8 Day Lisbon & Porto by Rail
Air & Land
Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates
Transfers, optional tours, and gratuities.
Upgrade to First Class rail is available for Plan B.
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Is This Trip Right for You?
Independent Package Includes
- Flights New York-Lisbon, Porto-New York
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- 6 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
- 3 nights Lisbon
- 3 nights Porto
- Transportation between cities via First Class rail (Plan A) or Standard rail (Plan B) ▲
- Breakfast daily
▲ Upgrade to First Class rail is available for Plan B
Is This Trip Right for You?
This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Rail travel times between the cities can vary, but average 3-4 hours in length and are dependent upon local conditions. Please note that this program is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. This program’s unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria.
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Today's half day tour of Lisbon includes a visit to the Royal Coaches Museum and Jeronimos Monastery. Continue to view the Belem Tower, the Monument of the Discoveries, and the Praca do Comercio, known as the House of the Pointed Stones. Enjoy a walking tour through Alfama, the city's oldest quarter, to view the sights along the Baixa, Rossio, Restauradores, Avenida de Liberdade, and Marques de Pombal Square.
Departs at 9:00 am. Pick-up from the hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off at Park Eduardo VII in city center. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.
|Day #3||01 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018||$42.00|
Visit one of the most beautiful regions of Portugal. Travel from Lisbon towards Sintra where you will visit the Sintra Royal Palace, an 15th-century royal residence containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then depart towards Cabo da Roca (the most western point of Europe) and continue along the coast, passing the famous Guincho beach, reaching Cascais where you will see "Boca do Inferno" and the magnificent panorama of the Bay of Cascais and its coast. On the return, pass through Estoril where stands the famous Casino do Estoril. Please Note: from November through February Cabo da Roca will not be visited.
Departs at 2:30 pm. Pick-up from the hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off at Park Eduardo VII in city center. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.
|Day #3||01 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018||$68.00|
Enjoy a full day tour that begins in Obidos, a medieval village surrounded by high stone walls. In Alcobaca, visit the Church of the 12th century Monastery, where lies the tombs of Pedro and Ines. Continue to the quaint fishing village of Nazare for lunch, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding scenery from the village's highest point, Sitio. After lunch, visit the 14th century Monastery of Batalha. Continue to Fatima to visit the famed Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary and attend mass. Return to Lisbon.
Departs at 9:00 am. Pick-up from the hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off at Park Eduardo VII in city center. Approximate tour duration is 10 hours.
|Day #4||01 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018||$105.00|
Enjoy a half day tour of Porto, the Capital of the Northern Region of Portugal. View the historic city center and visit the Porto Se Cathedral and Sao Bento Train station. Marvel at the Lello Bookshop, one of the most beautiful in the world, its architecture used as inspiration in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. Visit a Port Wine Cellar and enjoy a wine tasting.
Departs at 9:00 am. Pick-up from the hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.
|Day #6||01 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018||$48.00|
Today, explore the beauty of the Douro Valley, a wine region in the North of Portugal which is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take in a panoramic view from the Alto Douro wine region. Visit two wine estates and enjoy tastings at each. Enjoy lunch and a panoramic cruise in Pinhao before returning to Porto.
Departs at 8:30 am. Pick-up from the hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 9 hours.
|Day #7||01 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018||$132.00|