South of Portugal
SOUTH OF PORTUGAL - 4 days - The most beautiful beaches
Day 1: Lisboa - Évora
On this day, you will know Évora, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. The town is a mosaic of culture, history and traditions. On the way to the region of Alentejo, you will admire a beautiful and bucolic landscape of olive trees, cork oak trees and vineyards. In Évora, you will walk along the most important monuments: The Roman Temple, the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church with the "Bones chapel" and the University. Accommodation in Évora.
Day 2: Évora - Beja - Silves - Lagos
After some leisure time in Évora, we will drive southward, passing Beja where the highest tower of Portuguese Medieval castles dominates the town and the region. Then, you cross the small mountains of the Algarve and arrive to Silves, a town dominated by its red sandstone castle dating back to the Moorish times. We will continue our tour to the golden beaches of the Algarve passing by Praia da Rocha to Lagos. Accommodation in Lagos.
Day 3: Lagos - Ponta da Piedade - Lagos - Sagres - S. Vicente Cape
The Algarve tour continues and you stop in Ponta da Piedade to admire the magnificent view over the Atlantic Ocean. We follow to Sagres, a fishing port where you visit the fortress formerly known as the mythical "navigation school". You visit the city of Lagos, a cosmopolitan town with a marina and fishing port where you can taste delicious Algarve dishes. In the afternoon you can keep this visit or swim in the warm sea. Accommodation in Lagos.
Day 4: Setúbal - Serra da Arrábida - Lisbon
The return trip to Lisbon brings you to Sétubal, an important harbour and centre of industry. After wards, the tour takes you over the beautiful Arrábida mountains, an area preserved as National Park. Enjoy the stunning view of the Troia Peninsula. To end the tour, you will cross the April 25th Bridge with an amazing view over Lisbon.
Pick-up at any hotel or at Lisbon airport
Accommodation with breakfast buffet at the following hotels: Hotel Muralhas Mar d'Ar 4* em Évora; Hotel Vila Galé Lagos 4*em Lagos
Modern and comfortable mini-bus or coach
Guide during the entire tour: english, portuguese & spanish
Entrances at monuments
Price does not include
Flights to and from Portugal
Other expenses not mentioned
Meals (Lunches and Dinners)
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