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Portugal Tour to the Algarve

Lisbon Evora Silves Lagos   2017 , 2018 and 2019
4days/3nights

Nov 2017 - Mar 2019

A short tour to the south of Portugal to the historic town of Evora and to romantic fishing villages, extended beaches and fortresses from the Age of Discoveries

Visit famous historical sites, Moorish villages and the sunny Algarve, with its year-round sunshine
 

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Guaranteed departures with minimum 4 passengers on the following Saturdays:
Nov 18, Dec 16, 2017, Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 14, 28, May 12, 26, June 9, 23, July 14, 28, Aug 11, 25, Sep 8, 22, Oct13, 27, Nov 17, Dec 15, 2018, Jan 19, Feb 16, Mar 17, 2019

(any other Saturday is on request)

ITINERARY

Day 1: Lisbon - Evora
Depart from Lisbon and arrive in Évora, mosaic of culture, history and traditions. Enroute we cross the bridge over the river Tejo where by a beautiful and bucolic landscape of olive trees, cork oak trees and vineyards we arrive at Évora – World Heritage of UNESCO. In the narrow streets of the whitewashed town of Évora we walk along the time visiting some of the most important monuments: the Roman Temple, the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church whit the “Bones Chapel“, and the University. At the market we see and feel the richness of product used to prepare one of the most elaborated and appreciated gastronomies of Portugal. Along the visit we also admire the diversity and authenticity of local handicraft with cork, ceramic and copper objects. Time to lunch. In the afternoon, free time for a better discover of the city. Our suggestion: wine, cheese and olive oil gourmet proof. Évora-overnight

Day 2 :Evora - Beja - Silves - Lagos
After breakfast the morning at leisure in Evora, and then drive south passing Beja(stop) were the highest tower of Portuguese Medieval castles dominates the town and the region. Crossing small mountains we enter in the Algarve. By fields of orange trees we arrive to Silves (stop), the renowned town dominated by its red sandstone castle dating back mainly to Moorish times and by the memory of is former cork industry. Continue to the golden sands of the Algarve passing by Praia da Rocha to Lagos. Lagos-overnight

Day 3: Lagos - Ponta da Piedade - Sagres - Cabo de S. Vicente -  Lagos
After breakfast drive toward Ponta da Piedade(stop) and admire the magnificent view over the Atlantic Ocean, and cliffs whose shapes have been sculpted by the erosive action of both the sea and time. Continue to Sagres(stop), a fishing port, for a visit to the fortress was the mythical “navigation school” forever linked with the presence of Prince Henry the Navigator during the first days of Atlantic navigation and the discovery of the African coast. Proceeding along the cliffs to Cabo Săo Vincente(stop), the most southwestern point in Europe. The city of Lagos, a cosmopolitan town with marina and fishing port where you can taste the delicious Algarve dishes, such as the fish and shellfish cooked in a copper pan (cataplana), - never forgetting the fine sweets such as the famous marzipans, almond and fig cakes. Return to the hotel, where, the afternoon at leisure invites you to take a dip in the warm sea. Lagos-overnight

Day 4: Lagos- Setúbal - Serra da Arrábida - Lisbon
Today say farewell to the Algarve and return to Lisbon with a stop in the city of Setubal, a major port and industrial centre on the north bank of the Sado estuary. Then the scenic route over the Arrábida Mountain Range, an area preserved as a Natural Park, with an amazing scenery and unique vegetation at the gates of Lisbon, and savour the sweeping views of the Tróia Peninsula. Crossing the bridge over the Tejo River, arrival back to Lisbon

Price per person for First Class Tour in Euro ($ rate varies depending the exchange):

Dates Price per person based on double or triple Price per person based on single
1 Nov 2017- 31 Mar 2018 599 767
Apr-Oct 2018 906 1047
Nov 2018-Mar 2019 699 867

Premium (First Class) Tour Including:

  • Accommodation with  buffet breakfast in the following hotels, or similar: Hotel Muralhas Mar d'Ar, 4* in Evora, Hotel Villa Gale Lagos 4* in Lagos
  • Transport by air conditioned bus or minivan, as per detailed itinerary
  • Guide during the tour
  • Entrancees into following monuments: Bones Chapel (Évora), Săo Francisco Church (Évora), Évora´s Cathedral, Săo Vicente Fortress( Sagres).

Premium tour does not include:
Expenses other than above mentioned, porterage fees at the hotels, lunches, or dinners, personal expenses, entrance fees to other places than mentioned above

Tour departs 9am from terminal Marques de Pombal in Lisbon  or free pick up from Lisbon hotels.
Children (sharing with 2 adults) 0-4 years : free
Children 5-10 years (sharing with 2adults): 50% off the regular price

Transfer price from Lisbon Airport to Hotels  (or train station to hotel) in Lisbon or v.v: 
Euro 45 per car each way (1-3 pax) - night supplement 8pm-8am : Euro 18 per transfer

Lisbon city package with city tour and excursions is also available! Please check our
City packages / Lisbon page!

 

 

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