Duration: 4 DAYS - 3 NIGHTS | NOV 01, 2017 - MAR 31, 2018 & APR 01 - OCT 31, 2018 |
Price: FROM $1,135 CADBook Now!
LISBON • ÉVORA • BEJA • SILVES • LAGOS • PONTA DA PIEDADE • SAGRES • CABO S.VICENTE • LAGOS • ALVOR • LAGOS • SETUBAL • SERRA ARRABIDA • LISBOA
SATURDAY DEPARTURES: NOV 01, 2017 – MAR 31, 2018 & APR 01 – OCT 31, 2018
- Accommodation on Buffet Breakfast basis at Hotel Mar d’Ar, 4* in .vora, Hotel Vila Gal. Lagos in Lagos, 4* or similar
- Transport by air conditioned bus or minivan as per itinerary
- Guide during entire tour
- Entrance fees into following monuments: .vora Cathedral,S. Francisco church, Bones chapel,S. Vicente Fortress (Sagres)
- Other expenses or personal ones
- Entrance fees other than mentioned
COST: FROM $1,135 CAD per person Based on DBL or TWIN
NOTE: Other room type accommodations may be available see below:
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DAY 1 – LISBON/ÉVORA
One day discovering the town of Évora, mosaic of culture,history and traditions. Leaving Lisbon, we cross the bridge over the river Tejo by a beautiful landscape of olive trees, cork oak trees and vineyards, arrive at Évora – World Heritage of UNESCO. In the narrow streets of the whitewashed town, walk along visiting some of the most important monuments: the Roman Temple , the Romanesque Gothic Cathedral Saint Francis Church with the “Bones Chapel”, and the University. At the market we see and feel the richness of product used to prepare the most elaborate and appreciated gastronomy of Portugal. Along the visit we also admire the diversity and authenticity of local handicraft with cork, ceramic and copper objects. Lunch. In the afternoon, free time. Overnight.
DAY 2 – ÉVORA/BEJA/SILVES/LAGOS
Breakfast at the hotel. Part of the morning at leisure in Évora, and then driving southward passing Beja (stop) where the highest tower of Portuguese Medieval castles dominates the town and the region. Crossing small mountains we enter in the Algarve. By fields of orange trees we arrive to Silves (stop), the renowned town dominated by its red sandstone castle dating back to Moorish times. Continue to the golden sands of the Algarve passing by Praia da Rocha to Lagos (overnight).
DAY 3 – LAGOS/PONTA DA PIEDADE/SAGRES/CABO S.VICENTE/LAGOS/ALVOR
Breakfast at the hotel. Stop in Ponta da Piedade and admire the magnificent view over the Atlantic Ocean, and cliffs whose shapes have been sculpted by the erosive action of sea and time. Continue to Sagres (stop), a fishing port, for a visit to the fortress, the mythical “navigation school” forever linked with the presence of Prince Henry the Navigator during the first days of Atlantic navigation. Proceed along the cliffs to Cabo S. Vicente, the most southwestern point in Europe. The city of Lagos (stop), a cosmopolitan town with marina and fishing port where you can taste the delicious Algarve dishes, such as fish and shellfish cooked in a cooper pan (cataplana), and fine sweets such as the famous marzipan, almond and fig cakes. Return to hotel, where, the afternoon at leisure invites you to take a dip in the warm sea.
DAY 4 – LAGOS/SETUBAL/SERRA ARRABIDA/LISBOA
A last look at the water while traveling along the coast, to say farewell to the Algarve. The return trip to Lisboa will take you by the city of Setúbal (stop), a major port and industrial centre on the north bank of the Sado estuary. Then the scenic route over Arrábida Mountain range, a Natural park reserve, with an amazing scenery and unique vegetation, and savour the sweeping views of the Tróia Peninsula. Cross the bridge over the Tejo river, arrival to Lisboa. End of the services.
*Nov – Mar: Thu, Fri, Sat departures
NOV 01, 2017 – MAR 31, 2018 DEPARTURES:
4 STAR | DOUBLE $1,135 | SINGLE $1,459 |
APR 01 – OCT 31, 2018 DEPARTURES:
4 STAR | DOUBLE $1,719 | SINGLE $1,989 |
Prices are in CAD Dollars, per person for specified package, in specified room type.
DOUBLE: Based on 2 adults sharing one room (1 Queen/King -OR- 2 Individual Single/Twin Beds as per clients request)
SINGLE: Based on 1 person sharing the room (1 Single Individual bed OR 1 Double Bed depending on availability)
TERMS & CONDITIONS
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