Experience the Highlights of Portugal with G Adventures

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In Portugal, the sun is bright, the food is delicious, and the living is easy.

Save 15% on the Highlights of Portugal

Prices starting at $1429 CAD

What's included: 

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal, Lisbon
  • Culture & History: Port Wine Cellar Visit, Porto
  • Lisbon orientation walk 
  • Fado performance with traditional Portuguese dinner
  • Batalha gothic monastery entrance and visit
  • Porto orientation walk
  • Port wine cellars visit and tasting
  • Transport to/from all included activities and between all destinations


(Photo: View from Sao Jorge Castle in Lisbon)

Additional highlights: 

Alfama District Visit

Explore Lisbon’s past in Alfama, one of the city’s oldest quarters. Wander along narrow medieval streets lined with typical tile-covered façades and take a step back in time; the area largely survived the great earthquake of 1755, and still retains much of its original layout. Listen for Portugal's traditional music, fado, gracing the streets at night.

Belém Tower

Take a trip to the coastline to see this charming fort, built to protect Lisbon from raiders invading from the sea. Climb up the tower for great views of the ocean and surrounding city.

Rossio Square

Stop in this lively square to get a taste of the local hustle and bustle.

Santa Justa Lift

Take a ride up 147ft from the lowest to highest points of Portugal. Sit back and enjoy the views.

Sao Jorge Castle

Climb up to this Moorish castle for a wander around the impressive grounds on a guided tour, and a great view over Lisbon and Tagus River.

Belém District Visit

Discover Belém, a western suburb that's linked to Portugal’s Golden Age of Discoveries – it was the site where famous navigators once set sail to discover the world. While there, take some time to tour nearby must-see attractions: the Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, the Tropical Botanical Garden, and the Berardo Museum of contemporary art. Please note: most attractions in Belém are closed on Mondays.

Visit to Mercado da Ribeira Market (aka Time Out Market)

Take a wander through this traditional food market, Lisbon's main market since 1892. The stalls selling fresh produce are open between 6am and 2pm.

Porto Ribeira Cruise

Board a boat down Portugal's Douro River, or "river of gold". Float along this ancient route used for centuries as a port wine shipper's route. Marvel in the beauty of the terraced hills along the way.

Ribeira Square

Take some time to walk around this charming square and get in with the local hustle and bustle.

Porto Cathedral

The Porto Cathedral (called Sé do Porto in Portuguese) is a National Monument and one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Adorned with high ceilings, an exquisite courtyard and light-filled cloisters, the Sé has held deep religious and cultural significance for the people of Lisbon for centuries.

Palacio da Bolsa

Join a half-hour guided tour of this neoclassical monument.

Sao Bento Railway Station

The blue painted tiles on the inside of São Bento railway station makes it one of the most beautiful train stations in the world. See for yourself.

Lello Bookstore

Take a wander around this incredible, and beautifully ornate bookstore built in 1906.

Clerigos Church and Tower

Built by the same architect who constructed the Porto Cathedral, the Clérigos Church and Tower is a beautiful Baroque landmark in its own right. Opt to climb over 200 steps to the top of the bell tower for a panoramic view of the city and the Duoro River.


(Photo: Dinner in Lisbon)


Eligible passengers shall receive 15% off guaranteed departures of select small group tours as follows: Tour must be booked between November 27, 2019 and  December 27, 2019 at 23:59 EST for the G Adventures’ tour portion for travel departing before July 31, 2020. Valid for new bookings only and must quote promo code 20EPP015ADV07 at time of booking. Bookings must be made through The Travel Agent Next Door. This promotion is only open to residents of Canada. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts and is subject to availability. Does not apply to National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures, National Geographic Family Journeys, Private Groups, Expedition, SPIT (The Inca Trail), SPTO (Trekking the Inca Trail: 4D/3N), SP5T (Trekking the Inca Trail: 5D/4N), Independent trips, pre- or post-tour accommodation, insurance, international airfare not specified in the itinerary, upgrades, add-ons, “My Own Room” or “My Own Tent,” transfers, theme packs, or other in-country or on-board services. G Adventures reserves the right to withdraw this offer from sale at any time without prior notice. Any refunds made with respect to products booked under this promotion shall be issued at the discounted rate. G Adventures reserves the right to cancel any booking due to unauthorized, altered, ineligible, or fraudulent use of discount. G Adventures is not responsible for technical or system errors that may interfere with or otherwise prohibit the use of the promotion.


Day 1: Lisbon

Arrive at any time.

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group 

Day 2: Lisbon 

Enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk of Lisbon. The rest of the day is free for exploration. In the evening enjoy a Fado night and traditional Portuguese dinner in one of Lisbon's oldest neighbourhoods.

Your Foodie Moment: Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal 

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner 

Day 3: Lisbon/Coimbra 

Leave Lisbon behind and head north to the small hill town of Batalha, best known for its ornate gothic monastery built to commemorate Portugal's victory in the infamous battle of Aljubarrota. Visit the historic Monastery of Batalha with free time to wander the grounds. Continue to the medieval capital of Portugal, Coimbra.

Meals included: Breakfast 

Day 4: Coimbra

Enjoy a free day to explore Coimbra. Opt to visit the famous Coimbra University, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2013 (and also the inspiration for Harry Potter's Hogwarts). Explore the winding streets and the riverfront filled with restaurants and bars, or opt for a day trip to the nearby coastal town of Aveiro or the pilgrimage sites of Fátima.

Meals included: Breakfast 

Day 5: Coimbra/Porto

Continue to the historic and vibrant coastal town of Porto in the afternoon, and take an orientation walk upon arrival.

Meals included: Breakfast 

Day 6: Porto

Free day to explore Porto. Opt take a cruise down the Douro Valley, or explore the city which gained UNESCO World Heritage designation in 1996. In the evening enjoy a visit to the port wine cellars and tasting.

Your Foodie Moment: Port Wine Cellar Visit 

Meals included: Breakfast 

Day 7: Porto 

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast 

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