Included holiday highlights

  • Porto tour including River Douro cruise
  • Visit Gaia’s famous port wine cellars for a tasting
  • Douro Valley, including visits to Guimaraes, Mateus and Pinhao
  • Tours of charming Viseu and Aveiro – the ‘Venice of Portugal’
  • Visit the medieval towns of Coimbra and Óbidos
  • Lisbon city tour
  • Sample traditional pastéis de Belém (custard tarts) and rich port wine
  • UNESCO-listed Sintra
  • Cosmopolitan Cascais

Your Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 - UK to Oporto

Today, make your own way to the airport or be collected by our Private Chauffeur (if you've pre-booked) for your flight to Porto, after which, we will transfer you to your hotel. Get to know your fellow travellers over a welcome dinner this evening. D

Day 2 - Porto

Porto, known for its production of port wine, is a lively city set on a great gorge of the River Douro. We’ll explore on today’s tour, taking in the Baroque Clérigos Church, whose soaring bell tower can be glimpsed throughout the city, before stepping inside the famous Lello Bookstore (at additional cost), one of the country’s oldest bookshops and amongst the best in the world. Perhaps join some of your fellow travellers for lunch before we visit the town’s old quarters, Ribeira, and the neo-classical Stock Exchange Palace.

Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Douro – a chance to enjoy fantastic views of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, which line the banks of the river. Admire the six bridges that unite these two delightful towns before stepping ashore in Gaia, also famed for its production of port wine, which is made exclusively in the Douro Valley. What better way to end the day than with a visit to one of the town’s numerous port wine cellars for a tasting of this sweet red wine, before heading back to the hotel. B

Day 3 - Porto - Douro Valley

With a UNESCO-listed historic centre, Guimarães is the proud birthplace of Afonso Henriques, Portugal's first independent king. We'll head here today where there will be the opportunity to discover castle ruins, charming narrow streets and the beautiful square of Largo da Oliveira. After time to explore and enjoy lunch, we'll head to Vila Real to discover the 18th century Mateus Palace. We'll also take in Pinhão's pretty train station, decorated with tiled panels depicting traditional scenes of the Douro region, before finally reaching our hotel in the Douro Valley.​ B

Day 4 - Viseu and Aveiro

A delightful city with a well-preserved historical centre and a maze of cobbled streets, Viseu is our destination this morning as we leave the Douro Valley behind us. We'll then continue to Aveiro, known as the 'Venice of Portugal' and one of the world's most beautiful destinations. Admire the traditional seaweed-harvesting 'moliceiro' boats, stunning natural lagoons and elegant 19th century architecture, before we finally reach Coimbra for an overnight stay.​ B

Day 5 - Douro Valey - Coimbra -Lisbon

Today we’ll explore Coimbra, the medieval capital of Portugal for over 100 years. Discover one of the oldest universities in Europe, with its magnificent baroque-style library and the New Cathedral – the current bishopric seat of the city. Next we’ll visit Óbidos, surrounded by an old wall flanked by round towers and square bastions. The town was given by King Denis to his young wife, a gesture that was repeated by future monarchs until 1833. We’ll explore the town, which is also known for its unique cherry liqueur. Our final destination today is Lisbon. B

Day 6 - Lisbon

The beautiful Alto do Parque Belvedere offers brilliant views over Lisbon, and we'll head here to gaze over the city this morning. Admire the bronze statue of the Marques of Pombal, who rebuilt Lisbon after the 1755 earthquake, and explore the historic Rossio Square. A walking tour of the historic centre will introduce us to the magnificent St George Castle, which watches over the city from a towering hill, and Lisbon Cathedral – the city's oldest church and a National Monument.

