8 Days of Pure Charm in Portugal

Discover one of Europe's most charming countries.

DAY 1

   ARRIVE LISBON

Bem-vindos a Portugal! Welcome to Portugal!
You’ll be picked up upon arrival at Lisbon Airport by your driver for transfer to your hotel in the city centre.
The rest of the day is at leisure, to relax at the fabulous hotel and recover your energy levels, or explore your surroundings. We recommend stepping out onto the streets of Lisbon, the vibrant capital city.
Rich in culture and history, crafted over centuries with its charming cobbled alleyways, ancient ruins and white domes.

Included Experiences
  • Arrival transfer
Accommodation

LX Boutique Hotel
Double / Twin

DAY 2

    LISBON

Today you’ll get to experience a truly unique side of Lisbon, a fascinating and vibrant capital. Meet our local guide in the morning after breakfast to explore both well-known sights and hidden spots, starting in Lisbon’s Cathedral (Sé), the oldest church in the city.

Lisbon’s trademark seven hills stretch across the landscape, guarding the city. To get a panoramic view of the city, the locals have built a collection of terraces known as miradouros (viewpoints). Admire a spectacular view over the city and the river Tagus (Tejo) from the viewpoint of da Graça, followed by the Monastery of St. Vicente.

Next stop is Belém, one of Lisbon’s most monumental and historical areas. The Atlantic breeze and the blue sea will take you back to those pioneering days of the Age of Discovery, as from Belém, most of the great Portuguese explorers embarked on their voyages of discoveries across the ocean. Visit the sumptuous Monastery of Jerónimos first, followed by Belém Tower with its magnificient views over the river and Belém. Savour the delicious, world famous traditional pastries on “Pastéis de Belem” then on the way back to the city centre, pass by the Basílica of Estrela, the Parliament and Bairro Alto and Chiado districts before finishing in Baixa (Downtown).

Included Experiences
  • 4-hour guided tour of Lisbon
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

LX Boutique Hotel
Double / Twin

DAY 3

    LISBON

Meet your local guide at the historic Restauradores Square to explore the captivating neighbourhood of Mouraria, a melting pot of cultures in the heart of Lisbon. Discover some of the charming localities, such as the Carmo convent and Bertrand – the oldest bookshop in the world before walking through Rossio (Lisbon’s main square) and see how much the city has evolved since the famous earthquake of 1755 that destroyed on the city.

Admire the beautiful gothic-style Rossio train station and experience highlights of the cultural and bohemian districts of Bairro Alto and Chiado. Afterwards, take a short trip to Rio Tejo (Tagus River), the source of inspiration for many Portuguese poems and songs, and board a ferry towards the picturesque Cacilhas, where Portuguese green wine and fresh seafood await you! Enjoy the magnificent views from the South Bank before your trip back to Lisbon.

Included Experiences
  • Guided tour of Bairro Alto
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

LX Boutique Hotel
Double / Twin

DAY 4

    LISBON TO EVORA

After breakfast today, meet your local guide for a day trip. Today we head east, towards to UNESCO World Heritage city of Evora, travelling through the Alentejo region and crossing Europe’s longest bridge: Vasco da Gama Bridge (17 km).

In Evora, enjoy a pleasant stroll in the town and visit some of its most iconic monuments such as the Bones Chapel, the Sao Francisco Church and the Roman Temple. Next is the famous Cartuxa Wine cellars, located by the Cartuxa Monastery from which it takes its name.

After tasting some of the best wines in Portugal enjoy some leisure time around the refectory, still retaining its 16th century rich architectural and historical charm. On the way back to Lisbon, we pass via Palmela then a final stop at the viewpoint of Cristo Rei. The rest of the day is at leisure for your last evening in Lisbon.

Included Experiences
  • Day trip to Evora
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

LX Boutique Hotel
Double / Twin

DAY 5

    LISBON TO ALGARVE

Following your Lisbon experience in culture, history and amazing cuisine, it’s time to head south to your next destination. After breakfast, you’ll be picked up by your private transfer to travel to Algarve (3 hours).

Known for its famous beaches, the Algarve region offers many other hidden gems to be discovered. A unique destination awaits you in amidst the rolling hills and the countryside of the Algarve region: Fazenda Nova. This original Portuguese country house has been renovated to combine modern luxury with its traditional architecture. This farmhouse hotel will be your perfect base to explore the culture, gastronomy and natural beauty of this unspoilt area of Portugal.

The rest of the day is at leisure, to relax and explore the serenity of this fabulous hotel.

Included Experiences
  • Private transfer to Algarve
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Fazenda Nova Hotel
Double / Twin

DAY 6

    ALGARVE

The day is at leisure to get back to serenity in your hideaway country house. Relax by the pool surrounded by olive groves and fragrant herbs, or rent a bike to explore the surrounding countryside.
You might stay in Fazenda Nova for a few days, however you’ll cherish its memory forever.​

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Fazenda Nova Hotel
Double / Twin

DAY 7

    ALGARVE

While there are no activities planned for the day, for you to relax or explore the area, we recommend heading to the spectacular coasts of Algarve (10 km) to enjoy the gorgeous sandy beach of Barril. Or for different views, further west on the coast (60 km), in Albufeira or Praia da Marinha, marvel at the spectacular natural rock formations that gave the coastline of Faro its fame.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Fazenda Nova Hotel
Double / Twin

DAY 8

    DEPARTURE

There are no activities planned for the final day. Free at leisure ready for departure back to Lisbon Airport where you could connect to your onward destination. Your transfer to Lisbon Airport takes approximately 3 hours.

Included Experiences
  • Transfer to Lisbon Airport
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Fazenda Nova Hotel
Double / Twin

Discover Portugal’s warm culture, rich history & natural beauty.