When we think about Alentejo, we think of beautiful endless plains, with strong colors that mark our gaze.
But we also think in moments of peace and tranquility. In genuine people, always available to welcome us with a smile.
Villages where time pass slowly, the purity of the white houses reflecting the blue sky. In delight the senses with authentic flavors, that should be enjoyed with all the time in the world.
Unique places, full of history and tradition.
Alentejo is a synonym of all that. But it is, above all, the ideal place for your next vacations!
Arrival at Lisbon airport. Reception and transfer to the hotel.
Days to explore the city of Lisbon and its many nooks. Rich in history, monuments and many museums, we suggest you start by the waterfront, along the Tagus River, from where the ships have initiated their discoveries. Known by the light that so many artists and poets have been inspired, let yourself be involved by all the beauty of the city and take time to participate in one of the many photographic tours or if you want greater exclusivity, you may take a private tour on some of the emblematic places of the city.
Days dedicated to the Alentejo, where the city of Évora will be your destination. Along the way, enjoy the fantastic landscape, that will change when entering on Alentejo. Finally, the city of Évora, Patrimony of Humanity and the meeting point of many cultural influences and stories. From the heritage to the excellent cuisine, many good reasons to enjoy the city of Évora.
The journey continues to Elvas, passing by the city of Estremoz. Here, we suggest a visit to Castle Estremoz and the city center, where you can enjoy the art of various popular artists, working with clay, creating the famous Dolls of Estremoz. Then, go to Elvas, a city that owns a rich heritage, well known for the Aqueduct of Amoreira and the star-shaped walls. Do not miss a visit to some of the many museums in the city and, at the end of the day, taste some of the best dishes of Alentejo cuisine. Bread soups, meats, pork, lamb and the famous Elvas plums are some of the various options that we recommend.
Trip to Serpa, passing by the beautiful town of Redondo, well-known for its potteries and quality wines, where you can visit the castle and the Mother Church. Continue towards Reguengos Monsaraz, also known for high quality wines produced in the region, but also by the megalithic monuments that can be visited. Near the town of Reguengos Monsaraz, you can visit the village of Monsaraz, one of the most typical villages of Portugal, with its beautiful castle. From this point, you can admire the landscape and look over the largest artificial lake in Europe, Lake Alqueva. On your way to Serpa, enjoy the landscape, that Alqueva Lake gives us. Finally, in Serpa, you can taste one of the most characteristic products, the famous Serpa cheese. The walls of Serpa and Mina de São Domingos are places worth visiting.
The day begins with a small trip to Mértola, also known as Village Museum, where on every corner, you will find something fascinating to discover. Besides the history, there are customs and traditions very well kept. Enjoy the landscapes over the Guadiana Valley Natural Park. End the day at Beja, built by the Roman Emperor Julius Caesar. There, you can find a vast cultural and historical heritage, that guarantees a day well spent.
Day spent between Beja and Alcácer do Sal, passing by the villages of Ferreira do Alentejo and Grândola, which are worth a stop, to recharge your batteries and feel a bit of local life. Your destination is Alcácer do Sal, situated on the shores of the River Sado. After a visit to its castle, take a walk through the historic center, and relax by the river. The cuisine it is fantastic in Alcácer do Sal, rich in river fish dishes and pinion sweets, main ingredient in the sweets of the region.
Alcácer do Sal Breakfast
The trip continues, approaching the end. In Tróia, cross the river Sado in the ferry boat, and you might be lucky enough to observe the dolphins, that inhabit the river. Visit the historic center of Setúbal, closely connected with its fishing harbor, excellent cuisine and rich historical heritage. Pass by the Capuchin Convent towards Azeitão and enjoy an endless view over the Atlantic Ocean. The nature of this region is lush and produces some of the best products, such as wines like Moscatel de Setúbal and the famous cheeses of Azeitão. If you can not resist to a good dessert, do not hesitate and taste the delicious tarts of Azeitão. Finally, we suggest a visit to the Castle of Palmela and, on your way to Lisbon, pass by Christ the King, where you can admire Lisbon from across the Tagus River.
Check out from hotel and departure to Lisbon airport. Delivery of the rental car at the airport.
|LOW (November to May)||790€||950€||1 290€|
|MEDIUM (June and October)||990€||1 290€||1 590€|
|HIGH (July to September)||1 290€||1 490€||2 090€|
*Guaranteed departures for minimum groups of 2 people.
**Double Occupancy, Land Package. For Single supplement, please ask for a quote.
STANDARD: 3* Hotel
CONFORT: 4* Hotel
QUALITY: 5* Hotel
STANDARD: Sipp: MCMR / Grupo MINI: Peugeot 107 A/c or similar
CONFORT: Sipp: EDMR / Grupo P: Peugeot 207 Diesel A/c or similar
QUALITY: Sipp: CDMR / Grupo E1: Peugeot 307 Diesel or similar
Includes: Unlimited Mileage, Travel Assistance 24 hours, Insurance Collision (CDW), Theft (TP), subject to Deductible, Road Tax and VAT.
Notes: Pricing is valid through the date listed for each itinerary (all pricing is subject to change until booked and confirmed). Holiday season supplements apply for Christmas, New Years, Portuguese Holidays and Easter travel dates. Specials and/or lower rates may apply for November to May travel dates.
All itineraries are land only and international airfare is quoted separately. Itinerary adjustments may be necessary depending on your international flight schedule.
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