Next we'll explore the cobbled alleys and steep stairways of the ancient Alfama district, the Belém Tower, the imposing St Jerome Monastery and the Monument to the Discoveries, before savouring the opportunity to sample the 'pastéis de Belém' – a deliciously sweet pastry served at Belém's famous pastry shop​. B

Day 7 - Sintra and Cascais

Sintra is an enchanting town with a fascinating UNESCO-listed centre, and it’s the first stop on today’s tour. See the spectacular Sintra National Palace, which for an extra cost you can enter, or enjoy a spot of lunch before we begin our journey back to Lisbon. En route, we’ll stop at Cape Roca – the most westerly point of Continental Europe – and Cascais, an ancient fishing village which has been transformed into a cosmopolitan hotspot thanks to its gorgeous beaches, picturesque gardens and pedestrianised Old Town. Just before we reach Lisbon, we’ll take a panoramic tour of Estoril, once a summer retreat for royal families and now known for its sandy beaches and popular casino.

This evening, we'll gather together for dinner, the perfect finalé to your Portuguese holiday.​ B,D

Day 8 - Lisbon to UK

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, either make your own way home or your Just You Private Chauffeur Service will be waiting for the journey home (if you've pre-booked). B

Departure dates and prices 2022/2023

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6 June 2022

£1949

24 April 2023 £1849 11, 25 Sept 2023 £1949

5, 12 Sept 2022

£1849

8, 15 May 2023 £1849 16 Oct 2023 £1849

17 Oct 2022

£1749

5 June 2023 £1949

The holiday price may be subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking. All holidays subject to Just You Singles Holidays Worldwide Terms & Conditions

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Just You Singles Holidays
Picturesque Portugal

Holidays by Air 8 Days

From £1749 - no single supplement

Discover charming old towns, golden sands and tempting local delicacies on this wonderful holiday, which includes visits to bustling Porto, historical Lisbon and Aveiro – the 'Venice of Portugal'. Taste port wine and traditional pastries, and delve into the diverse highlights that await in the Douro Valley, including a memorable cruise along the river.

Sightseeing highlights include Lisbon's Belém Tower, while authentic culinary treats come in the shape of traditional custard tarts and rich port wine.

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What's Included

  • Private Chauffeur Service, Free Airport Parking or £100 reduction if you make your own arrangements
  • Just You Tour Manager as your host and Specialist Local Guide
  • Return flights from London
  • 7 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels
  • A guaranteed twin or double room of your own
  • 9 included meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners including a welcome and farewell drink
  • All highlights included
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage 

Accommodation as specified or similar

Day 1 - 2: Hotel Vila Gale Porto

Located in Porto, close to the metro station, the hotel is only a 10 minute walk away from the famous Rua de Santa Catarina. Hotel facilities include restaurant and bar, as well as Health Club with a heated indoor pool, sauna and gym. Bedrooms have private facilities.

Day 3: Hotel Regua Douro

Located on the Douro, the hotel offers fantastic views over the river. Hotel facilities include a restaurant and a bar, as well as an outdoor pool. Bedrooms have private facilities.

Day 4: Hotel D Luis

Day 5 - 7: Vila Gale Opera

Your hotel is located in front of the Tagus River and 10 minutes away from the historic city centre. The hotel was renovated in 2014 with modern décor inspired by opera. Many of its rooms offer spectacular views onto the Tagus River. Facilities include a restaurant, bar and Health club. Bedrooms have private facilities.

Airport travel service

On all flight inclusive holidays, you can choose to start your holiday with our Private Chauffeur Service* or we can organise free airport parking*.

If you'd prefer to make your own arrangements, we'll give you a £100 price reduction* on the value of your booking.

With our free private chauffeur service* available on all flight inclusive holidays booked after 2nd August 21, you’ll feel like you’re walking the red carpet when you indulge in our VIP treatment.

If you prefer to drive yourself to the airport, as an alternative to the private chauffeur service, book a Just You flight inclusive holiday and subject to availability, we will arrange free long stay car parking at your mainland UK or Belfast departure airport for the duration of your holiday.

We know that you may not wish to book our free private chauffeur service or car parking and choose to make your own way to the airport. Should you wish to have the flexibility and make your own arrangements to travel to and from the airport, we will add a £100 price reduction* to your booking.

If you book a flight inclusive tour we'll include details on how you can select your choice of airport service in your confirmation invoice


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