CITY OF ORIGIN | OPORTO
Arrival at Oporto Airport (program to be defined according to the time of arrival). Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast. Oporto tour, the “Cidade Invicta” (meaning “Undefeated City”), where we highlight the S. Bento railway station, where the tiles stand out, depicting several historical moments from the North of Portugal, the Praça da Liberdade, the Avenida dos Aliados, the magnificent City Hall building and the St. Francis’ Church. Possibility to visit Torre dos Clérigos (Clérigos’ Tower, entry not included). Lunch. In the afternoon, we continue to Oporto’s Ribeira (riverbank), going through its historic streets and alleys, flanking Douro river, enjoying the fantastic views of the river that separates Oporto on one side, and Vila Nova de Gaia on the other. We will have the possibility of doing a river cruise in a rabelo boat (typical boat) to know the history of its six bridges. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Breakfast. Departure to Santiago de Compostela for a city tour with official guide, third biggest city of Christian pilgrimages and all of it World Heritage by UNESCO. We will visit the famous Cathedral, the Plaza del Obradoiro, surrounded by imposing buildings by the Rajoy Palace, the Pilgrims Hospital and the San Jerónimo college, which form a grandious structure for the Compostelan Cathedral. Lunch. Free time in Santiago de Compostela. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
VIANA DO CASTELO | BRAGA | OPORTO
Breakfast. Departure to Viana do Castelo, picturesque city in the north of Portugal. We highlight the wide Praça da República, with the magnificent City Hall building, the Santa Luzia hill, with the Basilica with the same name, from where you can watch a breathtaking landscape over the Lima river mouth. Arrival in Braga. Lunch. Climb up to the Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary (World Heritage Site), the most visited monument and one of the icons of Portugal, as well as Sameiro. Continue to Porto. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
OPORTO | CITY OF ORIGIN
Breakfast. Transfer to Oporto Airport, for the return flight to the points of origin.