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Portugal

April 19-30, 2023

Available

25

 

Classic Tour

Join the Women's Travel Club as we explore this charming country with the oldest borders in Europe, an exceptional range of different landscapes and an unique cultural heritage. Where tradition and modernity blend together in perfect harmony. Its superb cuisine, fine wines and hospitable people make this a tourist paradise of the highest quality.

 

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Inclusions & Highlights
  • 11 Nights deluxe accommodations
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Visit Pen Park and Palace
  • Paint your own tiles at the Tile Painting Museum
  • Pastel de Nata Workshop
  • Admission to Convento de Cristo
  • Visit the Sinagogo de Tomar
  • Admission to the Biblioteca Joanina
  • Private cheese making class
  • Admission to Santuario de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios
  • Rabelo boat tour from Pinhao
  • Sightseeing train journey Regua to Ferrao
  • Visit Guimaraes Castle
  • Winery visit with lunch and regional tastings
  • Traditional dance performance with dinner
  • Port wine cellar visits and tasting
  • Admission to Torre de Clegigos and Clerigos Museum
  • Admission to Porto Cathedral
  • Cooking Class
  • English speaking guide throughout
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Women's Travel Club tour host
Itinerary
Day 1
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Welcome to Lisbon!

Upon arrival at the airport today you will be met by a local guide and transfer to your hotel. Your local guide will introduce you to some of the cities sights on the way.
We will meet this afternoon for a welcome meeting and then we will enjoy our first dinner together.
Accommodations: Bessa Hotel Liberdade

Day 2
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Lisbon

You'll meet with the group before delving into a full day tour of Lisbon. On a visit to the Tile Painting Museum, you'll have the opportunity to paint your own tiles. This afternoon you'll drive to Sintra, where you'll visit the famous Pena Palace. This evening, you'll enjoy a dinner in a local restaurant accompanied by a Fado performance.
Accommodations: Bessa Hotel Liberdade

Day 3
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Obidos- Nazare - Alvados

Today you'll visit Obidos before moving on to the charming fishing town of Nazare. Today you will learn to make Pastel de nata, a portugues egg custard tart.
Accommodations: Mercure Fatima

Day 4
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Tomar

After breakfast you'll continue your journey to Tomar, where you'll visit the World Heritage-listed Convent of Christ and the 15th-century Synagogue. After sampling some of the local pastries, you'll return to Alvados.
Accommodations: Mercure Fatima

Day 5
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Coimbra - Viseu

Today you'll travel to Coimbra, where you'll visit the famous Joanina Library. After some free time in the city centre, the road will take us to Viseu.
Accommodations: Palacio Dos Melos Hotel

Day 6
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Douro Valley

Today you'll visit a traditional cheesemaker, who will let you in on the secrets behind Viseu's delicious buttery cheese. After a tasting you'll move on to historic Lamego, which is home to the 18th-century Shrine of Our Lady of Remedies. After some free time here, it's off to the hotel in Quinta Nova.
Accommodations: Quinta Nova Nossa Senhora do Carmo

Day 7
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Douro Valley

This morning journey through the beautiful Douro Valley with plenty of magnificent views of the Douro River along the way. We will stop along the way for a winery visit, tastings and a picnic lunch. Then you'll take a leisurely boat trip to Peso da Régua in an electric rabelo boat. Followed by a sightseeing train journey from Regua to Ferrao.
Accommodations: Quinta Nova Nossa Senhora do Carmo

Day 8
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Braga

Located in the middle of a historic walled city, Guimarães Castle is a medieval fortress linked to the founding of Portugal. After learning about the castle, the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza and the historic city centre on a walking tour with a local guide, you'll have a free afternoon to relax.
Accommodations: Hotel Villa Gale Collection Braga

Day 9
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Braga

Today we will visit Peneda Geres National Park with a stop at an organic winery to enjoy a lunch and tastings of traditional homemade bread, honey and green wine. Enjoy a free evening to explore or relax.
Accommodations: Hotel Villa Gale Collection Braga

Day 10
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Porto

After breakfast journey to Porto. This afternoon you'll visit the famous port wine cellars and indulge in a tasting.
Accommodations: Vila Gale Porto Ribeira

Day 11
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Porto

After breakfast tour Porto, where you'll tick off some important landmarks including the Clerigos Tower, Aliados Avenue, the cathedral and the Ribeira district. This afternoon we will take park in a chef led cookery workshop, followed by a 3 course meal with paired white and red wine.
Accommodations: Vila Gale Porto Ribeira

Day 12
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Porto - Depart

It is time to say good-bye to this beautiful country and fabulous new friends. Transfer to the aiport for your flight home or continue to our Spain tour with the rest of the group.

