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Portugal North tour

Portugal - Hidden Treasures of the North

The North is one of the most densely populated regions in Portugal, where you can see the footprints that history was leaving over the centuries. In this region, you can find cities that were the cradle of a nation, areas with a glorious past, of medieval charm.

From the historical Guimarães, home of Portugal's first king to Braga, considered by many the Portuguese Rome, you will discover the best kept treasures of this country.

Day 1


Arrival in Porto. Meet and greet with the local guide. Transfer by coach to hotel.
Dinner (if included) and overnight.

Day 2


Breakfast. Porto City tour: visit cathedral of Porto, Torre dos Clérigos, Mercado do Bolhão. You will feel the ambience of this city! Free time for lunch. After lunch, visit the lower part of town: Rua das Flores, Mercado da Bolsa and Ribeira. The tour ends at the other side of the Douro river, in Gaia...you will discover the Port Wine caves and taste 2 delicious Port wines.
Dinner at Restaurant Chez Lapin, to taste the typical portuguese cuisine while enjoying the beautiful views over the Douro River.
Return to the hotel to overnight.

Day 3


Breakfast. Meeting at Estação de S.Bento and departure to Régua. This is the most beautiful rail journey in Portugal. Arrival to Régua and visit Museum of Douro. Meeting at the bay to begin the cruise back to Porto while appetizers and lunch will be served on board.
Arrival. Dinner and live orchestra or Fado concert in Porto (if included).
Return to the hotel and overnight.

Day 4


Breakfast and departure to Guimarães.
Mini city tour to see the Castle, Chapel of S. Miguel, the Dukes of Bragança Palace, Largo Oliveira and Praça do Toural where we will taste a delicious cake and coffee. Lunch (not included). Short trip to Braga.
Check in at hotel. Dinner in the hotel or restaurant (if included). Overnight.

Day 5


Breakfast. Half day tour to see the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus and the Sanctuary of Sameiro; in the city centre visit to the Cathedral of Braga and its golden Treasure. Free time during afternoon. Dinner at a typical restaurant (if included). Back to the hotel and overnight.

Day 6


Breakfast. Trip to Gerês, the only National Park in Portugal: clean air and crystal clear waters of the brooks and streams. After lunch, enjoy a 'Termas' break: rest in 'thermal water' pools or have a thermal massage (if included). Departure to Viana do Castelo. Check in. Dinner at restaurant (if included). Overnight.

Day 7


Breakfast. Mini tour at Viana do Castelo city where you will taste the famous 'berliner' tradition of Viana. Departure to Vila Praia de Âncora to relax in the beautiful beach.
Lunch (if included). After lunch, mini tour and departure to Caminha where the Minho river reaches its widest point and marks the border between Portugal and Spain. We will finally reach Vila Nova de Cerveira located on the Spanish border. Dinner includes typical 'Minho' food at a local restaurant (if included).
Return to the hotel and overnight.

Day 8


Breakfast. Free Morning to use the hotel spa.
Departure to Vila do Conde. Check in at the hotel, free time por personal activities and/or shopping. Dinner in a typical restaurant in Vila do Conde (if included). Overnight.

Day 9


Breakfast. Check-out. Transfer to the airport.

9 Days / 8 Nights
805,00 /pp

Departure - during September

Deluxe Package € 805,00 /pp
(in double/twin room and B&B treatment)

Optional / Supplement:
- Single Accommodation € 220,00 pp
- HB supplement € 190,00 pp
- Wellness Treatments € 65,00 pp

* Price based on minimum of 8 persons per group
* The prices are always subject to change and availability
* Price based on shared accomodation. Private accomodations are also available

  • Accommodation
  • 1 dinner at a tipical restaurant in Ribeira do Porto, with river view
  • Tickets and entrance fees as per program
  • Free Access to Termas do Gerês – thermal circuit: cardio fitness gym, turkish bath, dynamic pool, bithermal shower, spray shower, 'duche cuba'
  • Access to spa at Hotel Axis Viana (treatments not included)
  • Typical berliner sweet tasting in Viana do Castelo
  • Transfers and excursions in Air-Cond bus with max. 23 seats + driver (according to program itinerary)
  • English language guide tour from arrival to departure (other languages upon request)
  • All local taxes & service charges
Not included:
  • Program elements not mentioned
  • Optional elements
  • Tourism taxes in the hotels
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone, minibar,..)
  • VAT (0%)

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  • HB Supplement can be at selected hotel or typical restaurant
  • Wellness treatments are 1x therapy 'body relax' massage at Gerês (30min) and 1 choice treatment at Hotel Axis Viana do Castelo (depending on the availability at moment of confirmation)
  • Please let us know if you would like to change dates/itinerary


Porto Trindade Hotel****
Hotel Mercure Braga****
Axis Viana Hotel & Spa****
Santana Hotel & Spa****


  • Douro Valley panoramic overview
  • Discover hidden unknown spots of Portugal
  • Thermal & Spa services during your stay

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