If you are dreaming of a trip to Portugal, we have the best suggestion for you with this fantastic 10-day gay group tour of Lisbon, Porto and surroundings. Lisbon and Porto are historic cities, full of stories to tell. Cities where you feel safe walking, day or night, with fantastic cuisine with unique flavors and friendly people. Lisbon is known as one of the most laid-back European capitals, making it a trendy city to visit. Built under 7 hills and with a fantastic position next to the Tejo River, it will make you create unique memories.
And we have the fantastic Porto, with the richness of its artistic heritage, the Port wine, the Ribeira District and many historical sites not to be missed.
Close to Lisbon you will visit Sintra, a charming and romantic city where everyone is dazzled by the fantastic palaces and extravagant villas.
From Porto, you will also visit the Douro Valley (with wine tasting, of course!), Guimarães and its historic center a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also Braga, one of the oldest Christian cities in the world, with a visit to its cathedral and the historical center. They are in the Minho region, known for having some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Portugal.
And to make these 10 days even more unforgettable, to the mandatory visits in these dream cities, we will bring together several unique experiences to make everything even more fun each day you're with us.
See all the tour details and you won't be able to resist joining us!
“Olá” and welcome to this trip to the wonders of Portugal in Lisbon and Porto.
Our meeting point will be at the hotel in Lisbon center. Since we don't know where you come from, we wait for you here. If you come by plane to Lisbon airport (LIS), you will have a transfer waiting for you, to bring you to us with maximum comfort. We always advise you to arrive as early as possible.
On your first night we will have our first group dinner in a restaurant, to introduce ourselves/get to know and socialize.
Included: • Transfer from Lisbon airport • Welcome Gift • Group dinner • 4* Hotel in Lisbon centre
This morning you'll have your first fantastic breakfast and after it, in the morning, a local guide will be waiting for us to show you the best of Lisbon. Lisbon is known as the city of 7 hills, so bring comfortable shoes and let's go for a walk and discover this fantastic city.
On a tour lasting about 3 or 4 hours, you will visit the most emblematic sites in downtown Lisbon and have the most breathtaking views of the city. You'll get to know Bairro Alto and Chiado, as well as the Alfama neighbourhood, one of the oldest and most typical areas of Lisbon. You will go to the S. Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint with unique views of the city and also the beautiful Lisbon Cathedral, passing through Praça do Comércio and the Santa Justa Lift. An up and down of history, culture and breathtaking views.
After this tour you can have lunch wherever you want and have the afternoon free for other optional visits or even spend the afternoon shopping on the very chic Avenida da Liberdade (one of the most expensive avenues in the world, with prestigious shops, hotels, theaters and historic buildings) and Chiado or just relax and see who passes on a city terrace.
As optional visits we can suggest and, of course, help how to get there:
- Saint George's Castle - Entry €10
- Parque das Nações (former Expo'98 area), beautiful place to walk along the river, with shopping, the Lisbon Oceanarium, restaurants, etc.
- Time Out Market Lisbon (a modern Portuguese food hall located in the historic Mercado da Ribeira in Cais do Sodre)
- Ride on Tram 28
- Belém area where are the Praça do Império Garden, the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Tower and the Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries) and also the CCB - Belém Cultural Center
- A 10-minute walk from the Belém area, you can also visit the MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, with a fabulous architecture, by the river
All these places are easily accessible by transport, tuk-tuk or Uber and are optional because it's up to you to visit/enter them, making everything more flexible for you to decide.
Dinner is on you wherever you want (we'll probably all stay together), we invite everyone for a night out in Lisbon after dinner! We buy you a drink! :)
Included: • Breakfast • Tour in Lisbon with local guide • 4* Hotel in Lisbon centre • 1 drink in a gay bar
This morning, after breakfast, we set off on a dream trip to Sintra!
We meet our local guide and go by private transport to discover the magic of Sintra, the UNESCO World Heritage Site and Pena Palace and learn about the history of Portugal in Sintra National Palace.
Sintra is a dream place, it seems to be taken from a fairy tale. You'll also reach the westernmost point of Europe at Cabo da Roca and see the Estoril Coast and visit the village of Cascais. It will be a fantastic and unforgettable day.
At the end of the afternoon we return to Lisbon and you have the rest of the day and night free.
Included: • Breakfast • Tour and transport with local guide to Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais • 4* Hotel in Lisbon centre
Already more relaxed after yesterday's walk, and with a hearty breakfast, you'll have the morning and lunchtime free to walk around and visit the places you want. We can give you many suggestions!
