Gems of Portugal: Lisbon and Environs
Main Trip: September 15-21, 2019
Optional Postlude to Madeira: September 21-24, 2019
Explore Lisbon, the captivating capital city of Portugal, famous for medieval castles, delicious seafood, and cobblestone streets. Discover the ins and outs of this fairytale city, from the gorgeous gardens and palaces, to the Fado music that will have you dancing the night away. Admire the famed Portuguese tiles, found everywhere from galleries to subway stations, and visit the historic towns of Sintra and Queluz. Journey beyond Lisbon for a postlude getaway to the picturesque island of Madeira. This breathtaking island is home to coastal cliffs, cascading waterfalls, Madeira hand embroidery, rich history, and wonderful local Madeira wine. Portugal is truly the hidden gem of Western Europe!