Lisbon Cultural Experience, City Break, 6 Days

Lisbon Cultural Experience, City Break, 6 Days

  • 6 Days
  • From : Lisbon
  • To : Lisbon
  • Tour
  • Guide : English, French, Spanish, German
  • Minimum age : 10 Years Old

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Join our 6-day tour and discover the treasures of one of the oldest and certainly the most charming European Capitals – Lisbon. From the outdoor markets along the harbour to the winding street of the old quarters, the City and its people embrace you with their warmth and spirit. Built on seven hills on the northern bank of the River Tagus, Lisbon offers breath-taking panoramas at every turn. A short trip to the UNESCO World Heritage gem – Sintra will take you back in time and unveils you its romantic essence, the one that inspired Hans Christian Andersen or Lord Byron. This tour impeccably combines the historic and cultural sights, and together with the local gastronomy fulfil your senses and expectations.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

“Terreiro do Paço”: is one of the most majestic squares of Lisbon and was once the main maritime entrance to Lisbon. You can still see the old marble steps leading up to Commerce Square from the River Tagus.

Alfama Disctric: the oldest and most picturesque romantic city where the ST. Jorge Castle is located, one of the most beautiful belvedere in Lisbon.

Belém Tower: Lisbon fortress tower built as a protection of the city harbour, considered the ¡symbol of the country, as many voyages started from here during the Age of Discovery 

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with English, Spanish, Portuguese, German-speaking local guides during half-day Lisbon tour (Day 2), Sintra sightseeing tour (Day 4)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 5 night’s hotel accommodation

MEALS:

  • 5 Breakfasts 

TRANSPORT:

  • Arrival shared transfer in an air-conditioning minibus/bus from Lisbon Airport to the hotel
  • Departure shared transfer in an air-conditioning minibus/bus from the hotel to Lisbon Airport
  • Shared transportation in an air-conditioning bus throughout the tour (Day 2, 4)

ENTRANCE FEES & ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary half-day Lisbon tour (Day 2), Sintra sightseeing tour (Day 4)

OTHER:

  • Meet & Greet on day 1

Exclusions

  • Domestic nor International flights 
  • Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise)
  • City tax not included, payable on the spot
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities  
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.

Please note

  • Day 2: Lisbon city tour starts at 9:00 from Marquês de Pombal square. Please make your own arrangements to arrive to the Marquês de Pombal square 15 min in advance.
  • Day 4: Sintra sightseeing tour starts at 14:30 from Marquês de Pombal square. Please make your own arrangements to arrive to the Marquês de Pombal square 15 min in advance.
  • The Coach Museum is closed on Mondays.
  • We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons.
  • Late check-out, early check-in, connecting or adjoining rooms at the hotel are all subject to availability and not guaranteed.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1- 5 Lisbon

Superior Hotel Category = Turim Terreiro do Paço Hotelor similar 4*

Deluxe Hotel Category = Turim Boulevard Hote or similar 5*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL LISBON

Upon your arrival at Lisbon airport, you will be met at the exit of the arrivals hall by an English speaking driver who will take you to your hotel in the city. Check-in to your hotel. If you feel tired after the flight, you can relax and make use of all the available services at the hotel. But if you are enthusiastic to explore this awesome city, stroll down its charming streets and get closer into its unique vibe and culture. 

Overnight in Lisbon.

Day 2 :  LISBON: CITY TOUR

Begin the day with a tasty breakfast at your hotel and get ready for your half-day Lisbon tour. Tour starts at 9:00 am in the morning from Marquês de Pombal square (please make your own arrangements to arrive at the Marquês de Pombal square at least 15 minutes in advance). Visit the Jerónimos Monastery (entrance not included) gem of the Portuguese wealth and power during the Age of discovery and see the impressive architecture of the spectacular Belém Tower situated on the bank of the river Tagus. Get a deeper insight into this rich Portuguese history admiring the Monument to the Discoveries and a city walk between the colourful old-fashioned walls of Alfama and Rossio district will take you back in time to learn about the history of these villages inside the city. After this fulfilling 4 hour tour, get back to the hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. 

Overnight in Lisbon. 

