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Overview

Portugal in Depth

What shoes should you pack for walking on sunshine? The pair best suited for 1,000 miles of shoreline and 300 days of sunlit skies per year. With its refreshing Atlantic breezes and live-life-to the-fullest Mediterranean ways, the sun-drenched country of Portugal invites you to dip your toe—and entire body—into a sea of relaxation. This rejuvenating tour of Portugal leads you past rolling olive farms, through scenic cork groves, and down winding Moorish alleyways to the country’s signature delights. In its coastal villages and medieval towns, grilled seafood fills the tables, sweet port fills the glasses, and the soulful sounds of fado music fill the air. From the granules of golden sand to the rich nuggets of history, this enlightening tour of Portugal introduces you to the brightest sights of the country as you make a loop from lively Lisbon and back.

Highlights of Portugal in Depth

Private Touring

6 guests in a party: $2,340*
18 guests in a party: $548*

Small Group

Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select Europe dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus Europe escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized European tour—without the crowds.

Product Group

Portugal in Depth

UNESCO Sites

Convent of Christ in Tomar|Historic centre of Evora|Historic Centre of Guimaraes|Historic Centre of Porto|Monastery of Alcobaça|Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon|University of Coimbra

Inclusions

We’ve packed everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels and dining to the friendly expertise of Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides (with headsets to hear every word), to seamless transportation between destinations and VIP access to the world’s most iconic sites! Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi.

Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily; 5 three-course dinners

Itineraries

Day 1

ARRIVE IN LISBON, PORTUGAL Welcome to Lisbon! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

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Day 2

LISBON Lovely Lisbon LISBON Guided sightseeing includes Jeronimos Monastery and cloister and a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. (B)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORIC SPOTS The stunning capital city of Portugal is a treasure trove of historic and architectural masterpieces. Lisbon is home to the 16th-century Monastery of Jerónimos, with its 100-foot façade featuring images of St. Michael the Archangel and Our Lady of Belém. See the 16th-century Belém Tower, which served as a fortress but also as an embarkation point for sailors and was their last sight of land before the start of their journey. Lisbon’s Monument to the Discoveries pays homage to great Portuguese explorers with a spectacular carved prow of an ancient ship.


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Day 3

LISBON–OBIDOS–NAZARÉ–ALCOBAÇA–FÁTIMA–TOMAR Sea, Surf & Sanctuaries OBIDOS Take an orientation walk of the medieval town.
NAZARÉ Free time to browse.
ALCOBAÇA Visit the Church of Santa Maria Monastery.
FÁTIMA Visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary en route to Tomar. (B,D)
130 mi / 220 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
LEGENDARY LIVES The monastery of Alcobaça is a unique masterpiece of Gothic Cistercian art. See the tombs of King Pedro I and his Castillan lover, Ines de Castro, and hear about the heartbreaking tale of these ill- fated lovers. The king never stopped loving Ines even after she was murdered, and during his life he commissioned matching tombs that sit together so that they can look at each other as they rise from their graves.


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Day 4

TOMAR–COIMBRA–PORTO Academic Honors TOMAR Visit the Convent of Christ.
COIMBRA Visit the University. Scenic drive en route to Porto. (B)
155 mi / 250km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CULTURE & TRADITION The University of Coimbra is distinguished as the oldest university in Portugal and one of the oldest in the world, it is also one of the best known and internationally celebrated. With a history of more than seven centuries, the students at Coimbra University dress in the traditional black capes with ribbons in varying hues as was the tradition when the school was founded in 1290.


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Day 5

PORTO Panoramas & Port Wine PORTO Guided sightseeing includes a panoramic drive to the mouth of the Douro River and the cathedral. Visit the Church of São Francisco and the Arabian Hall in the Stock Exchange. Enjoy a [LF] Port wine tasting at the famous Sandeman & Co Port Wine Cellar. Free time this afternoon. (B)

LOCAL FAVORITE
LOCAL TASTES You’re invited to the home of the most internationally recognized Porto wines at the magnificent Sandeman Wine Cellars. Here, taste centuries of tradition in a glass of Port wine in the city that bears its name. Saúde!


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Day 6

PORTO–GUIMARAES–PENAFIEL–VISEU Tapas & Tastings GUIMARAES Orientation walk through the medieval district.
PENAFIEL [LF] Visit the gardens of the Quinta da Aveleda winery and enjoy Portuguese tapas tasting. Take a scenic drive through the port wine vineyards en route to Viseu.
VISEU Dinner with local specialties and wine at Forno da Mimi restaurant. (B,D)
149 mi/ 240 km

LOCAL FAVORITE
HISTORY & HERITAGE The history of the Quinta da Aveleda estate spans the centuries and generations who have preserved the Portuguese traditions of wine making and proud legacy of the Guedes family. The architectural heritage of this cherished estate is only matched by its wines, produced, and nurtured as the largest Vinho Verde exporter and family-owned winery.


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Day 7

VISEU–BELMONTE–CASTELO DE VIDE–EVORA Bottles & Corks BELMONTE Visit the Jewish Museum. Enjoy an [LF] olive oil tasting.
CASTELO DE VIDE Walk through the Jewish quarter with free time to browse.
EVORA [LF] Visit a traditional cork factory. (B,D)
236 mi / 380 km

LOCAL FAVORITE
LOCAL TASTES Discover the tradition and taste of authentic Portuguese olive oil in a 20th-century olive-oil-factory-turned-museum in Belmonte. See the machinery which farmers used to transform olives into oil and taste the delicious fruits of their labors. Perhaps take home a gift of wine, olive oil, or jam to commemorate your visit. Later, visit a Cork Factory in Evora to learn about this traditional artisanship of Portugal.


