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Vintage Trams Lisbon

Coastal Cities & Cultural Treasures

Our classic tour of Portugal’s vibrant cities and cultural heritage, including Lisbon, Porto, Fatima and the flamboyant architecture of Sintra.

Be captivated by the vibrant cities of Portugal on a spellbinding journey through its most inspiring destinations. Explore the lively neighborhoods of Lisbon and the fairytale castles of Sintra before traveling to the holy city of Fatima, filled with enigmatic spiritual landmarks. Finally, uncover the heart of Porto, known for its delicious wine and colorful buildings.

9 days trip including flights*

8 days and 7 nights in destination

It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.

The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.

Ready to discover the spectacular cities and landscapes of Portugal? Arrive at your departure airport, ready to catch a flight to Lisbon.* Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4: 00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

Touch down in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, known for its dramatic coastline and pastel-colored buildings. Transfer to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Why not explore the oldest parts of the city to admire the ornate architecture or simply enjoy the views of the River Tagus from one of the many riverside cafes and bars. Overnight stay in Lisbon.

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, set off on a full day tour of Lisbon for an eye-opening overview of this incredible city. Begin with a fascinating walking tour of Alfama, one of the oldest areas in the city, perched upon the hillside with spectacular views across the sprawling cityscape. End your morning tour at the church of the Monastery of Jeronimos, home to the tomb of Vasco da Gama and the famous poet Camões. Stop for a moment to contemplate the incredible Belem Tower before heading to the Pasteis de Belem for a mouth-watering pastry tasting session. Be sure to try a delicious Portuguese Tart, perhaps the most famous pastry in the country. In the afternoon, explore the city center around the Praça do Comércio Square and Rossio Square area before enjoying some free time to discover the city at your own pace. Overnight stay in Lisbon.


Full-Day Tour of Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on an excursion to Sintra, an unforgettable town and UNESCO World Heritage Site, filled with 19th-century Romanticist architecture, fairytale castles and exquisite gardens. Here you’ll visit the Quinta da Regaleira Gardens and Palace considered the most enigmatic of all the estates in Sintra. The palace is a fusion of ornate and colorful architectural styles but the main attraction is the extensive gardens, filled with symbolism and intriguing constructions. After the tour, enjoy free time in Sintra to explore at your own pace. In the afternoon head to Cape Roca, the most westerly point of the European continent. Here you can soak up the views of the Atlantic Ocean and explore the village of Cascais, once the chosen beach destination of the aristocracy. Return to Lisbon and enjoy the remainder of the day exploring the delights of this cosmopolitan city at your leisure. Overnight stay in Lisbon.


Excursion to Sintra

Breakfast at the hotel. Head to Obidos today, one of the best-known villages in Portugal thanks to its magical cobblestone streets and charming architecture, enclosed within medieval city walls. Next, visit Nazare, a surfers paradise, home to some of the largest waves in the world and the most popular beach destination on the Silver Coast. Finish the day in the historic and fascinating city of Fatima, one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Catholics. Sacred sights here include the Capelinha das Aparições, where the Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared to local children in 1917, the Basílica de Nossa Senhora do Rosário, with its golden angels, and the modern church of Igreja da Santíssima Trindade. Spend the evening at your leisure, discovering the sights and sounds of this beautiful city at your own pace. Overnight stay in Fatima.

Breakfast at the hotel. Bid farewell to Fatima today as you set for Tomar to visit the famous Convent of Christ complex, once a stronghold of the Templars in the 12th-century. Uncover the history of the Templars in Portugal, including the beautiful medieval chapel and the ornate cloister, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture. Explore this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site before continuing to the city of Coimbra, once the capital of Portugal and today a student city, home to the oldest university in the country. As the day draws to a close, travel to Porto, in northern Portugal on the banks of the Douro River. With its stunning Old Town, Porto is one of the highlights of any trip to Portugal. Spend the evening at your leisure, exploring the city’s atmospheric streets. Overnight stay in Porto.

