Post-Cruise Itinerary Overview
4 days, 3 nights
From the pier in Lisbon, start with a panoramic drive through the main sites of the city such as Rossio, Liberdade Square, Park Eduard VII, and Belem Quarter before you head north of the country to the famous city of Porto.
After arrival, the tour begins with a nice drive through the city and along the ocean, passing by Casa da Musica, Castelo do Queijo (Cheese Castle), the trendy Foz district and Arrabida Bridge. Visit the historic center of Porto, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and admire most important monuments such as Porto Cathedral, the City Hall, Aliados Avenue, Clerigos Tower, Sao Bento Train Station, Lello Bookshop, Bolsa Palace and much more. Finish at the Riverside, Ribeira where you can enjoy the superb atmosphere.
Cross the Douro River to the Cais of Gaia and visit a Port Wine Cellar for a wine tasting experience. Learn all about the production, harvesting and transportation of this unique wine. Conclude the day having dinner at local restaurant Cantinho Avillez or similar, before your overnight stay.
Hotel: Portobay Flores or similar
The tour will start early in the morning with a pick up at your hotel on a comfortable minibus. Enjoy the views from this admiral private tour through the center of Douro Valley and Douro Wine region (Peso da Regua) — the oldest wine region in Portugal and in the world.
On your way towards Douro Valley, drive past many renowned wine estates and spectacular vineyards. Admire the stunning scenery and appreciate the Douro region which is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Quinta da Pacheca Winery to learn about their renowned wine, enjoy wine tasting and have lunch. Return to your hotel in Porto and enjoy dinner on your own before retiring for the evening.
Hotel: Portobay Flores or similar
Pass by Coimbra and Fatima as you travel back to Lisbon. In Coimbra, you will have the chance to see the wonderful university and the Santa Clara Monastery. The prestigious Coimbra University, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, blends historical buildings with active student life. On the way, you will stop and visit Fatima, the most important religious site in Portugal. Visit the Chapel of Apparitions and take some time to experience the environment of the Sanctuary. Here you will have some free time to have lunch on your own before continuing the journey to Lisbon.
Arrive at Lisbon, enjoy dinner at JNCQUOI AVENIDA restaurant or similar. Check in to your hotel for an overnight stay prior to your next day departure.
Hotel: Four Seasons Ritz or similar
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
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Please note: Modest attire is required when visiting religious sites; knees, shoulders and midriffs must be covered. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Important: It is each guest's sole responsibility to obtain (before traveling) any visas, vaccinations or tourist cards that are required for participating in mid-cruise adventures or overnight journeys, unless noted otherwise in the description. Please be aware that you may need a visa for any and/or all countries that you will depart from and travel through as part of your overland adventure or overnight tour, and for the country in which you will re-join the ship. The journey rates include hotel accommodation on a double room basis, airport assistance and transfers, transportation by air-conditioned bus, all entrance fees indicated in the itinerary, licensed English-speaking Guide, and meals as indicated. Rates do not include gratuities or personal expenses.