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Portugal Tours & Trips

Portugal Tours & Trips

Where mountains meet the sea, and the vineyards overflow with excellent vintages

Our Top Destinations in Portugal

Our Top Portugal Tours & Trips

Porto Coastal Cycling

8 Days from CAD 3,775

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Varied beach-front cycling along some of the most spectacular stretches of coast we've ever seen


Walking the Island of Madeira

8 Days from CAD 2,095

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Explore the verdant landscapes on one of Portugal’s most scenic islands

Walking & Trekking

Porto to Lisbon Atlantic Ride

8 Days from CAD 3,799
CAD 3,545

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Follow scenic forest and ocean-side paths as you cycle the Atlantic coast of Portugal


Porto to Coimbra Cycling

10 Days from CAD 4,045

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Cycle south from Porto, along the coast to Aveiro, before heading inland to Coimbra, Portugal's old capital


Lisbon to Algarve Ride

Portugal coast
8 Days from CAD 4,195

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Cycle one of the most pristine coastlines in southern Europe, from Lisbon to the Algarve.


Cycling in The Real Algarve

7 Days from CAD 2,845

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Explore the unspoilt wild coastline, pretty white villages and deserted cycling routes of the Algarve


Walk the Algarve's Wild West

Lighthouse in Cabo Sao Vicente
7 Days from CAD 2,545

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

See the best of the unspoilt Western Algarve region – lush flora, diverse fauna and dramatic Atlantic seascapes

Walking & Trekking

Cycling in the Douro Valley

7 Days from CAD 3,245

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Enjoy historical villages, the River Douro and some of the world's finest wine


Walking Portugal's Coast and Beaches

Walking Portugal's Coast and Beaches
8 Days from CAD 2,945

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Go beyond the Algarve and explore Portugal's pristine coastal trails

Walking & Trekking

Activities in Portugal

FAQs on Portugal Tours

Is Portugal a good place for a tour?

Home to mile upon mile of stunning coastline peppered with traditional fishing villages and lush vineyards, Portugal is one of the most loved European destinations. Because of the wide range of outdoor activities available, Portugal tours are great for families as well as adventure seekers. From the sun-drenched Algarve and the lively city of Lisbon to the terraced vineyards and almond groves of the Douro Valley, our trips to Portugal are filled with beautiful scenery and local culture.

Is Portugal expensive to visit?

Because of Portugal’s location in Western Europe, holidays here can be relatively inexpensive compared to countries further afield. Once you’re there, you’ll also find food and drink and many activities less expensive than other countries. But if you want to enjoy premium trips and accommodation on Portugal tours, like anywhere, you’ll have to spend that bit extra.

Are beaches better in Spain or Portugal?

Both Spain and Portugal are blessed with beautiful beaches and a warm Mediterranean climate, but it really depends on what you’re looking for if you’re going to compare the two. Generally, Spain enjoys warmer waters, but Portugal comes with epic scenery and panoramic views across the Atlantic Ocean. The giant waves from the Atlantic also mean that Portugal is great for surfers. Another of the main benefits of the beaches in Portugal is that they tend to be less crowded than those in Spain.

Is Portugal friendly to foreigners?

You’ll find on trips to Portugal that the local people are extremely friendly and welcoming. Many of our trips include immersive stays at traditional villages where the locals are keen to introduce you to their way of life.

Does Portugal have good hiking?

Owing to its picturesque coastline, moderate temperatures and rural landscapes, Portugal is ideal for hiking. We offer a wide range of both guided and self-guided walking holidays in Portugal that lead you through some of the most stunning scenery to viewpoints where you can take in uninterrupted panoramas.

Is the Algarve walkable?

The Algarve boasts well-marked paths that meander along the coast and rivers and among ancient villages and mountains. There are so many walking routes you can explore on foot, but you may want to hire a car so you can drive to a different walk each day.

Where is the best hiking in Portugal?

You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to walking in Portugal, from dramatic coastal routes to quieter inland trails. Although we’re in love with the entire country, these are a few of our favourite places for walking holidays in Portugal:

Madeira – With sprawling coastlines, imposing mountains and a sub-tropical climate, Madeira makes an ideal year-round hiking destination. Nature lovers will be in their element with the 120 endemic species of flora and fauna that can be found here.

The Azores – this scenic archipelago is made up of ancient walking trails once used by locals and their horses to transport agricultural produce. Having been restored over the years, these paths now lead hikers among breathtaking landscapes that connect the islands.   

Douro Valley – when walking Portugal, the Douro Valley is high up on the list of places to explore. The UNESCO-listed valley is home to the country’s premier wine region which is believed to date back to 2000 BC. As well as walking through the terraced vineyards and verdant countryside, you’ll learn about the region’s history before sampling the regional wines.

The Wild West – Known as Portugal’s Wild West, the Sagres Peninsula comprises golden beaches, wildflower meadows and scented pine forests where you can spot endemic and migratory species of birds circling overhead. The Rota Vicentina is a network of trails that winds up to the Cabo de Sao Vicente lighthouse where you can enjoy spellbinding views.

Where can I walk in Portugal?

Walking in Portugal is a great way to discover the tucked-away nooks and crannies as well as the more popular sights. Head to the Algarve for dramatic coastal trails or visit Madeira to witness magnificent wildlife. Porto is also a great place to explore on foot with its laid-back pavement cafes, baroque churches and famous wine cellars.

Is Portugal good for backpacking?

Portugal is one of the best countries in Europe for backpacking owing to its warm climate, beautiful beaches and lesser-known islands where you’ll discover hidden secrets. From the Algarve coastline and Faro’s curious old town to the vibrant capital of Lisbon, Portugal is every backpacker’s dream.

Is Portugal good for cycling?

Cycling in Portugal is an exhilarating experience that allows you to explore further. Whether you want to take it easy on a tour of the Porto coast or step it up a notch as you steadily climb up mountain passes before freewheeling back down with the Atlantic breeze in your hair, cycling holidays in Portugal are second to none.

Can you cycle on roads in Portugal?

Whether you enjoy one of our guided or self-guided cycling holidays in Portugal, we aim to steer you along quieter and well-maintained roads wherever possible. But as with any road cycling, you need to be cautious at all times.

Portugal, with Azores and Madeira map

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