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Discover Porto, Douro & Lisbon
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Porto
Lisbon Skyline
Amazing views over Douro River
Douro Valley
Driving through Douro River
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Discover Porto, Douro & Lisbon (Tour code: 12385)

Starts and Ends
Porto to
Lisbon
Travel Periods
01 Nov 23 - 31 Oct 24
Experience
Travel Style
Independent Holiday Packages
Explore the wonderful Porto with its Douro region and Lisbon, the capital of Portugal in this enthralling, 7-day independent holiday.

Highlights

Wander around Porto, the country’s northern capital and one of the oldest cities in Europe.

Explore Douro Wine Region Valley, up to Barca de Alva, is the oldest demarcated wine region in the world.

Admire the Monastery of the Hieronymites & Belém Tower in Lisbon, listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites

7 days
From
AUD 1,422
per person, twin share
Travelling with kids? Read more 
All services are subject to availability.

Overview

Start your journey in Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage city built on the hills, boasting a growing architecture scene. Discover the highlights of the city and don’t forget to taste its world-famous port wine.

Pick up your car rental and drive towards the Douro Valley. Along the way you can admire breathtaking landscapes over the river and visit vineyards, towns and villages. 

Reach Lisbon by car, and enjoy a day tour around the ancient Olisipo. Visit some of the city’s tourist attractions, including the famous Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery.

Inclusions

2 nights in Porto at Vila Gale Porto - 4*
2 nights in Douro at Vila Gale Vineyards - 4* or similar
2 nights in Lisbon at Lisboa Plaza Hotel - 4*
3 days Car Rental
Arrival and departure transfers
Daily Buffet Breakfast
Regular sightseeing Porto tour
Regular sightseeing Lisbon tour with entrances to Hyeromites Monastery & Coach Museum
Private visit to a farm “Quinta“ with Wine tasting

Day 1 Porto

Welcome to Porto. Upon arrival, private transfer by a luxury car with an English-speaking driver.

Overnight stay in Porto in Vila Gale Porto or similar.

Porto

Day 2 Porto

After breakfast, enjoy a regular tour of Porto to discover the highlights.

When reaching the D. Luis bridge from the south and you start to catch a glimpse of Porto, in the words of a Portuguese author, you see “a cascade built on a mountainside surrounded by fog”. It is the most beautiful cascade you’ll ever see, and so much more. Come and discover Porto, the country’s northern capital and one of the oldest cities in Europe. Enjoy a unique and unforgettable tour through the Sé quarter, the heart of old Porto, with medieval roots. This memorable trip ends at the famous Porto wine cellars, in the center of Vila Nova de Gaia, with an ambience which will take you on a journey to the past.

Overnight stay in Porto in Vila Gale Porto or similar.

Breakfast
Porto

Day 3 Porto Douro

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and pick up your car rental at Porto city office.

Enjoy an 1 hour and half drive towards your hotel in Douro Valley while taking in the breathtaking view of the Douro River and the Tedo River.

Overnight stay in Douro at Vila Gale Vineyards or similar.

Breakfast
Porto → Douro
Douro River

Day 4 Douro

After breakfast, enjoy the landscapes and the river, visit a private farm “Quinta“ with Wine tasting.

Learn more about this unique region and its wines full of history and tradition, but with the right amount of modernity, refinement and exclusivity.

Overnight stay in Douro at Vila Gale Vineyards or similar.

Breakfast
Douro

Day 5 Douro Lisbon

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Then, drive towards Lisbon and drop-off your car at Lisbon city center office upon arrival.

Overnight stay in Lisbon at Lisboa Plaza Hotel or similar.

 

Breakfast
Douro → Lisbon

Day 6 Lisbon

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a regular tour of Lisbon to discover the highlights of Lisbon: discover our magnificent city. Unveil the history and traditions taking you to the Monuments of the Portuguese Discoverers, the typical quarter and emblematic city museum. Discover the major sights that the city has to offer: Jerónimos Monastery, Tower of Belem, Monument of the Discoveries, Coach Museum, Alfama & Rossio.

Overnight stay in Lisbon at Lisboa Plaza Hotel or similar.

Breakfast
Lisbon

Day 7 Lisbon Lisbon Airport

Breakfast and a private transfer from the hotel to the International airport. Proceed onwards to your next
destination.

Breakfast

Accommodation

Vila Galé Porto hotel

Porto
Vila Galé Porto hotel is right in the center of Porto, a ten-minute walk from the famous and commercial Rua de Santa Catarina. It was built in 1999 and renovated in 2015. The metro station Campo 24 de Agosto is 100 meters from this hotel and allows easy and quick access to any point in the city and the airport. Vila Galé Porto hotel has a restaurant, two bars and multipurpose rooms for events and meetings. On the top floor, you will find the Satsanga Spa, where you can go for a swim in the indoor pool, relax in the hydromassage pool or work out in the gym, enjoying what is considered one of the best views over the city.

Vila Galé Douro Vineyards

Douro
With a breathtaking view of the Douro River and the Tedo River, it is in the heart of the Douro Wine Region that the Vila Galé Douro Vineyards appears. On the south bank of the Douro, near the picturesque village of Marmelal, the property that hosts Vila Galé Douro Vineyards is very close to one of the two landmarks built by the Marquis of Pombal in 1757.Here you can enjoy the calm and silence, the scenery, but also the outdoor pools, the regional gastronomy of the Vineyards restaurant, whose terrace allows you to admire the surroundings. But also of the visits to the cellar and tastings of Port and table wines of the Val Moreira brand, produced on site.

Lisboa Plaza Hotel

Lisbon
Lisboa Plaza Hotel – Charm and Character Family Boutique Hotel In the historic centre of Lisbon. Lisbon Plaza Hotel is situated alongside the exclusive Avenide de Libertade and is a place of shelter right in the heart of the city. Inaugurated in April 1954, the Lisbon Plaza Hotel has always been in the hands of the same family. The informal atmosphere makes you feel that you’re in the company of friends.

The rooms have been fully refurbished in 2015 in our traditional style. Designed to be a place of tradition in the hustle and bustle of Lisbon of the 1950’s, the Plaza reflects the city’s character.

Additional information

Official language
Portuguese
Local currency
EURO
  • We work with a selection of hotels in each location. All bookings are subject to availability, which means we may need to offer an alternative hotel of equivalent or better quality. Our team will confirm your specific hotels upon confirmation and payment of deposit.

Excluded

  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

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The Freedom of Choice options are included in the package price, and the price remains the same regardless of the choice you make on each day.

Our Freedom of Choice program offers flexibility, by allowing you to choose from different options on pre-selected days in the itinerary.

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We found that many customers may prefer to:

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