Immersive Portugal: Full Country Tour

For 13-Nights: Experience all of Portugal’s main regions across five unique destinations in one adventure!

Combine Portugal’s north, south and multiple islands in one truly immersive country tour!

What's Included?

All flights and connections
Accommodations for your destinations
Airport-Hotel Transfers
Train: Tickets from Algarve (Station to be Defined) to Oriente Station (Lisbon)
Private: Porto Train Station - Hotel
Private: Transfer Lisbon Train Station - Hotel
Private: Transfer Lisbon Hotel - Train Station
Train: Ticket from Oriente Station (Lisbon) to Campanhã Station (Porto)
Private: Transfer Algarve Hotel - Train Station
Expert trip manager
All taxes & fees

Why we love this deal:

  • The ultimate Portuguese journey, where we take care of everything. Dive into Portugal's diverse landscapes and rich history hassle-free on this epic adventure.
  • Start your trip in the sun-drenched southern Algarve region with golden coastlines, hidden ocean coves, and endless whitewashed fishing villages. Spend the day relaxing on magnificent, clearwater beaches in Lagoa, join the locals by trying your hand at surfing in Lagos, wander amongst a picturesque town in Portimão, or even enjoy the sunset and an energetic nightlife scene in Albufeira.
  • Then, hop over to Portugal’s bustling capital, Lisbon, a city brimming with history, architecture, culture and entertainment where you can enjoy a fabulous fado show accompanied by delectable fresh seafood dishes and local wine.
  • Porto,  a city built along the hillsides of the Douro River is a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
  • Next, Madeira, a colorful Portuguese island boasting a quaint capital city, jaw-dropping hikes featuring hundreds of waterfalls across the island, namesake Madeira wine and world-renowned, Michelin-starred seafood, and five-star oceanfront accommodations. 
  • Finally, unwind and disconnect in São Miguel, the largest island part of the Azores archipelago and home to incredible natural wonders. Walk through dormant volcanoes, enjoy thermal baths, and swim in crystal clear, warm ocean waters, or simply enjoy local wine, whilst reminiscing over what was an unforgettable trip.
  • Customizable: Add more nights to your stay or local excursions!

Please note:

  • Includes train tickets from the Algarve to Lisbon and from Lisbon to Porto, as well as transfers to and from the train stations. Airport transfers are also included.
  • A car rental option is also available! Please contact our Customer Support team for the effect. 

Itinerary

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Day 1
Arrival in the Algarve

Welcome to the Algarve!  Enjoy hassle-free airport transfers upon your arrival, and for a seamless start to your journey, we recommend booking an early hotel check-in.

Suggestion for the day:

  • Explore Faro's historic center, visit the cathedral and the picturesque Old Town.

Suggestion for the day:

Suggestion for the day:

  • Discover the historic town of Tavira
  • Explore Tavira Castle and its panoramic views
  • Stroll through the picturesque streets and visit the Roman Bridge

The train ride to Lisbon takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes, and we've got you covered with transfers from your Algarve hotel to the train station and from the Lisbon train station to your hotel.

Suggestion for the day:

  • Stroll around Lisbon’s city streets: Lisbon's city streets weave a tapestry of history, adorned with colorful buildings and lined with the echoes of Fado music.

Can’t Miss:

  • São Roque church
  • São Pedro de Alcântara garden
  • Ruins of Carmo church
  • Santa Catarina viewpoint
  • Luís de Camões Square
  • Torre de Belém
  • Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
  • Pastéis de Belém
  • Augusta street
  • Terreiro do Paço
  • Santa Justa lift

Suggestion for the day:

  • Visit the UNESCO City of Évora: The entire town of Évora has been an official World Heritage Site, classified as an open-air museum according to UNESCO, since 1986. It is this significant historical and cultural wealth that attracts more and more Portuguese and foreign visitors to come and experience this truly special place year after year.

Can’t Miss:

  • Sé Cathedral
  • Roman Temple
  • Capela dos Ossos
  • Giraldo Square
  • Évora university
  • Água da Prata aquaduct
  • Cromlech of Almendres

Suggestion for the day:

  • Visit Sintra: Historically known as being the illustrious home to Portugal’s most storied monarchs, the town of Sintra is not only historically relevant but aesthetically speaking, it is a true marvel of magnificence and romantic beauty. This dream destination is also known as being filled with heavenly mansions tucked among rolling green hillsides, and fantastical castles that make you feel as if you have stepped into an actual real-life fairytale, including must-see marvels of the Palácio Nacional de Sintra, Palácio da Pena, Quinta de Regaleira, the Castelo dos Mouros, and the Palácio de Monserrate.

Can’t Miss:

  • Pena National Palace
  • Local pastries (travesseiros de Sintra)
  • Ginginha (local licour)
  • Pena Palace
  • Quinta da Regaleira
  • Monserrate Palace
  • Moorish Castle
  • Old-Town 

The train journey from Lisbon to Porto takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes. We take care of your transfers, ensuring a smooth transition from your Lisbon hotel to the train station and from the Porto train station to your hotel.

Suggestion for the day:

  • Stroll around downtown Porto's city streets. Begin by meandering through the colorful streets of the Ribeira district, where historic buildings with tiled facades line the waterfront. As you walk along the Douro River, the iconic Dom Luís I Bridge looms overhead, offering breathtaking views of the riverbanks and the city.

