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SOUTHERN PORTUGAL


PROGRAM
ObidosDay 1: Lisboa/Evora (+/- 140 km)
One day discovering the town of Évora, mosaic of culture, history and traditions. Leaving Lisboa, we cross the bridge over the river
Tejo where by a beautiful and bucolic landscape of olive trees, cork oak trees and vineyards we arrive at Évora – World Heritage of UNESCO. In the narrow streets of the whitewashed town of Évora we walk along the time visiting some of the most important
monuments: the Roman Temple, the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church whit the “Bones Chapel“, and the
University. At the market we see and feel the richness of product used to prepare one of the most elaborated and appreciated
gastronomies of Portugal. Along the visit we also admire the diversity and authenticity of local handicraft with cork, ceramic and copper objects. Time to lunch. In the afternoon, free time for a better discover of the city. Our suggestion: wine, cheese and olive oil
gourmet proof.
Évora-overnight

Estremoz
Day 2 :Evora /Beja/Silves/Alvor (+/-250Km)

Breakfast in hotel. Part of the morning at leisure in Evora, and then driving south passing Beja (stop) were the highest tower of Portuguese Medieval castles dominates the town and the region. Crossing small mountains we enter the Algarve. We arrive at Silves (stop), the renowned town dominated by its red sandstone castle dating back to Moorish times. Continue to the golden beaches of the Algarve passing by Praia da Rocha to Alvor. Dinner and Overnight.

EvoraDay 3 - Alvor/Ponta da Piedade/ Sagres/Cabo de S. Vicente/ Lagos/ Alvor (+/-140 km/87 miles)

Breakfast at the hotel. Stop in Ponta da Piedade (stop) and admire the magnificent view over the Atlantic Ocean, and cliffs whose shapes have been sculpted by the erosive action of both the sea and time. Continue to Sagres (stop), a fishing port, for a visit to the fortress was the mythical “navigation school” forever linked with Prince Henry the Navigator. Proceeding along the cliffs to Cabo São Vincente (stop), the most southwestern point in Europe. The city of Lagos (stop), a cosmopolitan town with marina and fishing port where you can taste the delicious Algarve dishes. Return to the hotel, where, the afternoon at leisure invites you to take a dip in the warm sea Alvor. Dinner and overnight.

Lagos

Day 4 - Alvor/Setúbal/Serra da Arrábida/Lisbon (+/-330km/205 miles)
A last look at the ocean while traveling along the coast, to say farewell to the Algarve. The return trip to Lisbon will take you by the city of Setubal (stop), a major port and industrial centre on the north bank of the Sado estuary. Then the scenic route over the Arrábida Mountain Range, an area preserved as a Natural Park, with an amazing scenery and unique vegetation at the gates of Lisbon, and savour the sweeping views of the Tróia Peninsula. Crossing the bridge over the Tejo River, arrival in Lisbon.

PREMIUM TOUR (4 STAR ACCOMMODATION)

Every Saturday, ,Fixed date booking mandatory , 4 Days

Departure at 09:00 from the Terminal Praça Marquês de Pombal

2010 PRICES

per person in Double room

per person in Single room

Euros

Euros

1April to 31May
616.00
716.00
1June to 30 Sept.
744.00
875.00
1Oct to 31Oct.
616.00
716.00
1Nov to 31March 11

548.00

624.00

CLASSIC TOUR (3 STAR ACCOMMODATION)

Every Saturday, ,Fixed date booking mandatory , 4 Days

Departure at 09:00 from the Terminal Praça Marquês de Pombal

2010 PRICES

per person in Double room

per person in Single room

Euros

Euros

1April to 31May
562.00
670.00
1June to 30 Sept.
679.00
797.00
1Oct to 31Oct.
562.00
670.00
1Nov to 31March 11

497.00

554.00

 

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