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A wealth of delicious cuisine, fascinating history and striking scenery awaits on this small group tour to Portugal. From delectable desserts and wine, a history rich in religious monuments and impressive architecture, to the stunning coastline and natural landscape, savour every moment as you travel through Porto, Braga, Coimbra and Lisbon.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $145pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat & Bus

Savour a visit to a local cellar door in Porto to learn about, and sample, Portugal’s famed port wine.

Discover some of Portugal’s oldest architecture when you visit the city of Braga. With human occupation dating back thousands of years, Braga is full of fascinating history. 

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Visit the Bussaco National Forest and discover the ancient buildings and ruins that are hidden amongst the forest’s lush greenery.

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Stop in the small fishing village of Nazare en route from Coimbra to Lisbon and enjoy some free time to try some of the local catches for lunch.

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Special Experiences

Explore the stunning Quinta da Avaleda estate, its vineyards and immaculately manicured gardens during a guided tour before we have a chance to sip the delicious wines during a tasting.
Visit a factory that produces the classic Portuguese dessert, Pao de Lo (sponge cake), for a tour of the factory and, luckily, a tasting of the scrumptious desserts made here.
Take part in a tile hand-painting workshop in Ovar. Be guided through the process of painting tiles as we take to the paintbrush and create our own vibrant masterpieces.
Discover the Shale Villages, visiting local shops and connecting with the locals before enjoying a traditional lunch.

Itinerary Treasures of Portugal

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Treasures of Portugal

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Enjoy guided sightseeing in Porto
  • Visit the Stock Exchange Palace
  • Take a beautiful 6 Bridges Cruise in Porto
  • Savour port wine tasting in its birthplace
  • Visit Quinta da Avaleda for a wine tasting
  • Visit the quaint village of Vila Real
  • Explore the Douro River on a cruise from Peso da Regua
  • See the Shrine of Nossa Senhora Dos Remedios
  • Visit the spectacular St Goncalo's Monastery in Amarante
  • Taste test at the Pao de Lo de Margaride sponge cake factory
  • Take a walking tour of Guimarães
  • Ducal Palace Guimarães
  • Enjoy a Braga walking tour
  • Climb the stairs to Bom Jesus do Monte
  • Admire Ovar on an orientation tour
  • Take part in a tile hand-painting workshop
  • Enjoy an Aveiro walking tour & canal boat ride
  • Photo stop at Costa Nova to see the colourful beach houses
  • Explore Bussaco National Forest
  • Be mesmerised by the Shale Villages and enjoy a traditional lunch
  • Discover fascinating Coimbra during a sightseeing tour
  • Visit beautiful Coimbra University
  • Relish dinner and a Fado Show
  • See the monastery of Santa Maria da Vitoria
  • Enjoy an orientation tour of the small fishing village of Nazare
  • Try Ginghina Liquor in Obidos
  • Visit the Jose Franco miniature Village
  • Tour the stunning Sintra National Palace
  • Take a photo in Cabo da Roca of the incredible Atlantic Ocean
  • Wander through the towns of Cascais and Estoril
  • Discover Lisbon during a guided sightseeing tour
  • Explore Jeronimus Monastery and appreciate its late gothic architecture
  • Enjoy a coffee and pastry at Pasteis de Belem, home of the famous Portuguese tart

Touring

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  • All touring conducted in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Enjoy two cruises along the Douro River
  • Relax and cruise along the canals of Aveiro
  • Tipping Made Easy, $145pp (2022) / $210pp (2023) pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 9 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Hotel Da Musica, Porto
  • Vila Gale Collection, Braga
  • Vila Gale, Coimbra
  • My Story Hotel Tejo, Lisbon

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

For single travellers - A note on our single supplement:
The single supplement you pay on our tours will provide you with sole use of a double room. We book the use of a double room on our European small group tours as typically the single rooms in this region are a lot smaller and in less favourable positions within the hotel themselves.

Meals

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  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 3 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Porto, port tasting
    • Porto, wine tasting at Quinta da Avaleda winery
    • Margaride, taste the delicious Portuguese dessert, Pao de Lo (sponge cake), during a tour of a factory that produces the dessert
    • Coimbra, local lunch in the Shale Villages
    • Coimbra, dinner and Fado Show
    • Lisbon, indulge in a traditional custard tart during a city tour

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based national guide
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Information Treasures of Portugal

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging. 

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding. 

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking, minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation 

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in South America & Africa
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Africa & Central America
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for a minimum of 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats 

Passengers 75 years or over must provide a signed Fitness to Travel declaration form (Part 2) from their doctor within one month of making their booking.

While we will still confirm your place on your tour, flight tickets cannot be issued until both completed forms have been received. Additional costs may be incurred if completed forms are not received by Bunnik Tours within these time frames.

Bunnik Tours generally does not accept bookings for single travellers 80 years of age and over without a travelling companion. Neither our Tour Director nor your fellow travellers are equipped to act as a carer. 

Passengers must inform us and the service provider of any medical conditions which may affect your ability to participate in the tour. 

At our discretion we, including the service provider, can exclude you from a tour or in any activity if we consider that you are unable to safely participate in that tour or activity or if we consider your participation may place the safety of other guests at risk. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if any changed or non-disclosed medical conditions mean that you will require special assistance from our personnel which we cannot reasonably provide. We strongly suggest that your travel insurance policy includes comprehensive cancellation coverage.

We will not be liable for any damage, injury, death or loss of any kind arising from your failure to fully disclose relevant medical information or resulting from any pre-existing medical condition.


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Dates & Prices Treasures of Portugal

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
03 Oct 22
12 Oct 22
$3,495
Available
17 Apr 23
26 Apr 23
$3,495
Available
01 May 23
10 May 23
$3,595
Available
29 May 23
07 Jun 23
$3,495
Available
12 Jun 23
21 Jun 23
$3,495
Available
24 Jul 23
02 Aug 23
$3,495
Available
21 Aug 23
30 Aug 23
$3,495
Available
04 Sep 23
13 Sep 23
$3,495
Available
02 Oct 23
11 Oct 23
$3,495
Available

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$500 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $145pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $975
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Arrival Time and International Flights
We don’t want you to miss out on any aspect of your small group tour. To ensure that you don’t, we recommend you arrive at your starting destination by 15:00h in order to take part in your welcome dinner. Return international airfares have not been included on this tour. Please speak to our friendly consultants if you would like assistance booking your international flights.

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