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
4 nights Algarve
- 8 breakfasts and 1 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 (2023) or Half Day Sintra Tour ( 2024)
- 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|
|Nov 2, 2023-Mar 26, 2024||from $1499 + $772 tax|
|Apr 2-May 30, 2024||from $1799 + $772 tax|
|Upgrade to 4-star accommodation||from $200 more|
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Hotels: Will be assigned by the supplier up to 3 days prior to departure. Travel Best Bets has no control over the hotels and their location that are arranged for this package.
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)
Please Note: If a forced overnight occurs in either direction, it would be an additional cost if a hotel is needed
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): 3-star hotel or upgrade to 4-star
Day 3: Lisbon (B)
Explore Lisbon on a half-day guided tour. (2023 only) or Explore Sintra on a half-day sightseeing tour.( 2024 departures only)
Lisbon City Tour / Sintra City Tour :
Half day Lisbon Tour – Visit the Belém district, making stops at its famous tower, the Jerónimos Monastery, the National Coach Museum, and the Alfama and Rossio neighborhoods.Lisbon City Tour (2023 departures)
Half day Sintra Tour – A tour to the charming and picturesque town of Sintra, classified a World Heritage site by UNESCO, see the historic centre with its medieval streets with typical regional produts. Continue to Cascais and Estoril before returning to Lisbon.Sintra City Tours (2024 departures)
Day 4: Lisbon (B/Tapas & Wine Tasting)
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.)
Day 5: Lisbon – The Algarve (260 km)(B)
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): 3-star hotel or upgrade to 4-star
Day 6: The Algarve (195 km)(B)
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 (B)
Enjoy the next two days in the Algarve. Relax on the beach, or head out to explore this beautiful region.
Day 9: Algarve – Lisbon (260 km)(B)
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): 3-star hotel or upgrade to 4-star
Day 10: Lisbon – Return to Canada (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board your flight home.