to the rhythm of the seasons.
 
After lunch, the journey continues to the historic center of Coimbra. Upon arrival, meet your expert guide and enjoy a private visit to the Old University.
 
Enter through the "Porta Férrea", dating from the 17th century, and continue towards a courtyard known as "Pátio das Escolas".
 
On the north side lays the buildings of the Old University, the east observatory, and the west the small university church.
 
Most impressive of all is the baroque style library, Biblioteca Joanina, one of the world’s most resplendent. It was built in the early 18th century with rooms rich in gilt and exotic wood, and lined with 300,000 books.
 
Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of the city, with a visit to the two cathedrals - the Old Cathedral (“SéVelha") and the New Cathedral (“Sé Nova").
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Half-day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees at Joanina Library and Coimbra’s Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Coimbra University & Aveiro Fishermen's City (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para aveiroMeet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road direction to Coimbra, one of Portugal's oldest cities and home to one of the world's first universities.
 
It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Today this impressive university is still one of the world's most illustrious and the city's biggest attraction. Surrounding it in the old town are fine old churches and narrow streets standing on a hill overlooking the Modego River.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Old University.
 
Enter through the "Porta Férrea", dating from the 17th century, and continue towards a courtyard known as "Pátio das Escolas".
 
On the north side lays the buildings of the Old University, the east observatory, and the west the small university church.
 
Most impressive of all is the baroque style library, Biblioteca Joanina, one of the world’s most resplendent. It was built in the early 18th century with rooms rich in gilt and exotic wood, and lined with 300,000 books.
 
Continue driving towards Aveiro.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at a local restaurant with excellent service and warm atmosphere.
 
After lunch, enjoy a visit on own to Vista Alegre Museum (not included), which includes entrance to the Factory's Manual Painting Atelier.
 
Enjoy a scenic drive along Costa Nova.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Half-day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance Fees at Joanina Library and Coimbra’s Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Porto at Your Leisure HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Suggested Tour:
Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your private guided tour to Porto historical center.

We suggest
private guided visits to Stock Exchange, Lello Library and St. Francisco Church and a leisured walk at Ribeira Square.

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock. 

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Portugal: Porto Wine Excursion - 4 hours
Highlights
In this tour you’ll discover all about the wines from the city of Porto!

You will start the tour by doing a sightseeing tour from the port (located in Matosinhos) to the city center. After that, you'll visit the first winery with high quality of Douro wines for a Douro red and white wines tasting as an exclusive experience.

Then you'll visit a second Port Wine company (Real Companhia Velha) for another special Port Wine tasting. Real Companhia Velha is simply the oldest Port Wine company in Porto, established by a king in 1756. When this tour is finished you will return to Porto Pier.

What's included?
  • Private guided tour (4h)
  • Visit and wine tastings
  • Transportation
What's not included?
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities
Highlights of Porto (4 hours)
Highlights:
Take in the attractive surrounding with visit to the opulent Stock Exchange Palace and St Francis Church. Enjoy a port wine tasting at one of the famous riverside lodges in the pretty Riberia district.

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
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Casal de Loivos Viewpoint

Casal de Loivos Viewpoint 04/11/2024

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before your sightseeing tour of Porto highlights — walk Aliados Avenue, see the São Bento Train station and Porto Cathedral ending at Ribeira Quarter, with free time on your own and/or lunch (not included). Drive towards Pinhão, the heart of the Douro wine region. Stop at Viewpoint Casal de Loivos, considered one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the area. The Douro Valley, an 18th-century demarcated wine region, encloses one of the most spectacular landscapes in Portugal. Board a traditional Douro River "rabelo" boat and visit the local Quinta do Bonfim (or similar), to learn about Port wine history and its production methods and have a memorable wine tasting accompanied by some appetizers. Drive to Régua and check into the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, where dinner is included with your overnight stay. (Overnight at the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, breakfast, and dinner included),
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Quinta do Bonfim

Quinta do Bonfim 04/11/2024

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before your sightseeing tour of Porto highlights — walk Aliados Avenue, see the São Bento Train station and Porto Cathedral ending at Ribeira Quarter, with free time on your own and/or lunch (not included). Drive towards Pinhão, the heart of the Douro wine region. Stop at Viewpoint Casal de Loivos, considered one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the area. The Douro Valley, an 18th-century demarcated wine region, encloses one of the most spectacular landscapes in Portugal. Board a traditional Douro River "rabelo" boat and visit the local Quinta do Bonfim (or similar), to learn about Port wine history and its production methods and have a memorable wine tasting accompanied by some appetizers. Drive to Régua and check into the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, where dinner is included with your overnight stay. (Overnight at the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, breakfast, and dinner included),
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Peso da Regua

Peso da Regua 04/11/2024

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before your sightseeing tour of Porto highlights — walk Aliados Avenue, see the São Bento Train station and Porto Cathedral ending at Ribeira Quarter, with free time on your own and/or lunch (not included). Drive towards Pinhão, the heart of the Douro wine region. Stop at Viewpoint Casal de Loivos, considered one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the area. The Douro Valley, an 18th-century demarcated wine region, encloses one of the most spectacular landscapes in Portugal. Board a traditional Douro River "rabelo" boat and visit the local Quinta do Bonfim (or similar), to learn about Port wine history and its production methods and have a memorable wine tasting accompanied by some appetizers. Drive to Régua and check into the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, where dinner is included with your overnight stay. (Overnight at the Quinta da Pacheca Wine Hotel, breakfast, and dinner included),
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Peso da Regua

Peso da Regua 04/12/2024

Breakfast is included at the hotel. Drive for about 2.5 hours to Coimbra known as the student's city, located in central Portugal close to Mondego River. Visit the Coimbra Old University, UNESCO-recognized as a World Heritage Site since 2013. Enjoy some time at your leisure before heading to Sintra through Lisbon's protected forest of narrow streets and stunning 19th-century Romantic architecture. Overnight at the Sintra Boutique Hotel, with free time to enjoy the village known for its numerous historic palaces and castles. (Overnight at the Sintra Boutique Hotel and breakfast included),
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Coimbra

Coimbra 04/12/2024

Breakfast is included at the hotel. Drive for about 2.5 hours to Coimbra known as the student's city, located in central Portugal close to Mondego River. Visit the Coimbra Old University, UNESCO-recognized as a World Heritage Site since 2013. Enjoy some time at your leisure before heading to Sintra through Lisbon's protected forest of narrow streets and stunning 19th-century Romantic architecture. Overnight at the Sintra Boutique Hotel, with free time to enjoy the village known for its numerous historic palaces and castles. (Overnight at the Sintra Boutique Hotel and breakfast included),
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Sintra

Sintra 04/12/2024

Breakfast is included at the hotel. Drive for about 2.5 hours to Coimbra known as the student's city, located in central Portugal close to Mondego River. Visit the Coimbra Old University, UNESCO-recognized as a World Heritage Site since 2013. Enjoy some time at your leisure before heading to Sintra through Lisbon's protected forest of narrow streets and stunning 19th-century Romantic architecture. Overnight at the Sintra Boutique Hotel, with free time to enjoy the village known for its numerous historic palaces and castles. (Overnight at the Sintra Boutique Hotel and breakfast included),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Sintra Historical Centre, Cascais & Lisbon Private River Cruise
Meet your private chauffeur at the lobby. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery. 

Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.

Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments. You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.


Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village. 

Lunch (not included) will be served at one of the best fish and seafood restaurant in Portugal. A cozy space, with an exceptional location looking over the Ocean.  

After lunch, venture on a luxury private cruise on a luxury vessel towards Lisbon, enjoying the fresh sea breeze. The cruise includes panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade, where you can see the major nautical monuments such as Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.

Ending your day, your driver will take you back to your hotel.

Highlights:

  • Sintra with Pena Palace;
  • Lunch by the sea;
  • Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.
Tour Duration: 7 - 8 hours

Tour can operate: full-day, week or weekend, except holidays

Wheelchair Accessible:  No

Physical Activity Level: Light

Includes:
  • Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours);
  • Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours);
  • Private Luxury Vessel Cruise with a selection of lights snacks and soft drinks;
  • Entrance Fees at Pena Palace.

Not Included:
  • Driver and guide gratuities;
  • City Council tourist tax;
  • Bank transfer credit card fees (3% American Express, Visa or Mastercard;
  • Flights Tickets;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Accommodation not listed above;
  • Additional Miles (sites not mentioned on confirmed program or out of the route);
  • Additional Hours for Driver and or Guides;
  • Meals;
  • Entrance Fees not listed above;
  • Gourmet Treats.

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Sintra

Sintra 04/13/2024

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and spend the day discovering the splendid Sintra Pena Palace. The fabulous and impressive Pena Palace sits immersed in a stretch of woody terrain in the park of the same name. Associated with Portuguese discoveries, the palace was built to reflect a scene from an opera and erected to celebrate the sighting of Vasco da Gama's returning fleet from his explorations. Continue to the town of Cascais and enjoy some leisure time at the historical center of cobblestone streets, lavish mansions, interesting museums, and an imposing fort. Drive to Lisbon, pass by the town center, charming Liberty Avenue, and Rossio Square, and pause on the way for tasting the famous pastéis de nata (Portuguese egg custard tarts) before the arrival to the pier and your waiting Windstar ship. (Breakfast and transfer to ship included),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Sintra Historical Centre, Cascais & Lisbon Private River Cruise
Meet your private chauffeur at the lobby. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery. 

Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.

Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments. You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.


Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village. 

Lunch (not included) will be served at one of the best fish and seafood restaurant in Portugal. A cozy space, with an exceptional location looking over the Ocean.  

After lunch, venture on a luxury private cruise on a luxury vessel towards Lisbon, enjoying the fresh sea breeze. The cruise includes panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade, where you can see the major nautical monuments such as Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.

Ending your day, your driver will take you back to your hotel.

Highlights:

  • Sintra with Pena Palace;
  • Lunch by the sea;
  • Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.
Tour Duration: 7 - 8 hours

Tour can operate: full-day, week or weekend, except holidays

Wheelchair Accessible:  No

Physical Activity Level: Light

Includes:
  • Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours);
  • Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours);
  • Private Luxury Vessel Cruise with a selection of lights snacks and soft drinks;
  • Entrance Fees at Pena Palace.

Not Included:
  • Driver and guide gratuities;
  • City Council tourist tax;
  • Bank transfer credit card fees (3% American Express, Visa or Mastercard;
  • Flights Tickets;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Accommodation not listed above;
  • Additional Miles (sites not mentioned on confirmed program or out of the route);
  • Additional Hours for Driver and or Guides;
  • Meals;
  • Entrance Fees not listed above;
  • Gourmet Treats.

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Cascais

Cascais 04/13/2024

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and spend the day discovering the splendid Sintra Pena Palace. The fabulous and impressive Pena Palace sits immersed in a stretch of woody terrain in the park of the same name. Associated with Portuguese discoveries, the palace was built to reflect a scene from an opera and erected to celebrate the sighting of Vasco da Gama's returning fleet from his explorations. Continue to the town of Cascais and enjoy some leisure time at the historical center of cobblestone streets, lavish mansions, interesting museums, and an imposing fort. Drive to Lisbon, pass by the town center, charming Liberty Avenue, and Rossio Square, and pause on the way for tasting the famous pastéis de nata (Portuguese egg custard tarts) before the arrival to the pier and your waiting Windstar ship. (Breakfast and transfer to ship included),
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Cruise Starts (Embarkation)

Cruise Starts (Embarkation) 04/13/2024

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and spend the day discovering the splendid Sintra Pena Palace. The fabulous and impressive Pena Palace sits immersed in a stretch of woody terrain in the park of the same name. Associated with Portuguese discoveries, the palace was built to reflect a scene from an opera and erected to celebrate the sighting of Vasco da Gama's returning fleet from his explorations. Continue to the town of Cascais and enjoy some leisure time at the historical center of cobblestone streets, lavish mansions, interesting museums, and an imposing fort. Drive to Lisbon, pass by the town center, charming Liberty Avenue, and Rossio Square, and pause on the way for tasting the famous pastéis de nata (Portuguese egg custard tarts) before the arrival to the pier and your waiting Windstar ship. (Breakfast and transfer to ship included),
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Lisbon

Lisbon 04/13/2024

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and spend the day discovering the splendid Sintra Pena Palace. The fabulous and impressive Pena Palace sits immersed in a stretch of woody terrain in the park of the same name. Associated with Portuguese discoveries, the palace was built to reflect a scene from an opera and erected to celebrate the sighting of Vasco da Gama's returning fleet from his explorations. Continue to the town of Cascais and enjoy some leisure time at the historical center of cobblestone streets, lavish mansions, interesting museums, and an imposing fort. Drive to Lisbon, pass by the town center, charming Liberty Avenue, and Rossio Square, and pause on the way for tasting the famous pastéis de nata (Portuguese egg custard tarts) before the arrival to the pier and your waiting Windstar ship. (Breakfast and transfer to ship included),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Coimbra & Óbidos Medieval Village (6 - 8 Hours)
Imagem relacionadaMeet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road direction to Coimbra, one of Portugal's oldest cities and home to one of the world's first universities.
 
