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Portugal #1 – Porto, Lisbon & Sintra (4 days)


October 31 @ 01:15 November 3 @ 23:30

Standard Price: 259€
City Card Price: 249€

Full of wine, live music, coastal landscapes, and colorful palaces, our Portugal adventure will leave you sated with homemade food and fantastic memories.

During this amazing 4-day excursion, we’ll dive deep into the magic of Lisbon and Porto with guided tours that showcase the best of Portugal’s top attractions. Wander through the cobblestone streets and indulge in some of the country’s finest food at charming cafés alongside your new friends. Our travel package includes all transportation, accommodations with breakfast, and expert-led visits through the picturesque streets of Porto and Lisbon, plus an optional day trip to Sintra for a taste of Portugal’s regal history. With all of the logistics planned for you, the only decision you’ll need to make will be choosing between francesinha, pastéis de nata or bacalhau!

Check out the video from previous Portugal trips to get an idea of what this beautiful country has to offer!

You can either book now at the bottom of this page or in our office on Calle Gran Vía 33, 8D. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected].

Please be advised that in accordance with our terms and conditions the City Card membership cannot be used to obtain discounts for anyone but the card holder.

Click here to see a visual map of our route through Portugal!

Trip Breakdown:

  • Meeting point in Paseo Moret (Metro: Moncloa): 1:15 (Night from Wednesday to Thursday)
  • Departure from Madrid: 1:30 (Night from Wednesday to Thursday) / Arrival to Porto: 8:00 (Thursday morning)
  • Departure from Porto: 10:00 (Friday morning) / Arrival to Lisbon: 14:30 (Friday)
  • Sintra Excursion: 10:00 – 17:00 (Saturday)
  • Departure from Lisbon: 10:30 (Sunday morning) / Arrival to Madrid: 23:30 (Sunday)

Day 1: Porto (Thursday)

Our first stop on this adventure is Porto. Portugal’s second largest metropolis and one of Europe’s most charismatic cities. Porto is a beautiful and historically-rich city, brimming with medieval relics, extravagant churches, and impressive architecture. The famous port wine won’t be the only thing you remember it for. We will see it all through our official tour of the city.

After our tour we will check-in to our hostel and you will be free to enjoy the afternoon in Porto as you wish. At night you can join our amazing pub crawl tour too (not included).

Day 2: Lisbon (Friday)

After enjoying a complimentary breakfast, we’ll make our way towards our next location: Lisbon! The capital offers all the delights you’d expect of Portugal’s star attraction. Yet, with half the fuss of other European capitals. Our official guided tour that afternoon will walk us through the city to see the quaint museums, gothic cathedrals and majestic monasteries. Even though these sights are true beauties, the real delights of discovery lie in wandering the narrow lanes of Lisbon’s lovely backstreets! After the tour, those who want to explore more can use their free time to catch a ride on one of the typical yellow trams, and visit the music-filled Barrio Alto neighborhood.

After our first day in Lisbon you will be free to enjoy the evening at your own pace.

Day 3: Lisbon & Sintra (Saturday)

On our third day we will enjoy yet another complimentary breakfast. Those who want to explore more can use their free time to head to the small, magical town of Sintra with us. The town is home to two spectacular castles and a rich history behind them both. Spend your day exploring the cobbled streets, charming cafes and delicious Portuguese cuisine. This day trip is included in our package, but is optional if you prefer to spend more time in Lisbon.

Estimated time of our excursion to Sintra: 6-7 hours (30 to 60 minutes to get there, 5 hours free time, 30 to 60 minutes to come back).

Day 4: Lisbon, Belem & Madrid (Sunday)

After finishing breakfast at our hostel we will start our way back to Madrid stopping at Belém, home of the famous “pasteis de nata”. These egg tart pastries date back over 300 years to Belém, located west of Lisbon. They were created by monks in the Jerónimos Monastery, and are now a sought out dessert by visitors and locals alike. After that we will cross the “25 de Abril” bridge to enjoy the amazing view from the Cristo Rei. After those last pictures taken, we will head to Madrid.

Check out our Route Through Portugal:

Paseo de Moret, 1
Madrid, 28004 Spain
+ Google Map

Included in Price:

  • Transportation by private bus
  • 1 night hostel accommodation with breakfast in Porto
  • 2 nights hostel accommodation with breakfast in Lisbon
  • Official guided tour of Porto
  • Official guided tour of Lisbon
  • Excursion to Sintra (included but optional)
  • Visit to Belem
  • Visit to Cristo Rey monumental site
  • Citylife representative throughout the trip
  • All taxes included

Not included in Price:

  • Anything not mentioned in “Included in Price”
  • Any lunch or dinner
  • Entry to any monuments in Porto, Lisbon and Sintra
  • Towels and locks (Hostel)
  • Pub crawls in Porto and Lisbon (optional)

In both Porto and Lisbon we will be staying at hostels. Room assignments will be determined based on the information that you provide us when signing up. We’ll be staying in rooms that accommodate between 6 to 12 people.

Group Name

When signing up for this trip you will see the option to indicate a “group name”. This is where you can inform of about who you would like to share a room with. We will always do our best to keep your group together.

If you have purchased a ticket without indicating a group name, we will assume that you are ok with being placed in a room with someone you may not know. If this is not the case, please reach out to us at [email protected] to inform us about your roommate request.

Citylife offers a basic travel insurance package with every trip that can be purchased as an add-on to your ticket. The insurance is provided by Innovac in partnership with Europassistance and will cover basic medical emergencies for the duration of the trip.

Do you Need to Take the Insurance?

It is not mandatory to take this specific insurance that we offer, but please keep in mind that it is your responsibility to make sure that you are travelling with proper coverage. If you decide not to take the insurance, we will consider that you are covered by another policy.

For a complete breakdown of the coverage that the insurance provides, please select the following links:

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