Day 3 :  LISBON

Wake up to your breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the full day at leisure at this delightful city. Take a walk to the port, and enjoy the lovely views over the Tagus River. Perhaps inspire your gastronomic senses by trying some of the local dishes or just walk down the cozy streets and absorb the romantic spirit of this town. Don’t miss the chance to get closer to the Lisbon heritage by listening to some Fado, the traditional Portuguese song, in one of the local restaurants or bars. 

Overnight in Lisbon.

Day 4 :  LISBON – SINTRA – LISBON (70 Km – 1.5 hrs)

Start your day with a tasty breakfast at the hotel and enjoy whole morning at leisure, before you follow another Portuguese experience, half day guided tour to Sintra, royal town and UNESCO World Heritage. The tour starts at 14:30 from Marquês de Pombal square (please make your own arrangements to arrive to the Marquês de Pombal square, 15 min in advance). Sintra is settled on top of mountains, surrounded by a luxuriant forest that grows in this microclimatic region. You will explore mysterious palaces and castles, hidden in a mist that creates very unique and mystic atmosphere. Enjoy a walk in the narrow streets that surround the National Palace of Sintra – where the Portuguese royalty of the 15th and 16th centuries used to spend the summer months. Once back in Lisbon (approx. at 19:00) enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, perhaps inspire your gastronomic senses by trying some of the local dishes or just walk down the cosy streets and absorb the romantic spirit of this town. 

Overnight in Lisbon.

Day 5 :  LISBON

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and continue with your cultural insight into Lisbon heritage. We invite you to book our optional full-day sightseeing tour that will take you to explore the surrounding spots of this region, Óbidos, Nazaré, Batalha and Fatima (not included; optional extra). Óbidos, a city that commands a vast sweep of countryside consisting of green valleys and heights topped with a picturesque windmill, has managed to keep its proud medieval character through the ages. Continue to Fátima, one of the most important catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary and admire the Batalha monastery, which was signed to UNESCO World Heritage. Tour departs daily at 9:00 am from Marquês de Pombal Square, please make your own arrangements to arrive at Marquês de Pombal Square 15 minutes in advance. 

Overnight in Lisbon.

Day 6 :  DEPARTURE LISBON

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out from the hotel and at agreed time you will be picked up by the driver at the hotel reception and taken to the Airport. 

 

Art and Wine in Cape Town, Private tour

  • 5 Days
  • From : Cape Town
  • To : Cape Town
  • Private
  • Guide : English
  • Minimum age : 10 Years Old

* This product requests separate payment. Promotion code or coupon from Ticket Here is not applicable.

Join this memorable five-day tour and explore the art scene in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, South Africa`s Cape Town. Discover the region’s vibrant art galleries, seeing the works of both rising artists and famed veterans. Also, visit the nearby Cape Winelands for an incredible wine experience. Enjoy the visual arts combined with the art of winemaking and see for yourself how well they go together. Savour some incredible culinary treats – a feast for the eyes and the taste buds. This exhilarating journey will show you how real beauty appears when art connects with history and culture.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Cape Town: Located between the blue sea and imposing mountains, spectacular Cape Town offers a vibrant art scene, great nightlife and a lively cultural set.

Stellenbosch: This romantic town boasts beautiful historic buildings and fertile lands, being a perfect host for great wineries and making the area’s best product.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with an English-speaking driver-guide

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 4 nights accommodation

MEALS:

  • 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners

TRANSPORT:

  •  The vehicle according to group size and pax numbers, petrol and toll fees

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES

  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: Art walk including entry to Ava Gallery, Gallery MOMO, Gallery F, SA National Gallery; wine lands art day including Oude Libertas, Spier, Stellenbosch; Visit to Irma Stern Studio, Casa Labia, Kalk Bay, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden with sculpture garden, drumming session and dinner at Gold Restaurant

Exclusions

  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
  • Beverages during included meals
  • Gratuity for driver and guide
  • Optional tours and excursions
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
  • International or domestic flight tickets and airport taxes or visa fees where applicable
  • Porterage.