It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Today this impressive university is still one of the world's most illustrious and the city's biggest attraction. Surrounding it in the old town are fine old churches and narrow streets standing on a hill overlooking the Modego River.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Old University. Enter through the "Porta Férrea", dating from the 17th century, and continue towards a courtyard known as "Pátio das Escolas". On the north side lies the buildings of the Old University, the east observatory, and the west the small university church.
 
Most impressive of all is the baroque style library, Biblioteca Joanina, one of the world’s most resplendent. It was built in the early 18th century with rooms rich in gilt and exotic wood, and lined with 300,000 books. Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of the city, with a visit to the two cathedrals - the Old Cathedral (“Sé Velha") and the New Cathedral (“Sé Nova").
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a restaurant that offers an informal atmosphere and sharing concept. Indulge in a "Market Kitchen", which uses the region's traditional products to create unique recipes, renewed four times a year, to the rhythm of the seasons.

After lunch, the journey continues direction towards the magnificent medieval city of Óbidos, Portugal’s most romantic medieval town.

 
The entire city of Óbidos was declared a National Monument. It is known as the "Weeding Gift" because it was a gift that D. Dinis gave to Queen Elizabeth on their wedding day in 1282. However, it is not only this fact that makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - which makes it one of the most romantic medieval towns in Europe are its incredibly picturesque cobbled streets lined with colorful houses full of geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doors and windows, whitewashed churches, pots and glazed tiles all surrounded by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock in Lisbon.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 horas); Entrance Fees at Joanina Library and Coimbra’s Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Batalha and Alcobaça Majestic Monasteries, Fátima & Óbidos (10 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para batalha mosteiroMeet your private chauffeur at the dock. 
 
First stop will be at Batalha for an independent visit to the Monastery of the Dominicans of Batalha, one of Europe's greatest Gothic masterpieces protected as a World Heritage monument, built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. 
 
Proceed to Alcobaça, and independent visit the Alcobaça Monastery, Europe's greatest Cistercian temple.  Founded in 1153 to commemorate a victory against the Moors, it was finally completed in 1223. It is now Portugal's largest church, and one of its outstanding architectural monuments. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its excellent state of preservation makes it the finest example of Cistercian architecture in Europe.
 
Next stop will be Fátima, one of the largest Catholic shrines in the world since 1937.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch in a "shrine" for regional food with a menu dedicated to quality Portuguese specialties, with the careful touch of home cooking.
 
After lunch, explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, a pilgrimage site world famous for the sightings reported by three local shepherds in 1917.
 
Drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Fátima & Óbidos Medieval Village (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para fátimaMeet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
First stop will be at Fátima, one of the largest Catholic shrines in the world since 1937.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch in a "shrine" for regional food with a menu dedicated to quality Portuguese specialties, with the careful touch of home cooking.
 
After lunch, explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, a pilgrimage site world famous for the sightings reported by three local shepherds in 1917.
 
Drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alcobaça Monastery, Nazaré and Óbidos Villages (6 - 8 Hours)
Resultado de imagem para nazaréMeet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
First stop of the day will be at Alcobaça. Upon arrival enjoy an independent visit to Alcobaça Monastery, Europe's greatest Cistercian temple.  Founded in 1153 to commemorate a victory against the Moors, it was finally completed in 1223. It is now Portugal's largest church, and one of its outstanding architectural monuments. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its excellent state of preservation makes it the finest example of Cistercian architecture in Europe.
 
Next stop will be Nazaré, a lovely, colorful and traditional fishing village.
 
Upon arrival, time for lunch (not included) at a very casual restaurant with excellent seafood.
 
After lunch, drive continues towards the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos, the Wedding Present Town, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place.
 
What make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to your dock and drop-off.


Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours)

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alenquer for Wine Lovers & Óbidos (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, meet your private chauffeur at the dock and hit the road towards Alenquer, for an exclusive treat at selected wine Estate, a wonderful and enchanting property for its buildings architecture and for its beautiful vineyards.
 
This wine estate is located in the surroundings of Aldeia Galega and it spreads over the sunny hills’ of Alenquer, a Delimited Region in the northwest of Lisboa. Its historical and excellent vineyards are known since the 16th century and have belonged to Diogo Duff, a brave Scottish man who received the "Tower and Sword" insignia, given by King João VI. Alice and Paulo Tavares da Silva bought the estate in the 1980s and made significant investments in its 45ha of vineyard. The introduction of new cultivation methods has allowed the family to consolidate the quality and reputation of their wines.
 
In an accompanied visit, you can get to know the wine making technology and methods used in the Quinta to produce their elegant wines, learning every step of the wine process. After understand how the wines are produced, see for yourself how they are stored during the ageing process that gives them some of their most typical characteristic. Follows a private and lectured wine tasting, lectured by the responsible for the oenology department, Sandra Tavares da Silva, the daughter of the owners, or by the resident oenologist, so you can confirm the high quality of their product. The family will invite you for lunch at their house.
 
Sandra is making wines in both Estremadura and the Douro, which necessitates travelling between the two regions three times a week. Since then her day job has been as winemaker for Christiano Van Zeller at Quinta do Vale D. Maria in the Douro. In 2000 she began making wines from her parents Estremadura estate, at the Quinta you will visit. With their depth of fruit and fine structure these have rapidly established a reputation as being among the best of the appellation.
 
After lunch, drive to the magnificent medieval walled town of Óbidos which has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Drive back to the dock and drop-off.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Wine Estate Private Visit, Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines).
Not feasible: Weekends and National Holidays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Dressage Experience, Wine & Lunch with the Countess (6 - 8 Hours)


Your day begins when you are collected at the port by your chauffeured luxury vehicle. Drive direction to Muge in order to visit a magnificent Horse & Wine Estate.
 
This estate belongs to the Álvares Pereira de Melo family for almost four centuries. In this House lived during over a year the Queen Leonor, third wife of King Manuel I, sister of the Emperor D. Carlos V and mother of Infanta Dona Maria.
 
Upon arrival at the estate, you will be welcomed by the master rider at the Riding Hall and you will have the opportunity to ride a Lusitano Stallion for a classical dressage lesson.
 
After this unforgettable experience, you will have time to taste their wines from the different varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir) as well as selected blends such as Padre Pedro, Herdade de Muge and Marquees of Cadaval. The house oenologist will lecture you on the “secret” flavours while you taste.
 
Then, you will be invited by the owner (Countess Teresa Álvares Pereira Schönborn-Wiesentheid) of the Domain, to have lunch at the Palace. *Subject to availability
 
After lunch, a cart pulled by two noble studs, expects you to explore this very unique farm, going through the vineyards, natural reserve where you will meet the mares and foals. Your day at the farm is almost ending but, before leaving, tea will be served by the lake spotted with local birds,in magic scenery of tranquillity.
           
