Portugal in Depth (ZP)

11 days from Lisbon to Lisbon

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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, tapes grilled seafood fill 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.

Small-Group Discovery

Select Globus Europe tours are limited to an average of just 24 guests per tour. 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 European 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 Europe vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from transfers to and from your hotel to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!

Save 10% per person on select 2022 Globus Europe, North & South America vacations*
Portugal in Depth map

 Photo Highlights

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • 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

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 5 three-course dinners

 Itinerary

Day 1 ARRIVE IN LISBON, PORTUGAL

Welcome to Lisbon! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

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Day 2 LISBON

LISBON Guided sightseeing includes Jeronimos Monastery and cloister and a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries.

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Day 3 LISBON–OBIDOS–NAZARÉ–ALCOBAÇA–FÁTIMA–TOMAR

OBIDOS 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.
137 mi / 220 km

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Day 4 TOMAR–COIMBRA–PORTO

TOMAR Visit the Convent of Christ.
COIMBRA Visit the University. Scenic drive en route to Porto.
155 mi / 250km

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Porto with a cruise on the Douro River followed by a traditional Portuguese dinner. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

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Day 5 PORTO

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. Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Port wine tasting at the famous Sandeman & Co Port Wine Cellar. Free time this afternoon.

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Day 6 PORTO–GUIMARAES–PENAFIEL–VISEU

GUIMARAES Orientation walk through the medieval center.
PENAFIEL Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Visit the gardens of the Quinta da Aveleda winery with a Portuguese tapas tasting.
Scenic drive through the port wine vineyards en route to Viseu.
VISEU Dinner with local specialties and wine at Forno da Mimi restaurant.
193 mi / 310 km

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Day 7 VISEU–BELMONTE–CASTELO DE VIDE–EVORA

BELMONTE Visit the Jewish Museum. Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Olive oil tasting.
CASTELO DE VIDE Walk through the Jewish quarter with free time to browse.
EVORA Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Visit a cork factory.
236 mi / 380 km

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Day 8 EVORA–ALGARVE

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
162 mi / 260 km

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Day 9 ALGARVE. COASTAL EXCURSION

ALGARVE Excursion to the Promontory of Sagres, Cape St. Vincent, and Lagos.
155 mi / 250 km

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Day 10 ALGARVE–AZEITÃO–LISBON

Scenic drive along the Serra da Arrábida with views of the Tróia Peninsula.
AZEITÃO Visit a traditional tile workshop.
LISBON Farewell dinner at your hotel.
180 mi / 290 km

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Day 11 LISBON

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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 Tour Director

With GLOBUS, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of a Tour Director. We’d like you to meet one of our Tour Directors, who average over a decade of experience and are representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

RUI VEIGA

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

I am passionate about the Iberian Peninsula, and I am privileged to have a life where I get to escort people through this wonderful region. Come and let me share this passion with you!

Tour Director - RUI VEIGA

 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Lisbon
Porto
Algarve

Lisbon

 Unforgettable Evening in Lisbon: Fado Music and Dinner

Unforgettable Evening in Lisbon: Fado Music and Dinner

Treat yourself to an unforgettable evening of classic Fado music and a delectable 3-course dinner with drinks at a local Casa de Fado (Fado restaurant).

Price Range: $$

Cascais, Cape Roca and Queluz Palace

Cascais, Cape Roca and Queluz Palace

Experience stunning natural beauty on this day trip along the Portuguese Riviera featuring jet-set Cascais, world-famous Guincho Beach, Cape Roca, and a visit of the lavish Palace of Queluz!

Price Range: $$

Porto

Douro River Cruise and Dinner

Douro River Cruise and Dinner

Get a unique view of Porto on this evening excursion featuring a sightseeing cruise along the Douro River, followed by an authentic Portuguese dinner with drinks at a local restaurant.

Price Range: $$

Algarve

Portuguese Dinner in the Algarve

Portuguese Dinner in the Algarve

Bask in the beauty of the Algarve, Portugal's enchanting southern coast, on this wonderful dinner featuring traditional southern Portuguese cuisine and drinks at a popular restaurant.

Price Range: $$

 Private Touring

Private Touring: Globus European Private Touring enables you to experience all of the attractions, sights and highlights of your selected Globus tour as a private experience - delivered just for you and your traveling party. With Private Touring, you'll have your own dedicated Tour Director, your own private transportation and driver, and your own professional local guides. All with greater flexibility in pace and your experience.

For your selected tour, there will be additional per-person cost for the size of your party - from 1 to 24. This additional supplement is reduced with each traveler you add to your party.

Here's a sample of the additional cost:

6 guests in a party: $1,904*
18 guests in a party: $344*

Contact Globus or your preferred travel agent for pricing for your specific party size as well as any other information on Globus Private Touring.

* Supplement pricing is per person (USD) and will be added to the standard published price for your given departure date and is based on availability. Supplement price is valid for 2021 and 2022 travel years. Occasionally some included and optional activities & excursions may be operated with other guests. Additional restrictions may apply. Not applicable for custom groups. No Group allowances or promotions are available on Private Touring. Published itineraries only. Note that blackout dates may exist where the Private Touring option is not available.



The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include International airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Globus).

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