Portugal Explorer

Day 1: Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal. Soak up the Capital Sights

Time to dive in and explore this capital city - easy to navigate, both on foot and with public transport. Feel free to get started enjoying Lisbon’s highlights. Hop on a ride on Tram number 28, see the Belem Tower, or take the Santa Justa Lift. Simply tap your CosmosGO app for directions and suggestions, or find a relaxing spot to soak up the rich Portuguese culture. Your Tour Director will be available in the early evening to provide suggestions on how make the most of your time throughout your tour.

Day 2: Lisbon. Food, Glorious Food

Today, we offer the option to join us on a guided walking tour of the city, with insight into life in Lisbon in the past and in the present. If you are passionate about food, you’ll want to purchase an evening culinary experience to learn how to prepare some traditional Portuguese delicacies and the fi ne art of enjoying them in good company. MyCOSMOS makes it easy to secure your reservation for optional activities. (B)

Day 3: Lisbon. A Little Night Music

Now that Lisbon has captured your heart, enjoy another full day to discover more! There are countless museums to visit, quaint cafes for lingering, or how about a romantic boat trip on the Tagus river? If you prefer to venture out into the landscapes, we suggest you join our optional excursion to Evora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At day’s end, celebrate with Lisbon’s exciting nightlife, including passionate fado music. (B)

Day 4: Lisbon - Obidos - Coimbra. Learning from the Locals

Leaving the capital, we follow the Atlantic coast to stop in charming Obidos, a labyrinth of cobbled streets surrounded by medieval fortress walls. Later, we head to Coimbra, known for its historical university, still attracting students from around the world. This university town makes for lively nightlife, with many bars and restaurants. Go out ;and join the locals! (B) 

Day 5: Coimbra - Oporto. A Life of Art — A Love of Wine

Oporto’s connection with Port wine is undeniable, but that’s just one aspect of this colorful city. Built on the banks of the Douro River, it’s been an inspiration for art and culture for centuries; from traditional azulejos to graffti, you’ll see evidence of its artistic history around every corner. We recommend our optional walking tour with a local guide, highlighting the twists, turns, and secrets of this fascinating city, including a sample of its gastronomic delicacies with lunch at a traditional winery. (B)

Day 6: Oporto. Creative Arts and the River of Gold

Take advantage of your time in Oporto to explore the city your way. The Tour Director is on hand with suggestions, and your CosmosGO app shows you the way. Walk the Ribeira District, the oldest of the city, a labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets, ancient houses and bags of character, take a boat tour on the Douro river or join an optional excursion. Enjoy the city’s buzzing nightlife, or a local meal in a restaurant overlooking the river. (B)

Day 7: Oporto. 

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Departure dates 2020 : Portugal Explorer (7 days) : 7% discount on all dates.

Cosmos brochure price in black from £539

Travel 55 discount price  in red from £502

Telephone Cosmos on 0330 0588 237 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C

Starts from Lisbon ends Porto - tour 7560


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*Land only price. Add international flights to your holiday, please call Cosmos. 

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement from £227; no triple room reduction. Extra nights before and after your tour may be available please call call Cosmos. Please see Cosmos Terms & Conditions  for further details. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Cosmos Tours
Portugal Explorer

7% discount - 7 Days

Discount prices start from only £502

Spend time with us in Portugal and you’ll wonder why it’s home to many of the world’s famous explorers. With so much to see and do in this beautiful country, it’s hard to imagine why its legendary explorers left to discover the world! From the international flair of Lisbon, to the cobblestone charm of Obidos, to the history of Coimbra, and the wine cellars of Oporto, your Tour Director will point you in the right direction to discover a new world of your own!

This Portugal Explorer tour comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos 0330 0588 237 and quote the Travel 55 code TR55C.

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos price. 

Your package includes

  • Free Time to Explore in Lisbon, Obidos, Coimbra, Oporto
  • Transportation
  • Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with Wi-Fi.
  • Hotels
    Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel and city taxes, required local taxes, any mandatory service and resort fees.
  • Lisbon: Roma
    Coimbra: Dom Luis
    Oporto: Tryp Porto Expo or Tryp Porto Centro
  • Meals
    Buffet breakfasts (B) daily 
  • Professional Tour Director
  • CosmosGO
    Download Cosmos app for daily itineraries, and suggestions for restaurants, sightseeing and entertainment.
    Personalize your tour with hand-selected excursions available for purchase. Visit Cosmos website for details

Cosmos Lite

With a whole new category of touring, Cosmos Lite presents the world’s first à la carte tour style. Combining the essential features of award-winning Cosmos tours with a personalized approach to daily itineraries, Cosmos Lite offers hassle-free travel with the freedom to tailor your itinerary to your own interests, budget, and pace. Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl at heart, Cosmos suit your schedule with later morning excursions and tours.

Cosmos Lite vacation packages include city-to-city transportation, comfortable hotels, and daily breakfast to power your pursuits. What your days include, however, is completely up to you. With a range of MyCOSMOS excursions, you have the option to purchase only the tours and activities that strike your fancy. Need guidance on what to do? An expert Tour Director will accompany you as you travel between cities to offer suggestions for sightseeing, dining, entertainment, and shopping. Or wander and wonder at your own pace, with the CosmosGO app, filled with a host of suggestions and directions at your fingertips.

Virtually all Cosmos Lite excursions start later than typical tours. So, go ahead, rise early or sleep in. Set out solo or join a group outing. With your logistics taken care of, and no set itinerary, you can joyfully experience the captivating landscapes and cityscapes of Europe–on your terms and timeline. No other vacation package offers a bigger bundle of freedom, flexibility, affordability and fun! It’s your way, every day.

Cosmos Go - Download, Discover and Go!

Stay in the know, on the go. With all your itinerary information loaded, the CosmosGo app keeps you informed on the logistics of your vacation wherever you go.

Fuel your free time.The CosmosGO app is loaded with restaurant, entertainment, and sightseeing suggestions to make the most of your independent time. 

Wander and wonder without Wi-Fi. Easily navigate local streets with GPS directions - without the need for Wi-Fi or cellular data.

Pen it. Snap it. Post it.Document your journey with notes and photos, and share your experiences with friends and family on social media

With MyCOSMOS, you can easily craft your tour experience with à la carte optional excursions that suit you best. MyCOSMOS makes it easy to select guided tours or secure event reservations—pre-purchased or paid on-tour. Purchase your selections on MyCOSMOS before or during your trip.


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