Essence of Lisbon & Madeira
- 8 Days
- 8 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 1,642
DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the contrast between the urban cityscape of Lisbon and the tropical island of Madeira on this delightful 8-day program. Discover Lisbon's main attractions like the Jeronimos Monastery and Discoveries Monument. Fall in love with colourful castles of Sintra and Pena Palace. Then, in Madeira, spend your days at leisure or join an excursion to discover this laid-back island.
This 8-day trip combines Portugal’s capital with one of its most charismatic islands, Madeira.
Take a day to settle into Lisbon and find out what’s drawn the world to Portugal’s hilly capital. A half-day tour on your second day will take you to many of the highlights including the sights of neighbouring Belem, Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower, and the Monument to the Discoveries. It will also take you to the historic Alfama district. But you’ll have plenty of time to explore whichever side of Lisbon enchants you. Wander the ruins of Camo Convent, hop aboard one of the city’s trams, or order up a couple of pasteis the nata with an espresso and watch the world go by. The following day takes you to Sintra, home to Portugal’s most fantastical palaces, including the colourful Pena Palace.
Fly to Funchal, the capital of the island of Madeira, and choose from a number of optional excursions available. Visit the volcanic caves and vineyards of the northern coast, and swim in the natural volcanic pools of Porto Moniz. Explore enormous forests and stunning clifftop views on this picturesque island. Learn about the levadas, man-made irrigation channels essential to keeping dry Madeira healthy and green. Take a full day to explore Funchal on your own, or simply relax on one of the Atlantic’s most beautiful islands before you depart.
- 8 Days
- 8 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 1,642
Itinerary View Trip Map
On arrival at Lisbon Airport, meet your drive and transfer to the hotel.
Lisbon spreads across steep hillsides that overlook the River Tagus. It is made up of tree-lined avenues, green parks, old and new neighbourhoods and narrow inviting streets. The city is located on the Atlantic coast. Lisbon is recognized as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education and tourism. It is one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest in Western Europe predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by centuries. Lisbon enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Among all the cities in Europe, it has the warmest winters to be enjoyed on a Portugal vacation.
The balance of the day is at lesiure to relax or explore Lisbon at your own pace.
Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa
Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa
Experience a piece of history when you stay at the first-ever Tivoli Hotel in Lisbon. Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa Hotel first opened its doors in 1933 and is famous for being the home of late Portuguese actress and icon, Beatriz Costa, for over 30 years. …
Experience a piece of history when you stay at the first-ever Tivoli Hotel in Lisbon. Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa Hotel first opened its doors in 1933 and is famous for being the home of late Portuguese actress and icon, Beatriz Costa, for over 30 years.
Located in the heart of the Portuguese capital, on the city's most luxurious avenues, you'll be within walking distance of the city's hotspots. Visit the majestic Castelo de Sao Jorge, take the Gl_ria Funicular up to the Sao Pedro de Alcantara viewpoint, or spend a day exploring stylish shops, bars and restaurants.
Our newly refurbished rooms offer an oasis of calm and views of Avenida da Liberdade, the Tagus River or the secluded patio. Our room amenities include Nespresso machines and Wi-Fi. Suites and connecting rooms are available for families, with the Anantara Spa and exclusive outdoor pool perfecting the mood of relaxation.
Dine in style at SEEN Lisboa rooftop restaurant, serving signature cocktails and delicious food from Wagyu beef to locally sourced oysters. The more traditional Cervejaria Liberdade, known for its fish and seafood, is open all day.
Just a 15-minute drive from the airport, our congress center is the perfect place to host your event. Our experienced conference and events team will ensure everything runs smoothly.
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Half Day Classic Lisbon Tour
Come and discover the magnificent city of Lisbon on a fully guided shared tour. During this tour you will be fascinated by the history and traditions of Lisbon. Visit the most important monuments that pay tribute to the golden era of Portuguese Discoveries, including the most traditional quarters and the city's most emblematic museums. The major sights will include the Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower, Monument to the Discoveries, Coach Museum, Alfama and Rossio, Ajuda National Palace. Don't miss out this great introduction to Lisbon.