Drive towards Lisbon. Your chauffeur will drop you off at the ship.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Wine Estate Private Visit, Dressage experience, Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines).


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Tomar & Óbidos Jewish Inheritance (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, meet your private chauffeur at the dock and drive towards Tomar, a charming and historically outstanding town located in central Portugal. It is dominated by a 12th-century Templar castle containing one of the country most significant and impressive monuments, the Convent of Christ (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO).
 
Enjoy a private visit to the Templar Castle and a private visit to the Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto (Abraham Zacuto Portuguese-Jewish Museum). It is housed in the oldest synagogue in Portugal and it displays a variety of interesting artifacts from Tomar and around the world.
 
Next stop will be Óbidos, Portugal's most romantic medieval village.
 
All of Óbidos has been declared a national monument. It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place - what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served at a charming restaurant embraced by the castle walls, offering a unique and charming atmosphere. Their cuisine is based on typical Portuguese gastronomy, receives a careful selection of worldwide influences, all combined in a creative and refined fashion.
 
Enjoy a walking tour inside the walls. This walled town, with its narrow streets spreading from the foot of the castle, still preserves all the atmosphere of a 16th century mediaeval town.
 
The Jewish quarter, an area was once inhabited by traders, artists and scientists, was in the centre of the town, close to the Rua Direita and the beautiful 16th century Renaissance church of Santa Maria, where it is possible to appreciate the paintings of Josefa d'Obidos, one of the most important 17th century Portuguese artists.
 
Since it was the property of the queens of Portugal, Obidos always enjoyed special protection from the royal court and at one time had a school of arts and sciences. The effects of all this culture are clearly evident in its artistic heritage, in particular the Manueline palace that was built inside the castle walls (now converted into the Obidos Pousada).
 
At the end of the day your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide – Full-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (6 - 8 horas); Entrance Fees at Templar Castle and Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon History & Local Flavours (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, the Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.  You might stop at the St Georges Castle-formerly a Moorish citadel and at Tiles Museum.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
For lunch (not included) we suggest a lovely restaurant facing Tagus River where the fresh fish served is among the best quality offered in the markets of Lisbon.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower.
 
You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Private Transfer by Deluxe vehicle with English speaking chauffeur from Lisbon International Airport to Lisbon Hotel; Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 - 8 Hours); Entrance fees at St. Georges Castle, Tiles Museum and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.


Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon History with Alfama District (3 - 4 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, the Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.  You might stop at the St Georges Castle-formerly a Moorish citadel and at Tiles Museum.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Tiles Museum and St. George Castle (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Lisbon History with Belem Area (3 - 4 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your journey at Alfama, Lisbon’s heart during Moorish times. The neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle.
 
Follows a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower.
 
Enjoy a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, which exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture.

Follows a visit to a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.

 
By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fee at Jeronimos Monastery (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays and Sunday mornings.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Lisbon Jewish Inheritance (6 - 8 Hours)
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Today, with the assistance of your guide, visit the Sha'are Tikva (Gates of Hope) Synagogue. In 1871 the Jews of Lisbon were granted permission to build a synagogue, a dream not fully realized until the dedication of the Shaare Tikva in 1904. The synagogue served as the centre of Jewish life in Lisbon thereafter; it was a sanctuary for the thousands of Jewish refugees who passed through Portugal during World War II.
 
For lunch (not included) we suggest an informal and cheerful restaurant whit natural blend of the traditional and the modern. The cuisine, largely Portuguese inspired, is nevertheless influenced by travels abroad.
 
Passing the Rossio, the original headquarters of the Inquisition, reach the Largo da Graça, from where you can admire the magnificent city view, the Tagus River, and the “Seven Hills” of Lisbon. Continue to Porta do Sol, descending on foot through Alfama, Lisbon's oldest area.
 
The city's legendary seven hills will also seduce you into admiring characteristic mosaic pavements and dazzling tiled façades, and will reward you with strategically-placed viewpoints offering breathtaking panoramas over the city after a ride on a charming old tram.
 
Explore the Alfama district, the Lisbon heart during Moorish times. The Moors have moved on, but the neighborhood retains an exotic atmosphere. Visit to the St. Georges Castle formerly a Moorish citadel. The castle boasts panoramic views of the city.
 
You'll find yourself wandering through colorful XVIII century squares downtown and getting lost in the medieval maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an ancient castle. Jewish refugees from Spain settled here in the fifteenth century. The entrance to the neighborhood’s Jewish quarter, or Judiaría, was through the Arco de Rosario. 
 
Just inside the arch is a brick wall with a pair of decorative arched windows near the top - all that remains of what is believed to have been the quarter's synagogue. Up the winding stairway just inside the arch is the Rua da Judiaría, the central artery of the former Jewish quarter. The typical medieval houses have a narrow door that was the family entrance and a wider one that often housed the place of business, such as a shop or workshop.
 
At the end of the tor your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Entrance fees at Lisbon Synagogue and St. George Castle (Optional).
Not Feasible: Fridays, Weekends, Jewish Holidays and Yom Tov

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon Family Travel (6 - 8 Hours)
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Boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, Costa de Lisboa, on the southwestern coast, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
 
Start your morning with a private guided visit to the Tiles Museum followed by tile paiting workshop.
 
Enjoy a private panoramic walking tour to new Lisbon on the waterfront. The Park of Nations is Lisbon at its most modern. On the east side of town, contemporary architecture now covers a vast area of urban regeneration. The most notable buildings are the awning of the Pavilhão de Portugal (Portugal Pavilion) and the Gare de Oriente (Oriente Train Station). The numerous small parks, many of them right on the river, and the famous cable car, make it a great place for a family outing. Indulge on a cable car panoramic tour (opcional).
 
Before lunch, enjoy a private visit to The Oceanário (Oceanarium), one of the world's largest aquariums. Designed by American architect Peter Chermeyeff, it rises from the river and is reached by a footbridge. It is a deep-sea diving experience without any of the risks, with about 25,000 fish, seabirds, and mammals in an enormous central tank that is the size of four Olympic-sized swimming pools. Visitors can look into it from different levels for close-ups of the various creatures, including different species of sharks.
 
Lunch (not included) at a lovely restaurant facing Tagus River where the fresh fish served is among the best quality offered in the markets of Lisbon.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower. You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
At the end of the tour your chauffeur will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Private Tile Workshop; Entrance fees at Tiles Museum, The Oceanário, Cable Car and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Mystic Sintra, Cascais Coastline & Lisbon (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by Unesco, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments. You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Lunch (not included) in restaurant renowned for its exceptional fresh fish and seafood. The property resembles an old-style farmhouse, replete with a maritime themed interior. The comfortable and relaxing atmosphere makes this restaurant a favorite among locals.
 
