Lisbon & Portugal's Picturesque 'Silver' Coast

9 days from £879 pp.

Douro River, Porto, Portugal

Visit: Douro River, Porto, Portugal, Portugal

About the Tour

Fly into Lisbon, Portugal and embark on a spectacular journey on this Grand Explorer holiday. On this tour, we combine Portugal’s ‘Silver’ coast, with visits to the capital of Lisbon, Porto and the pilgrimage town of Fatima. We take a guided tour of Lisbon and see the city’s many famous sights, including the Monument of Discoveries and the Jeronimos Monastery. In Fatima, explore the beautiful buildings and amazing architecture such as the Batalha church and monastery, and why not visit Porto? Sitting on the banks of the Douro River, the city offers a unique historical quarter. With trips on offer to Coimbra, Obidos, Sintra, Cascais and Nazaré, you’ll return home from you holiday with amazing memories for your time in Portugal. This holiday is part of our GRAND EXPLORER range.

Tour Includes

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 8 evening meals
  • Return flights to Lisbon
  • Airport transfers in Portugal
  • Escorted in Portugal by a Tour Manager
  • Air-conditioned coach travel
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Fly to Lisbon, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for three nights.

    • Included meals: Dinner


    Full day in Lisbon. We include a panoramic guided tour seeing the main sights before visiting the Belem area of the city.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Join our full-day, optional excursion, first to Sintra, once a favourite of Portuguese royalty. Later, we visit the coastal resort of Cascais.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    We leave Lisbon and head north to the pretty walled town of Obidos. En route we sample some wines at a winery and vineyard. Continue to our 4-star hotel in the coastal resort of Figueira da Foz for a five-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    Included morning guided excursion to the pilgrimage town of Fatima. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    Optional excursion to Porto, a wonderful, walled city on the banks of the Douro River and birthplace of the famous fortified wine. Our guided tour will introduce you to the many sights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Optional excursion to the picturesque village of Nazaré. It is said that the village got its name from a statue of the Virgin Mary brought to town from Nazareth by a monk in the 4th century. Today, it is Portugal’s most famous fishing village, having always drawn visitors to its beautiful beaches. You may still see the old Phoenician styled fishing boats, brightly coloured with eyes painted on them, supposedly with the magical power to avert storms.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Enjoy an included, guided excursion taking in the pretty town of Coimbra, the medieval capital of Portugal and home to its greatest university where we see a Fado Show with traditional Portuguese music.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Lisbon airport for your return flight.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Lisbon
    • Obidos & Wine Tasting
    • Fatima
    • Coimbra

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Sintra & Cascais
    • Porto
    • Nazaré


    Single Room Supplement from £259.00 (9 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Hotel VIP Zurique, or similar, in Lisbon, then five nights at the 4-star Hotel Mercure in Figueira da Foz, located with a magnificent view over the beach and Atlantic Ocean, an excellent location to enjoy a few days on the coast.

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

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