May 19 – 31, 2023

13 Day Escorted
First Class Tour

Deposit deadline:
$600 per person by
January 30, 2023

plus: Cabo de Roca, Fado, Obidos, Nazare, Aveiro
**** Last 5 days at a beach hotel in Porto ****

Tour Land cost:         $2990 Land rate per person in double room
Single supplement:   $950
Gratuities:                  $150
Arriving:                     Lisbon
Departing:                  Porto


    • Cabo da Roca, wild and rugged headland extending into the most western point of Continental Europe

    • Lisbon, a pastel-colored city on seven hills ceramic tiles, Fado show

    • The medieval walled city of Obidos, also known as the Wedding Town

    • Nazare, Portugal’s most famous fishing village

    • Coimbra’s University and Library

    • Aveiro, canals and colorful boats, also known at the Portuguesa Venice

    • Porto, the town that gave the country its very name


    • Tasting of a typical cherry liquor in Obidos

    • Wine tasting in the Douro Valley

    • Porto boat ride and tasting of the local wine


    • Airport transfers

    • Centrally located first class hotels

    • Daily breakfast

    • Welcome reception in Lisbon

    • Lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley (coffee or tea included)

    • Farewell dinner in Porto

    • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

    • English-speaking Tour Director

    • Licensed Local Guides

    • Sightseeing tours, as per itinerary

    • Admission included where indicated in bold letters

    • Whisper technology enhanced touring

    • Luggage handling at the hotel

    • Hotel taxes and service charges


    • LISBON – Real Palacio / Lisbon Marriott or similar

    • FATIMA – Aurea / Estela De Fatima or similar

    • COMBRA – Vila Gale Coimbra or similar

    • PORTO – Eurostars Das Artes or similar

    • PORTO BEACH – Harbour Hotel or similar

Not included: Airfare (we can assist you in purchasing your airline ticket).

SPECIAL NOTICE: All travel is subject to global health guidelines. Scope Travel follows the CDC’s travel recommendations to stay safe during these strenuous times

May 19, 2023


Departure from USA

May 20, 2023


LISBON Arrival


You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure to begin exploring on your own. Later, gather with your tour director and your fellow travelers for a welcome reception. 

May 21, 2023




This morning we stroll through Baixa, Lisbon’s historic heart and commercial center. We then drive to Belem to view Belem Tower and the Discovery Monument. The Vasco de Gama tomb in the Jeronimos Monastery is next on our journey. After our tour, enjoy beautiful streets of Lisbon on your own or join option tour Dinner with Fado show. The evening is at leisure.

May 22, 2023




This morning we depart on a half-day private sightseeing tour to Sintra, Cascais, Estoril, and Cabo da Roca. Sintra boasts a historic Centre that is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage site. After our visit to the Sintra National Palace, we continue to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost cape in Continental Europe. Afterwards, we travel to Cascais, a picturesque fishing town with some quirky museums, beautiful gardens and a lively fish market. Then we’re off to Estoril, a former fishing town turned cosmopolitan destination for prosperous travelers. We return to Lisbon early in the afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure. 

May 23, 2023




After breakfast, we leave Lisbon and travel north. Our first destination is Obidos, a charming village of white houses on a hill, surrounded by fourteenth century’s walls.

Here we stop for a tasting of cherry liquor. After the tasting, we proceed to Nazare. Nazare is a popular tourist attraction and picturesque village located on the Atlantic coast. Our next stop is the Monastery of Batalha, a Dominican Convent. We finish the day in Fatima, a Catholic pilgrimage destination and home to sacred sites and religious artifacts.

May 24, 2023




In the morning, we travel to Tomar for a half-day sightseeing tour and visit the Luso-Hebrew Museum. We then proceed towards Buçaco to visit the famous Buçaco Forest and for an outside view of Buçaco Palace. In Coimbra, our half-day sightseeing tour includes a visit to the University and Library.

May 25, 2023




We continue to Aveiro and Costa Nova for an orientation tour and then travel through the Douro Valley, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Traditionally, the wines from this region were transported down-river in flat-bottomed boats called “rabelos”. The wine was stored in barrels in cellars of the Vila Nova de Gaia, just across the river from Porto. After our lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley, we continue to Porto.

May 26, 2023




During our half-day sightseeing tour of Porto, we visit the Palacio de Bolsa (the stock exchange palace) and end our tour in one of the famous wine cellars for a tasting. We then continue with a boat excursion, one of the most spectacular experiences in the city. Our afternoon is free, at leisure. In the evening gather with your fellow travelers and your tour director for our farewell dinner.

May 27, 2023




     Breakfast, followed by our transfer to the beachfront hotel for 4 days of sun and

    Located on the beachfront in Matosinhos, Harbour Inn Design Townhouse features a terrace . The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a bath or shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. At the hotel all rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Continental breakfast is included. Fresh fish grill is nearby. Fantastic beach and ice cream shoppe.
Porto is 0.6 miles from our hotel, while Póvoa de Varzim is 19.3 miles away. The airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 6.2 miles from Harbour Inn Design Townhouse.

May 28, 2023




May 29, 2023




May 30, 2023




   Farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

May 31, 2023




   Morning transfer to airport for flight home.