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Lisbon & the Algarve: Portugal Self-Drive
10 days from £2,530pp
Tour Lisbon’s historical heart and sample some local delicacies.
Explore the eccentric palaces and gardens of Sintra.
Visit Roman ruins in the historic city of Évora in the heart of the Alentejo countryside.
Learn how to cook traditional Algarvian Cataplana.
Hike the Algarve coastline near Lagos.
- Évora & the Alentejo
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With international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 Lisbon
International outbound flight , Lisbon
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lisbon. After landing in Lisbon you will be met and transferred to your hotel to settle in.
Day 2 Lisbon
Day 3 Lisbon
Day 4 Lisbon
Spend the day exploring Lisbon’s museums, visiting the historic district of Belém where the discovery age explorers set off from, or simply relax at a cafe in one of the city’s many elegant squares.
Day 5 Évora & the Alentejo
After picking up your car this morning, it’s an easy drive inland through the sun-baked fields of the Alentejo to the historic city of Évora. Here you can explore the Roman ruins, visit the eerie Capela dos Ossos (Bone Chapel) or enjoy a hearty meal at one of the city’s excellent restaurants.
Day 6 Moncarapacho
Day 7 Moncarapacho
Algarve , Moncarapacho
Visit the bustling city of Faro today as you embark on a cooking class with a local chef. After meeting at the market, known for it’s excellent seafood selection, you’ll pick up some ingredients to take back to the restaurant where you'll learn to make your own Cataplana, a fish stew, typical to the Algarve.
Day 8 Moncarapacho
Today is yours to relax at the hotel or visit one of the many beautiful beaches nearby.
Day 9 Lagos
Algarve , Lagos
This morning you’ll continue your exploration of the Algarve as you drive west along the coast to the historic town of Lagos. After checking into your hotel, you’ll meet your guide for a hike along the nearby coastline.
Day 10 International return flight
Algarve , International return flight
Enjoy your last day in Portugal as you drive north, back to Lisbon, stopping in the hilltop town of Monchique en route. A local guide will show you around before treating you to an exclusive picnic in the fermenting room of a local distillery. Drop your car back at the airport later this afternoon and catch your evening flight home. Your return flight will arrive the same day.
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