It’s very hard to explore an entire country in 15 days, especially one like Portugal that hides a gem behind every corner. This itinerary was specially designed for you to get a taste of almost everything that continental Portugal has to offer. Prepare yourself to to be awed. This itinerary can be modified to accommodate your personal preferences.
Day 1 Arrival Lisbon – stay for 3 nights
Night in Lisbon
Boutique : Shiadu Boutique Guesthouses, various central locations in Lisbon
Superior 4*: Hotel Mercy
Luxury 5* : Verride Palácio Santa Catarina
You’ll be picked up by private transfer and brought directly to the hotel. Time to rest from the long trip and enjoy the first impression of the City of Light.
Day 2 Lisbon – Full Day
Today you’ll be taken by your private guide to explore the city and get to know its secrets like no other traveler would.
Optional Activities for the afternoon (not included)
Luxury yacht romantic Sunset tour
Helicopter fly over Lisbon and the best Sushi dinner in the city
Fado dinner and performance
Day 3 Day Trip from Lisbon to Sintra with private chauffeur
Explore the magical palaces of Sintra and the its beautiful coast
For your last night in night in Lisbon, why not splurge at a Michelin star, restaurant?
Day 4 Lisbon to Lagos – stay for 3 nights
Pick up your car in the morning.
Spend the first half of the day in Belém, Lisbon.
In the afternoon depart to Lagos, Algarve. One of the most authentic small coastal towns of Portugal.
Night in Lagos
Luxury 4*: Casa Mãe
Day 5 Lagos, Algarve
In the morning enjoy some beach time.
In the afternoon, take a Luxury Wine and Tapas Tasting Boat tour and visit Ponta da Piedade, the most famous natural rock formation of the whole Algarve.
Day 6 Benagil, Algarve
Today is reserved for the most famous grotto in Portugal – the Benagil Cave.
You can choose between private SUP and Kayak tour- best way to visit or shared boat tour.
After the tour enjoy some free time on a secluded beach in Algarve.
Day 7 Algarve to Alentejo – stay 2 Nights in Évora Region
Évora is the most bustling town of Alenjeto, it grabs visitors hearts with its unaltered medieval architecture and exemplar Alentejan cuisine.
Luxury 5*: L’and Vineyards, romantic hotel 20 minutes by car to Évora center
Evora Center Luxury 5* : M’ar de Aqueduto
Boutique 4*: The Noble House
Day 8 Alentejo
Depending on the time you arrived yesterday, use the morning to explore the Évora town on your own or explore the Alqueva dam and Monsaraz typical village.
Optional activities for today Activities: Wine Tasting, Balloon fly, not included.
Day 9 Medieval Villages in the Center of Portugal – Stay for 1 Night
Today visit one or two of the villages Monsanto, Penha Garcia, Sortelha, Belmonte. Depending on the accommodation you choose, you’ll be counseled for which are best for your itinerary.
Night in a medieval village
5* Luxury: Pousada do Belmonte
Boutique: Casal da Serra, Penha Garcia
Day 10 Douro Valley via Lamego – stay in Douro Valley for 2 Nights
Visit the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remedios inserted on a hilltop in a beautiful garden.
Night in Douro Valley
5* Luxury: The Vintage House Douro
Boutique: Quinta de la Rosa
Day 11 Full Day Douro Valley
Douro is one of the most beautiful wine regions in Europe (sorry Tuscany). Located on the hilly banks of Douro, it’s an unique landscape. Even if you don’t drink wine, it’s still worth visiting for its romantic setting.
Morning activity: Rebello Boat, private yacht tour is optional and upon request
Afternoon activity: Picnic in the vineyards with or without wine tasting, private transfers included.
Day 12 Douro Valley to Porto via Guimarães – 3 Nights in Porto
Guimarães is the birthplace of Portugal, it’s very well known for its Gothic center.
Night in Porto
Luxury 5*: The Yeatman
Boutique Guesthouses: Shiadu
Day 13 Full day Porto
Today is reserved for Porto, have a guided tour in morning tour to get to know its secrets and curiosities.
Day 14 Porto Day Trip
Suggested day trip to Aveiro, Braga or Geres National Park.
Day 15 Departure Porto
Leave the car at the airport and have a safe trip back home.
Boutique only 1500€ / person
4* Superior & Boutique (where applicable) 1900€ / person
5* Luxury 2500€ / person
Included in the price:
All accommodation and breakfast
Any tours, transfers and activities mentioned in the itinerary above
Excluded from the price:
Flights to and from Portugal
Any optional activities
Anything not mentioned in the itinerary above
The itinerary can be adjusted for a mix of public transport and private transfers or with private chauffeur only. Please inquire for more information and prices.