Portugal: Lisbon & The Algarve
Visit Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon, and explore its charming neighbourhoods, great museums and historical sites, and excellent restaurants before travelling to the Algarve for four nights of history, incredible religious sites and charming village life. Relax on the beach or explore beautiful castles and monuments. With a country as vast and bountiful as Portugal, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.
- Round-trip flights to Lisbon (Via Toronto or Montreal)
- 8 nights 3-star accommodation (Upgrade to 4-star available)
4 nights Lisbon: Hotel Travel Park or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Mundial or similar
4 nights Algarve: Velamar or upgrade to 4-star Oceano Atlantico or similar
- 8 breakfasts and 2 wine tasting
- Private airport transfers in Lisbon and the Algarve
- Private train station transfers in the Algarve
- Train tickets between Lisbon and the Algarve (First Class)
- Half-day city tour of Lisbon
- Tuk Tuk sightseeing tour and gastronomy experience in Lisbon
- Full-day excursions to the Algarve (available on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday)
- Includes Careflex Travel Protection: Cancel up to 3 days prior!
|Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton|
|Jul 9-Sep 15, 2023||from $2599 + $772 tax|
|Sep 19-Oct 29, 2023||from $2199 + $772 tax|
|Upgrade to 4-star accommodation||from $200 more|
|Victoria, Kelowna||from $200 more|
Please Note: If a forced overnight occurs in either direction, it would be an additional cost if a hotel is needed Hotel check-in/out: Check in: 3:00 p.m, Check out: 12:00 p.m.
Lisbon City Tax is not included. To be paid directly at the hotel (2€ per person, per night. Max. 7 nights).
Day 1: Depart Canada
Fly to Lisbon.
Day 2: Welcome to Lisbon
Upon arrival in Lisbon, take a private transfer to your hotel which will be your home base for the next 3 nights
Hotel (3 nts): Hotel Travel Park (3-star) or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Mundial or similar
Day 3: Lisbon
Explore Lisbon on a half-day sightseeing tour. Visit the Belem quarter, stopping briefly at its famous tower, the Jeronimos Monastery, the National Coach Museum and the Alfama and Rossio quarters. Along the way, sample some delicious Port wine.
Meal: Breakfast and a wine tasting
Day 4: Lisbon
Tuk Tuk Sightseeing & Gastronomy Experience today. See Lisbon’s well-known quarters from Bairro Alto to Chiado and Rossio – on a Tuk Tuk! Then admire beautiful views of the City of Seven Hills as you sample traditional Portuguese tapas and wines. (Important: Tuk Tuk only takes children ages 4 and up.)
Meals: Breakfast, Tapas & Wine Tasting
Day 5: Lisbon – The Algarve (260 km)
After breakfast, take a private transfer to the railway station to board your train to the Algarve region where you’ll spend the next 4 nights. Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in.
Hotel (4 nts): Velamar (3-star) or upgrade to 4-star Oceano Atlantico or similar
Day 6: The Algarve (195 km)
Embark on a full-day historical tour of the Algarve region. Visit the mountains and see Moorish and Roman ruins, including Silves, the old Moorish capital, with its castle and cathedral. Travel through the Monchique Mountains to Foia, the highest point of the Algarve, for a photo stop. Next, head to Lagos and see the first indoor slave market in Europe, Saint Anthony’s golden church, fort and old town. Enjoy the sights in Cape Saint Vincent, the most southwesterly point of Europe, known as “the End of the World,” and stop at the strongest lighthouse in Europe, Baleeira, with a beautiful fishing harbour.
Days 7 & 8: The Algarve Enjoy the next two days in the Algarve. Relax on the beach, or head out to explore this beautiful region.
Meal(s): 2 Breakfasts
Day 9: Algarve – Lisbon (260 km)
Transfer to the railway station to take your train to Lisbon. Then, transfer to your hotel and enjoy your last evening in Portugal’s capital city.
Hotel (1 nt): Hotel Travel Park (3-star) or similar or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Mundial
Day 10: Lisbon – Return to Canada
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board your flight home.