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Lisbon and the Azores

7 days from CAD4,160pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

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Itinerary highlights

  • Explore the largest city in the Azores, Ponta Delgada, on a private walking tour.

  • Visit the twin lakes of Sete Cidades by bicycle and 4x4.

  • Embark on a whale- and dolphin-watching tour outside Ponta Delgada.

  • Hear traditional Portuguese fado music at a special dinner in Lisbon.

  • Discover the history of Lisbon on a private walking tour.

  • Tour the vibrant and eclectic palaces of Sintra.

Price includes

Fully insured vehicle rental
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  • Sao Miguel
  • Lisbon

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Day 1 Sao Miguel

Sao Miguel

Today you land on São Miguel, the largest island of the Azores. After picking up your car you’ll drive into the capital city, Ponta Delgada, and enjoy an afternoon walking tour through the city.

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Day 2 Sao Miguel

Sao Miguel

This morning you’ll be met by your driver-guide to venture northwest of Ponta Delgada to Sete Cidades, a caldera known for its twin lakes. You’ll spend the morning exploring the area by bicycle and 4x4 before returning to your hotel. Later, you’ll head to the marina to embark on a shared whale-watching tour.

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Day 3 Sao Miguel

Sao Miguel

You have the day at leisure to explore São Miguel on your own. You may wish to explore some of the tea factories outside Ponta Delgada, or cross to the eastern side of the island to explore Povoação and Nordeste.

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Day 4 Lisbon

Sao Miguel , Lisbon

Head to the airport this morning to catch your flight to Lisbon where you’ll be met and driven to your hotel. After a little time to relax you’ll head out to a special dinner where you’ll be treated to a performance of traditional Portuguese fado music.

Day 5 Lisbon

Lisbon

This morning your guide will meet you at your hotel for a walking tour of Lisbon that takes in the sights and offers some tastings along the way. The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure, perhaps wandering the alleyways of the Alfama district or venturing up the Santa Justa elevator.

Day 6 Lisbon

Lisbon

Today you’ll have a guide for a full-day tour of the palaces of Sintra, known for their vibrant, whimsical architecture.

Day 7 Return home

Lisbon

Bid farewell to Lisbon today as you head to the airport for your flight.


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