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Best of Portugal Summer 2018 - Trafalgar
Best of Portugal Summer 2018 - Trafalgar
Excellent
9 reviews
Starts
Lisbon
Destinations
+12
Ends
Lisbon
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Highlights

  • Walk over the River Tagus
  • Explore the Hieronymite Monastery
  • Stay at a traditional stud ranch
  • Sample port wine in Mateus
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
45
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Start and end in Lisbon! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Portugal Summer 2018, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Lisbon, Portugal and 12 other destinations in Portugal. Best of Portugal Summer 2018 includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

9 Reviews

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Good
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Average
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  • IB
    Written on May 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Well organized itinerary
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  • TB
    Written on October 28, 2017
    3.0 - Average

    49 passengers ---- too many ----like herding cattle. Listening to a guide through a palace or etc.----they may be a room ahead so the commentary did not always "fit". It really was a wine and food tour which I did not sign up for. The options were emphasized as being the most important part of the tour and very costly. Trafalgar could do better. A chuckle by many of us new and veterans of Trafalgar was when some were given tapes as loyal customers and others penalized ---did not receive the tapes---- for being first timers. Getting up very early most days, getting to next hotel late and then dinner and to bed to do the same the next day. Ugh! But then I have travelled the world with Gadventures so am spoiled!
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  • YP
    Written on October 22, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    our tour of Portugal was fantastic. even though it was a heatwave and forest fires
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  • Best of Portugal Summer 2018 reviewer 4
    Written on July 30, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    The variety of experiences and opportunities was excellent. The tour director was exceptionally knowledgeable with a great sense of humour.
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  • CR
    Written on April 24, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Pedro Pinto was the perfect tour director - a great historian for my husband and a foodie for me. We went on our honeymoon and he made sure everything was perfect, including champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries. Portugal is beautiful and this tour provides a great overview of its diversity and beauty.
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  • B
    Written on December 23, 2015
    4.0 - Good

    the tour was good. fantastic guide pedro. he made for us what is a not so unique and wow countrya good trip.. south portugal somewhat a waste of time but north cool as usual Trafalgar have the most ordinary coaches
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  • J
    Written on November 24, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    Was a wonderful tour at a nice easy pace...loved how it covered all areas of Portugal and not just the tourist meccas. Pedro the tour guide was the best ever. His knowledge and passion for Portugal made it an amazing experience.
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  • DV
    Written on November 23, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip, knowledgeable tour guide!
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  • JW
    Written on November 23, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our trip to Portugal was amazing. The hotel locations were excellent, optional tours > excellent, dinners/meals included were also excellent. Would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to see all of the beautiful sites of Portugal.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Lisbon (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Lisbon Sightseeing
  3. Day 3: Lisbon – Algarve Region (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Algarve Excursion
  5. Day 5: Algarve Region – Évora
  6. Day 6: Évora – Castelo de Vide – Viseu
  7. Day 7: Viseu – Mateus – Guimarães – Vila do Conde (2 Nights)
  8. Day 8: Oporto Excursion
  9. Day 9: Vila do Conde – Coimbra – Tomar – Fátima
  10. Day 10: Fátima – Batalha – Nazaré – Obidos – Lisbon
  11. Day 11: Depart Lisbon

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • April 17, 2018

      When and where does the tour end?

      The last day of this tour is a departure day. You can leave at any time, however, there is a buffet breakfast included at Turim Marques in Lisbon that you can take advantage of. Please be aware that the accommodation will not be confirmed until your final documents are released.

    • April 17, 2018

      When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at
      Turim Av Liberdade in Lisbon anytime during the day. However, there will be a Welcome Reception you can participate in, have you already arrived. Please be aware that the meeting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • April 17, 2018

      Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

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    What are people saying about TourRadar?

    • Elvio18th May 2018
      When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

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    About the countries

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    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Portugal. Ideally 2 months before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Lisbon.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Trafalgar to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Trafalgar booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 July 2018 the full payment of $2,395 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2395 for Best of Portugal Summer 2018, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Trafalgar tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,096 km.
    • Lisbon (Portugal)
    • 202 km
    • Vilamoura (Portugal)
    • 165 km
    • Evora (Portugal)
    • 205 km
    • Belmonte (Portugal)
    • 59 km
    • Viseu (Portugal)
    • 92 km
    • Guimaraes (Portugal)
    • 41 km
    • Porto (Portugal)
    • 107 km
    • Coimbra (Portugal)
    • 67 km
    • Tomar (Portugal)
    • 21 km
    • Fatima (Portugal)
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