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Self-guided Independent Tours - Fully Customizable

Choose by theme, tour or even different price levels. Also, you can ask for a tailor-made tour exclusive to you.

Whatever your choice, Portugal Trails has the best selection of hotels, itineraries and activities at the best prices. Contact us for more details about our Portugal Self-guided Tours!

No effort has been spared to make your stay an enjoyable experience whilst providing you comfort, safety and independence  to travel at your own pace.  

Our Portugal Self-guided Tours include: 

  • Accommodation (breakfast included) - three price levels of your choice;
  • A Rental Car;
  • A GPS pre-programmed your itinerary on a day-by-day basis;
  • Our 200 page Exclusive Guide Book (see a sample);
  • A personalized Roadbook with tips and directions (see a sample);
  • A helpline (phone number) to assist you while on holiday
  • Welcome at the airport
  • Transfer from the airport to your first hotel
  • Transfer from your last hotel to the airport;
  • A Portugal road map


Portugal Top to Bottom (15D/14N)
Taking this tour will enable you to know Portugal top to bottom. We have hand-picked the best places you should visit in Portugal combining rural and coastal areas together with the most important cities.

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Portugal Top to Bottom (15D/14N)
Climb to the top of a mountain and fill your lungs with fresh air, whilst enjoying the unrivalled beauty of an enchanting landscape. Canoe down a river and catch a glimpse of the wild beauty of its magical hidden places. Go horse riding and wander over meadows and hills, refreshed by gentle breezes. Revive body and soul and rediscover the freedom to enjoy lost time and places.. Come and spend some activity-packed days surrounded by nature.

All Portugal Tours

Prepare to explore a country with a rich heritage whose varying landscapes dazzle travellers from all over the world. Wander through historic villages nestling beside castles.Explore the nature reserves where the clear waters of the rivers combine with the coolness of the meadows and the lush, green mountains. Take up the challenge and discover a country full of contrasts.

Beach Quest Tours

Come and discover the semi-wild beaches of the Portuguese coast and relax to the sound of the waves breaking on the sands. Walk along the vast expanses of sand and climb cliffs and promontories to enjoy the stunning scenery. Portugal Trails offers you a unique opportunity to enjoy pure sunshine sun and sea.Prepare to enjoy a relaxing and well-deserved break surrounded by nature.

Family & Kids Tours

The Family & Kids itineraries have been designed to provide relaxing activities for all the family. Our suggestions allow the whole family to have some healthy fun together. We have chosen accommodation in rural houses or similar establishments to ensure that family life is not restricted just to family rooms. Challenge your family to come and spend some fun-filled days in a country where family traditions are still very special.

Gastronomy & Wines Tours

The Portuguese love a good meal in the company of family and friends. Our rich and varied gastronomy, together with our excellent wines, is always a pretext for warm and memorable get-togethers. Accept our challenge and begin an unforgettable meal. Then why not sample a Portugal Trails gastronomic tour, in relaxing and luxurious surroundings?


Portugal is a golfer’s paradise. Not only because it boasts more than 70 courses, but also due to the mild climate which makes it possible to play all year round. Portugal Trails has chosen the best golf courses along with the best itineraries so that you can get to know Portugal while practising your favourite sport!

History & Heritage Tours

The History and Heritage itinerary offers a veritable voyage through the country’s rich and authentic heritage. Admire the Manueline stonework, the wealth of decorative tiles, the gracious manor houses and many other heritage gems. Portugal Trails will also take you to the tall castles that once defended the country’s borders, the centuries-old churches and the schist or granite villages whose charms have endured since time immemorial. Enjoy the grandeur and variety of our art and culture.

Natural Beauty Tours

Imagine sitting by the fireside in a country retreat where comfort is the order of the day. Through the window, you can glimpse of the mountainside and the winding path along which the shepherd guides his sheep. This is just one of the scenes you can enjoy on a Nature break. Portugal Trails has selected the most tranquil of nature reserves, villages and accommodation.Forget the stresses of city life and enjoy the tranquillity of the small towns and countryside in Portugal.

Pousadas de Portugal ™

Now you can tour Portugal and stay overnight at imposing Castles and Fortresses, exquisite palaces and beautifully restored monasteries. Portugal Trails is a Referenced Partner of Pousadas de Portugal and has picked the most charming, historic Pousadas de PortugalTM so that you can have the holiday you’ve always dreamed of!

Religion Tours

Fátima is not the only shrine in Portugal, a country in which faith is still ardently celebrated in many areas and where religious traditions add colour and emotion to local places. Portugal Trails offers you the opportunity to explore the centres of faith in our country and to discover the historic and natural treasures of our culture.

Time for Ourselves Tours

A quiet walk, sunset over the sea and a candle-lit dinner for two. A magical old town, a medieval palace and a fresh, leafy wood. Breaks for couples has selected the most beautiful settings in Portugal where you can rediscover the pleasures of spending time together. Challenge the one you love most to set off with you in search of the unique charms of a romantic country.