Portugal By High Speed Train

Family Holiday | Active Vacation | Culture Immersion | Small Group Journey
Portugal By High Speed Train

Itinerary

 Day 1 - Arrival

Welcome to Portugal! Upon arrival at Porto Airport, private transfer to your accommodation. Overnight in Porto. 

 Day 2 - Porto

Embark yourself in a full day exploration of Oporto, voted Best European Destination 2012 by the European citizens. This is also known as “Cidade Invicta” (unvanquished city). His distinct and unique character gave Porto a World Heritage classification. Aligned with the river Douro, rich in contrasts and well-preserved treasures, the ancient city of the Port of immeasurable beauty. After a walking tour of the heart of the town, enjoy a tasty lunch. The tour will end with a relaxing cruise of the Six Bridges. Overnight in Porto.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 3 - Wines of Douro Valley

Explore the fantastic Douro Region, a traditional place born in the culture of wine production. Visit the most famous Wine Estates and taste its delicious Port Wines. Embark on this adventure through the Douro Valley on a river cruise and enjoy the majestic vineyards around you, loaded with grapes. Discover the best road in the World, N222, which connects Peso da Régua to Pinhão. The journey includes a guided tour to two of the main Douro Wineries with commented tastings of wines of excellence. You will enjoy a typical lunch in a local restaurant. Finally, relax with a scenic cruise on the Douro River in Pinhão. Overnight in Porto.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 4 - Porto to Lisbon

Meet your private driver-guide and private transfer to Porto train station. Train to Lisbon. Upon arrival, private transfer to your accommodation. Overnight in Lisbon.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 5 - Lisbon

Meet your knowledgeable guide in the vibrant heart of Lisbon and embark on a captivating tour of this enchanting city. Lisbon boasts a truly unique lighting ambiance, regardless of weather conditions. You will fully appreciate and absorb this special light, which mirrors the essence of Lisbon—a city steeped in rich history and enduring traditions. Framed by the picturesque Tagus River, our tour ventures to monumental landmarks, bearing witness to historic sea voyages and providing access to one of Lisbon's most enthralling museums.
Explore Alfama, an ancient and traditional Lisbon quarter resonating with the melancholic sounds of Fado, and Baixa-Chiado, the bustling commercial heart of Lisbon.
Overnight in Lisbon.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 6 - Sintra & Cascais

Discover one of the most famous attractions in the country, grandly located at the top of the Serra de Sintra - the Pena Palace. Your expert guide will walk you through its richly decorated rooms and introduce fascinating facts about Portugal's history. In the historic centre of Sintra, enjoy free time to explore the narrow streets full of regional shops. On the return to Lisbon, discover the villages of Cascais and Estoril, traditional fishing areas known as the "Portuguese Riviera".
Overnight in Lisbon.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 7 - Lisbon

Today is yours to explore and discover the region. Overnight in Lisbon.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 8 - Departure

Transfer to the airport or train station.
Meals : Breakfast

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Other Information

  • Tour Code : SMT015.24
  • Duration : 7 Nights/8 Days
  • Departure City : Porto, Portugal
  • Ending City : Lisbon, Portugal
  • Type : Private Tour
  • Departure : Guaranteed Departure
  • Grade/Difficulity : Moderate
  • Transport Mode : Train
  • Children Allowed : Yes
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Language Offered : English
Departure Dates
June 2024 - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
July 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
August 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
September 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
October 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
November 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Tour Includes
  •  3 nights in Porto
  •  4 nights in Lisbon
  •  Daily breakfast
  •  Private transfer from Porto Airport to Hotel in Porto
  •  FD Small Group guided visit or Porto + 6 Bridges Cruise / Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  •  FD Small Group - Wines of Douro Valley / Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  •  Private transfer from hotel in Porto to Porto Station
  •  First Class train ticket from Porto to Lisbon, reserved tickets
  •  Private transfer from Lisbon train station to hotel in Lisbon
  •  4-hour Shared Tour of Lisbon / Meet the guide at a meeting point / Drop off in Lisbon city center
  •  5-hour Shared Tour of Estoril, Sintra, Cascais / Meet the guide at a meeting point / Drop off in Lisbon city center
  •  Private transfer from hotel in Lisbon to Lisbon Airport
  •  Digital Remote Briefing 7 days before arrival
  •  24/7 Emergency Phone to assist you during your stay
Tour Excludes
  •  Everything that is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
  •  City Tax to be paid at the hotels
  •  Transfer to meet the guide for your guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Return transfer at your hotel after the guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Flights are not included
  •  Personal Insurance
Notes
  •  Porto - Hotel Turim Oporto or similar
  •  Lisbon – Hotel Turim Av Libertade, Hotel Turim Marques or similar

