Visiting Portugal and Santiago de Compostela - 8 days

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If you have little time in Europe, opt for an 8-day tour that allows you to bookmark more attractions in less time. You will skip the hassle of planning ahead and benefit from the privileged knowledge of a guide, who takes care of activities, accommodation and meals so you do not have to. Visit LISBON / ÓBIDOS / NAZARÉ / FÁTIMA / COIMBRA / PORTO / AVEIRO / BRAGA / GUIMARÃES / SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA / VIGO / SINTRA / CASCAIS and make sure you see the best of each city, even with a budget of time.
DAY 1 - Arrival at 10h15min, reception and transfer to Fátima (12H00). On the way, visit to the medieval walled city of ÓBIDOS and the NAZARÉ Fishing Village, famous for its giant wave beaches and the Sanctuary of Senhora do Nazaré. Lodging in a Hotel in Fatima.DAY 2 - Day reserved for a touristic-spiritual route for this blessed land: Aljustrel and the houses of the shepherds; Valinhos (place of one of the apparitions of Our Lady); Loca do Cabeço (place of the apparition of the angel); Via Sacra and Sanctuaries (Cova da Iria);DAY 3 - After breakfast, departure to the city of COIMBRA. The University, Convents of Santa Clara Nova e Velha, Quinta das Lágrimas, are some of the tourist attractions to be known. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon.DAY 4 - After breakfast, departure to PORTO. On the way, passing through the city of AVEIRO, the Portuguese Venice and opportunity for a boat trip moliceiro by its channels (Optional). In the afternoon, continue the journey. Arrival in PORTO and accommodation in Hotel PortoDAY 5 - Day reserved for a tour of the city of BRAGA, highlighting the oldest cathedral in Portugal and the Sanctuaries of Bom Jesus and Nossa Senhora do Sameiro. In the city of GUIMARÃES, cradle of Portuguese nationality, the attractions are its castle, with the statue of the first king of Portugal, Dom Afonso Henriques and the Paço Dos Duques de Bragança. Return to PORTO, stopping to visit a basement in VILA NOVA DE GAIA and tasting the famous Port Wine.DAY 6 - After breakfast, departure towards SPAIN, where the day will be reserved for the charms of SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, one of the largest centers of pilgrimage in the world: Cathedral and Obradoiro Square. On return to PORTUGAL, still in Spain, through the city of VIGO (stop for photos).DAY 7 - Morning visit to the second largest Portuguese city: Igreja da Sé, São Bento Station, Praça da Liberdade, Palácio da Bolsa, Foz do Douro River, culminating with a cruise, overlooking Ribeira. Rest of the day at leisure. In the evening, departure for a REGIONAL DINING.DIA8 - After breakfast, departure to LISBOA, on the way, visit to the VILA DE SINTRA, with special mention to the Palace of Queluz, Pena Palace, National Palace and others. Going on the tour, passing by CABO DA ROCA, westernmost of Europe and the city of CASCAIS and then transfer to the Hotel in LISBON. Arrival and the end of our services.

What’s included

  • Accommodation 7 nights with breakfast
  • Transportation in a Touring Vehicle;
  • Arrival and Departure Transfers;
  • Escort Guide;
  • Board Service;
  • 1 Regional Dinner in Porto;
  • 1 Boat trip on the River Douro (Cruzeiro das Pontes)
  • Travel insurance.
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Extras of a personal nature;
  • Food and beverages, unless specified
  • tickets not mentioned;
  • tips;
  • nights and extra schedules.