trotter travel

Day 1 - Lisbon

Upon arrival in Lisbon, you will be met and transferred to your downtown hotel. The rest of the day is free for exploration of Lisbon’s vibrant capital city, built on seven hills and the birthplace of its saint St. Anthony.

The districts of Baixa and Chiado offer countless opportunities for shopping and between a shop window and the other you could sip a typical drink at the famous Cafè de la Brasileira or Cervejaria Trindade. Otherwise you could take the Santa Justa tower lift for a stunning panoramic view of the city.

Lisbon - 1° Overnight

Day 2 - Lisbon – Portagem - Marvão - Castelo de Vide - 230 km

After breakfast at your hotel in Lisbon, pick up your rental car and drive to Castelo Branco and Portagem. After a brief stop continue to Castelo de Vide and Marvão, singular fortified villages built on the hilltops in a typical setting of the Alentejo region among olive trees and oaks.

For lunch, we suggest to try one of typical restaurants along the river with a view of Marvão Castle. Visit Marvao and Castelo de Vide known as the Lady of Alentejo. Overnight.

Castelo de Vide - 2° Overnight

Day 3 - Estremoz – Evora - 120 km

After breakfast at your hotel, drive south to Estremoz and visit of its medieval castle overlooking the village from the top of a hill. Later Evora, World Heritage site, with its splendid Renaissance buildings, a Roman temple and a fortified historic centre by the Moors. Overnight.

Evora - 3° Overnight

Day 4 - Reguengos de Monsaraz - Beja - Albernoa - 100 km

Today after breakfast at your hotel, we recommend a visit to Reguengos, a village famous for the wool production and where in the surroundings lie the vast vineyards of Esporão one of most important wine producing centres of Portugal. Don't miss the opportunity to visit one of the best wine cellar of the area.
Nearby Monsaraz, one of the most famous fortified villages in the country. Along the road several restaurants offer a traditional Alentejo cuisine. Drive to Beja and Albernoa. Overnight.

Albernoa - 4° Overnight

Day 5 - Albernoa - Algarve - 120 km

This morning's drive will take you to the south coast of Portugal, the Algarve. After your arrival in one of the chosen hotels, the remainder of the day is at your leisure to form your first impression of Algarve. Overnight.

Algarve region - 6° Overnight

Day 6/7 - Algarve Coast

The next two days are free to relax and enjoy the Algarve coast where you can find a unique combination of wilderness, outdoor adventure and first-class facilities. You can discover the surrounding area on a hiking excursion on one of the many eco trails or only enjoy the boutique, restaurants and cafés. Overnight.

Algarve - 6°/7° Overnights

Day 8 - End of your Tour

According to departure schedules of the flight, the day is at leisure before travelling to Faro’s International Airport for rental car drop off and your flight check in.