Day 1: Welcome to Portugal
Arrival at Lisbon airport. Welcome at the airport where your driver will be waiting for you, to take you to your hotel. Free afternoon to recover from jet lag or simply stroll around the city. Overnight in Lisbon.
Today, with your private guide, you'll discover Lisbon.
Lisbon, the city of the seven hills, will seduce you in every neighborhood, on every street. It’s old. It’s modern. It is, without doubt, always surprising.
It's a cosmopolitan city with so much to see and do that it is difficult to have enough time to see everything you want. For today, we suggest a selection of things from amongst all those you can do, which cannot be missed in the Portuguese capital.
Start with the historic Alfama and Castelo districts, with one of the most fabulous views over the city and the river. Follow towards Belém, the neighborhood of the Discoveries, with the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery, both World Heritage. In Chiado and Bairro Alto, the most bohemian part of the town, stroll around, feel the atmosphere and do some shopping.
Later in the day, you'll lear how to prepare a authentic Portuguese meal with a fun cooking class. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 3: Sintra, Cascais, Estoril
Sintra, the Mountain of the Moon, is a place full of magic and mystery.
The town and the northern slope of the Serra de Sintra has wonderful natural characteristics and impressive historic landmarks, which you'll discover your private guide.
It's difficult to see all of Sintra has to offer in one single day, so our suggestion goes to one of the most romantic palaces in Portugal, the Pena Palace, a fancy, revivalist reconstruction built in the Romantic period. Another option is the Palácio and Quinta da Regaleira, boasting impressive decorations laden with Masonic references.
On the way back to Lisboa, stop in westernmost point of mainland Europe, Cabo da Roca.
Continue your journey towards, Cascais and Estoril, one of the most cosmopolitan and touristic places in Portugal. It’s worth going on a stroll around town, feeling the atmosphere.
In the evening, have a typical dinner at a Fado house while enjoying a Fado performance. Whether or not you like the style of music, dinner by candlelight listening to fado in Lisbon is unmissable. Overnight in Lisbon.
In the morning, you'll have a food tour in Lisboa.
The food in Lisboa is as appealing as the city and the region. With a foodie, you'll be strolling around typical neighborhoods, learning about the city's gastronomy, tasting some great good and wine, absorbing the bohemian atmosphere.
Free afternoon to enjoy the city. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 5: Óbidos, Batalha, Fátima, Nazaré
As a day trip, you'll visit the amazing and different places.
The Sanctuary of Fátima, the place where Our Lady appeared to three children, annually welcomes hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and tourists. People guided by their faith, in fulfilment of pledges, in search of spirituality or simply for a way of finding themselves.
Then, visit the magnificent Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture, constructed in 1386 in honour of Portuguese independence against the powerful Kingdom of Castille.
Fora different scenery, discover the famous "Nazaré Canyon", a submarine geomorphological phenomenon, the largest underwater canyon in Europe, that allows the formation of perfect giant waves.
Your last destination is the delightful town of Óbidos, with white houses adorned with bougainvilleas and honeysuckle is one of the most picturesque and well preserved in Portugal. Inside the walls you can sense a cheerful medieval ambience of winding streets, Manueline porticoes, colourful window boxes and small squares. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 6: Setúbal Península
In this day trip, your private guide will show you the south side of Tejo river.
Cross the 25 de Abril Bridge towards Cabo Espichel to discover the isolated Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Cabo and contemplate amazing views over the sea. Continue your journey and visit Sesimbra beach, with the colourful fishing boats on the horizon. Your next destination is Vila Nogueira de Azeitão, known for its wine production, where you’ll visit a winery and taste their famous Moscatel wine. Before reaching Setúbal, stop in some viewpoints in Serra da Arrábida Natural Park, and take amazing pictures of the ocean. Setúbal is famous for culinary specialties like fried cuttlefish, grilled fish and seafood. Overnight in Lisbon.
Free day to stroll around, enjoy the city and do some shopping. Overnight in Lisbon.
It's time to say adeus, and after a fond farewell, your driver will take you to Lisbon airport.