NORTH OF PORTUGAL

DAY 1
ORIGIN | PORTO
Arrival to OPORTO City at the Airport and reception by a person that represents VEFA TRAVEL and transfer to the hotel in Grand Turism Bus. Dinner and acomodation.

DAY 2
BRAGA | GUIMARÃES | BRAGA
After the breakfast departure to the city Braga, named as Braccara Augusta by the time when Romans occupied Portugal has also a long past as a religious center. The Religious highlight is the Santuary “Bom Jesus” which is World Heritage considered by UNESCO. Visit to the historical center of the city. Free time. After the lunch at the hotel departure to the city of Guimarães, considered the birthplace of the nation because was the first Capital of Portugal. At the present time is one of the most important historical city of the Country and his Historical Center is considered World Cultural Heritage and also the S. Jorge Castel from the 10th century (séc. X)  where was born the first Portuguese King D. Afonso Henriques. Free Time. Return to the Hotel for dinner and acomodation.

DAY 3
BRAGA| VIANA DO CASTELO | VALENÇA
After the breakfast departure to the city Viana do Castelo, located in a region called ”Minho” with cropped wide streets and alleys also picturesque squares and the ex-libris of the city is the main square called “Praça da República” where has been built the building called ”Paços do Concelho” (former City Wall) also iconic example we have the old building of the Institution “Santa Casa da Misericórdia” (Monument from the Renaissance period) very close there is the lovely fountain (from the 16th century). Visit to the iconic “Monte de Santa Luzia” where in the mountain we can find a stunning Church “Basílica”. Free time. Lunch. After lunch still travel to the city “Valença do Minho”, histórical village surrounded of walls/ramparts in the top of hill, shows his defensive character symbol. Free time to enjoy the historical center. Arrival to hotel for dinner and acomodation.

DAY 4
DOURO RIVER CRUISE
After the breakfast departure to the city Peso da Régua and boarding in a wonderfull boat cruise in Douro River, Régua-Porto (or the opposite, that means Oporto-Peso da Régua)where during the trip you will see and can contemplate beautiful landscapes and villages that are along the riverside and with music on board to complete this wonderfull view all the trip. After an aperitif lunch follows. During the cruise you will have the chance to see the process called” eclusagem” to up and down diferent levels that means an unevenness in two dam´s one called CARRAPATELO where the unevenness is up to 35 meters/ 114,83 ft and the other one called CRESTUMA and on this one the unevenness is up to 14 meters/45,93 ft. An amazing and unforgettable experience.Arrival to the riverside pier in Oporto called “Cais da Estiva” return to hotel the end of the afternoon for dinner and            acomodation.

DAY 5
OPORTO | ORIGIN
After breakfast free time until the hour for transfer to the Airport.

 

INCLUDED

  • Transfer and transport in a Grand Turism Bus according the program;
  • Acomodation in double/twin room in hotels of 3* ou 4* com 6 breakfast, 5 lunches, 4 dinners;
  • Guide;
  • Tours and visits according the program: Oporto / Braga / Guimarães / Viana do Castelo / Peso da Régua / and Douro River Cruise.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Individual single room;
  • Turístic taxes;
  • All is not mentioned on the rates included.

General information

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Manufacturer: VEFA

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