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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.

Inclusions
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 8 breakfasts and 2 wine tasting

Book by Aug 31!

Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton
Aug 9-30, 2022 from $1999 + $739 tax
Sep 10-Oct 27, 2022 from $1599 + $739 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 (1€ per person, per night. Max. 7 nights)

Itinerary

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.)
Meal: 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.
Meal: Breakfast
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.
Meal: Breakfast

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.
Meal: Breakfast
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.
Meal: Breakfast

 

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287