Southern Self Drive
$1805 per person
Enjoy the south of Portugal on this 8 Day, 7 Night itinerary.
All InclusiveBreakfastDeparture TaxesDinnerPersonal GuideRental Car
Airport TransfersAmerican breakfastEntry FeesLunchTip and Gratuity
Reception at Lisbon Airport and Transfer to the hotel. Dinner with Fado show.
Lisbon / Sintra / Cascais / Estoril / Lisbon
Full-Day Tour of Lisbon and Sintra to visit the main avenues and squares, the typical neighborhoods, Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower. In Sintra, visit the Pena and Vila Palaces, continuing to Cabo da Roca, the most western point in Europe. Following the coast through Cascais and Estoril.
Lisbon / Arraiolos / Vila Viçosa / Évora
Leaving Lisbon towards Arraiolos so that in this nice village you can see how they make their rugs. Continuing through marble quarries, you will reach Vila Viçosa where you can visit the magnificent Royal Palace and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Conception, Patron Saint of Portugal. Heading to Évora, you can taste its famous cuisine and visit this monumental city, a World Heritage Site.
Évora / Monsaraz / Vidigueira / Beja / Mértola
Leaving in direction of Monsaraz, you will find this nice medieval village surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. Heading towards Vidigueira, one of Alentejo's most important wine-producing regions, you can stop and visit one of its wineries, then continuing to Beja, where you can visit its monuments and sample the local cuisine. Followed by a trip to Mértola, which was one of the most important Muslim cities and where even today there are traces of its presence.
Mértola / Vila Real de Santo António / Tavira / Olhão / Albufeira
Leaving in direction to the south and passing by Castro Marim with its salt marshes and its historical heritage on the edge of the Guadiana River, we come to Vila Real de Santo António, a city bordering Spain. Through the Eastern Algarve we pass the monumental Tavira, Olhão with its cubic houses and picturesque chimneys, Faro the provincial capital and worth a visit to its old part. Albufeira founded by Muslims is today the most sought city in the Algarve.
Albufeira / Silves / Sagres / Lagos / Portimão / Praia da Rocha / Albufeira
In the morning, a trip to Silves, home of the last Muslim kingdom to be conquered, leaving the Castle and the Cistern as legacies and then to Sagres where the Nautical School was founded, which gave rise to the Portuguese discoveries. Then Lagos, old commercial port. Continuing along the Western Algarve with its beautiful beaches to Portimão, where you can taste the local cuisine and passing by Lagoa, enjoying the typical wine from the region, returning at the end of the day to Albufeira.
Albufeira / Setúbal / Arrábida / Lisbon
Enjoy the morning to see the beautiful beaches around Albufeira and the Vilamoura tourist complex. After leaving towards Lisbon, passing through Setúbal, Sado estuary city and making a trip through the mystical Serra da Arrábida, arriving in the late afternoon.
Transfer to Lisbon Airport. End of our services.