If you don’t have a lot of time to spend in Portugal, you need to choose well your itinerary. The Portugal Highlights was designed exactly with that thought in mind – explore the best that the country has to offer, but still feel immersed in every place you visit.This itinerary can be modified to accommodate your personal preferences.
Day 1 Arrival Lisbon – Stay for 3 nights
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.
Night in Lisbon
Boutique : Shiadu Boutique Guesthouses, various central locations in Lisbon
Luxury 4*: Hotel Mercy
Luxury 5* : Verride Palácio Santa Catarina
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.
Night: 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
Day 4 Full Day Lisbon
Dedicate the morning to Belém and its Unesco Monuments.
Optional Activities for the afternoon (not included)
Luxury yacht romantic Sunset tour
Helicopter fly over Lisbon and the best Sushi dinner in the city
Day 5 Lisbon to Marvão, Alentejo region – Stay for 1 Night
Marvão is one of those villages in Alentejo, where time has stopped and it feels like stepping into a long forgotten fairytale.
Night in Marvão
Rural Boutique House: Quinta do Marvão, Quinta do Barreiro
Day 6 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 10 Full day Porto
Today is reserved for Porto, have a guided tour in morning tour to get to know its secrets and curiosities.
Day 11 Porto Day Trip
Suggested day trip to Aveiro, Braga or Geres National Park.
Day 12 Porto to Santa Cruz
Today you’ll head back in direction of Lisbon. You’ll spend the night in one of the most romantic settings near the capital and 50 minutes by car from the airport.
Night in Areias do Seixo 5*
Day 13 Departure from Lisbon
Leave the car at the airport and have a safe trip back home.
Boutique only 1300€ / person
4* Superior & Boutique (where applicable) 1700€ / person
5* Luxury 2200€ / 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.