Portugal is one of oldest countries of Europe, the remains of its glorious
past with more than 800 years are the standing castles with its beautiful landmark.
1st day – Lisbon
Transfer from Lisbon airport to a chosen hotel. Free time or orientation tour. Dinner and accommodation.
2nd day – HB - Lisbon and Sintra
Breakfast at your hotel, morning sightseeing of Lisbon, visiting the historic center of the city, the old quarters like Alfama, the ancient moorish and medieval area, and the S. George Castle to admire the astonish view over the city and the river Tagus. Continue to Belém, historic quarter to see the Hieronymus monastery and Belém Tower symbol of the discoveries of Portugal in the XVI century.
Lunch in a local restaurant. Afternoon driving to Sintra, where just 25km from Lisbon you will find a beautiful romantic range and garden village and visit the Royal Palace of XV century and admirethe Moorish castle on the top of the hill. Return to Lisbon. Overnight at hotel.
3rd day –HB - Lisbon – Ourém – Tomar – Obidos - Lisbon
Breakfast at hotel and visit to the Ourém castle, dominated the valley at Serra d´Aire is one of best preserved castels of Portugal. Lunch in a local restaurant. Continue to visit Tomar – the famous Templar’s Castle and Convent, built in the 12th century and continue enlarged till 16th century. There you will find the various styles of those who are the most well know temple of the order of chevaliers that defended part of Holly land and the Europe in the middle age, and after passing to order of Christ.
On Return to Lisbon, we will stop and visit Óbidos the medieval village inside the walls from 12th century, and remains as it is, a wonderful surprise. Overnight at hotel.
4th day – HB – Lisbon – Elvas – Evora – Lisbon
Breakfast at hotel. Driving today to the border of Spain ( 2h) and we will visit Elvas, the biggest fortification area of the world, with its larger citadel surrounded by wall plus the two other fortress , St Luzia and Forte da Graça, and considered in 2012 patrimonies of the humanity by Unesco, Visit Elvas medieval village is the most interesting military way of built the defenses throughout the centuries.
Lunch at a local restaurant. Continue to Évora the museum city, also a patrimony of humanity.
Return to Lisbon. Overnight at hotel.
5th day – BB – Lisbon
Breakfast at hotel. Free day to explore the city. There are so many museums, shopping areas and places to discover. Overnight at hotel.
6th day – Lisbon
After breakfast, transfer to airport.
We recommend this programme for a small or large groups, even for individuals
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