Things to do on a tailor-made itinerary to Portugal include wandering the cobbled streets of Lisbon, admiring the country’s famous blue tiles from ground level, enjoy world-class cuisine, with freshly caught seafood, taste wine in the Douro Valley and port in the scenic city of Porto.
Other highlights of Porto include the Clérigos Tower, Avenida dos Aliados and the Ribera district on the shoreline. From here you can take a cruise down the Douro River to immerse yourself in the Portuguese landscape, culture and food.
Enjoy the capital city’s colourful and quirky architecture, world-class museums and exquisite restaurants. Highlights of Lisbon include the UNESCO-listed Tower of Belém; narrow winding streets of the charming Alfama district, Lisbon’s oldest quarter; and the Jerónimos Monastery, the final resting place of explorer Vasco de Gama.
Meanwhile, drive down to the Algarve region and enjoy the country’s coastline and its spectacular windswept scenery and peaceful beachside towns.
Other worthwhile stops include the historic town of Evora, colourful Madeira and the UNESCO world heritage site of Sintra, which boasts the Pena Palace.