Portugal North to South
13 days / 11 nights
2018 Departure Dates: Daily from June 7 to October 15
Tour Portugal by comfortable train on this 13-day tour, with stops in Lisbon, Portugal's capital city, Porto, the country's second-largest city, known for its rich history and delicious Port wine, and the Algarve, the beautiful coastal region filled with incredible beaches, charming villages and excellent dining and nightlife.
With a country as vast and bountiful as Portugal, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.
- Flight to Porto; Return from Lisbon (If flight and hotel package option is chosen)
- 11 nights of accommodation
- Train tickets between Porto and Lisbon; Lisbon and the Algarve; the Algarve and Lisbon (Economy class)
- Airport and train station transfers in Porto, Lisbon and the Algarve
- Half-day city tour of Porto with English or French-speaking guide
- Half-day city tour of Lisbon with English or French-speaking guide
- 11 breakfasts and 2 wine tastings
- Earn Aeroplan Miles
Day 1 Depart Canada
Fly to Porto.
Day 2 Welcome to Porto
Upon arrival in Porto, transfer to your hotel and check-in.
Day 3 Porto
Today, enjoy a guided tour through Porto, built on the banks of the Douro River. See Porto's highlights, including its beautiful cathedral, the Sao Bento train station and the incredible Lello bookshop. Visit a Porto wine cellar and taste some delicious Port wine.
Meal(s): Breakfast and a wine tasting
Day 4 Porto
Spend the day at leisure in Porto.
Day 5 Porto - Lisbon (310 km)
After breakfast, transfer to the railway station to take the train to Lisbon. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for the next 3 nights.
Day 6 Lisbon
Explore Lisbon on a half-day sightseeing tour. See all of this beautiful city's best spots, including the Belem quarter with its famous tower, the Jeronimos Monastery, the National Coach Museum and the Alfama and Rossio quarters. Along the way, sample some Port wine.
Meal(s): Breakfast and wine tasting
Day 7 Lisbon
Enjoy the day in Lisbon at your own pace. Lisbon has beautiful historic buildings, lovely restaurants and cafes, and excellent museums to discover.
Day 8 Lisbon - The Algarve (260 km)
Transfer to the railway station to board your train to the Algarve (Tunes). Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure in this beautiful region.
Days 9 to 11 The Algarve
Discover the Algarve over three full days, where you are free to explore at your own rhythm. Discover this region's beautiful beaches, fascinating historical monuments and vibrant nightlife.
Meal(s): 3 Breakfasts
Day 12 The Algarve – Lisbon (260 km)
Today, travel back to Lisbon. Transfer to the railway station (Tunes) to board your train. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
Day 13 Lisbon - Return to Canada
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board your flight home.
Contact us for more details on this Fly & Rail tour, and for all your travel needs
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