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Day 8

EVORA–ALGARVE Gothic Grandeur EVORA Guided walking tour includes the Gothic cathedral, the Sao Francisco Church, and the Ossuary Chapel. Free time for lunch.
ALGARVE Free time late afternoon and evening (B)
162 mi / 260 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CULTURE & TRADITION Walk back in time to the Roman era of Evora – a city with roots firmly planted in the 16th century in the home of Portuguese kings. See the white houses, architectural tiles, and embellished balconies with a stroll through the Gothic sites of the cathedral, church, and chapel.


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Day 9

ALGARVE. COASTAL EXCURSION Cliffs & Coastlines ALGARVE Join an excursion to the Promontory of Sagres, Cape St. Vincent, and Lagos. (B)
81 mi / 130 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
PICTURE PERFECT Take in the breathtaking views of the sweeping southern coastline of Portugal in Algarve. Stand on the Promontory of Sagres and Cape St. Vincent to gaze at the glorious beaches, postcard-perfect fishing ports, and towering cliffs along the sea.


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Day 10

ALGARVE–AZEITÃO–LISBON Peninsula Miles & Painted Tiles ALGARVE Depart with a scenic drive along the Serra da Arrábida with views of the Tróia Peninsula.
AZEITÃO Visit a traditional tile workshop.
LISBON Enjoy a farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D)
180 mi / 290 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
ART & ARTISTRY Enter a world of authentically handmade Portuguese tiles at the São Simão Arte workshop and gallery in Azeitão. It is here that distinguished antique collector Antonio Soares Franco creates his ceramic masterpieces by hand in the style of his ancestors.


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Day 11

LISBON Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Departures

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Hotels

# Name Description City Address Rating
1 Mundial Situated in the center of Lisbon, the hotel looks out over the historic St. George's castle and is just steps away from Rossio Square. Among its outstanding amenities are the panoramic Varanda de Lisboa restaurant, offering stunning views of the old city and excellent cuisine, as well as a bar and wine cellar, where wine tastings with an expert sommelier are available. Tram Nr. 28 starts its route in front of the hotel, providing an ideal way to explore the city. Lisbon Praca Martim Moniz 2 First-Class
2 Double Tree by Hilton Lisbon Fontana Park This stylishly designed hotel, located not far from Marques de Pombal Square, the Barrio Alto, and the Saldanha metro station, offers a unique interior garden with a waterfall, and one of Lisbon's leading restaurants. The rooms feature a contemporary design in white, black, and grey color schemes. They all include a plasma TV with international channels, air-conditioning, and a minibar. The restaurant offers Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine. Relax afterwards with a cocktail in the peaceful garden. DoubleTree by Hilton Lisbon Fontana Park is approximately 10 minutes away via metro from both Marquês de Pombal and Bairro Alto. Lisbon International Airport is only 6 km away. Lisbon Eng. Vieira da Silva 2, Arroios First-Class
3 Dos Templarios Contemporary 4-Story Hotel in picturesque central location overlooking River Nabao. Tomar Largo Candido Dos Reis 1 First-Class
4 Vila Gale Porto Located in the heart of Porto within walking distance from the famous shopping street of Rua de Santa Catarina and the metro station, the Vila Galé Porto hotel allows you easy and quick access to anywhere in the city. This modern hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen cable TV, minibar, and in-room safe. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout. Other amenities include a restaurant that serves local specialties and two bars. A spa with an indoor pool, a hot tub, and a gym are available. Oporto Av. Fernao De Magalhaes 7 First-Class
5 NH Collection Porto Batalha Located in the heart of UNESCO's World Heritage Historical City Center, this beautiful 107 room hotel is housed in a renovated 18th century palace overlooking the breathtaking Batalha Square. The cozy Gastrô Bar and restaurant serves modern dishes inspired by regional cuisine and has an outdoor terrace. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the property and there is also a gym and wellness center with indoor hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Porto Praça Da Batalha 60 Superior First-Class
6 Grao Vasco Low-rise Hotel surrounded by gardens & a park in the heart of town. Viseu Rua Gaspar Barreiros First-Class
7 M'ar De Ar Muralhas This surprising hotel offers 85 double rooms and the restaurant "Sabores do Alentejo" where one can taste the local gastronomy under the signature of Chef António Nobre. Evora Travessa Da Palmeira 4/6 First-Class
8 Tivoli Marina Portimao Situated on the marina in Portimão, just a short walk away from a lovely sandy beach. This 196-room property boasts two seawater swimming pools, two restaurants that offer international cuisine with panoramic views, a snack bar that provides a variety of salads and snacks and a fitness center. Free Wi-Fi internet access is provided in public areas and guest rooms. Portimão Marina Portimão First-Class
9 Tivoli Lagos Tivoli Lagos features an Algarve-themed décor and ambiance. The 296 rooms have a balcony, satellite TV and minibar. Páteo Velho Restaurant has an outdoor grill and serves Portuguese cuisine on the terrace. Guests can enjoy an American-style breakfast in the Lacóbriga Restaurant. The Fortress Ponta de Bandeira and the Church of Saint Anthony are a 15 minute walk from the hotel. Algarve Rua A.Crisogono Santos First-Class
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