Travel to Portugal
Upon arrival in Porto, you will be met by our local representative at the airport before being transferred to your hotel.
As you travel to your hotel, your guide will share some information about the local region, suggest activities for you to enjoy and answer any questions you may have. You will have the rest of the evening to settle into your hotel and get to know your surroundings.
Porto guided excursion
After having breakfast at your hotel, depart for a full day guided excursion in Porto.
In the morning you will enjoy a half day guided city tour of Porto including the historical centre with a visit to St. Francisco Church, the Ribeira Quarter and the Stock Exchange Palace (entrances for St. Francisco Church and Stock Exchange Palace included). Then you will have free time for lunch.
In the afternoon you will enjoy a wine tasting in one of the city’s port cellars followed by a relaxing boat trip along the beautiful Douro River.
You will have today at leisure to relax at your hotel and explore the town and its surroundings at your own pace. Enjoy some of the sights Porto has to offer, a stroll along the waterfront at Cais da Ribeira. Take a ride on the Funicular dos Guindais from the lower to upper part of the city, visit the Porto Cathedral, or why not visit some of Porto's Museums.
Guimaraes and Braga guided excursion
After breakfast at your hotel, depart for a full day excursion to Guimaraes and Braga.
In the morning enjoy a visit to Guimaraes, which is associated to the birthplace of the Portuguese nation and its first king. You will enjoy its medieval historic centre, which is an UNESCO World Heritage site. You will have free time for lunch.
Then continue to Braga, known for being the oldest Christian city in Portugal and visit its historic centre and The Sanctuary of Bom Jesus before coming back to your hotel.
Today will be a free day, for sightseeing and shopping in your own time. Spend some time trying the local cuisine and fine Port wine that the region is famous for.
Visit some of the baroque churches and Beaux-Arts buildings which are a major attraction in the historic neighborhood of Porto.
Transfer to Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Depart for your hotel in Santiago de Compostela, in Spain, where you will stay for two nights.
This evening, join your fellow travellers for dinner at your hotel.
You will have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the city and enjoy its unique atmosphere, before joining your fellow travellers for dinner in the evening.
Santiago de Compostela guided excursion
After breakfast at your hotel, depart for a half day guided tour in Santiago. You will discover its historical centre, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and enjoy a guided visit to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (entrance included).
You will have free time for lunch, shopping and sightseeing before returning to your hotel, to join your fellow travellers for your evening meal.
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
In preparation for the Popes visit in 2021 the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is now under renovations.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred from your hotel to Porto airport for your flight home with guide assistance.