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4.7 Excellent
  1. Exploring Portugal via train was a rich experience. The package offered an array of excursions, including visits to Porto's historic landmarks and Porto's renowned wine cellars. The travel documents were comprehensive, featuring detailed itineraries. One standout was the easy-to-follow meeting points for tours and hassle-free transfers. Noteworthy highlights were the enchanting Sintra palaces and the picturesque Douro Valley vineyards. The package's thoughtful excursions and clear instructions for meet-ups and transfers made discovering Portugal's stunning landscapes effortless and enjoyable.

  2. The trip was a seamless delight! Porto's hotel was sheer perfection, offering top-notch service and comfort. However, the Lisbon hotel, while splendid, demanded a bit of a trek—45 minutes from the Old Town. Nevertheless, the tours were fantastic, flawlessly organized, and precisely timed, allowing hassle-free exploration. From start to finish, the connections were impeccable, ensuring a smooth, enjoyable travel experience. Overall, a wonderful journey, albeit with a small stride's inconvenience in Lisbon's accommodation location.

  3. The Portugal by Train tour was fantastic! Exploring two cities at a comfortable pace was perfect. The Sintra excursion was a highlight; our guide was amazing. Group excursions let us meet new people and share the experience. The itinerary was well-planned, offering ample time for immersion. Overall, a highly recommended trip to discover Portugal's beauty and culture.

  4. The Portugal by Train tour was an overall satisfying experience, marred by a minor issue with a strike in Lisbon. Thanks to Flag Travel's exceptional support, they adeptly rearranged excursions and offered alternative options, ensuring we didn't miss out. The hotels were top-notch, providing comfort, and the breakfasts were delightful. Despite the glitch, Flag Travel's proactive approach salvaged the trip, making it a memorable exploration of Portugal's beauty and showcasing their dedication to ensuring a fantastic travel experience.

  5. The Portugal by High-Speed Train tour was exceptional! Engaging tours showcased Portugal's charm. The perfect mix of guided visits and free time allowed for personal exploration. Efficient travel by high-speed train, comfortable stays, and local insights made it an unforgettable, well-rounded experience. Highly recommended for a dynamic Portugal adventure!

  6. The Portugal by Train tour was a fantastic experience overall. Exploring the country via train was delightful, although the hotels' central locations were lacking. However, they were well-connected to main attractions. Our minor mishap at the Lisbon station was swiftly resolved thanks to the efficient emergency contact; they helped us reschedule our transfer seamlessly. Despite this hiccup, the trip offered a wonderful way to discover Portugal's beauty, making it a highly recommended adventure.

  7. Portugal by train unveils stunning vistas disrupted by an unforeseen strike. Flag Travel Holidays swiftly intervened, rescuing our plans. The scenic journey offered captivating landscapes and cultural glimpses, despite the hiccup. Their prompt assistance ensured a seamless reschedule, salvaging the adventure. Despite the setback, Portugal's beauty and Flag Travel Holidays' support made the trip a commendable experience worth undertaking.

  8. The Portugal by Train tour was an enchanting experience! Despite a minor glitch finding the Porto hotel, the responsive hotel staff and emergency contact swiftly resolved it. Train journeys were a delight—comfortable and scenic. The Douro Valley winery visit was a highlight, immersing us in Portugal's wine culture. Highly recommend this seamless and captivating tour for an unforgettable Portuguese exploration!

  9. The Portugal by Train tour offered a delightful exploration. While more central hotels would've been preferable, the clean accommodations and friendly staff were commendable. The inclusive tours, especially the Lisbon city tour with its exquisite pastel de nata, and the Douro Valley excursion with superb local wine tasting, were definite highlights.

  10. Exploring Portugal via high-speed train was a seamless blend of structured sightseeing and personal exploration. Caterina, our Lisbon guide, was exceptional—knowledgeable and accommodating. The tour struck the right balance, allowing us to delve into Porto and Lisbon at our own pace. A delightful, well-rounded experience.

  11. The Fast Speed Rail tour in Portugal delivered as promised. Timely transfers, knowledgeable guides, and a lovely Porto hotel made the experience delightful. The Douro Valley tours were stunning. Despite small Lisbon accommodations, the location was perfect. TourRadar's assistance was commendable. Highly recommended for a well-organized adventure.