After lunch, continue to Lisbon where you will enjoy a panoramic tour to Belem area with Discovery Monument and the XVI century Belem Tower. You will take into a private visit to the XVI century Jeronimos Monastery, the incomparable monastery that exemplifies the Manueline style, a highly decorative form of architecture that emerged during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521).
 
End your day at a local pastry store dated back from early 19th century. Nowadays it serves an average 10,000 Pasteis de Belém (custard tarts) a day, a specialty made with a secret centuries-old recipe. Indulge in a special gourmet treat on one of their rooms covered with 17th-century tiles.
 
At the end of the tor your chauffeur will take you back to the dock hotel.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace and Jeronimos Monastery (Optional); Gourmet treat at local pastry store (Optional).
Not feasible: Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Mystic Sintra & Cascais & Estoril Coastline (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village.
 
For lunch, we strongly suggest the enchanting selected fortress restaurant, by the sea. The views from your table will enhance their exquisite recipes…
 
After lunch venture on a relaxing walking tour to the Cascais center, enjoying the fresh sea breeze.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Sintra Unesco World Heritage (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Lunch (not included) at one of the most emblematic places of the historical center of the village of Sintra. With 18th-century palatial decoration, originally from the period of the building, the mirrored dining room with its gold-rimmed edges and the frescoes on the ceilings transform this space into a place of great refinement.
 
Follows a private guided visit to the remarkable Regaleira Estate and the exotic Monserrate Palace and its romantic subtropical gardens.
 
Your driver will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (6 – 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace, Regaleira Estate, Monserrate Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
 
Sintra, Cascais Coastline & Queluz History (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
Today is a superb day of sightseeing in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
 
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.
 
Drive towards Lisbon following the coastline. En-route stop at Cascais, a lovely fishermen village.
 
For lunch, we strongly suggest the enchanting selected fortress restaurant, by the sea. The views from your table will enhance their exquisite recipes…
 
After lunch venture on a relaxing walking tour to the Cascais center, enjoying the fresh sea breeze.
 
En route to Lisbon enjoy a private visit to visit the beautiful XVIII century Queluz Palace, reminiscent of Versailles.
 
 
Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Full-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (6 – 8 Hours); Entrance fees at Pena Palace and Queluz Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Cooking Class & Sintra Unesco World Heritage (6 - 8 Hours) BEST SELLER
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.

Start your day in Cascais, a charming fishing village. In the morning, enjoy a visit to the local market and, with the help of the Chef, purchase fresh ingredients for lunch preparation.
Follows, in a 19th century palatial, a cooking class overlooking the sea. Lunch will be served after class.
After lunch, drive towards, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
Indulge on a private panoramic tour throughout Sintra remarkable monuments.
You'll first visit the 19th century Pena Palace, one of Europe's most fantastic palaces. It includes a drawbridge, a conglomeration of turrets, ramparts, and domes, and a gargoyle above a Neo-Manueline arch, all washed in an array of pastel shades. The extravagant interior is decorated in late Victorian and Edwardian furnishings, rich ornaments, paintings, and priceless porcelain preserved just as the royal family left them.

Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 – 4 Hours); Private Cooking Workshop followed by Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Entrance fees at Pena Palace (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Sintra Mountains Jeep Tour (4 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock.
 
Today is a superb day in the quaint and aristocratic, World Heritage by UNESCO, town of Sintra - where Lord Byron lived and considered it to be “Paradise in Earth”. You'll see castles, fortresses, forests, and beautiful scenery.
 
Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. The Romans made it a place of cult moon worshiping and named it "Cynthia" after the goddess of the moon. They were followed by the Moors who also fell in love with the lush vegetation and built a hilltop castle, a palace, and several fountains around the town. Later it became the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family and attracted a number of wealthy aristocrats who built huge mansions and villas.
 
Indulge in a half-day Jeep tour through the hills of Sintra, diving into a unique nature. Mandatory stops at the Peninha Sanctuary or the most western point of the Europe, the awe-inspiring viewpoint at Cabo da Roca.
 
Ending the tour, you will be dropped off at the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Half-Day Jeep Tour (3 - 4 hours) with English Speaking Fluent Driver.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo & Local Tradition (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985). Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
Lunch (not included) will be served in a small, cozy and friendly restaurant, where the regional cuisine is well prepared according to family recipes. The decoration is rustic, supported in the extensive wine cellar, brand image of this house.
 
Your journey continues towards Vila Viçosa, a Royal retreat of marble extravaganza. Upon arrival, explore the city on your own.
 
All around the peaceful wide streets of Vila Viçosa lined with orange and lemon trees seems to be made of marble. Benches, sidewalks, framing windows and doors are made of this brilliant "white gold", the local marble from the huge quarries outside the city.
 
The next stop will be Arraiolos, where you can enjoy the art of tapestry.
 
This town situated under the ruins of a Moorish castle actually dates back to Celtic times, but is mostly famous for its carpets that originated with the Moors and were later inspired by Persian and Indian designs during the Age of Discoveries. Many of them now cover the most famous houses and palaces in Portugal, and although they are sold all over the country, the biggest bargains are found in many of the shops in Arraiolos.
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 – 4); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo Wine & Olive Oil (10 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985). Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
Your journey continues to Reguengos in order to visit a worldwide famous selected wine estate.
 
The origins of this estate and its winemaking activities, date back to the prehistoric times of the megalithic cultures and the Bronze Age. Already during the Roman occupation, the wines of the settlement were exported to the whole Empire. The boundaries of the estate were established in 1267 and have remained practically unaltered since then.
 
Enjoy a private visit to wine cellars, lectured wine tasting and lunch (not included). Afterwards, savor the local cuisine and the local olive oils and cheeses, paired with their best wines, in scenery of tranquility, spotted by the greenery of the cork-oaks and olive trees.
 
Besides producing a large quantity of top quality wines, its prominence on export markets over the last decade has raised the profile of the Alentejo as a quality wine region outside Portugal, and no doubt has encouraged other producers to follow its lead.
At the end of the day, your chauffer will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (10 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting; Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible:  Sundays and Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo, Local Tradition & Wine Estates (10 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Your driver will take you to Alentejo Region, to get to know the city of Évora and taste the local flavors.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic centre and local monuments, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral. 
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985).
 
Your journey continues to Monsaraz. Lunch will be served (not included) at a former olive oil factory converted in a local restaurant with industrial archeology. Even the olive oil presses reveal themselves as picture frames, one freshly finished while the next waits empty, until others come to paint them in, so that diners can glance over to find their senses aroused right up to the last mouthful.
 
Time to explore, on your own, the medieval town of Monsaraz village. It is a truly unique place where one can find all the peace and tranquility that have been forgotten by the modern era.
 
