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Postcard from Portugal

Embark on your affordable tour of Portugal’s Western cities to discover ancient architecture, art, and culture steeped in history. Throughout your journey from Lisbon to Porto, you’ll savor local cuisine and regional wines and experience breathtaking land- and seascapes. </BR></BR>Your 7-day escorted tour of Portugal begins in Lisbon – the “City of Explorers” and Continental Europe’s westernmost capital city. Among the world’s oldest cities, Lisbon is poised on the Iberian Peninsula where the Tagus River meets the Atlantic Ocean. </BR></BR>On a guided sightseeing tour of Lisbon, you’ll discover the Praca do Comércio, Belem Tower, and the tomb of explorer Vasco da Gama. You will see the Vasco da Gama Bridge, built in 1998 for the World Expo and still the longest in Europe – 10.68 miles. From Lisbon, you’ll travel north to the picturesque city of Óbidos and walk along its cobblestone streets to admire the medieval architecture. In Conímbriga, you’ll visit the archaeological excavations that have unearthed remnants of ancient Roman settlements with the vestiges of thermal baths, aqueducts, an amphitheater, and mosaic floors. </BR></BR>Upon your arrival in Coimbra, you’ll take a guided walking tour to see Portugal’s 13th-century university with its historical library dating back to the Monarchy of the Colonial Empire. </BR></BR>Your budget travel package of Portugal ends in beautiful Oporto. Situated on the banks of the Douro River, this coastal city is renowned for its stately bridges and Port wine production. Tour one of its celebrated wine cellars along the riverbank with your local guide.</BR></BR>Portugal’s colorful culture will be an experience to remember. Your discoveries of the beauty and incredible history of Portugal will leave you with unforgettable memories. </BR>

City Highlights

Visits to Obidos, Conimbriga archaeological site

Meals

Buffet breakfasts daily; 1 dinner

Notes

December 29 Departure – New Year’s in Lisbon including reveillon dinner

Transportation

Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach

PRODUCT_LINE: COSMOS-6810-2018

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