Travel to Portugal
Upon arrival in Faro you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel in Albufeira. You will have the remainder of the day to relax, unpack and explore Albufeira town.
You will have a welcome meeting and then the day to spend at your own pace.
Your guide will be happy to recommend places to see in your free time.
This morning you will travel to charming Lagos and take a guided tour of this seaside town. You will have some free time to sightsee at your own pace and explore the shops and markets. You will return to your hotel and have the afternoon free to relax.
This afternoon you will travel to Sagres, the most south-westerly point of the Algarve. Sagres is a tranquil town with many beautiful beaches, in keeping with the rest of the Algarve. Fisherman and surfers can be seen in the water off the town's harbour at Baleeira. Sagres is best-known as the site of Henry the Navigator's school of navigation.
Today, you will have a day free for shopping and sightseeing at your own pace. Don't forget to ask your local guide for advice on what to see and do.
New Year's Dinner at your Hotel
This evening you will ring in the New Year with a celebration at your hotel. First you will enjoy dinner with the group followed by live music and entertainment to make it an occasion to remember.
This morning you will be met by your local guide and travel to the beautiful city of Seville, the Moresque Capital of Andalucia. You will take a guided tour of highlights such as the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the Jewish Quarter, Maria Luisa Park, and Spanish Square.
In the afternoon enjoy free time at leisure to visit the Old centre and explore the typical shops, cafes and tapas bars.
This morning, visit the well preserved historic town of Silves, an inland gem filled with beauty and history, with its Moorish castle and cathedral. Along the way, you’ll travel through the Algarvian countryside and will discover some of its most beautiful and traditional villages. The afternoon is free to spend at your leisure. Tonight is New Year's Eve, time to celebrate the new year.
Celebration Dinner at Xerém
You will have the morning to spend at your leisure. In the evening you will take a guided transfer to Xerém Restaurant (6km), for a three course dinner for a farewell dinner.
Today, you will transfer from your hotel to the airport for your flight home, with guide assistance.