It is the most western sovereign state of mainland Europe. Portugal also consists of the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, which are located in the Atlantic Ocean. It is a member of the United Nations and the European Union, and a founding member of the NATO, the eurozone, the OECD, and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries.
As it covers almost the whole west coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal has a variety of landscapes, with green mountains in the north, spectacular slopes and falls in the middle, and a near-desert landscape in the south. Surely visit the Belém Cultural Centre in Lisbon, the Serralves Foundation in Porto, the Casa da Música in Porto, Sintra, Viana do Castelo, Braga, Guimarães, Coimbra, Tomar, Aveiro, Amarante, Bragança, Chaves, Lamego, Viseu, Vila Real, Lagos, Silves, Évora, Angra, the Alcobaça monastery, the Mafra palace, Queluz, Peniche, the Costa Vicentina, the Natural Reserve of Peneda-Gerês, the Douro Valley, Serra da Estrela, the Vila Nova de Foz Côa, the Sado Estuary, and the Rio Guadiana.
Arrive Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal and straight away drive to Porto, a riverside city with charming sites to see. After arrival enjoy your free time for Leisure.
Start your day with visit to Churches like Chapel of Souls, Igreja de Santo Ildefonso, Porto Cathedral (or Se Cathedral), and Igreja do Carmo. Admire the signature white-blue tiles at many churches. Also visit Livraria Lello – the library that served as inspiration in Harry Potter, the artistic Sao Bento train station, and the historical Bolsa Palace located in the city center designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This day take a full day trip to Duoro Valley known for its scenic landscapes, luxuriant food and wine culture. You will be visiting Amarante, Miradouro de Sao Leonardo de Galafura, Cais do Pinhão – a vineyard estate, in the heart of the Douro Valley. You will also enjoy the unforgettable experience of tasting of different wines.
On fourth day of your itinerary, Drive back to Lisbon to explore its beautiful architecture and deep-rooted traditions. As you arrive Lisbon, enjoy a sunset cruise on River Tagus. You can enjoy unobstructed views of Torre de Belém, Sé de Lisboa, Castelo de Sao Jorge, and many more attractions.
Today you will take a full day trip to Sintra and Cascais. Experience the rich vegetation of Sintra Natural Park, the hidden trails and caves at Pena Park and the bluffs of Roca Cape.
On third day of Lisbon, proceed towards Algarve. Visit the picturesque town and beach of Benagil, explore the Benagil Caves by boat.