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Fly to Lisbon and transfer to the Palacio do Governador Hotel (or similar) in the Belém district for 3 nights. Set in a quiet, spacious area of the city, the hotel has a lovely garden and pool. Time at leisure to explore Belém including the Centro Cultural modern art museum. (N)Day 2: Lisbon
Morning tour of Lisbon with driver-guide. Visit the Unesco-listed Tower of Belém; explore the narrow winding streets of the charming Alfama district, Lisbon’s oldest quarter; and take a stroll through the Jerónimos Monastery, the final resting place of explorer Vasco de Gama. The city is famous for its simple and traditional cuisine. Be sure to enjoy a pastéis de nata in the early morning and a delicious lunch of fresh fish in the redeveloped Olho de Boi neighbourhood, a short ferry ride from the city centre across the Tagus. (B)Day 3: Lisbon
Full day at leisure to further explore the Portuguese capital. (B)Day 4: Algarve
Morning transfer to Santa Apolónia Station and transfer to Faro, a scenic 3-hour train journey. Private transfer to your hotel on the beautiful Algarve coast. Stay 4 nights at the Bela Vista Hotel & Spa (or similar). (B)Days 5-7: Algarve
Days at leisure. We recommend visiting the old town of Albufeira, with its cobbled streets lined with boutiques, cafes and restaurants, while the area of São Joao is known for its lively nightlife. There are two beautiful beaches: Praia dos Pescadores, ‘the fisherman’s beach’, and Praia do Tunel, accessed via a tunnel through the cliffs. (B)Day 8: Faro • Fly home
Transfer to Faro airport and fly home. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
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This converted 17th-century palace was formerly the home of the governors of the Tower of Belem and is ideally situated to visit the nearby attractions of the Monastery of Jeronimos and the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology. The interiors of this listed building offer a modern and contemporary style with clean white walls and exposed brick work coupled with blue touches, a nod to the city's maritime history. Dine at the hotel's restaurant, which offers a fine selection of Portuguese cuisine, or just enjoy a drink on the terrace overlooking the Tagus. The hotel offers a wide selection of spa and wellness treatments. Features: 60 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar, terrace, outdoor swimming pool, spa, sauna, fitness centre, lounge, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, hairdryer.
The Bela Vista Hotel & Spa is set in a historical building dating back to 1918 with direct access to the beach. The hotel consists of three separate houses, each with a unique design, providing boutique accommodation on the cliffs of Praia da Rocha. Most of the rooms have private balconies with views of the Atlantic Ocean and are decorated in a marine theme. The palm-lined swimming pool and peaceful gardens are idyllic during the day while the restaurant's terrace is perfect for alfresco dining as the sun sets. Features: 38 rooms, restaurant, bar, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, spa & wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna, tennis court. Room amenities: Air conditioning, cable television, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.
Low season from £1,270 per person
High season from £1,690 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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