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Explore Two Cities in a Day: Aveiro, Bucaco Palace, and Coimbra

Explore Two Cities in a Day: Aveiro, Bucaco Palace, and Coimbra

Today you will have the chance to explore two fascinating cities in the center of Portugal. Your journey starts in Aveiro, also known as the Portuguese Venice because of the canals that flow through the city. Here, you will have a chance to admire some beautiful Art Nouveau palaces and try the famous Ovos Moles in one of Aveiro's pastry-shops. Next, you'll be visiting the evocative Buçaco Palace that is an excellent representation of 19th century artistic design before heading to Coimbra, one of the most ancient university towns in the world. Explore the cultural riches of the University of Coimbra and visit its exquisite library, finishing your day with a nice walk through the old medieval streets of Coimbra's charming historical center.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • History & Mythology
Full-Day Discovery of Coimbra and Fatima

Full-Day Discovery of Coimbra and Fatima

Discover the charming Coimbra and the mystical Fatima with a full day tour that will introduce you to the cities’ history and attractions. Your journey starts in Coimbra, one of the most ancient university towns in the world. You will explore the cultural wealth of Coimbra and visit its exquisite library with an incredible collection of over 200.000 books stored in skillfully carved and gilded bookshelves. You will then walk through the old medieval streets of Coimbra's historical center and enjoy a leisurely lunch before heading for Fatima, where the apparitions of the Virgin Mary transformed the city into one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in the world. Once there, you will visit the Basilica, the Three Little Sheppard's Home, and experience the deep religious ambience of this spiritual city.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • History & Mythology
  • Religion & Heritage
Experience the Magic of the Douro Valley

Experience the Magic of the Douro Valley

Often described as the enchanted valley, Portugal’s Douro Valley is home to awe-inspiring landscapes and the grapes that make this region’s famous Port Wine. Terracing almost every single corner of the steep slopes along the Douro River, it was the Romans who decided to plant thousands of hectares of vineyards here over 2000 year ago. This private full-day exploration will take you into the charming towns of Amarante and Regua and give you a local’s perspective of history and life in this region of Portugal. End your exploration with a panoramic drive of the Douro Valley, stopping in at some important historic points of interest including Vila Real. The enchanting valley is a true heaven of inspiring landscape, wine culture, and fascinating history that you will surely enjoy!
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • Wine tasting.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • Exploration & Discovery
Porto Highlights: Half-Day Discovery Tour

Porto Highlights: Half-Day Discovery Tour

Described by its locals as ‘unbeatable’, Porto is a charming city that is historically and culturally rich. Explore the trendy neighborhoods of Boavista and Foz – home to some of the city’s best museums like the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art – and see where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Douro River. A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, take some time to discover the historic center and some of its impressive landmarks like the Gothic Church of Sao Francisco and the Stock Exchange Palace. Learn about the city’s imposing Dom Luis I Bridge, as well as how its famous Port Wine brought fame and fortune to the city. This half day experience will introduce you to local life in the fascinating city of Porto.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 4 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • History & Mythology
Discover the Cradle of the Portuguese Nation: Full-Day Discovery of the Minho Region

Discover the Cradle of the Portuguese Nation: Full-Day Discovery of the Minho Region

Today you will discover the historic region where brave Portuguese soldiers started the dream of a Portuguese nation. Your tour begins in the city of Guimaraes, the first capital of Portugal where you will visit the city’s most important sites including the sacred hill of the castle and the Dukes of Bragança Palace. After Guimaraes you will head to Braga, the oldest religious capital of Portugal. Here you will see the magnificent stairway of Bom Jesus Sanctuary and walk around the millennium-old historical center of Braga with the oldest cathedral in the country. After a relaxing lunch break in Braga you will continue towards Barcelos. At Barcelo’s historical center you will be able to admire century-old traditions and some of the best handicrafts in Portugal.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • History & Mythology
Full-Day Discovery of Porto

Full-Day Discovery of Porto

Today you will experience the indelible charm and fascinating history of Porto. You will start with the city’s most cultural and trendiest areas, Boavista and Foz, where the best museums of the city are located before heading to the city’s historical center to explore the incredible Church of São Francisco. Also known as "The Cave of Gold" this structure is an astonishing exhibit of wealth and power. After a visit to Porto’s 12th century Cathedral, you will take some time to admire the Douro River and the Port Wine lodges that brought fame and fortune to the city. Finish your day with a guided visit of the wine cellars where you will learn about the secrets that made Port Wine one of the most appreciated fortified wines the world.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • History & Mythology
Full-Day Discovery of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Full-Day Discovery of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

On this tour you will leave Portugal in the morning and cross the border into Spain to reach the city of Santiago de Compostela. As the final destination of the Way of St. James pilgrimage route, the city is permeated by a strong religious character. As you walk through the historical center, you will enjoy a detailed tour of the outstanding cathedral and the main square of Santiago. After breaking for lunch, you will return to Portugal and cross the river Minho that has been the focal point of many battles between Portugal and Spain. Along the border, you will have a chance to admire the fortresses built by the Portuguese kings, the most impressive one being the incredible 17th century star-shaped fortress in Valença do Minho.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • Religion & Heritage