Stop at a local store dating back 1830 with the regional blankets and tapestry is highly recommended. It’s a small shop that sells colorful refined blankets and shawls woven according to local traditions and which are sold internationally at KENZO Home, after the company’s founder Kenzo Takada visited the 19th century factory himself.
 
Your journey continues to Reguengos in order to visit a worldwide famous selected wine estate.
 
The origins of this estate and its winemaking activities, date back to the prehistoric times of the megalithic cultures and the Bronze Age. Already during the Roman occupation, the wines of the settlement were exported to the whole Empire. The boundaries of the estate were established in 1267 and have remained practically unaltered since then.
 
Enjoy a private visit to wine cellars, lectured wine tasting and lunch (pre-set menu with wines). Afterwards, savor the local cuisine and the local olive oils and cheeses, paired with their best wines, in scenery of tranquility, spotted by the greenery of the cork-oaks and olive trees.
At the end of the day, your chauffer will take you back to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (10 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (not included); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible:  Sundays and Mondays.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Alentejo & Wine Flavours (6 - 8 Hours)
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Meet your private chauffeur at the dock. Today, your driver will take you to the noble city of Estremoz, an utterly charming Alentejo town.
 
Estremoz has a rich cultural heritage, in which clearly the major feature is the castle with its medieval walls and the former thirteenth-century citadel, which now houses a Pousada.
 
Upon arrival, enjoy a private visit to an 18th century wine estate, nowadays considered a landmark, not only for its beauty but also for its history and quality of its wines, referred by Wine Spectator. This estate is one of the most beautiful country house in the region, preserving the original features of its "Baroque" and "Joanina" style architecture.
 
Pamper your taste with a private lectured wine tasting and lunch (pre-set Menu and drinks included).
 
Your journey continues towards Évora.
 
''Evora is the finest example of a city of the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon by the earthquake of 1755” Inscription criteria on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage (1985).
 
Due to part of the town which being enclosed by ancient walls preserved in its original state and, to its monuments dating from various historical periods, Évora is included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.
 
With the help from your expert guide, enjoy a panoramic tour through Évora historic Centre. You will be lectured on the city highlights and local monuments history, like the Roman Temple, the Bones Chapel and the Medieval Cathedral
 
At the end of the day, your driver will take you to the dock.

Includes: Transportation - Full-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (6 - 8 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-day at Disposal, as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Private Visit to selected Wine Estate followed by Lectured Wine Tasting and Lunch (pre-set menu with wines); Entrance fees at Bones Chapel, S. Francisco Church and Medieval Cathedral (Optional).
Not feasible: Weekends.

Note: This itinerary can also be applicable to regular city stays.
Lisbon Sightseeing HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your tour with a panoramic tour to Alfama medievel district.

Follows a panoramic to
Belém area with panoramic to Discovery Monuments and Belém Tower and a private guided visit to Jerónimos Monastery.

End your tour with a stop at the 19th century factory converted into a pastry shop for a gourmet treat with Pastéis de Belém and a glass of Port (reservation not accepted).

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock.


Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Gourmet treat with two traditional Portuguese custard tarts with one or two beverages amongst the following options (water, tea, coffee, orange juice, port wine); Entrance Fees at Jerónimos Monastery; Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Mondays and Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Lisbon at Your Leisure HD D&G (3 - 4 Hours)


Suggested Tour:
Meet your private chauffeur and expert guide at the dock and start your tour with a panoramic tour to Alfama medievel district.

Follows a panoramic to 
Belém area with panoramic to Discovery Monuments and Belém Tower and we suggest a private guided visit to Jerónimos Monastery.

Suggested stop at the 19th century factory converted into a pastry shop for a gourmet treat with Pastéis de Belém and a glass of Port (reservation not accepted). 

Ending the tour, your chauffeur will drop you off at the dock. 

Includes: Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours); Expert Guide - Half-Day at Disposal as per itinerary (3 - 4 Hours); Driver and Guide Gratuities Included.

Note: 
  • Not feasible on Mondays and Holidays;
  • According to restrictions related with Covid-19 implemented at the time of the booking, vehicle allocation may need revision.
Lisbon Private Panoramic River Cruise

Meet your private chauffeur at the lobby and drive towards Belém dock.

Indulge in a 2-hour private river cruise aboard a luxury vessel through Tagus river. This cruise includes panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade, where you can see the major nautical monuments such as Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.

By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to your hotel.


Highlights:
  • Panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade;
  • Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.
Tour Duration: 3 Hours

Tour can operate: morning or afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Physical Activity Level: Light 

Inclusions:
 
  • Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours);
  • Luxury Vessel Cruise with light snacks on board (2 hours).
Not Included:
  • Driver and guide gratuities;
  • City Council tourist tax;
  • Bank transfer credit card fees (3% American Express, Visa or Mastercard;
  • Flights Tickets;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Accommodation not listed above;
  • Additional Miles (sites not mentioned on confirmed program or out of the route);
  • Additional Hours for Driver and or Guides;
  • Meals;
  • Entrance Fees not listed above;
  • Gourmet Treats.
An Exploration of Lisbon (8 hours)
Highlights:
Lying north of the River Tagus estuary and stretching over seven hills, Portugal's capital city has much to offer.  Receive a warm welcome at the port by your private guide and driver and from here commence your engaging tour of Lisbon.

Explore the Belem district with its magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, an extraordinary example of Portugal's 'Manueline' style of architecture. Once populated by monks, the UNESCO-listed monastery was commissioned by King Manuel I to celebrate Vasco da Gama's discovery of a sea route to India in 1498. Time permitting, visit Torre de Belém (Belém Tower), one of Lisbon's most iconic buildings and symbolic of Portugal's great Age of Expansion.

Next, it's time for a refreshment stop, where you may wish to sample the famous and scrumptious Pastéis de Belém (Portuguese custard tarts). From here you return to your cruise ship.
  • Discover the beautiful Belem district with its magnificent Jeronimos Monastery
  • Behold the priceless treasures on display at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and try the exquisite pasteis de nata local pastries
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Queluz, Sintra and Estoril (8 hours)
Highlights:
Venture outside of Lisbon to explore Queluz, Sintra and Estoril during your private shore excursion. Take the short driver to the sumptuous 18th-century Queluz Palace, where you can admire the magnificent formal gardens and azulejo-lined canals.

