Portugal's undiscovered treasures

Discover a delightful corner of Portugal, filled with fascination, offering the warmest of welcomes and home to famous wines. Stay at a choice of excellent hotels close to the historic Costa Verde fishing town of Póvoa de Varzim, beautifully set on the glorious Atlantic coast, and explore this little-known but lovely region on three fascinating included guided excursions: one to Oporto, one along the Costa Verde and one into the Minho region just north of Povoa. Hugely popular with our customers, this holiday also offers opportunities to explore the vineyards of the Douro Valley, Portugal's historic former capital, Braga, and Spain's stunning pilgrimage shrine at Santiago de Compostela on optional tours.

Highlights

  • Discover Portugal's second city, Oporto, in its splendid setting above the River Douro
  • Visit a port wine lodge
  • Journey along the scenic Costa Verde
  • Explore the Vinho Verde's vineyards and discover the ancient Roman bridge at Ponte de Lima
  • The historic fishing towns of Póvoa de Varzim and Vila do Conde
  • Guided visits to Viana do Castelo and Ponte de Lima in the northern Minho region

Inclusions

  • Seven nights' dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at your chosen hotel
  • Tours of Oporto, the Costa Verde and the Minho region
  • Return flights to Oporto
  • Coach travel and transfers throughout
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

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