Duration
8 Days/7 Nights
Travel Type
Self Drive
 

Portugal has a rich seafaring past, superb beach resorts, wistful towns and a landscape wreathed in olive groves, vineyards and wheat fields. Littered with UNESCO World Heritage sites and graced by one of Europe’s most relaxed and attractive capitals, it also remains refreshingly affordable.

Inclusions

1 night in B&B at Pousada Castelo de Óbidos (Castle room) / Óbidos www.pousadas.pt
3 nights in B&B at 4*Hotel Pestana Vintage Porto (Superior: city view)/ Porto www.pestana.com
1 night in B&B at 4* Hotel Quinta das Lágrimas (Palace or Spa room) / Coimbra www.quintadaslagrimas.pt
2 nights in B&B at 4*Hotel Inglaterra (Superior room) / Estoril www.hotelinglaterra.com.pt
Breakfasts from day 2 to day 8
Car – hire Grp EDMR (Seat Ibiza A/C or similar) – 7 days car-hire with pick-up / drop-off from Europcar at Lisbon Airport WITH 2 drivers included, unlimited mileage, Super Collision Damage Waiver insurance LDW (CDW+THW), TAX, LAF, 0 € EXCESS (SPCDW, SPTHW). See Europcar car hire general conditions.

Exclusions

International flights, touristic tax of 2 euros / person / day paid locally at the hotels in Lisbon & Porto, tips to hotel staff, meals unless otherwise specified, beverages unless otherwise specified, optional excursions and entrances to monuments, GPS & pay tolls, everything that is not mentioned under “Inclusions”.

Additional Information

Note

Supplements applicable during New Year’s and Pousada Castelo de Óbidos: apply a supplement for a stay on Saturdays of $26 per person in twin room // $52 in single room

1

DAY 1 LISBON - ÓBIDOS (approx. 90km)

Welcome to Portugal! Upon arrival pick up your car from Avis by Budget car-hire desk at Lisbon airport. Drive north of Lisbon to the medieval walled town of Óbidos for an overnight in Pousada Castelo de Óbidos, within the old beautiful castle walls. Óbidos is known for its typical white houses, flowered windows and narrow streets paved with beautiful stone. During your stay in Óbidos enjoy the area with its stunning landscape and don’t miss the national monuments in nearby Batalha, Alcobaça and the picturesque fishing town of Nazaré.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Pousada Castelo de Óbidos or similar for 1 night

2

DAY 2 ÓBIDOS - PORTO (approx. 245km)

Drive towards the North of Óbidos to Porto. Porto is located on the right bank of the Douro River which crosses the Porto wine region and offers the delights of a riverside city. During your 3 night stay in Porto we suggest to enjoy the city and its monuments, the historic center (classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site), visit a Porto wine cellar on the other side of the river or take a cruise on the Douro river. We recommend you take a full day excursion to visit Guimarães, Portugal´s birthplace with its medieval castle, the 18th century shrine of Bom Jesus de Braga; Ponte de Lima (beautiful small town) and Viana do Castelo, known for its local handicrafts.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Hotel Pestana Vintage Porto or similar for 3 nights, right on the Douro riverside

3 - 4

DAYS 3 & 4 PORTO

Visit Porto and its surroundings at your leisure.

Meals : Breakfast

5

DAY 5 PORTO - COIMBRA (approx. 130km)

Driving from Porto towards the south to visit Aveiro, Portugal’s own little Venice. Then end your day in Coimbra where you can visit the oldest university of Portugal and its famous Library (please make sure to arrive in advance to book your tour to the library the amount of passengers are limited). Another must see are the roman ruins of Conimbriga, only 16km south from Coimbra.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Hotel Quinta das Lagrimas in Coimbra or similar for 1 night

6

DAY 6 COIMBRA - ESTORIL (approx. 190km)

The following 2 nights you will stay in Lisbon’s seaside coast, at the charming Inglaterra Hotel. The hotel is located in Estoril, a village known as the “Portuguese French Riviera”. During your stay there don’t lose the opportunity to visit the romantic Sintra area with its unique palaces. Lisbon is also a must with its monuments, the medieval quarters of Alfama and Mouraria and the typical streets of Bairro Alto and Madragoa. It is worth enjoying one night in this lively area. It is worth enjoying one night in this lively area.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Hotel Inglaterra in Estoril for 2 nights

7

DAY 7 ESTORIL

Free day in the Estoril region for the beach or the Golf or an excursion at your leisure towards Sintra perhaps or elsewhere.

Meals : Breakfast

8

DAY 8 ESTORIL - LISBON

After breakfast, drive back to Lisbon to return your car at the airport to meet your return flight or extend your holidays.
**The visits mentioned in this itinerary are only suggestions. Clients are free to explore according to their own interests.

Meals : Breakfast

Prices per person, in CA$, starting from

Daily Departures 2022

 

April 01 – June 30**

July 01-15 /  August 19 – Sept. 17

July 16 – August 18

Twin Occupancy BB **

1759 1889 1975

Single Occupancy BB**

3400 3659 3825

Upgrade for a larger car/supplement per 7 days car rental / per car (not per person)

Group CDMR (Renault Megane A/C or similar)

+ 120

+ 145

+270

Group CWMR (Renault Megane Station Wagon A/C or similar)

+ 200

+ 255

+360

Group CCAR (Renault Megane Automatic A/C or similar)

+365

+580

+640

**Notes: Supplements applicable during New Years’ and Pousada Castelo de Obido: apply a supplement for a stay on Saturdays of $26 per person in twin room // $52 in single room. 

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.