Afterwards visit Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and Moorish emirs before them. Today, this town, nestling on the north side of the Sintra Mountain, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stroll through the town where charming streets are filled with fine handicraft shops. You then descend to Guincho beach for a fabulous view of Cape Rock, the westernmost point of the European continent and continuing to the resort town of Estoril on the scenic coastal road with fantastic views, en route back to your cruise ship.
  • Explore Queluz Palace, the summer residence of the Portugese Royal Family
  • Take a short drive to Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and a UNESCO Word Heritage Site
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Highlights of Lisbon (4 hours)
Highlights:
See Belem Tower, one of Lisbon's iconic buildings and symbolic of the nation's Age of Expansion. Admire the impressive collection of painted and gilded Baroque coaches at the National Coach Museum.

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
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At Sea
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Seville (Cadiz)
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Gibraltar
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Malaga

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Spain: Malaga Walk & Taste Tour - 3 hours
Highlights
Join for a fun and delicious evening and learn how Malaga has become one of the country’s top dining destinations!

Have a stroll through the beautifully illuminated streets of Malaga, tasting some of the best local wines paired with delicious tidbits. From different typical Malaga sweet wines, to refreshing whites, fruity reds and even artisanal vermouth, you will really get to experience our diverse wine growing regions. Bars, taverns and restaurants will make you feel welcome, offering their tastiest treats like Iberian cold cuts, fresh seafood and other local specialties.
You will pass by some of the most emblematic venues and hidden alleyways of Malaga by night in an enchanting tour that combines food, culture and history.

What's Included?
  • 3 hours private tour with an expert local guide
  • 4 Foodie Stops
  • 8 Tapas & 5 paired Wines.
What Isn't Included? 
  • Meals & Drinks not mentioned
  • Souvenirs
Gibralfaro (4 hours)
Highlights:
Make your way to Mount Gibralfaro to kearn how the famed castle is intertwined with Malaga's millennia of history. Visit the Picasso Museum to witness the magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures from one of Spain's most famed creatives.


Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
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Almeria
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Cartagena (Spain)
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Palma de Mallorca
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Barcelona

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Barcelona: A Walk Through Barcelona and The Sagrada Familia Park Guell for Families- 6 Hours
Your chauffeur and your guide will
be waiting for you at the port. They will be at disposal for 8 hours. Your chauffeur will drive you to the city center of Barcelona.

A Walk Through Barcelona
You will start your day by an exciting 2-hour walking tour of the oldest parts of Barcelona: the Barri Gothic and Born neighborhoods. You will follow your guide as he/she leads you into the small, narrow streets to discover the vibrant, trendy ambiance of Born and the historical atmosphere of the Gothic Quarter. You will see the Santa Maria Del Mar church, the Royal Palace and the world famous “Las Ramblas” avenue. The fun facts and stories
told by our guide will keep your children highly engaged. The children will each get a game booklet to keep them engaged and entertained. After this tour, you will enjoy a
lunch break. Your guide will be there to give recommendations depending on your taste.

Included: 
  • A Walk Through Barcelona:
  • Private certified guide
  • 2 hour walking tour
  • Game booklet for
  • each child
  • 2-hour experience

The Sagrada Familia and Park Güell
In the afternoon, you will enjoy a 3-hour tour inside the two iconic Gaudi sites in Barcelona, the Sagrada Familia and the Park Güell. You will follow your guide inside the
jaw-dropping and daring church and listen to the stories about its architecture, construction and future. After 1,5 hours spent in the Sagrada Familia, you will head out to
Park Güell. There you will witness the beauty of Gaudí’s mosaics as well as enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of Barcelona. To keep the children entertained during this 3-hour tour, they will all get their own fun-filled game booklet. A perfect way to combine both educational discovery and fun!

The Sagrada Familia and
  • Park Güell:
  • Private certified guide
  • Skip-the-line tickets to
  • Sagrada Familia and
  • Park Güell
  • Transfer in a private
  • mini van
  • Game booklet for
  • each child
  • 3-hour experience

At the end of the tour, depending on your cruise departure time, your chauffeur will drive you back to the port.
Art and Architecture in Barcelona (8 hours)
Highlights:
An architectural delight awaits you today in Barcelona, one of the most exciting cities in Europe.  Receive a warm greeting at the port by your private guide and driver and commence your full-day tour with a visit to Gaudi's masterpiece, the impressive, but unfinished Sagrada Familia.  Although work started on this project in 1882, this iconic church is not expected to be complete until 2028! 

Next, visit Parc Guell, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi's most colourful creations.  Continue along Passeig de Gracia, to view Gaudi's Casa Batlló and Casa Mila from the outside, with its brilliant wave-like façade.

After lunch, lose yourself in the narrow streets of the true heart of the city - the medieval Gothic Quarter.  Here you will visit the magnificent 13th-century Cathedral, and the Picasso Museum, where some of the painter's earliest works are housed. At the end of your tour you are transferred back to the port.
  • Walk the labyrinthine alleys of the medieval Gothic Quarter to find architectural gems like the Church of Santa Maria del Mar
  • Admire the Sagrada Familia and the Picasso Museum, where some of the artist's earliest works are housed.
Tour Duration: 8 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Gaudi’s Barcelona (4 hours)
Highlights:
Receive a warm greeting at the port from your private guide and driver and commence your half-day tour with a visit to Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece; the impressive, but unfinished Sagrada Familia. Although work started on this project in 1882, this iconic church is not expected to be completed until 2028!

Continue on to Parc Guell, a beautiful municipal garden with a superb panoramic view over the city; the focal point is a colourful sea-serpent-shaped central terrace. Visit the gatehouse where Gaudi lived during his later years which is now a museum dedicated to him. Transfer back to the port at the end of your tour.
  • Visit the impressive, but still unfinished Sagrada Familia, masterpiece of the Catalan architect
  • Wander through Parc Guell, the UNESCO World Heritage Site considered Gaudi's most colourful creation
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: Morning/Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions: 
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
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Windstar Cruises: Wind Surf
On any day, the 342-guest flagship, Wind Surf, the world’s largest sailing ship, draws admiring glances as she glides majestically into port with her tall sails billowing. And her beauty is far more than skin deep. During their cruise, you will find the perfect setting for ‘making an entrance’ in the beautiful reception area – and, appropriately, that’s only the beginning. When you return to your stateroom, the luxury gets personal. Windstar’s signature bowls of flowers and fresh fruit will still be waiting for you, along with rich tufted headboards, soft seascape colors, beautiful new upholstery, and fine count Egyptian cotton linens welcome you to an oasis of relaxing indulgence. Wind Surf recently underwent a significant renovation in November 2019 of public spaces and suites, including an expanded lounge with new lights and sound for upcoming stage performances. Relax into the destinations you’re visiting at the new World Spa by Windstar, which will offer regional spa treatments, including massage styles like Swedish, Japanese Shiatsu and Hawaiian Lomi Lomi. A new Officer’s Suite, which might be the only one of its kind, provides you the chance to stay in the heart of the officer quarters tucked right behind the Bridge. Everything about Wind Surf speaks of welcome. Come aboard and see it for yourself.
Ship Statistics
Maiden Voyage
1990
Last Refurbished
2019
Registry
Bahamas
Gross Tonnage
14,745
Beam
66 ft
Maximum Speed
12 knots
Ship Length
535 feet
Passenger Capacity
342
Number of Crew
210
Crew Nationality
International
Number of Staterooms
150
Number of Suites
21
Dining / Restaurants
5
Pool
Yes
Number of Decks
6
Spa
Yes
Bars / Lounges
4
Fitness Center
Yes
Wheelchair Accessible
Yes
Here, the dining room manager seats you, but where is your decision. There are no pre-assigned tables or first or second seatings. When you dine and with whom are entirely up to you. Seating usually begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be printed in the ship's daily program. Each delightful dish is prepared exactly to your liking – an exquisite dinner served course-by-course with a fine selection of vintage wines.

