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Wild Coast of Algarve Tour (8D/7N)
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Wild Coast of Algarve Tour (8D/7N)
Tour Length:
8 days, 7 nights
Tour Themes:
When To Go:
All Year

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 1

Lisboa / CascaisSintra

Arrival to Lisboa airport. Pick up of the car. Accommodation at the hotel.

If you feel full of energy explore the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.


Overnight in Sintra or Cascais.

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 2

Sintra / Azenhas do Mar / Praia das Maçãs / Cabo da Roca / Sintra

Spend your day discovering the beautiful landscapes of Sintra beaches. At Azenhas do Mar you will find a“living” cliff, on which a picturesque village has been constructed by great human skill.At Praia das Maçãs you can have a nice fish and sea food meal at one of the restaurants by the sea.Go over to Cabo da Roca, one of the most spectacular locations in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.The westernmost point of the European continent, was considered in antiquity to be the place where "the land ends and the sea begins". Its vertical cliffs rise up around 100 m above sea level, offering spectacular landscapes.

Overnight in Sintra or Cascais.

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 3

Sintra / Aljezur / Sagres

Take the road by the coast and enjoy the unspoilt Nature Park of Costa Vicentina.  It is the finest preserved stretch of European coastline, covering over 100 km, from Porto Covo in the Alentejo, to Burgau in the Algarve.
The Aljezur  beaches, are highly popular amongst surfers, and are the finest in the country. There is a tremendous variety of beaches, including long stretches of sand and small beaches nestled between the cliffs and rocks that you will be able to explore on your own.

Overnight in Sagres.

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 4

Sagres

Called Sacrum Promontorium or the Holy Promontory in ancient times, it was dedicated to Saturn. This desolate and windswept cape, projecting into the raging sea, was considered a place that only the gods could frequent and there are megalithic remains in the area. The promontory, with its wild and rare beauty, was the site chosen for a fortress that is now one of Portugal’s most legendary spots.

Overnight in Sagres.

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 5

Sagres

Make sure to visit the lighthouse in the Cape of São Vicente after whom this stretch of coastline has been named and the nearby Sagres promontory that housed the famous nautical school founded by the Infante D. Henrique in the 15th century. Discover the mysteries of this unique part of the Algarve and the fantastic view over the Atlantic Ocean from the headland.

Overnight in Sagres.

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 6

Sagres

After spending the night of your dreams on the cliff top, wake up to the view over the headland and the sea disappearing into the horizon, we suggest a visit to Lagos. At Lagos, the emphasis is definitely on the sea. Just enjoy the scenery all around you, whether you’re sitting on the terrace of the fortress, with its magnificent view of the bay and the marina, or strolling amidst the rock formations of the headland of Ponta da Piedade with its breathtaking views over the sea.

Overnight in Sagres.

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 7

Sagres / Lisboa

Go up the coast to Lisboa. Discover this beautiful city before departing. Visit the downtown (“Baixa”) and feel the hustle and bustle of city life. It is also in this district that you will find Lisboa’s oldest and most traditional shops. Go up the hill and enjoy the wonderful viewpoints from Saint George Castle.  Visit the Lisboa’s Sé and the old Moorish quarter of Alfama. Stop at a cafe by the river Tagus and enjoy the light of Lisboa being reflected in the water just like a mirror.

Overnight in Lisboa.

Wild Coast Of Algarve Tour - Day 8

Departure

If your flight is only in the afternoon spend your morning at the eastern part of Lisboa.Parque das Nações (the Park of Nations) hosts a wide variety of facilities, including cable car, a train station and a pleasant shopping centre in addition to extensive cultural and commercial zones.


 


This tour includes: 

        • Welcome at the airport and transfer to your first hotel

        • Accommodation (breakfast included) - three price levels of your choice 

        • A Rental Car

        • A Pre-programmed GPS

        • Our 200 page exclusive Portugal Travel Guide (see a sample). 

        • A Roadbook (see a sample), with tips and directions that will be very useful while on the road. 

        • A Portugal road map

        • A helpline (phone number) to assist you while on holiday.


Portugal Trails can adapt this tour to your specific needs or design a tailor-made tour exclusively for you. Contact us.


With this self-guided tour you can travel independently: no herding of people on and off buses. At the same time, you will not feel alone since Portugal Trails is only a phone call away.


Our deep knowledge of Portugal allows us to make the best selectionof itineraries and hotels at the best prices.


If you book a tour with us you will receive a Travel Kit, that includes our exclusive 200 page Guide Book (see a sample), maps and a roadbook with tips and suggestions tailored to your interests and a pre-programmed GPS.


While in Portugal we will be here to support you through our helpline




As part of our self-drive tours, we will provide you with a GPS which will be pre-programmed according to your itinerary on a day-by-day basis. You will not have to be a technology expert, nor have to enter by hand any city names, addresses or coordinates, either

All you have to do is to start the engine, turn on the GPS and be prepared to enjoy your day with just a few clicks of the GPS.


Should you prefer not to drive, we will be happy to provide pricing for a guide or a driver. Alternatively, we can design a different tour in which you can travel by train or bus.

Senior discount if you are 55 or older! Portugaltrails can get you a better deal based on our partner’s discounts.  If you are 55 or older, please let us know, and we will apply any available discounts to your tour price!

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