Tours

Sunny Portugal
From $2,999.00 (USD)

Start the new year off with a toast amongst lively fireworks and dazzling lights on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Spend time in the quaint village of Nazare, all decked out in holiday splendor. Attend an elegant black-tie gala on New Year's Eve.
 
Sunny Portugal
Start the new year off with a toast amongst lively fireworks and dazzling lights on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Spend time in the quaint village of Nazare, all decked out in holiday splendor. Attend an elegant black-tie gala on New Year's Eve. Enjoy a day at leisure in sunny Funchal. Take in the view from Cabo Girao - the world's second-highest cliff. Enjoy an espetada, a traditional dinner cooked over an open fire accompanied by folk dancers and music. From coastal Lisbon to historic Obidos, ring in the new year with an unforgettable experience in a few of Portugal's most beloved cities.
Details
Tour OperatorCollette
OfferOffer valid through 6/30/2020
Duration
10 Days
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CascaisOvernight Flight: Ancient castles and Roman ruins, groves of lemon and almond trees, quiet whitewashed villages, and welcoming locals - Portugal is waiting for you.
Day 2CascaisCascais, Portugal - Tour Begins: Say hello to the Portuguese Riviera, your home for the next two nights. With mansions scattered about Cascais and Monte Estoril - all hinting at its history as a haven for exiled European royals and nobility - embrace the feeling of luxury. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Day 3CascaisCascais - Nazare - Obidos - Cascais: Venture to Nazare, a traditional fishing town along the coast. Starting to set up for its New Year festivities, the town's celebrations are considered to be some of the most famous in all of Portugal. Take in all the sights, sounds, and flavors of the holiday season in nearby Obidos. Explore the village's narrow streets and medieval walls, transformed into a Vila Natal (Christmas Village).
Day 4LisbonLisbon - Funchal, Madeira: Fly to Madeira, the 'Pearl of the Atlantic.' Wander along the colorful Rua de Santa Maria, decorated with vibrant murals, and enjoy lunch on your own at one of the many outdoor restaurants. Then, it's your choice! Explore the Madeira Botanical Gardens, a terraced landscape of more than 2,000 exotic plants -OR- embark on a walking tour of Funchal, seeing the 15th-century cathedral, numerous plazas and colonial homes. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Day 5FunchalFunchal - Ponta de Sao Lourenco - New Year's Eve Gala - Funchal: Start your day in the floral splendor of Monte, a small village perched on the hills overlooking Funchal. Allow the warm ocean breeze to brush against your skin when you spend time exploring coastal Garajau. Continue to Ponta de Sao Lourenco, the easternmost point of the island, and gaze out over the deep blue waves with your unparalleled view of the Atlantic. Enjoy time to relax and prepare for a lively evening at an elegant New Year's Eve Gala.* Ring in the New Year in the most unforgettable way as you watch Madeira's world-famous fireworks display.
Day 6FunchalFunchal: Spend the first day of the New Year in Funchal as you please. With a day in the island's capital, there's countless fun ways to fill your day; explore local art museums, wander through colorful gardens, and maybe take an exhilarating wicker toboggan ride in the streets!
Day 7FunchalFunchal - Camara de Lobos - Porto Moniz - Funchal: Begin your day at Camara de Lobos, a 15th-century town that serves as both a humble fishing village and sunny nature retreat. Drive along banana plantations and winding vineyards en route to the world's second-highest cliff - Cabo Girao. Visit the fishing village of Porto Moniz and see the natural volcanic pools** before returning to Funchal. Gather in the evening for an espetada, a traditional dinner cooked over an open fire, accompanied by folk dancers and music.
Day 8FunchalFunchal - Lisbon - Belem - Lisbon: Fly back to mainland Portugal. Arrive in Lisbon and embark on a tour of the city featuring Jeronimos Monastery (UNESCO), the Monument to the Discoveries, and the Tower of Belem (UNESCO). As the day draws to a close, you may choose to join your tour manager on a stroll of downtown Lisbon. See the capital city awash in twinkling lights and explore the seasonal winter markets on your own.
Day 9LisbonLisbon: The day is yours to explore Lisbon as you wish. Tonight, consider an optional dinner where you'll indulge in Portuguese cuisine and wine while local artists perform the traditional Fado.
Day 10LisbonLisbon - Sintra - Lisbon: Enjoy a full day exploring the town of Sintra (UNESCO), the summer residence of Portuguese kings, and visit the National Palace. Return to Lisbon for a free afternoon. Tonight, gather to toast to a trip well-traveled and bid sunny Portugal goodbye.
Day 11LisbonLisbon - Tour Ends: Your tour ends today.
Dates/Pricing
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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
December 28, 2021$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Vila Gale Cascais Hotel Cascais, PortugalPestana Casino Park Hotel Madeira , Portugal
Turim Marques Hotel Lisbon, Portugal 
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.
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