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Portugal

Oct 17-26 2023----10Days/9 Nights

 

 

Day 1 – Halifax to Lisbon

 

Depart Halifax for Lisbon (via Montreal ) Departure approximately 5pm subject to airline confirmation.

Day 2– Lisbon to Porto   (B, D)

 

  • 10.00am (approximate )- Arrival at Lisbon  airport and customs check
  • Depart Lisbon and drive north towards Porto.
  • After a stop midway for lunch we will arrive at your city center Porto Hotel at around 230pm for check-in .
  • 6:00 PM - Meet in hotel lobby for our welcome to Portugal reception and opening dinner

Day 3–Porto- City Tour –Port Wine Free time to explore the city (B) 

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • Depart on city tour of the Porto metropolitan region.
  • Enjoy a special tour of a Port wine cellar which goes back centuries.
  • The afternoon and evening is free for personal exploration.

Day 4- Porto-Santiago do Compostela Porto - (B, L) 

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • Travel through northern Portugal and arrive at Santiago Do Compostela One of the most important pilgrimage destinations in the world, Santiago is best known for the Camino de Santiago (St. James Way) pilgrim trail following the cult of St. James. Upon arrival, you will visit the magnificent 11th-centuty cathedral, dedicated to the apostle.
  • In the afternoon, drive back to Porto, stopping at Valença do Minho, an historical village in the north of Portugal,

Day 5 – Porto- Douro Valley Tour including river cruise, wine tasting and lunch (B, L) 

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • Travel through the Douro Valley where you will be mesmerized by the views. The valleys are like an Amphitheatre to the river
  • Cruise the river giving  you  even more dramatic views of nature at its best
  • Stop for lunch and some wine tasting before we travel back to our Porto hotel.

Day 6 – Porto –Fatima –Evora –Albufeira in the Algarve. (B, D)

 

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • Depart Porto and travel south to Fatima.
  • Explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima Visit the sanctuary’s basilica.
  • We move on to Evora where we will have a walking tour of Evora one of Europe’s oldest inhabited cities. Take in the regions whitewashed homes and intricate tilework.
  • Arrive Albufeira for overnight  and dinner.

Day 8 – Albufeira  Lagos, Sagres, Albufeira (B)

 

  • Included hotel breakfast...
  • Discover the white sands beach, dramatic coastline and small towns along the Algarve.
  • Stop in the seafaring towns of Lago and Sagres as well as Cape St Vincent. Return to you hotel.
  • Free time in late afternoon and evening.

Day 9 –Albufeira-Sintra –Cascais -Lisbon (B, L)

 

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • Arriving in Lisbon around midday we will have lunch upon arrival
  • Following lunch we will have a panoramic tour of Lisbon and surrounding towns of Sintra and Cascais.
  • Check in hotel and evening free

Day 10 –Lisbon free day (B, D)

  • A completely free day to explore this cosmopolitan city from your city center hotel.
  • Gala closing dinner with all the group on our last night in Portugal.

 

  • Day 11 – Lisbon –Montreal –Halifax (B)
  • Early morning transfer to Lisbon  Airport where we take our Air Canada flight to Montreal and then Halifax. 

 

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​Portugal Package includes

  • International direct return airfare with  Halifax on Air Canada (via Montreal )
  • All transfers from/to airports
  • 8 nights’ accommodation - 4 nights in Porto 2 nights in Lisbon,  & 2 nights in Albufeira (Algarve )
  • 4* hotels
  • 15 meals
  • Exciting day excursions  including 
  1. City Tour of Porto
  2. Port Wine Tour 
  3. Day Trip to Santiago do Compostela in Spain
  4. Cruise on the Duro River 
  5. Winery Tour and Tasting
  6. Trip to Fatima 
  7. Tour of coastal  coastal region of Algarve

 

PRICING SCHEDULE: 

 

$4,345.00 per person based on double occupancy 

Rates subject  to a possible increase of 3-4%  as supplier prices , fuel surcharge, and currency fluctuations can force  a price revision as Sandy Travel can be unable to absorb increase.

Single rates –Add 895.00 to double rate

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$500.00 Deposit per person to confirm your seat on the tour,

April 17, 2023  - $1,250.00 per person is due.

July 17,2023  Remaining balance is due

 

All payments once made become nonrefundable  Travel insurance is available.

 

To book 1 877 726 3947 or email sandygroup@ns.sympatico.ca

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