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Discover Portugal from Lisbon to Porto to the Douro Valley

Portugal Small Group Tour from The Traveling Professor NEW for 2025

In collaboration with Goway Travel, The Traveling Professor has crafted a delightful small group tour to Portugal.  Experience the best of this fascinating country from Lisbon to Porto to the Douro Valley and points in between.  Enjoy private guided tours in Porto and Lisbon to discover their history, cruise along the Douro River and enjoy a wine tasting.   See the complete itinerary for a full description of this tour.

Top Hotels:   We use top-rated 4-star hotels on this Iberian adventure.

Professionally Guided Tours:  Travel through Portugal on this small group tour of 12-18 travelers with a professional guide to the most beautiful, interesting and exciting sites. 

Who Travels With Us?  This tour is for adult travelers who like to see and do a lot.  Perfect for solo women travelers as well as accompanied travelers.

What's Included?

Travelers can expect on our small group Portugal tour:

  • 9 Nights in 4-star hotels.  Breakfast included.
  • Rich, ambitious and well-planned itinerary.
  • 2 Lunches.  1 Dinner with Fado show.  1 Cooking lesson dinner.
  • Private mini-bus transportation.
  • Entrance fees as specified in itinerary.
  • Professional guide services.  A tour leader is with the group 24/7.
  • Tile Museum Workshop.  Aqueduct “Águas Livres” and Undergroung visit of the Lorigo. Wine Museum, Alcobaça. Biester Palace, Sintra.  Grote of Mira’d’aire. Textile Museum. Palace of Stock Exchange, Porto. Visits and tastings as per the itinerary.  Workshop and Tasting of “Ovos Moles”.  Visit of the Oyster farm followed by tasting.  Suspended Bridge and “Passadiços do Paiva”.  Port wine Cellar with taste of Porto wine.  Wine tasting of the Douro Valley. Mini-cruise on the Douro. 4X4 Activity, Douro Valley. Audioguides.

What's Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Any future fuel surcharges on land arrangements or additional costs due to COVID rules
  • Personal items
  • Changes in government taxes and/or city taxes
  • Optional tours
  • Meals unless listed in itinerary or above
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa/passport handling fees
What Makes this Tour So Special?
  • Everyone feels welcome with a small group of 12-18 friendly travelers.  We move about quickly and efficiently at our own pace. 
  • Solo travelers as well as those with travel partners welcome.  Each tour is different, but usually half of our travelers are solo women travelers.  Approximately 50% of our travelers are return travelers.
  • Professional guide services.
  • Personal Service: The Professor makes sure you are well-prepared for the tour. We advise on all aspects of the trip such as air itineraries, money matters, packing, passports, and what to expect on this tour.  We are here to help - call us (413.528.2125) or email us with your questions.
  • Well-planned itineraries for those who like to see and do a lot.  We also know how to avoid the biggest crowds.
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Hotels and Important Info
  • All hotels are rated as 4-star and located in central locations.
  • Travelers depart from their home city and meet at the hotel in Lisbon.  Tour ends in Porto.
  • Travelers must be able to walk 2-4 miles daily and have no mobility issues.
  • This tour has been planned in collaboration with The Traveling Professor and Goway Travel.  The tour is operated by Goway Travel.  Steve and Linda are not expected to be on this tour.

2025 Tour Dates and Pricing
  • Tour begins in Lisbon on Sunday, September 21, 2025.  Ends in Porto on Tuesday, September 30, 2025
  • $4399 per person, double occupancy.  Have your own room for $1100 more.
  • Click here to book.