Breakfast at the hotel. Begin the day with a panoramic tour of Porto to see the main attractions of the city such as the exterior of Clérigos Tower, Aliados Avenue and the impressive Sao Bento train station. Afterwards, visit Bolsa Palace, a stunning 19th-century neoclassical Stock Exchange and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to the Church of Saint Francis, decorated with ornate golden gild work, typical of the Portuguese Baroque era. In the afternoon, soak up the delights of Porto at your own pace, admiring the famous tiled facades or sampling the authentic local port in a cosy cafe. Alternatively, we recommend an unforgettable boat tour on the River Douro.Overnight stay in Porto.

*Optional River Douro Boat Tour:  In the afternoon, set off on an unforgettable boat tour on the Douro River to enjoy spectacular views of the city. After cruising on the river, visit a local port wine cellar and enjoy a tasting session of this typical Portuguese drink. 

Please note: Entrance to the Bolsa Palace (10 euros per person) and Church of Saint Francis (8 euros per person) is optional and is not included. 


River Douro Boat Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Leave Porto this morning, headed for the charming coastal city of Aveiro where you can enjoy some free time to explore its picturesque canals and colorful architecture. In the afternoon, return to the capital of Lisbon and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to soak up the ambience of this lively city or do some last-minute shopping. Overnight stay in Lisbon.

Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the US.Arrive in the US and end of your trip.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Accommodation: 7 Nights

Select your hotel category:


  • Accommodation in Charm category hotels.



  • Accommodation in Superior category hotels.



  • Accommodation in Superior & Luxury category hotels.


*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Exe Saldanha, Holiday Inn Express Lisbon, Hotel Roma, Ikonik Lisboa, Moxy Lisboa Oriente, My Story Hotel Tejo.

Included activities

If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts

Included activity for day

Full-Day Tour of Lisbon

An eye-opening overview of this incredible city. Stroll through the neighbourhood of Alfama, see the historic Monastery of Jeronimos and Belem Tower and visit Pasteis de Belem for a mouth-watering pastry tasting session before exploring the city center!

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Included activity for day

Excursion to Sintra

Visit the Quinta da Regaleira Gardens and Palace considered the most enigmatic of all the estates in Sintra. In the afternoon head to Cape Roca and explore the village of Cascais.

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.

If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts

Suggested activity for day

River Douro Boat Tour

Set off on an unforgettable boat tour on the Douro River to enjoy spectacular views of the city. After cruising on the river, visit a local port wine cellar and enjoy a tasting session of this typical Portuguese drink.

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The price includes

  • Departures from main US airports.

  • International flights: US – Lisbon – US.

  • 7 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels. *

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  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.

  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.

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  • Air taxes and fuel surcharge.

Not included

Tax*, drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what’s included.

Approximately €2 per person, per night in Lisboa and Porto.

Please note: Travelers are required to pay a municipal tax (approximately €2 per person, per night) directly to the hotels in Lisbon and Porto upon departure. A credit card must be presented as a guarantee to the hotels upon arrival.

* Hotel rooms in Portugal are usually equipped with one double bed. If you require twin beds, please let us know at the time of booking and we will try our best to accommodate your request, although it cannot always be guaranteed.

In the event of closures or special events, the order of the itinerary may change. In this case, all tours and excursions mentioned in the itinerary will go ahead, but possibly in a different order.

  • Entry requirements

    Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity required.

  • Electricity

    230 V. No adapter required.

  • Health

    There are no mandatory vaccinations.

  • Other useful information

    Portugal is the oldest country in Europe.

  • Tourist Office website


Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country’s own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

Creating unforgettable memories, one traveler at a time

The tour covered a large part of the country from Lisbon to Porto and many points in between. Our tour guide, Eric, was extremely knowledgeable, passionate about his country, and made the tour even better. I typically tour on my own; however, I will definitely consider another Exoticca tour.


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