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Portugal & Its Islands

featuring Lisbon, Sintra, Azores & Madeira Islands

Summary:

Experience the best of Portugal as you explore its capital city, coastal villages, and remote islands. Marvel at the geothermal wonders of the Furnas Valley, and take in the beauty of the twin lakes of Sete Cidades. Tour the grand capital of Portugal, Lis...

Duration
14 Days
Cities
4
Next Departure
21-Jul-2024
Starting at
USD 3,099.00
Price per day
USD 221.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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Operator
Collette
Tour
Portugal & Its Islands
Sub-Title
featuring Lisbon, Sintra, Azores & Madeira Islands
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Summary

Experience the best of Portugal as you explore its capital city, coastal villages, and remote islands. Marvel at the geothermal wonders of the Furnas Valley, and take in the beauty of the twin lakes of Sete Cidades. Tour the grand capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Get swept away by the melancholy sounds of Fado and visit the fairy-tale town of Sintra. Explore thermal pools, colorful botanical gardens and the lush green landscapes of Portugal’s Natural Parks and thrill with a walk on a glass sidewalk. Relax and enjoy multi-night stays on the Azorean island of St. Michael and sunny Madeira, the “Pearl of the Atlantic.”

Map: Portugal & Its Islands (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Overnight Flight
Day 2
Lisbon, Portugal - Tour Begins
Day 3
Lisbon - Belem - Lisbon
Day 4
Lisbon - Sintra - Lisbon
Day 5
Lisbon - St. Michael, Azores - Ponta Delgada
Day 6
Terra Nostra Botanical Park - Ponta Delgada
Day 7
Ponta Delgada
Day 8
Ponta Delgada - Sete Cidades - Ribeira Grande - Po...
Day 9
Ponta Delgada - Funchal, Madeira
Day 10
Funchal
Day 11
Funchal - Câmara De Lobos - Porto Moniz - Funchal
Day 12
Funchal - Free Day
Day 13
Funchal - Lisbon
Day 14
Lisbon - Tour Ends

Travel Cities (4): Cascais, Funchal, Lisbon, Ponte Delgada

Highlights

City

  • Lisbon
  • Belém
  • Sintra

Attraction

  • Fado Dinner Show
  • St. Michael Island, Azores

City

  • Ponta Delgada

Attraction

  • Terra Nostra Botanical Garden Guided Walk or Thermal Pool Experience
  • Terra Nostra Botanical Garden
  • Sete Cidades
  • Madeira Island
  • Espetada Dinner Folkloric Show
  • Folkloric Show

City

  • Porto Moniz

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Experience a truly unique cozido das Furnas lunch in Furnas Valley.
  • Enjoy a traditional dinner in Madeira, known as an espetada, and local folkloric entertainment.
  • Taste Madeira wine and learn why this wine had such an important role in the history of the Island.

Experience

  • Gaze upon the pristine twin lakes of Sete Cidades.
  • Visit Funchal’s Lavradores market, a fruit and exotic flower paradise.
  • Experience a night of Fado (UNESCO) and learn about this traditional art form.

Optional, not included

Estoril: Cascais, Estoril and a Famous Spy

  • Explore Portugal’s famed Riviera on a guided excursion that transports you back in time to its glory days after WWII when it was the playground of European Royalty. Visit the seaside gem of Cascais, lined with beaches, elegant mansions and a pedestrian friendly promenade. Enjoy a walking tour of historic downtown Cascais before departing for Estoril, soaking in the scenic panoramas of the stunning coastline enroute. Stroll through Estoril on a short walking tour then visit the famous Palacio Hotel where a member of its staff will tell the secrets of Ian Fleming’s visit and why this spot is considered to be the birthplace of James Bond. Indulge in a sumptuous dinner with a truly old world feel. Duration approximately 5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 2 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


Sao Miguel, Azores: Whale Watching Adventure and L

  • Go searching for gentle giants on a whale watching excursion! Venture out into the blue Atlantic and search for some of the 28 species of cetaceans. Learn about the culture of whales in the Azores from an expert biologist, detailing the social shift of whale treatment in the area. From whale hunting to whale watching, you’ll understand the cultural evolution that has led to respecting these peaceful animals in present day. Sperm whales, pilot whales, and pods of dolphins frequent the Azorean waters, and you might be able to catch some blue whales or fin whales migrating through the area. After you’re back on land, reflect on your adventure with a lunch featuring local flavors. Duration approximately 4 hour(s). Transportation is not included A minimum of 6 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.

    This optional tour is weather-dependent and may be cancelled without previous notice. If cancelled due to weather, you will be reimbursed.
    Please note, this option is not suitable for people with back problems due to impact by waves.

Madeira Island: Levada Walk & Santana's Traditiona

  • Explore Madeira's eastern side with a full-day optional tour which combines Madeira's stunning natural landsacapes with some of its early history. Start with a visit to Pico do Arieiro, one of Madeira's highest peaks where, on most days, you can stand and look down on the clouds. Follow with an easy trek along the island’s levadas, and learn about this unique watering system. Then travel to a Quinta for lunch with views of the Atlantic. End with a visit to Santana's traditional A-frame houses, constructed with triangular rooftops protected by straw. While most of these homes are no longer lived in, they are a reminder of the island’s farming past. Duration approximately 7 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 10 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


    Levada walk is approximately a one-hour walk in moderate terrain. We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes.

Travel Package

 

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Lisbon

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Lisbon

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