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

 

Important Details & Pricing
Rates

Double Occupancy - $7499 CAD per person (sharing) - Approx. $5500 USD
Single Occupancy - $8599 CAD per person (your own room) - Approx. $6300 USD

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy may be limited. CAD = Canadian dollars. USD = United States of America dollars. Conversion to USD is approximated by current exchange rates and subject to change. You will be charged in CAD and your bank may charge a slightly different rate or fees.

Deposit of $300 CAD per person due at time of booking.
Final Payment due - January 9, 2023

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions. Prices are subject to change and availability.

 

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
There are a few walking tours at a relaxed pace.

 

Group Size

Minimum - 10 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies

 

Exclusions
  • International Airfare
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities on meals not included and personal expenses
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

 

Tour Host

Women's Travel Club tours are hosted tours. Your tour host is in addition to local tour guides. Your Women's Travel Club tour host is your tour conceierge and there to make sure every part of the tour runs smoothly. Our trained hosts are seasoned travelers who are with you every step of your tour so that you only have to worry about enjoying yourself and having fun.
The Women's Travel Club Tour Host for this tour is TBA.

 

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed.

Arrive to Lisbon
Depart from Porto

Please complete the form to request flight options for your tour. The Women's Travel Club Flight Department will work with you to arrange the best options. Our Flight management fee is CAD 100.00 + HST, per tour.

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.

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Accommodations
Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour - BessaHotel Liberdade
BessaHotel Liberdade

BessaHotel Liberdade is centrally located in Lisbon’s prestigious Avenida da Liberdade, a few minutes’ from Restauradores Square. BessaHotel Liberdad is a four-pearl, modern hotel with a sexy atmosphere located on Lisbon’s Avenida de Liberdade

Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour - Mercure Fatima
Mercure Fatima

Mercure Fátima recently built, located in the main area of the city next to the sanctuary of Nossa Senhora de Fátima, will have all the services during your stay, reception and room service 24 hours, free Wi-Fi and the Casa Platano and Plane Tree Bistro restaurants where you can taste the magnificent Portuguese gastronomy. A total of 72 rooms is the perfect hotel from which to discover Fátima and Central Portugal.

Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Villa Gale Porto Ribeira

A few minutes from the historic center and the main tourist attractions, but also from Lordelo do Ouro, in a picturesque fishing area, Vila Galé Porto Ribeira is a charming hotel resulting from the rehabilitation of four buildings in the Cais das Pedras area, close to the Alfândega do Porto and about 15 kilometers from Sá Carneiro airport.

Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Palacio Dos Melos Hotel

The Hotel Palacio dos Melos is the result of an architectural renovation of an emblematic building of Viseu, maintaining the original historical characteristics and equipping it with modern and comfortable accommodations. The guests can choose between classic or contemporary-style rooms.
This is the perfect starting point to discover a city where past and present merge in harmony.

Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Quinta Nova Nossa Senhora do Carmo

Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo is a place of extreme beauty in the heart of Douro valley and owned by Amorim family since 1999.
The family connection to the wine comes from afar, through its connection with the export houses of Vila Nova de Gaia in the cork business. Meanwhile the dream came true and the project is now in the hands of the 4th generation of the family.

Women's Travel Club Portugal Tour
Hotel Villa Gale Collection Braga

In a grand building dating from 1508, this informal hotel with original vaulted ceilings is 5 minutes' walk from Braga Cathedral and 13 minutes' walk from Braga railway station. Warm rooms provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars and safes. Room service is available 24/7. Kids age 11 and under stay at no extra cost with a parent. Amenities include 2 restaurants and a bar, plus an outdoor pool, and a kids' pool with waterslides. There's a spa, an indoor pool and a gym, as well as a garden and a play area.