Porto, Santiago de Compostela &
Day 1 – Oporto / Guimarães
Arrival at Oporto Airport. and
transfer to Guimarães , one of the most fascinanting cities of this country (World Heritage
of the old medieval town and Palace of the Dukes.
overnight in Hotel.
Day 2 – Guimarães / Valença / Santiago
the green valleys of Minho province til the fortified border city Valença
(brief visit of the bulwarks and ramparts) & continue till Santiago.
afternoon visit the Basilica and the Medieval city
center of Santiago.
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Day 3 – Santiago / Braga / Oporto
vistas of the Galician coast: Vigo, Bayona cross the border and continue to
Braga, called the bishops’ town that keeps important religious buildings among
which, the shrine of Bom Jesus, a fine example of baroque impressive
besides, admiring the spectacular staircase and park, enjoy a ride in the old
funicular (moved by a water machine).
Lunch in restaurant .
In the afternoon arrival at Oporto. Dinner and overnight in
Day 4 – Oporto / Coimbra / Fátima
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city tour of Oporto not forgetting to visit the wine cellars where Port Wine is
aged before being shipped to the world.
No visit of
Oporto is complete if you miss a river cruise (less than one hour navigation).
typical Portuguese meal ina typical restaurant.
afternoon proceed to Coimbra and visit one of Europe’s oldest Universities and
the magnificent Baroque Royal Library.
After one hour’s drive you will be at
Fátima. Dinner & overnight in Hotel.
Day 5 – Fátima
dedicated to the visit of the Basilica and Chapel of Apparitions.
Afternoon visit of Tomar and its celebrated Convent, headquarters of the
Templar Knigths in Portugal.
Day 6 – Fátima
day with the visit of Batalha (UNESCO world heritage) & Nazaré a charming
fishing village, & Óbidos, a medieval village still surrounded by its
Lunch en route.
Lisbon in the late afternoon.
Dinner & Overnigth in Hotel.
Day 7 – Lisbon
city tour of Portugal’s Capital city: Jerónimos Cloisters, the Royal Coaches
Museum, the Monument to the Sea Discoveries.
Lunch in a
afternoon visit of Sintra with its labyrinthic Royal Palace and return to
Lisbon via Cascais & Estoril twin seaside resorts.
& Overnigth in Hotel.
Day 8 – Lisbon
from Hotel to Lisbon Airport. End of our services.