But the day doesn't end here! In the afternoon you'll participate in a wonderful sailing trip on the Tejo River. You will have the best views of Lisbon from a boat, in a relaxed 2-hour tour with the best views.
After the boat ride, the rest of the day and night are free to do whatever you want. We'll probably all go for a drink in Lisbon's fantastic nightlife!
Included: • Breakfast • Sailboat ride on the Tejo River for 2 hours • Transport to/from the tour start location, if applicable • 4* Hotel in Lisbon centre
Today is our last full day in Lisbon. I'm sure you've had great experiences and you're already missing it.
Since it's the last day, we leave you the morning and afternoon free so you can walk around the city at your leisure, do those more personal visits and shopping, basically, you're free to do whatever you want wherever you want.
But at the end of the afternoon, around 6pm we'll have our farewell dinner in Lisbon! A special dinner, because you'll have a Masterclass of Portuguese food, with your own post, where everyone will learn and cook their own typical Portuguese dish. A fun, group experience and very tasty.
After dinner, the rest of the night is free.
Included: • Breakfast • Portuguese food Masterclass • Transport to/from the cooking class start location, if applicable • Dinner • 4* Hotel in Lisbon centre
Today is the day to say goodbye to Lisbon and after breakfast, early in the morning, we'll have a transfer waiting for us to take us to the north of Portugal, to the fantastic city of Porto, in a journey of about 3 hours.
After you've settled in your hotel in Porto, in the afternoon you'll have your first tour of this city full of culture and history. Discover Porto on a 3-hour guided tour. Walk along medieval streets and see its landmarks and monuments, such as the Cathedral, Clérigos Church and others. Discover Porto's most important buildings, visiting monuments dating from the 12th to the 19th century.
At the end of the day, after you've already fallen in love with the city of Porto, you'll have another group dinner to relax and chat.
Included: • Breakfast • Transfer from Lisbon to Porto • 3 hours tour with local guide in Porto • Dinner • 4* Hotel in Porto centre
After breakfast, on this first full day in Porto, we will take you to try the best of Douro Valley and taste fine wines, learn about their production, and enjoy local food before riding a river cruise in the heart of Douro. You will marvel at the views of the scenic landscapes and learn about the production of port wine, walk through the vineyards, and later taste the local wines.
You'll have lunch at a local restaurant with traditional Portuguese food and DOC Douro wine and also take a 1-hour river cruise on a typical rabelo boat used in the past to transport wine along the river. It will be a great day.
The end of the day and night will be free to enjoy as you wish.
Included: • Breakfast • Douro Valley tour • Transport to and from Douro Valley • Wine tasting • Lunch • River cruise • 4* Hotel in Porto centre
Today the day will be dedicated to visiting Guimarães and Braga. After breakfast, we'll join a local guide who will take us to know these two fantastic cities.
You will discover the beauty of one of Portugal’s most underrated regions on this full-day tour of Minho. In Guimarães, for a moment you might imagine yourself to be in a medieval setting. The historical center in the area that was within the Guimarães city walls, is associated with the formation and identity of Portugal, and was classified a World Heritage site. In Braga you'll see the famous Bom Jesus Funicular and the Cathedral of Braga, the first Portuguese cathedral, erected several decades before the founding of the country. Lunch is included in this tour, where you will have a delicious traditional Portuguese meal.
At the end of the day, we return to Porto. The night is free and you can have dinner wherever you want, we invite you to go for a drink after dinner and discover the Porto nightlife. We buy you a drink! :)
Included: • Breakfast • Tour to Guimarães and Braga • Transport to and from Guimarães/Braga • Lunch • 1 drink in a bar at night • 4* Hotel in Porto centre
Today you have the morning and lunch time free to enjoy as you wish. After breakfast, you can go for a walk around the city of Porto and do some last shopping.
But we have something special in store for this day! At around 3h30pm you'll participate in a boat trip along the banks of the Douro River. It will be a relaxed, fun and unique experience.
This being our last group day, we can't say goodbye without our last group dinner. We will remember these last days we spent together and maybe start planning the next ones. You will certainly have new friends and lots of memories.
Included: • Breakfast • Douro Sailing experience • Transport to and from the Sailing experience, if applicable • Farewell dinner • 4* Hotel in Porto centre
Today is the day to say goodbye. After breakfast we leave our hotel and each one will leave for their next destination or home.
If you need a transfer to the airport, or another location, let us know and if you want we can help. If you want to stay longer in Porto or other city and need help we can also help.
Included: • Breakfast