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Castle of Óbidos in Obidos, Portugal

North of Portugal

(PO1572)
Castle of Óbidos in Obidos, Portugal
Explore the wonderful northern region of Portugal in this enthralling, 6-day escorted tour.
Cultural
Classic Escorted Tours

Highlights

Discover the historic cities of northern Portugal - Obidos, Alcobaca, Nazare, Batalha, Fatima, Coimbra, Aveiro & more

Visit the Batalha Monastery, Coimbra University, Palacio da Bolsa & more

Visit the beautiful cities and towns of northern Portugal including Obidos, Alcobaca, Nazare, Batalha, Fatima, Coimbra, Aveira, Porto, Guimaraes, Braga, Amarante, Vale do Douro, Lamego and more on this exciting, 6-day escorted tour. 

This tour is available daily from January to December.

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Included

5-night accommodation in 3-star hotels
Daily breakfast
Tour guide during the tour
Entry to monuments including the Batalha Monastery, Coimbra University, Palácio da Bolsa, St. Francisco Church, Mateus Palace Gardens & Convent of Christ

Itinerary

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Day 1
Lisbon - Fatima

This morning, travel to Óbidos and taste the famous ginginha (bitter cherry liqueur). We will also visit Alcobaça and stop in Nazaré before traveling onto Fatima.
 

Day 2
Fatima - Porto

Following breakfast at the hotel, depart for Coimbra. Visit to the University, one of the oldest in the world, stop at St Clara Church, where lies the tomb of Queen St. Isabel. In the afternoon, continue to Aveiro, a city of canals where you'll see the graceful “moliceiro” vessels.

Breakfast
Day 3
Porto

Enjoy a morning tour to discover the riverside area of Porto. Then, continue to Minho, region of Portugal. Driving to Braga to explore the oldest cathedral in the country and the Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary with its famous baroque stairway and gardens. Return to Porto in the afternoon.

Breakfast
Day 4
Porto

Breakfast at the hotel before setting off for Santiago de Compostela. Wander its historical streets and sample some of the traditional local dishes.

Breakfast
Day 5
Porto - Urgeiriça

On our journey to Urgeiriça, visit Amarante and its lively market, Vila Real, visiting the gardens of the Mateus estate and Lamego where we sample some of the local delicacies.

Breakfast
Day 6
Urgeiriça - Lisbon

Following breakfast at the hotel, drive through the heart of Portugal stopping at Bussaco then Tomar, before finishing our journey in Lisbon. End of tour.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Portuguese
Currency
EURO
5 nights
from AUD1,750
per person, twin share
Lisbon
January - December 2020
Spain & Portugal Brochure
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