Can't Miss: 

  • Bridge D. Luís I
  • Ribeira
  • Livraria Lello
  • Torre dos Clérigos
  • Majestic Café

Suggestion for the day:

  • Explore the Douro Valley: With three World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO, there is no shortage of reasons to visit the Douro Valley, one of the most stunning landscapes in all of Portugal. In the historic center of the city of Porto, you will find remarkable buildings lining the riverbanks. Many of these buildings are directly linked to the production of wine and bear witness to the urban development that this production has fueled over the years. On the opposite bank of the river, you will find the city of Vila Nova de Gaia, a hive of commercial activity and home to the famous Port wine cellars.

Welcome to Madeira! Enjoy hassle-free airport transfers upon your arrival and departure, and for a seamless start to your journey, we recommend booking an early hotel check-in.

Suggestion for the day:

  • Take the afternoon to stroll around Funchal’s historical streets and gardens.

Highlights:

  • Monte Palace Tropical Garden
  • Madeira Botanical Garden
  • Funchal Cable Car
  • Church of Nossa Senhora do Monte
  • Monte Toboggan Ride
  • São Tiago Fortress
  • Mercado dos Lavradores

Suggestion for the day:

  • Explore Madeira’s stunning West Coast: Embark on an exploration of Madeira's breathtaking West Coast, where dramatic landscapes and the world-famous Seixal Beach await. Marvel at the rugged cliffs, lush greenery, and the azure expanse of the Atlantic Ocean.

Highlights:

  • Ribeira Brava
  • São Vicente
  • Seixal
  • Porto Moniz
  • Calheta 
  • Ponta do Sol 

Welcome to the Azores!  Enjoy hassle-free airport transfers upon your arrival and departure, and for a seamless start to your journey, we recommend booking an early hotel check-in.

Suggestion for the day:

  • Take the day to stroll around Ponta Delgada’s city streets. Ponta Delgada, the main city, is not only the hub of the island but the capital of the Azores. Ponta Delgada evokes all the charms of Europe with cobbled streets, sidewalk cafes, and a thriving culinary scene. 
    • Portas da Cidade
    • Louvre Michaelense
    • Pineapple Plantations
    • Matriz Church

Suggestion for the day:

  • Explore the wonders of Sete Cidades, including Lagoa das Sete Cidades, Lagoa de Santiago, Lagoa do Canário, and the captivating Boca do Inferno Viewpoint. Don't miss the chance to venture to the neighboring village of Mosteiros, a perfect spot for a picturesque sunset. While in the western part of the island, treat yourself to the rejuvenating experience of an ocean thermal bath at Ferraria.

Suggestion for the day:

  • Visit Lagoa do Fogo & Furnas: Venture to the island's northern expanse, where you'll encounter the untouched charm of the Protected Natural Reserve of Lagoa do Fogo. Relax in the rejuvenating thermal pools of Caldeira Velha, then marvel at the Salto do Cabrito waterfall. Journey to Furnas and immerse yourself in its myriad attractions, from the serene lake and Pico do Ferro Viewpoint to the unique caldeiras and Terra Nostra Park. Relish local flavors like cozido das Furnas and bolos lêvedos, and experience a fusion of nature and culture that's truly Azorean.

We hope you had a fantastic time and we look forward to traveling with you again in the future!

*itinerary presented is a suggestion and the length of stay may vary. All tours are suggestions unless clearly stated.

Flexibility Policy

No Amendment Fees on Our End
We don’t charge for our work in changing the initial itinerary.
Full flexibility on Land Arrangements
Change the initial itinerary or cancel your land arrangements for any reason until 14 days before the trip, without penalty.
Travel Support Anytime, Anywhere
Our experienced travel agents are available 7 days a week to help with any questions, requests, or issues from when you book until after you return from your trip.

About the Destinations:

Porto

Porto is a city of endless charms that combines a rich history, old buildings covered in colorful azulejos (hand-painted tiles), modern architecture, a picturesque riverfront and a high-spirited atmosphere that celebrates the joy of life.

Lisbon

Lisbon, the cosmopolitan capital of Portugal and Europe's second-oldest capital (after Athens), has now become the new "it" destination for tourists visiting Europe. Called "The City of the Sea" and "The City of the Explorers", this unique locale was once home to the world's greatest explorers, including Vasco da Gama, Magellan, and Prince Henry the Navigator. Lisbon is also the first true world city, the capital of an empire spreading over all continents, from South America (Brazil) to Asia (Macao, China; Goa, India). 

Algarve

With this deal you will get to know the amazing Algarve region, known for having a Mediterranean climate and a great temperature all year round. As you travel across the Algarve, amidst its hills and plains filled with places of great ecological interest, rich in biodiversity and ecosystems, you will feel as though you are passing through an area full of different traditions, unchanged for many centuries.

Madeira Island

Boasting mild weather all year-round, unique traditions and culture, delicious cuisine, stunning landscapes, exotic flora, and offering a variety of water and mountain sports, Madeira Island is a prestigious and multi-faceted European vacation destination. This dreamy island allows you to unwind and forget about life’s stresses as you enjoy unique experiences surrounded by tumbling green hills, flowers and blue sea.

São Miguel Island, the Azores

São Miguel Island, the largest of the Azores archipelago and its economic and administrative center, is a beautiful green jewel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. With stunning lush landscapes, exotic plants, dormant volcanoes, hot springs, and crystal clear ocean waters on all sides, São Miguel is the perfect vacation destination for nature lovers and those looking for an off-the-beaten-path European destination.

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