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Tour code: BEHDPLP-0

Tour Inclusions

Discover Portugal

  • 9 days
  • Portugal
  • Max 18 Passengers


From charming medieval villages to the cobbled streets of Porto, the remote Douro Valley and countless world-famous pilgrimage sites, this tour will give us a taste of the real Portugal - which still basks in the glow of ancient customs.


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  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Blue-Roads Difference

  • Enjoy a ride along the Douro River in a rabelo boat
  • Explore the magnificent Coimbra University and the Joanina Library
  • Taste delicious buttery cheeses at a traditional farm near Viseu

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Lisbon - Sintra - Queluz

    Our journey will begin in Lisbon, where we’ll meet the group and kick off our itinerary with a visit to a tile painting atelier. You’ll have the opportunity to try your hand at producing your own keepsake before we move on to Sintra. We’ll enjoy a welcome dinner in a restaurant in Queluz this evening – accompanied by an atmospheric Fado performance. Accommodation: Pousada Palácio de Queluz (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Queluz - Obidos - Nazare -Alvados

  • Day 3 - Alvados - Tomar - Alvados

  • Day 4 - Alvados - Coimbra - Viseu

  • Day 5 - Viseu - Lamego - Douro Valley

  • Day 6 - Douro Valley - Pinhao - Peso Da Regua - Duoro Valley

  • Day 7 - Duoro Valley - Amarante - Penafiel - Braga

  • Day 8 - Braga - Guimaraes - Braga

  • Day 9 - Braga - Porto

Tour Inclusions


8 nights in boutique accommodation


The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver



Premium mini-coach transportation



Reviews Rating
  • 9th June 2019
    Review rating
    Our guide, Kristi, was excellent. The accommodation was very good. I especially liked getting off the beaten track and visiting some of the lesser well-known places. The sheep's milk farm visit was good, as was the unexpected dancing at Guimares, a very interesting town. I would certainly recommend Blue-Roads to other travellers to Portugal. (I already have). I don't like the queues which happen everywhere now.
  • 5th June 2019
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    Exceeded our expectations of what small group tours would be in every respect, the guide, the accommodation, the tour as a whole.
  • 4th June 2019
    Review rating
    An excellent itinerary led by a superb Tour Director. The coach was very comfortable, included meals were tasty - apart from the weather (rainy and chilly) it was very good.