Rocks & Rhythm: Portugal by Design Globus

Rocks & Rhythm: Portugal by Design

Sparkling wine or soulful Fado? Portuguese pastries or pastel plazas? Spend a day retracing the Knights Templar or your nights reveling in foodie traditions. With complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you choose how to sip or sway in this land of poets, painters, and pastries. This 8-day vacation through Portugal is pure poetry in motion.


8 Daysfr. $1,799

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • YourChoice Excursions in Tomar and Coimbra
  • A welcome dinner in Lisbon
  • Guided sightseeing in Lisbon including a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries
  • An orientation tour in Santarem including the Church of the Holy Miracles.
  • An orientation walk of the village of Dornes with free time to explore
  • A visit to the University in Coimbra.
  • Dinner with regional specialties at a local restaurant in Coimbra
  • An orientation walk in Mafra which includes the Monastery
  • A farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Lisbon
  • Free Wi-Fi available in most hotel lobbies.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 1 Lunch
  • 3 dinners
  • Lumen Lisboa Hotel in Lisbon (2 nights)
  • Dos Templarios Hotel in Tomar (2 nights)
  • Tivoli Coimbra Hotel in Coimbra (3 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Globus reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE IN LISBON Location Information Description

Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to Lisbon! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Dinner

LUMEN LISBOA HOTEL

LISBON Location Information Description

Lisbon, Portugal

Guided sightseeing includes a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries.

SANTAREM Location Information Description

Santarem, Portugal

Orientation includes the Church of the Holy Miracles.

TOMAR Location Information Description

Tomar, Portugal

Overnight in Tomar.

Breakfast

DOS TEMPLARIOS HOTEL

TOMAR Location Information Description

Tomar, Portugal

Guided sightseeing includes the Convent of Christ.

YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

OPTION 1: Tapas This! Walk through the charming city of Tomar and be amazed by the monumental, artistic and religious buildings. Hear the secrets held by these remarkable sites, including the castle of the legendary Knights Templar. Along the way stop at three local taverns in the historical part of the city to taste local specialties.

Location Information Description

Constância, Portugal

OPTION 2: Wax Poetic in Portugal! Take a short drive from Tomar to the poem village of Constância. Take a stroll to visit the Parish Church, and the Camões vegetable garden. Explore the River and the Maritime Arts Museum, then board a boat to see one of Portugal's jewels of military architecture the castle of Almourol, standing tall on a small island in the middle of the river Tagus. Learn about the symbolism of Templars as you promenade your way through the castle grounds.

Location Information Description

Tomar, Portugal

Overnight in Tomar.

Breakfast

DOS TEMPLARIOS HOTEL

DORNES Location Information Description

Dornes, Portugal

Orientation walk of the village and free time.

COIMBRA Location Information Description

Coimbra, Portugal

Visit the University in Coimbra.

Enjoy dinner with regional specialties at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

TIVOLI COIMBRA HOTEL

COIMBRA Location Information Description

Coimbra, Portugal

YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

Location Information Description

Beira Litoral, Portugal

OPTION 1: Bubbly Below Bairrada! Discover the Bairrada region in the ancient province of Beira Litoral. Stretching along Portugal's central coastline, it is blessed with an Atlantic climate of mild and rainy winters and summer sea winds that create the perfect place for prized Portuguese wines. Discover two wine producers continuing their tradition of more than 90 years of wine-making as you visit their wine cellars to tempt your taste buds with their award-winning sparkling wine.

Location Information Description

Coimbra, Portugal

OPTION 2: Fancy Some Fado? Discover Coimbra through the ancient and winding streets of its medieval center, Savor the unique heritage of the city's confectionery culture in a region filled with monasteries and convents that created some of Portugal's most signature specialty sweets. Your walking tour arrives at a local home to enjoy the soul of Portuguese music deep in the heart of the city. Try to resist being moved by the rhythmic and soulful strains of the Fado de Coimbra!

Overnight in Coimbra

Breakfast

TIVOLI COIMBRA HOTEL

COIMBRA Location Information Description

Coimbra, Portugal

YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

Location Information Description

Pastéis de Tentúgal, Portugal

OPTION 1: The Sweet Side of Portugal. Satisfy your sweet tooth in a tiny town halfway between Lisbon and Porto and indulge in Pastéis de Tentúgal. These irresistible thin, flaky pastries filled with rich egg custard and dusted with powdered sugar were created by the resident Carmelite nuns in the 16th century! Hear the history of Tentúgal as you learn how its favorite confection is made, while enjoying a perfectly paired glass of wine or cup of tea.

Location Information Description

Coimbra, Portugal

OPTION 2: Rolling on the River. This leisurely bike ride through Coimbra includes a visit to Mata do Choupal, Parque Verde, and Fluvial Beach in Rebolim. You'll ride by two iconic bridges in Coimbra and discover breathtaking views of the Mondego River. Enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch in a restaurant along your route.

Location Information Description

Aveiro, Portugal

OPTION 3: Art Nouveau in Aveiro. Take a canal cruise on the Ria de Aveiro to explore the four waterways of the city known as the Portuguese Venice. Float along the main source of Aveiro's wealth and heritage, and discover the city's heart and soul while crossing its serene water roads. Passing by the City Center, you'll discover the colorful buildings that reflect the delightful Art Nouveau movement in this city where the past and present blend to reveal a remarkable landscape! A light lunch at a local restaurant is the perfect ending to this artful adventure.

COIMBRA Location Information Description

Coimbra, Portugal

Overnight in Coimbra

Breakfast, Lunch

TIVOLI COIMBRA HOTEL

MAFRA Location Information Description

Mafra, Portugal

Enjoy an orientation walk in Mafra which includes the Monastery.

LISBON Location Information Description

Lisbon, Portugal

Enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Lisbon. Overnight in Lisbon..

Breakfast, Dinner

LUMEN LISBOA HOTEL

LISBON Location Information Description

Lisbon, Portugal

Your vacation ends with breakfast in the morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$2,089.00
Sun, Sep 18, 2022
$2,089.00
Sun, Apr 30, 2023
$1,799.00
Sun, May 07, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, May 14, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, May 21, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, May 28, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Jun 04, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Jun 11, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Jun 18, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Jun 25, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Aug 27, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Sep 03, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Sep 10, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Sep 17, 2023
$1,880.00
Sun, Sep 24, 2023
$1,799.00

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  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

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