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Traditional tiled church, central Porto

Portugal luxury holidays 2022 & 2023

Traditional tiled church, central Porto
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On the western edge of the continent, Portugal is home to culturally rich cities influenced by its leading role in the Age of Discovery, as well as an abiding Catholic faith that it shares with nearby Spain. Our specialists will draw on their knowledge of the country to plan your tour of Portugal, where you could hear melancholy fado music in Lisbon, taste port wine in Porto and the Douro Valley, and sample the traditional custard tarts of Belém.

They can also plan a Portugal vacation that explores the country’s complex history. Visit Moorish alleyways in Évora, Roman ruins and a Baroque pilgrimage site in Braga, and the place where Henry the Navigator launched Portugal’s great nautical age. If you prefer landscapes, we can help you explore the storybook gardens and palaces of Sintra or the verdant volcanic islands of the Azores. We can also help you find the least-crowded beaches in the sunny Algarve.

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Suggested tours for Portugal

These tours give you a starting point for what your vacation to Portugal could entail. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

Suggested activities for Portugal

Whatever your interests, our specialists will build activities into your trip that connect to how you want to experience Portugal.

  • Traditions of Lisbon walking tour
    Tram and cityscape, Lisbon

    Traditions of Lisbon walking tour

    Lisbon

    Traditions of Lisbon walking tour

    Explore Lisbon with a local guide on a private half-day walking tour, which takes in several of its most interesting districts. You’ll learn about the city’s history and traditions, and stop for local food and drinks along the way.

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  • Market to plate cataplana cooking class
    Cataplana, Algarve

    Market to plate cataplana cooking class

    Algarve

    Market to plate cataplana cooking class

    Learn how to make the Algarve’s signature dish — cataplana — a combination of fresh seafood, vegetables and spices, on this half-day cooking course with a private chef. You’ll be guided around Faro’s central market and then cook the dish in a local restaurant in the city’s historic old town.

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  • Évora and the Alentejo: wine and gourmet tour
    Grape vines, Alentejo

    Évora and the Alentejo: wine and gourmet tour

    Lisbon

    Évora and the Alentejo: wine and gourmet tour

    Explore the Alentejo, Portugal’s most significant food and wine region, on a full-day private tour. You’ll see Roman remains and medieval streets in historic Évora, sample local wines in a family-run winery, and drive through rolling countryside in-between.

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Why travel with Audley?

  • 100% tailor-made tours
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Best time to visit

Our specialists advise on the best months to visit Portugal, including information about climate, events and festivals.

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Travel advice

Practical tips for traveling to Portugal, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest government travel advice.

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Our detailed brochures feature trip ideas and travel experiences recommended by our specialists.

Guides to Portugal's regions

To help you decide where to focus your time in Portugal, our region guides describe the areas that you're most likely to visit when traveling. Each guide highlights the types of experiences the region can offer.