Suite

Suite (ste) Call for pricing
Suite
  • Category: ste
Size: 242-376 square feet (22.5-35 square meters). Some Suites have 2 bathrooms. 
Bridge Suite (brs) Call for pricing
Bridge Suite
  • Category: brs
Size: 495 square feet (46 square meters). The ultimate in space and style surrounds you in 495 square feet of pure indulgence. Separate bedroom and living room with an in-suite dining area is an invitation to relaxation. And possibly best of all, your expansive bathroom features both a whirlpool spa tub and a massage shower.
Suite (Owner) Call for pricing
Suite
  • Category: Owner
  • Deck Three
Size: 242-376 square feet (22.5-35 square meters). Some Suites have 2 bathrooms. 


Officer's Suite (OS) Call for pricing
Officer's Suite
  • Category: OS
  • Bridge
Size: 242 square feet (22.5 square meters) and 1 bathroom.
Bridge Suite (BS) Call for pricing
Bridge Suite
  • Category: BS
  • Bridge
Size: 495 square feet (46 square meters). The ultimate in space and style surrounds you in 495 square feet of pure indulgence. Separate bedroom and living room with an in-suite dining area is an invitation to relaxation. And possibly best of all, your expansive bathroom features both a whirlpool spa tub and a massage shower. 

Oceanview

Guarantee Stateroom (Y) Call for pricing
Guarantee Stateroom
  • Category: Y
With this selection, you are guaranteed to receive a stateroom within a selected category, anywhere on the ship. However, the actual room assignment and location on the ship may be determined at any time after your reservation has been completed and paid in full up to the day of sailing.
Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (TX) Call for pricing
Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom
  • Category: TX
  • Deck Three
Size: 188 square feet (18 square meters). Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 188 square feet of beautifully designed comfort. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) is swathed in luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Before or after you enjoy an invigorating massage shower with soothing L’Occitane® bath products, wrap up in your waffle-weave robe, have a snack from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and smell the flowers. Note: Staterooms with 3rd Berths: 117–139; all suites (excluding 501). Staterooms with One Queen Size Bed Only (no twin option): 101, 102, 157, 301-304.
Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (BX) Call for pricing
Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom
  • Category: BX
  • Deck One
Size: 188 square feet (18 square meters). Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 188 square feet of beautifully designed comfort. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) is swathed in luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Before or after you enjoy an invigorating massage shower with soothing L’Occitane® bath products, wrap up in your waffle-weave robe, have a snack from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and smell the flowers. Note: Staterooms with 3rd Berths: 117–139; all suites (excluding 501). Staterooms with One Queen Size Bed Only (no twin option): 101, 102, 157, 301-304.
Ocean View Stateroom (B) Call for pricing
Ocean View Stateroom
  • Category: B
  • Deck One
Size: 188 square feet (18 square meters). Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 188 square feet of beautifully designed comfort. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) is swathed in luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Before or after you enjoy an invigorating massage shower with soothing L’Occitane® bath products, wrap up in your waffle-weave robe, have a snack from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and smell the flowers. Note: Staterooms with 3rd Berths: 117–139; all suites (excluding 501). Staterooms with One Queen Size Bed Only (no twin option): 101, 102, 157, 301-304.
(AX) Call for pricing
  • Category: AX
  • Deck Two
Ocean View Stateroom (A) Call for pricing
Ocean View Stateroom
  • Category: A
  • Deck Two
Size: 188 square feet (18 square meters). Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 188 square feet of beautifully designed comfort. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) is swathed in luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Before or after you enjoy an invigorating massage shower with soothing L’Occitane® bath products, wrap up in your waffle-weave robe, have a snack from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and smell the flowers. Note: Staterooms with 3rd Berths: 117–139; all suites (excluding 501). Staterooms with One Queen Size Bed Only (no twin option): 101, 102, 157, 301-304.
Prices include non-commissionable fares. Government fees/taxes of $197, transfers, and airfare (unless otherwise stated) additional for all guests.
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, government fees and taxes additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Star

Stateroom Key

  • Officer's Suite (OS)
  • Suite (ste)
  • Bridge Suite (brs)
  • Suite (Owner)
  • Bridge Suite (BS)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (TX)
  • (AX)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (BX)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (A)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (B)
  • Guarantee Stateroom (Y)
Bridge

Stateroom Key

  • Officer's Suite (OS)
  • Suite (ste)
  • Bridge Suite (brs)
  • Suite (Owner)
  • Bridge Suite (BS)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (TX)
  • (AX)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (BX)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (A)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (B)
  • Guarantee Stateroom (Y)
Main

Stateroom Key

  • Officer's Suite (OS)
  • Suite (ste)
  • Bridge Suite (brs)
  • Suite (Owner)
  • Bridge Suite (BS)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (TX)
  • (AX)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (BX)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (A)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (B)
  • Guarantee Stateroom (Y)
Deck Three

Stateroom Key

  • Officer's Suite (OS)
  • Suite (ste)
  • Bridge Suite (brs)
  • Suite (Owner)
  • Bridge Suite (BS)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (TX)
  • (AX)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (BX)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (A)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (B)
  • Guarantee Stateroom (Y)
Deck Two

Stateroom Key

  • Officer's Suite (OS)
  • Suite (ste)
  • Bridge Suite (brs)
  • Suite (Owner)
  • Bridge Suite (BS)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (TX)
  • (AX)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (BX)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (A)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (B)
  • Guarantee Stateroom (Y)
Deck One

Stateroom Key

  • Officer's Suite (OS)
  • Suite (ste)
  • Bridge Suite (brs)
  • Suite (Owner)
  • Bridge Suite (BS)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (TX)
  • (AX)
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom (BX)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (A)
  • Ocean View Stateroom (B)
  • Guarantee Stateroom (Y)