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In Portugal, there’s always more to experience and explore. On this eight-day train vacation, you’ll discover the captivating heart of both Lisbon and Porto, with an exciting day trip to Sintra and Cascais! There’s a reason these destinations are some of Europe’s most popular for travelers. Uncover the captivating history, character and culture of Lisbon. Ride an iconic funicular through the city. Wander past the pastel-colored villas and palaces in Sintra. Visit the coastal town of Cascais and relax along the shoreline. Get to know the Old-World Ribeira district and Duoro riverfront in Porto. Oh, and don’t forget to sip on port wine made with centuries old traditions.

Highlights

  • Experience the captivating history, character and culture of Lisbon
  • Wander past the pastel-colored villas and palaces in Sintra
  • Visit the coastal town of Cascais and relax along the shoreline
  • Explore the Old-World Ribeira district and Duoro riverfront in Porto

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel as per itinerary
  • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast in Lisbon
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Porto
  • Lisbon Card including:
    • Free entry to over 20 museums and attractions
    • Unlimited public transportation
    • Specials offers in restaurants and shops
      • Day trip to Sintra and Cascais
      • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in Porto
      • Porto river cruise
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 – LISBON Are you ready to explore one of the world’s oldest cities? Well, welcome to Lisbon! Aside from being packed with history, character and culture, the city also boasts century-old wooden trams and iron funiculars that travel up and down the charming, narrow streets. (Overnight in Lisbon)

DAY 2 – LISBON Use your Lisbon Card to save both time and money while discovering the best attractions and experiences the city has to offer. Featuring free entry to more than 20 museums and attractions and unlimited public transport, it’s the perfect way to get to know Lisbon. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 3 – DAY TRIP TO SINTRA AND CASCAIS Enjoy your included guided day trip to both Sintra and Cascais. You’ll experience Sintra Natural Park, the hidden trails and caves at Pena Park, and the beautiful bluffs of Roca Cape. During the drive along the Atlantic to Cascais, take a pleasant walk through town down to its scenic beaches. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 4 – LISBON Continue exploring the city on your own today. Lisbon’s colorful cityscape is a feast for the senses. Why not check out the Alfama District for some great cuisine or simply relax alongside the banks of the Tagus while enjoying a Pasteis de Belem? This custard tart is a delicacy you must try while in Lisbon. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 5 – LISBON TO PORTO Travel by train to Porto. Famous for its delicious wine and cuisine, historic city center, vast stretches of beautiful shoreline, and friendly locals, this is one destination that does not disappoint. (Overnight in Porto) B

DAY 1 – LISBON Are you ready to explore one of the world’s oldest cities? Well, welcome to Lisbon! Aside from being packed with history, character and culture, the city also boasts century-old wooden trams and iron funiculars that travel up and down the charming, narrow streets. (Overnight in Lisbon)

DAY 2 – LISBON Use your Lisbon Card to save both time and money while discovering the best attractions and experiences the city has to offer. Featuring free entry to more than 20 museums and attractions and unlimited public transport, it’s the perfect way to get to know Lisbon. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 3 – DAY TRIP TO SINTRA AND CASCAIS Enjoy your included guided day trip to both Sintra and Cascais. You’ll experience Sintra Natural Park, the hidden trails and caves at Pena Park, and the beautiful bluffs of Roca Cape. During the drive along the Atlantic to Cascais, take a pleasant walk through town down to its scenic beaches. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 4 – LISBON Continue exploring the city on your own today. Lisbon’s colorful cityscape is a feast for the senses. Why not check out the Alfama District for some great cuisine or simply relax alongside the banks of the Tagus while enjoying a Pasteis de Belem? This custard tart is a delicacy you must try while in Lisbon. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 5 – LISBON TO PORTO Travel by train to Porto. Famous for its delicious wine and cuisine, historic city center, vast stretches of beautiful shoreline, and friendly locals, this is one destination that does not disappoint. (Overnight in Porto) B

DAY 6 – PORTO Use your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to create your own itinerary and explore the city! Popular stops include Villa Nova de Gaia, Sé Catedral, Clérigos Church, Teleférico, and traditional wine cellars. (Overnight in Porto) B

DAY 7 – PORTO Continue using your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour at your leisure to check out any sights you didn’t get to experience yesterday. Wander the medieval lanes of Old-World Ribeira district and the Duoro riverfront, visit the famed neoclassical Stock Exchange Palace, and stroll through winding alleys and quaint squares. Also enjoy a 50min cruise along the Duoro river enjoying views of the bridges of Porto (Overnight in Porto) B

DAY 8 – YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN PORTO Check out of your hotel and continue with your onward travels. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

NH Collection Porto Batalha

Situated opposite Batalha Square and the S. João National Theatre, the NH Collection Porto Bathala occupies a wonderful spot in the heart of Porto. The elegantly decorated rooms all feature en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, satellite television and coffee machines. Guests can swim in the indoor pool, make use of the fitness centre or relax in the sauna after a long day of sightseeing.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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