Please note

  • Parents travelling with children would now be requested to provide an unabridged birth certificate (including the details of the child’s father as well as the mother) of all travelling children. This applies even when both parents are travelling with their children.  When children are travelling with guardians, these adults are required to produce affidavits from parents proving permission for the children to travel. The above applies to foreigners and South Africans travelling to or from South Africa as well as travellers in transit.  Please note that the child must be the appropriate age (according to accommodation stipulated) at the time of travel
  • See your doctor for advice in regards to vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice.

What do I need to bring?

Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in South Africa. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.

Accommodation options

Day 1-4 Cape Town:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel or similar 4*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL CAPE TOWN

Arrive at Cape Town International Airport, where you will meet your driver-guide, who will transfer you to your hotel and assist with the check-in procedure. If you’re feeling knackered after the flight, you can stay in the hotel to put your feet up and make the most of the available services. But if you’re itching to start exploring this fascinating city, then hit the streets and make your own way towards those tourist attractions, restaurants or shops. Perhaps visit the city centre with its many historical buildings and different architectural style and maybe enjoy a trip with the cable car to the top of Table Mountain. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is also worth a visit. Here you will find numerous bars, restaurants, boutiques and shops, cinemas and the aquarium. Outside the amphitheater, there is regular live entertainment for you to enjoy. (Activities are recommendations only, not included).

Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 2 :  CAPE TOWN

After a leisurely breakfast, explore the beautifully arranged streets of Cape Town on foot. The City Bowl is a good place to start in order to experience the town’s galleries and exhibitions, such as AVA, the Association for Visual Arts, which supports young talent. Enjoy an art walk consisting of visits to Gallery MOMO, well-known for its sculptures and abstract mega installations. Continue to Gallery F, the perfect place to admire great photography and art collections. The South Africa National Gallery is a true highlight and the end of the official art walk. After the tour, enjoy some leisure time and go gallery hopping on your own on Loop Street. When you feel tired, head back to your hotel. 

Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 3 :  CAPE TOWN – WINELANDS – CAPE TOWN (100km – 8 hr)

Start the day with a delicious breakfast, followed by a visit to Oude Libertas, located in Stellenbosch. The Art Gallery at Oude Libertas offers both aspiring and established artists a platform to showcase their work. After exploring the inspiring art gallery, savour a delicious wine tasting. Continue your art hunting in Stellenbosch’s town centre, walking along Stellenbosch’s Dorpstraat, where some leisure time will give you the chance to discover first-class galleries on your own. Then, proceed to Spier Wine Estate, one of the finest wineries in the Cape, as well as the host of one of the most extensive contemporary art collections in the country. From the farm’s public spaces to displays in the manor house, hotel and wine tasting centre, the Spier Wine Estate has much to offer its visitors. And art is as much part of Spier as good food and fine wine. The works of art are rotated every year to give exposure to as many artists as possible, and to keep the spaces fresh for visitors. Spier cellar is both functional and beautiful, and it provides an excellent wine tasting experience combined with a cold cut and cheese platter for an early dinner. Wine tasting, cold cut and cheese platter are included.

Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 4 :  CAPE TOWN – MUIZENBERG – CAPE TOWN (100km – 8 hr)

Have a tasty breakfast at the hotel. Then, visit the home and studio of Irma Stern, a renowned South African painter. Here you can enjoy the permanent collection of her art and artefacts acquired during her extensive travels through Europe and Africa. Depart southwards to Muizenberg where you can marvel at a symbiosis of architectural art and art exhibition at Casa Labia. Then enjoy a light lunch before continuing to Kalk Bay, where you will find interesting galleries along the town´s main road. Afterwards, visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, perhaps one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. The site is not just home to one of the world’s six floral kingdoms, but also covers an exclusive sculpture garden. Take a walk and admire these art pieces before you return to Cape Town. In the evening, become an artist yourself! Besides providing you with incredible South African culinary delights, Golden Restaurant gives you the chance to learn how to use the drums during an African drumming session. Light lunch and dinner are included.

Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 5 :  DEPART CAPE TOWN

Begin your last day in Cape Town with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Spend some time at leisure before your guide will pick you up and transfer you to the airport. Have a safe journey!

Breakfast included.