Portugal

A sun-soaked land on the Iberian Peninsula with plenty to offer to both short- and long-term visitors, Portugal’s greatest attraction is its gorgeous coastline. The southern region of the Algarve is a firm favourite, where an array of top-class beach resorts, once sleepy fishing villages, provide luxurious oceanside accommodation.

The region’s fine, year-round climate and ease of access mean that it is a hugely popular winter sun vacation destination. It also serves well as the perfect place for a weekend getaway when the daily grind of city life becomes too much. Seaside towns like Albufeira and Lagos are home to some of the best beach resorts in the Algarve, providing a heady mixture of sheltered beaches, outstanding natural scenery and high-quality lodgings.

There is far more to Portugal than its beaches, however. As anyone who has ever set foot in Lisbon’s historic Alfama district, or travelled to the medieval town of Évora will tell you, the country is home to some breathtaking architecture and cultural treasures. Notable tourist sights in Lisbon include the Jerónimos Monastery and its Manueline architecture, the iconic Monument to the Discoveries, and the most-photographed building in all of Portugal, the Tower of Belém.

This geographically varied country also offers skiing opportunities at the Vodafone Ski Resort in the Serra Estrela Mountains. This craggy, forested mountain range is also a great area for walking and hiking trails, and is the place to go for those craving the pampering of a spa resort holiday in Portugal.

Featured Trips - Portugal

There’s a whole world of possibilities out there, here are just a few we’ve hand-selected for you to discover.

Iconic Portugal & Spain

National Geographic Journeys:  From the flash of flamenco to the soul of fado, discover the soul of the Iberian Peninsula on an in-depth exploration of southern Spain and Portugal. Venture from Moorish masterpieces to whitewashed neighbourhoods, exploring an array of UNESCO World Heritage sites alongside knowledgeable local experts, including the spectacular Alhambra. Step back in time amid medieval Évora, the fairytale castles of Sintra, and painting master El Greco’s ancient walled hometown of Toledo.

Small Group Tour

15 Days

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CAD

$5,099*

Iconic Portugal & Spain

National Geographic Journeys:  From the flash of flamenco to the soul of fado, discover the soul of the Iberian Peninsula on an in-depth exploration of southern Spain and Portugal. Venture from Moorish masterpieces to whitewashed neighbourhoods, exploring an array of UNESCO World Heritage sites alongside knowledgeable local experts, including the spectacular Alhambra. Step back in time amid medieval Évora, the fairytale castles of Sintra, and painting master El Greco’s ancient walled hometown of Toledo.

Best of Spain & Portugal

Follow the fortunes of the Spanish, Portuguese and Moorish Kingdoms as evidenced in their grand castles, stupendous religious buildings and incredible works of art. Enjoy two unique experiences on this tour. In Madrid, witness the world’s finest collection of Spanish paintings, plus an impressive foreign collection, as you tour the Prado Museum with an art historian. In Granada, visit the famous Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens; while others wait in line, you’ll be exploring alongside a fascinating Local Expert keen to share insights into this Moorish landmark.

Group Tour

15 Days

from

CAD

$4,150*

Best of Spain & Portugal

Follow the fortunes of the Spanish, Portuguese and Moorish Kingdoms as evidenced in their grand castles, stupendous religious buildings and incredible works of art. Enjoy two unique experiences on this tour. In Madrid, witness the world’s finest collection of Spanish paintings, plus an impressive foreign collection, as you tour the Prado Museum with an art historian. In Granada, visit the famous Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens; while others wait in line, you’ll be exploring alongside a fascinating Local Expert keen to share insights into this Moorish landmark.

Highlights of Spain & Portugal

Like the blue Azulejo-tiled walls on Portugal’s beautiful buildings, homes, and churches, we’ve pieced together the best experiences of two sun-washed countries for those looking for an enlightening getaway. On this 9-day tour of Spain and Portugal, you’ll spend two nights each in four legendary cities spanning from the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the golden coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Barcelona’s distinctive architecture, Madrid’s artistic energy, Seville’s medieval past, and Lisbon’s tiled and cobbled charm await your arrival and exploration. 

Group Tour

9 Days

from

CAD

$2,999*

Highlights of Spain & Portugal

Like the blue Azulejo-tiled walls on Portugal’s beautiful buildings, homes, and churches, we’ve pieced together the best experiences of two sun-washed countries for those looking for an enlightening getaway. On this 9-day tour of Spain and Portugal, you’ll spend two nights each in four legendary cities spanning from the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the golden coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Barcelona’s distinctive architecture, Madrid’s artistic energy, Seville’s medieval past, and Lisbon’s tiled and cobbled charm await your arrival and exploration. 

Tram in historic centre of Lisbon, Portugal

Custom Portugal

Let us work with you to tailor a journey based on your travel style and interests. We can use an existing itinerary from one of our many suppliers as a foundation, or build one from scratch to create your ideal vacation. You decide how long you want to stay, what you want to see and experience, and the level of service offered.

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Tram in historic centre of Lisbon, Portugal

Custom Portugal

Let us work with you to tailor a journey based on your travel style and interests. We can use an existing itinerary from one of our many suppliers as a foundation, or build one from scratch to create your ideal vacation. You decide how long you want to stay, what you want to see and experience, and the level of service offered.

Connect with us to start the conversation.

*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to change and availability.

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