Southern Portugal Explorer

Lisbon > Évora > Beja > Silves > Lagos > Ponta da Piedade > Sagres > Cabo de São Vicente > Lagos > Setúbal > Serra da Arrábida > Lisbon
Travel through the beautiful plains, rugged cliffs and sandy beaches of Southern Portugal. Admire impressive and remarkable viewpoints overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. See the region’s most beautiful landmarks, including Ponta da Piedade, Cabo Sao Vincente’s beautiful cliffs and the UNESCO listed city of Evora! Visit the southern Portugal regions of the famous beaches of the Algarve. Travel through the peaceful landscapes of vast open plains of golden wheat fields, almond and olive orchards and cork oak trees of the sunny region!
4 Days from $1085/person CAD
Guided
Off The Beaten Path
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Portugal

Departures

Various Saturday Departures until February 2022

Included:

  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Visits with an expert multilingual tour guide throughout the tour as per itinerary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus or minivan
  • Meals as per itinerary (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
  • Entry into the following: Chapel of Bones (Évora), São Francisco Church (Évora), Évora Cathedral, São Vicente Fortress (Sagres)

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • Porterage service
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned
  • City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)
  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • All prices are per person
  • The tour departs at 9:00 am from the terminal at Marquês de Pombal (Lisbon) and includes free pick up at selected hotels in Lisbon
  • City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
  • Drinks are not included with meals unless specified
  • Itineraries and arranged sightseeing are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. Every effort will be made to operate tours as planned, but alterations may occur after the final itinerary has been issued

Optional Extras:

  • Airport Transfers
  • Pre and Post Accommodation

Itinerary

DAY 1: LISBON > EVORA

This morning you will be picked up at a centrally located hotel in Lisbon. Departing Lisbon cross over the river Tagus and drive by a beautiful and bucolic landscape of olive trees, cork oak trees and vineyards before arriving at Evora – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As a group walk along the whitewashed streets and visit visiting some of the most famous monuments: the Roman Temple, the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church with the “Bones Chapel”, and the University.

When visiting the market sense the richness of products used to prepare one of the most elaborated and appreciated gastronomies of Portugal. Admire the diversity and authenticity of local handicraft with cork, ceramic and copper objects. In the afternoon you have free time to discover the city at your pace, we recommend you take the time to experience a wine and cheese tasting.

DAY 2: EVORA > BEJA > SILVES > LAGOS

After breakfast, spend a morning of leisure in Evora before the tour departs heading southbound for Beja. Here you can see Portuguese medieval castles with their tall towers dominating the town and the region. Crossing small mountains you will enter the Algarve. By fields of orange trees, you will travel to Silves, dominated by its red sandstone castle dating back to Moorish times. Continue to the golden sands of the Algarve, passing by Praia da Rocha. The last stop today will be in Lagos. Overnight in Lagos. Meals: B

DAY 3: LAGOS > PONTA DA PIEDADE > SAGRES > CABO DE SAO VICENTE

After breakfast, travel to Ponta de Piedad for a magnificent view of the Atlantic. The tour continues to Sagres, a fishing port, for a visit to the fortress which was once the mythical navigation school. Upon your early return to the hotel, you will have time to explore Lagos on your own or to relax on the stunning beach. Overnight in Lagos. Meals: B

DAY 4: LAGOS > SETUBAL > SERRA DA ARRABIDA > LISBON

After breakfast, travel back to Lisbon, bidding farewell to the Algarve. You will have a stop at Setubal, a major port and industrial centre, and then in the mountains of Arrabida, a Portuguese National Park. Arrive in Lisbon and end of services. Meals: B