September 2018 in Portugal

Join Froggy Travel for a guided Portugal Tour. Discover Medieval Villages, Castles, History, Food, Fado and Port Wines.

 

The Soul of Portugal Tour

 

MAY 12 - 19,   2018 / 7 NIGHTS / COST: $3,395 (ADD $1,240 FOR SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS)   SOLD OUT
Septembre 29 - October 6,   2018 / 7 NIGHTS / COST: $3,395 (ADD $1,240 FOR SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS)   8 seats

MAY 4 - 11,   2019 / 7 NIGHTS / COST: $3,395 (ADD $1,240 FOR SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS)
Septembre 14 - 21,   2019 / 7 NIGHTS / COST: $3,395 (ADD $1,240 FOR SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS)

 

Day 1 | ARRIVE IN PORTO, PORTUGAL

We stayed at the superb Hotel Pestana Vintage, located on the Douro river bank and started with a walk to the famous bookstore Lello, said to have inspired Harry Potter’s author JK Rowling, while she was teaching English in town.

After a boat ride aboard a traditional “Rabelo” used to transport Port wine barrels we had a fun group tapas dinner with some... bottles of Portuguese wine.

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day 2 | PORTO, PORTUGAL

Morning visit of Porto before taxis brought us to the superb Graham's winery for a nice lunch and a great tasting of 3 Ruby and 3 Tawny, all wonderful.

Second night at the Pestana Vintage.

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Day 3 | DOURO VALLEY TO DOURO, PORTUGAL

After our last morning in Porto, we drove along the Douro River for the spectacular countryside and the famous vineyards. Lunch and wine tasting at the xxxx

Dinner and night at our hotel, the Cas de Calcada a Relais et Chateau affiliate located on the bank of the Tamega River. Delicious dinner at the hotel's Michelin starred restaurant.

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Day 4 | RIO TAMEGA AND RIO DOURO REGION OF PORTUGAL

Tasting of Ruby and Tawny in the family owned Casa dexxxx winery near the little town of where we had lunch; red and whites from the same winery.

Back to the Casa De Calcada for a second night after a typical dinner of ham and cheese in a small tascas in Amarante 

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day 5 | COIMBRA TO LISBON

In Coimbra, we visited the old university the chapel and the the Joanina Library, guided by Pedro. 

Late afternoon drive to Lisbon and a stop by the famous pèlerinage site of xxxx. Our hotel was the Corpo Santo a superb 5* in the heart of Portugal's capital.

Dinner at Sr. Fado for an enjoyable evening.

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day 6 | HISTORICAL LISBOA

 

We discovered Lisbon and the district of Belem with Rui, our guide for two days.

 

day 7 | A day in Sintra and cascais

Visit of the Palácio Nacional de Pena in Sintra before a lunch a Mar do Inferno facing the Ocean.

Dinner at Al Salgaderias restaurant ...at the top of a high hill. Last night in Lisboa.