Join us for an à la carte touring on your escorted holidays in Portugal—home to many of history’s great explorers. From the international flair of Lisbon, to the cobblestone charm of Obidos, to the history of Coimbra, and the wine cellars of Oporto, your Tour Director will point you in the right direction to discover a new world of your own!
Day 1: Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal
Soak up the Capital Sights
Time to dive in and explore this capital city—easy to navigate, both on foot and with public transport, feel free to get started enjoying Lisbon’s highlights. Tap your CosmosGO app for directions and suggestions. Your Tour Director will be available in the early evening to provide suggestions on how make the most of your time throughout your Portugal tour.
Day 2: Lisbon
Food, Glorious Food
Join us on a guided walking tour of the city. If you are passionate about food, you’ll want to purchase an evening culinary experience to learn how to prepare some traditional Portuguese delicacies and the fine art of enjoying them in good company. MyCOSMOS makes it easy to secure your reservation for optional activities.
Day 3: Lisbon
A Little Night Music
Now that Lisbon has captured your heart, enjoy another full day to discover more! There are countless museums to visit, quaint cafes for lingering, or how about a romantic boat trip on the Tagus river for honeymooners and couples? If you prefer to venture out into the landscapes, we suggest you join our optional excursion to Evora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At day’s end, celebrate with Lisbon’s exciting nightlife, including passionate fado music.
DAY 4: Lisbon—Obidos—Coimbra
Learning from the Locals
Leaving the capital, we follow the Atlantic coast to stop in charming Obidos, a labyrinth of cobbled streets surrounded by medieval fortress walls. Later, we head to Coimbra, known for its historical university. This university town makes for lively nightlife, with many bars and restaurants. Go out and join the locals!
DAY 5: Coimbra—Oporto
A Life of Art—A Love of Wine
Wine Lovers, get ready to experience some of Portugal finest wines. We recommend our optional walking tour with a local guide, highlighting the twists, turns, and secrets of this fascinating city, including a sample of its gastronomic delicacies with lunch at a traditional winery.
DAY 6: Oporto
Creative Arts and the Legend of the Cockerel
Take advantage of your time in Oporto to explore the city your way. The Tour Director is on hand with suggestions, and your CosmosGO app shows you the way.
DAY 7: Oporto
Your portugal tour ends with breakfast this morning.
Validity: April to November 2020