Full Day Deluxe Sintra and Pena Palace Tour
On this shared tour, you will enter in the fantasy of Pena Palace, the most notable example of Portuguese romantic architecture. Discover the town of Sintra (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), which enchanted kings and inspired poets. Take in the beauty of the landscape at Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of mainland Europe. The day ends along the coast, stopping off at the towns of Cascais and Estoril.
Lisbon to Funchal
Following breakfast, transfer to the Lisbon Airport for your flight to Funchal on the island of Medeira (flight not included in price).
Madeira is a Portuguese possession situated off the west coast of North Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. It is actually made up of two islands, Madeira and Porto Santo. As a destination it offers natural beauty with springtime temperatures that prevail all year round. The capital is Funchal, a 500-year-old city. It is known for its many top-class restaurants, excellent hotels and a vibrant nightlife and has a background of dramatic mountains, banana plantations and exotic gardens. It is known as one of the safest and cleanest cities in Europe.
Transfers from the airport to your hotel in Madeira. Taxi is recommended or contact us for a quotation.
Situated just a short, scenic walk from the Funchal's old Town, the 5-star Savoy Palace is the idyllic getaway in Madeira. This luxurious property incorporates bold, contemporary design and elegant furnishings throughout. The property as 352 chic rooms, a stunning rooftop lounge, natural terraced gardens, …
Situated just a short, scenic walk from the Funchal's old Town, the 5-star Savoy Palace is the idyllic getaway in Madeira. This luxurious property incorporates bold, contemporary design and elegant furnishings throughout. The property as 352 chic rooms, a stunning rooftop lounge, natural terraced gardens, multiple pools, restaurants and bars and a world-class wellness area. The hotel also includes a privileged access to the sea by the maritime platform, a cozy library, children and adults-only pool sections. For wine and gastronomic enthusiasts, the hotel also hosts wine tastings, masterclasses and a daily Happy Hour. Luxurious, comfortable and contemporary.
- Beauty Salon
- Children's playroom (additional fees may apply)
- Fitness Centre
- Spa Treatment Room(s)
- Swimming Pool
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Day at leisure or join an excursion (available upon request). Suggestion: Full day Jeep tour: Skywalk & Porto Moniz Volcanic Lava pools.
Head to the north coast to Sao Vicente in the North Coast, known for its vineyards, volcanic caves and Madeira table wine production. Then visit Seixal´s lava pools to see one of the most famous waterfall that by resembling a bride ́s veil got its name Véu da Noiva . Afterwards, stop at the natural volcanic pools in Porto Moniz, one of the most visited places in Madeira, having the opportunity to swim in crystalline waters (entry not included) and enjoy the beautiful scenery around them. After this, go uphill to Fanal, a place of rare beauty with centenary trees in the heart of the Laurissilva Forest (the largest in the world), which is one of the 7th Natural Wonders of Portugal. Continuing to Paúl da Serra, the biggest plateau of the island at nearly 1500 mts high with stunning views. To finish our tour, drive to Cabo Girao, the highest Sea Cliff in Europe and the second in the World with 580 mts., better known for its suspended glass floor Viewpoint.
Day at leisure or join an excursion (available on request). Suggestion: Join a levada walk for a truly unique experience in Madeira.
Levadas are man-made irrigation channels carrying water to fields around the island. Today, there are over 200 levadas in Madeira that reach up to 3000 metre of channels, offering a myriad of interconnecting footpaths to discover the breathtaking landscapes of mountains, flora and fauna. There are various options for levada walks including easy, moderate and difficult levels for a half of full day.
Day at leisure to explore the city at your own pace.
Depart Funchal and head to the airport for your flight back home or onwards to your next destination.
- Private arrival airport transport
- 3 nights deluxe accommodations in Lisbon
- 4 nights deluxe accommodations in Funchal
- Half-day City tour of Lisbon
- Full-day Sintra and Pena Palace
- Transfer from Lisbon hotel to Lisbon airport (Day 4)
- Breakfast daily (excluding day 1)
- Transfers to/from airport and hotel in Madeira. Taxi is recommended or contact us for a quotation
- All excursions in Madeira as listed. Contact us for a quotation
- International and domestic airfare and airfare taxes
- Travel insurance
- Visa fees if applicable
- Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
- Items of a personal nature and Gratuities
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.
27 Oct 2023