PORTUGAL

The Land of Explorers

Portugal, the land of historic charm and stunning landscapes, invites travelers to explore its historic cities, sun-soaked vineyards, and picturesque coastlines, promising an unforgettable blend of culture and natural beauty.

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White Sand Beaches, Port Wine, and Romantic Fado Music

  • Public Transportation 80% 80%
  • Food 65% 65%
  • Accommodations & Lodging 70% 70%
  • SIGHTSEETING 75% 75%
  • Overall 73% 73%
Recommended TRIP Duration: 10 Nights
Language: Portuguese
Currency: The Euro
Ideal FOR: The Romantics, The Wine Enthusiasts, The BEach Lovers, History Fans, THE Football (Soccer) Fans

Welcome to Portugal, a fascinating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. In Lisbon, the capital city, you’ll wander through Alfama’s charming streets and visit São Jorge Castle for stunning views over the Tagus River. Head north to Porto, where the historic Ribeira district and Dom Luís I Bridge showcase Portugal’s heritage.

Beyond the cities, Portugal’s Algarve coast offers golden beaches and dramatic cliffs, while Sintra boasts the fairytale-like Pena Palace surrounded by lush forests. The Douro Valley, famous for its terraced vineyards, invites tranquility seekers and wine enthusiasts alike.

Embracing its maritime past, Portugal showcases landmarks like Belém Tower in Lisbon and the Chapel of Bones in Évora. Whether your exploring the vineyards or admiring intricate azulejos, Portugal invites you to experience a cultura that blends tradition, innovation, and adventure.

“If there is one portion of Europe which was made by the sea more than another, Portugal is that slice, that portion, that belt. Portugal was made by the Atlantic.” Hilaire Belloc

Places to Eat

1. ALMA

Earning two Michelin stars and a spot on the list of the World’s 50 best restaurants, guests can choose from the ala carte menu or take part in one of the two tasting menus. 

2. O FADO

Experience one of Porto’s finest Fado restaurants, where guests savor traditional Portuguese cuisine amidst captivating live Fado performances.

3. PASTEIS DE BELEM

Lisbon has many wonderful sweetshops, but Pastéis de Belém is probably the most famous and one of the oldest Portuguese bakeries in the country, having been around since 1837.

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Day 1

Baixa, Lisbon’s vibrant heart, welcomes visitors with the picturesque Praco do Comercio, epitomizing the neighborhood’s rich culture and majestic architecture.

Wander along Rua Augusta for a lively shopping experience, revealing Lisbon’s fashion scene and unique finds.

Wrap up your day by savoring exceptional Michelin-starred dining at renowned establishments like Prado, Elcanto, or Alma, indulging in culinary masterpieces crafted by top chefs using the finest ingredients.

Day 2

Sintra, Portugal’s fairytale region, boasts captivating palaces, gardens, and awe-inspiring landscapes.

From the vibrant Pena Palace to the mysterious Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra enchants visitors with intricate architecture and mystical landscapes.

Easily accessible from Lisbon, this destination offers a world of wonder via a 40-minute train ride from Rossio Station, making it an essential stop for travelers seeking enchantment and architectural marvels.

Day 3

The Douro Valley beckons with its UNESCO-designated landscapes, including terraced vineyards and the winding Douro River, offering breathtaking views and an immersion into Port wine’s history and traditions.

Visitors explore renowned wineries like Quinta do Seixo and Quinta do Vallado, indulging in tastings and tours that showcase the region’s exquisite Ports.

While accessing the valley from Porto, options such as scenic train rides from São Bento Station, leisurely boat cruises along the Douro River, or hassle-free organized tours ensure an enriching and unforgettable experience in this renowned wine region.

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