From the friendly people to the exquisite landscapes, the beauty of Portugal can be seen in nearly every aspect of the country. Relish in the selection of vibrant cities, quaint villages and relaxing coastlines that offer a fantastic combination of culture and entertainment. Whether you're looking for high adventure, significant architecture, informative museums or beautiful scenery, Portugal has you covered with a selection of tours and excursions ready to unveil the country's best assets.
Don't miss these Portugal attractions
- Lisbon guided walks
- Porto river cruises
- Water tours from Albufeira
- Sintra's Palacio da Pena
- Douro Valley wine tours
From Lisbon to Sintra
The heart of Portugal seems to lie in Lisbon, as this capital city is a buzzing cosmopolitan centre with an idyllic seaside position. Cafes, museums, grand cathedrals and tranquil monasteries all converge, offering an all encompassing travel destination. City tours are readily available, making it easy to walk, tram, bus or cycle your way to the many impressive sites.
Just beyond Lisbon, the captivating city of Sintra entices with its staggering array of landscapes and World Heritage-listed sites. This includes the picturesque Palacio da Pena – a Romanticist palace overlooking the city below. See the Pena and all of Sintra's palaces on a day trip from Lisbon where a guide drives to each destination, providing local insight and history.
Porto to Douro Valley
Venture north to Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Seemingly plucked from the pages of a storybook, the Porto cityscape is made up of an intriguing mix of colourful buildings fronted by the blue waters of the Rio Douro. Walking and cycling tours allow you to experience the winding city streets and unique architecture, while river cruises offer waterfront views.
Follow the Rio Douro inland to the fertile soils of the Douro Valley. Home to some of Portugal's wineries, this verdant region boasts scenic landscapes and some of the country's best wines. Tours of the wineries are available where you can sample local wines, while enjoying the natural surrounding beauty.