Enjoy and explore many local highlights in this warm and friendly country including the Portuguese Riviera, Lisbon, Belem, Obidos, Sintra, a winery visit, medieval Evora, the Algarve and 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites!   

Day 3 - CASCAIS/LISBON/CASCAIS                                          
A delightful morning city tour of Lisbon this morning as you enjoy the city’s famous sights. In Belem see the Belem Tower (UNESCO World Heritage site) and the monument to the Discoveries. Step into the past at the 16th-century Jeronimos Monastery (UNESCO) and Lisbon’s Maritime Museum, which offers a glimpse into the country’s naval achievements, perhaps shopping for ceramics, lace and hand-woven works. Tonight enjoy an optional experience to savor Portuguese cuisine and wine while local artists perform traditional Fado, included in UNESCO’S list as a World Cultural Site.     Meals:B
VILA GALE CASCAIS, CASCAIS

I T I N E R A R Y

Day 1 - INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/WILMINGTON/PHL AIRPORT     
Afternoon transfer to PHL Airport and our overnight flight to Lisbon.   Meals: D in flight
 
Day 2 - CASCAIS, PORTUGAL                                                    
Your begins on the Portuguese Rivera, your home for three nights. With mansions scattered about Cascais and Monte Estoril  - all hint at its history as a haven for European royals and nobility. Tonight join our fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.   Meals: D
VILA GALE CASCAIS, CASCAIS

Day 5 - CASCAIS/ARRAIOLOS/EVORA  
We make our way through Portugal’s charming countryside to Arraiolos, known as the “village of rugs”, to delve into the history and art of Portuguese tapestries. Visit a local cork factory where you’ll learn the importance of the product to the local economy. Journey next to Evora (UNESCO), the “Museum City of Portugal”. This medieval walled 2nd century city is home to the Roman Temple to Diana.   Meals:B
HOTEL O CANTE, EVORA

SUNNY PORTUGAL

April 29 - May 8, 2023
10 days - 9 nights

$3479

Day 7 - LAGOS                                                                                
The day is yours to experience the incomparable Algarve on your own. Geraniums, camellias and oleanders grow alongside fig, orange and almond trees, while brightly colored fishing boats bob on the sea. The Algarve’s mild climate and beautiful beaches attract visitors from all over the world. An optional two hour boat ride lets you take in the striking rock formations sculpted by the sea for thousands of years as you weave in and out of inlets and serene grottos.   Meals:B,D
VILA GALE LAGOS, ALGARVE

Day 6 - EVORA/MONARZ/LAGOS   
We’ll travel to the stunning coasts of the Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal and stop enroute to take in the dramatic vistas from the village of Monsaraz. Indulge in full-bodied wines from the Alentejo region during a winery tour. Explore the historic resort town of Lagos, where Moorish and Renaissance influences meet towering seaside cliffs. Stroll by the fortress and historic buildings as you take in the surrounding views of the Atlantic.   Meals:B,L
VILA GALE LAGOS, ALGARVE

Day 4 - CASCAIS/OBIDOS/SINTRA/CASCAIS                         
A really marvelous day as you explore picture-perfect city of Obidos, where white-washed houses sit snug within medieval city walls. Continue to Sintra (UNESCO) a breathtaking hub that served as the summer residence of Portuguese kings for six centuries. Then , it’s your choice! Explore this quaint hilltop village independently and wander through the winding streets lined with cork products and pastries –OR-venture into the National Palace of Sintra. We’ll stop on our return to  Cascais to admire the stunning Cabo da Roca, the western most point of continental Europe.     Meals:B
VILA GALE CASCAIS, CASCAIS

YOU MUST BE VACCINATED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS TOUR AND SEND PROOF OF VACCINATION WITH YOUR FINAL PAYMENT.  A VALID PASSPORT VALID THROUGH 6 MONTHS AFTER YOUR RETURN IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR.

TOUR INCLUSIONS: Roundtrip transportation from Independence, Wilmington and Newark to PHL airport * roundtrip air PHL/Lisbon/PHL * accommodations for 8 nights in first-class hotels based on double occupancy * sightseeing as per itinerary * meals include 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners * luggage handling at airports and hotels * services of a Collette Tour Director while on tour * services of accompanying Tour Director from 4 Seasons Tours with a minimum of 15 passengers. 
 
CONDITIONS AND DEPOSIT: A deposit of $600 per person is due no later than October 1, 2022 with each reservation. Final payment is due February 15, 2023. Trip cancellation insurance is available at a cost of $399 per person and payment must accompany your deposit. With trip cancellation insurance you may cancel for any reason and receive a full refund except for the cost of the insurance.

Responsibility: B & B Travel, Inc. d/b/a 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as agent for suppliers in arranging transportation, accommodations and services included in this tour. 4 Seasons Tours and Travel is not liable for loss, damage, injury or expense on account of delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service or from any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by negligence of any company or person. No refunds for any unused portion of the tour.

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Day 8 - LAGOS/FARO/TAVIRA/LAGOS       
Journey to Faro, capital of the Algarve. Explore the city’s historic center and see the 9th-century walls. During lunch discover the flavors of the region as a local chef highlights Algarve gastronomy during a cooking demonstration. Enjoy a tasting menu featuring iconic dishes of the region complete with local liquors and pastries. Continue to Tavira, an ancient Moorish city that blends traditional architecture with sandy beaches. Return to Lagos for evening at leisure.   Meals:B,L
VILA GALE LAGOS, ALGARVE

DAY 9 – LAGOS/AZEITAO/LISBON                                          
Enroute to Lisbon, make a stop in Azeitao, a charming agricultural village known for red wine, olive trees and beautiful country estates. Meet local artisans at a family-run shop and learn how the famous hand painted tiles are made. Bid Portugal goodbye during a dinner in Lisbon and celebrate your unforgettable journey.   Meals:B,D
TURIM MARQUES HOTEL, LISBON

DAY 10 - LISBON/PHL                                                                  
Morning departure for the airport and our return flight to Philadelphia where transportation will be waiting to return you to Wilmington, Newark and Independence.     Meals:B