Portugal from $1695

Lisbon - Sintra - Sines - Algarve Coast - Coimbra - Porto
9 days

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What's Included?

The 9-day land package includes:

  • 7 nights in superior tourist class hotels or better with private bath/shower, 2-share
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Four specialty dinners including
    • Welcome cocktail and dinner in Lisbon
    • BBQ dinner in Algarve
    • Porto welcome dinner
    • Farewell Portuguese dinner
  • Guided tours in Lisbon, Sintra and Porto with local historian
  • Admission to:
    • Quinta da Regaleira Sintra
    • Lello Bookstore Porto
  • Vila Nova de Gaia Port Wine Tasting from Porto

Plus:

  • Private tour director for the entire duration of the land tour
  • All scheduled sightseeing
  • All ground transportation by air-conditioned motor coach as per itinerary
  • All service charges and local taxes
  • Luggage tag and travel booklets
  • Included tour highlights

Featured Sights & Events:

  • Guided tour of Lisbon capital of Portugal and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Historic Alfama quarter
  • Belem District
  • Discoveries Monument
  • Tram 28
  • Fado Clubs
  • Fishing Towns
  • Costa Alentejana
  • Cabo San Vincente, Europe's southwestern-most point
  • Algarve Beaches
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sintra-Villa
  • UNESCO Heritage university town of Coimbra
  • Port Wine Tasting in Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Lello bookstore, inspiration for Harry Potter Books
  • UNESCO World Heritage city of Porto
  • and much more!

Lisbon

Lisbon city and UNESCO World Heritage Site ... Historic Alfama quarter ... Welome Cocktail and dinner ... Tram 28


Sintra

Pena Palace ... Quinta da Regaleira Estate ... UNESCO World Heritage Site Sintra-Villa ...


Algarve

Stunning cliffs and beaches ... Water sports ... Hiking ... Beach Party ... Cabo San Vincente, Europe's southwestern-most point ... Yoga Class ...


Porto

Europe's oldest city and UNESCO World Heritage Site ... Lello Bookstore, inspiration for Harry Potter books ... Port wine tasting in Vila Nova de Gaia ... and much more!


Free Airport Transfers & Discount Airfare

When you book your airfare through AESU, you get these great benefits:

  • Free airport transfers overseas on tour start and return dates
  • Hassle free—we take care of all the details
  • Free quotes & competitive rates
  • Fly with fellow travelers
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • AESU can help with special flight requests too
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Optional Activities & Excursions Offered on Your Trip.

Have it your way and personalize your trip by adding fun, optional activities. These activities are not included in your land package price to allow free time for those who want to explore on their own. Rates have been specially negotiated with the suppliers and will include transportation to and from the event, where applicable. All options are based on a minimum number of travelers participating. Rates listed are approximate rates in US$ and are subject to change. Contact your tour director upon arrival overseas to book and pay for your options. Payment to tour director in cash in local currency.

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Canoeing in Lisbon
$40

Grab a paddle and see Lisbon from a different perspective on a canoe or kayak tour along the waterfront! This 90-minute tour will get your adrenaline pumping and guide you past sites including Catalazete's Fortress, Sao Joao das Maias's Fortress, Giribita's Fortress and St. Bruno Fortress. This tour is open to all skill levels and guides will ensure your safety throughout the tour.

Times and prices are subject to change.

Horseback Riding in Sines
$60

Escape from the busy city for an afternoon and join us for a horseback riding tour on the beach! This three-hour tour will connect you with nature as you are guided across meadows, dunes and coastal forests on the Costa Alentejana. This tour is open to all skill levels and guides will ensure your safety throughout the tour.

Times and prices are subject to change.

Biking in Duoro Valley Wine Country
$140

Switch to a different mode of transportation today and join us for an all-day bicycle ride through the Duoro Valley vineyards. Ride through historic villages and along UNESCO World Heritaged terraced vineyards to experience the traditions of the region. Reward yourself as we visit a wine cellar and taste some of the best port and Duoro wines with a hearty lunch.

Times and prices are subject to change.

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What to do during your free time? For more details or current local events talk to your tour director or your local city guide. They are always the best source for free-time activities and offer great tips on restaurants or local hang-outs.

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Meals

Traveling on this trip will introduce you to some native cuisine, including local specialties.

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Hotels

We stay in superior tourist class hotels, all with private bath/shower in 2-share rooms. Our hotels have been specially selected for their European atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and cleanliness. Our hotels are centrally located or within a short walk of public transportation to take you to the landmark of your choice in the city you are visiting. (Why stay in remote cabins, hostels, or share your room with up to 6 people, when you can stay in a centrally located hotel?)

You'll be given a complete hotel address list with your final documents. Properties are subject to change and any substitutions would be the equivalent of those listed. *Single supplement only applies if single accommodations are requested. Independent hotel reservations, special tours and FIT tours always apply a single supplement. Please check your itinerary.

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HOTEL ROMA, Lisboa

Located in the exclusive Alvalade district, Hotel Roma is just a quick walk away from restaurants and the Roma Metro Station. There is also a restaurant on-site serving international fare. Each room includes free WiFi and satellite TV.

HOTEL TIVOLI LAGOS, Lagos

Just a quick walk from Meia Praia Beach and featuring a large outdoor courtyard with swimming pool, guests can relax and enjoy the views. In addition to an indoor restaurant, the hotel also features an outdoor grill serving Portuguese cuisine. The hotel offers free WiFi.

HOTEL TUELA, Porto

Located walking distance from the Douro River and Porto's historic center, Hotel Tuela offers easy access to Porto's top attractions and restaurants. The hotel also has air conditioning, cable TV and free WiFi.

Portugal Adventure$1695.00
Click on a date below to get a quote or book online
Start In LisboaEnd In PortoLand Only
2019
Jun 30  Jul 7$1695

Or call 800-638-7640 to speak with a travel expert

If you purchase your own airfare, book your overnight flight from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date listed above.

* Price per person based on a twin share room. If you're traveling alone, AESU will attempt to arrange for you to share a twin at NO EXTRA COST. If you prefer a single room, a single supplement of $525 will apply. If we cannot arrange a 2-share room, the single supplement will also apply.

AIRFARE

Gateway Cities

Fly into Lisbon return from Porto

Airfare is not included in land price. If you choose to book air with AESU, after receipt of your land booking, AESU will email you a quote with your tour confirmation invoice. You will have 72 hours to accept or decline airfare. (Or call AESU at 800-638-7640 for a quote prior to booking).

Book Airfare with AESU - FREE Airport Transfer

Purchase your airfare from AESU and receive free arrival/departure transfers from the airport to your hotel. We also try to book you on the same flights as others traveling on your tour. Land only participants BOOKING OWN FLIGHT OVERSEAS, DO NOT receive airport arrival/departure transfers. If you book land only with us, book your flights from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date. If you are not booking flights through AESU, we recommend not booking airfare until your tour is guaranteed (This will be noted on website with “guaranteed” next to tour start date).

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How to Book

Click on a date above to get a quote or make a reservation. You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 90 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 90 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.

If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click "Get a Quote" button on next page.

NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 90 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full, for late reservations, will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $100 per person will apply.

All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.)

To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.

PAYMENT PLAN: pay a little at a time and make your trip more affordable.

After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction with no fee. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay installments by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 90 days before departure.

INSURANCE: We highly recommend travel insurance. (Check if trip insurance is offered directly by your Alumni Assoc.) If not, you can get a quote and purchase online through Trip Assure. See the insurance link on AESU's website under Travel Tools or copy this link into your browser: https://www.tripassure.com/main/?welcome=AESU3922MD

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AESU Alumni World Travel

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