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About Motorcoach Tours
 
   
If you would like an in-depth tour of Portugal, Spain or Morocco, escorted by an expert tour guide, choose one of our Motorcoach Tours. Each day is filled with sightseeing and excitement, traveling at a comfortable pace.
These carefully planned itineraries combine hosted stays at the point of arrival and departure, with locally operated guaranteed departure Motorcoach Tours.
You will have the opportunity to make new friends with travel companions who may come from any corner of the globe and a professional multi-lingual tour guide will show you the best of these delightful countries.
 
 
About this Tour  
 
   
Portuguese Sun Seeker  
   
11 Days / 9 Nights
Lisbon (3 nts) / Leiria (1 nt)
Espinho (1 nt) / Oporto (2 nts)
Urgeirica (1 nt) / Castelo de Vida (1 nt)
 
   
Madeira Island Extension  
   
15 Days / 13 Nights
Portugal Mainland (9 nts) / Madeira (4 nts)
 
   
• Half day city tour of Lisbon
• Full day tour of Obidos, Alcobaca, Nazare (lunch), Batalha and Fatima
• Full day tour of Sagres and Cape St Vincent.
 

 
Tour / Package Extensions, Local Sightseeing Tours, Car Rental and/or other services can be arranged, subject to availability and price alteration.
 
 
   
 
 
ESCORTED & HOSTED
 

Appropriately named the Best of Portugal, this Tour takes you to the country's most popular sights. The optional stay in Madeira would add welcome days of relaxation while enjoying the great scenic beauty of this sub-tropical Island.

   
 
Suggested Intinerary
 
             
  Day 1 - USA/Lisbon
Overnight flight to Lisbon. (D)
    Day 7 - Oporto / Minho / Oporto
Full day tour of the Minho region, where you will visit the medieval city of Guimaraes, the cradle of the nation, Braga's Bom Jesus Shrine and the legendary city of Barcelos. (B, D)
             
  Day 2 - Lisbon
Early morning arrival in Lisbon. Your local Skyline Host/ess will welcome you at the airport and provide you with transportation to your hotel. After lunch you will go on a sightseeing tour of Lisbon which includes visits to Belem Tower, the Royal Coach Museum, the Jeronimos Monastery, Alfama old quarter and St. George's Castle. (B)
    Day 8 - Oporto / Urgeiriça
Traveling south, absorb some of Portugal's finest scenery, passing through Amarante and Vila Real, home of the popular Mateus Rose wine and on to Urgeiriça for overnight. (B, D)
             
  Day 3 - Lisbon
Day free to do as you please, perhaps take an optional excursion to the nearby historic town of Sintra with its famous palaces, or relax at one of the beaches in Estoril or Cascais. In the evening you may want to listen to "Fado" at a typical restaurant or try your luck at Estoril's Casino. (B)
    Day 9 - Urgeiriça / Castelo de Vide
Today's drive will take you to the mountains through Seia. Penhas de Saude, Covilha, Fundao, before arriving at Castelo de Vide in time to see the Castle and the Jewish Quarter. (B, D)
             
  Day 4 - Lisbon / Leiria
Traveling towards the north you will visit the medieval walled town of Obidos, with its whitewashed houses and the typical fishing village of Nazare. After visiting the splendid 14th Century Monastery of Batalha, you will go to the famous Sanctuary of Fatima, before reaching the historic town of Leiria for overnight. (B, D)
    Day 10 - Castelo de Vide/Lisbon
Today traveling south through the plains of Alentejo, you will see the marble quarries of Estremoz. Continue to Evora for a visit of the the Old Quarter including the Museum and the Roman Temple before returning to Lisbon. (B)
             
  Day 5 - Leiria / Oporto
Morning departure to Conimbriga for a visit to the Roman Ruins, then continue to Coimbra, Portugal's capital in the 12th century where you will visit the University, one of the world's oldest, with its splendid library and chapel. On the way to Oporto you will stop at Bussaco Forest and Aveiro, where boatmen pole the 'Moliceiro' boats. (B, D)
    Day 11 - Lisbon / U.S.A.
Unless you chose the option Madeira, this marks the end of your Tour. Transfer to Lisbon Airport for your flight to USA. (B)
             
  Day 6 - Oporto
Morning tour of Oporto, with an overview of the monuments, churches and the Ribeirinha old quarter, a UNESCO 'World Heritage Site'.The afternoon is free to explore the city on your own. (B, D)
       
             
Madeira Island Extension
             
  Day 11 - Lisbon / Funchal
Morning departure to Funchal. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport by the Skyline Host/ess and transportation will be provided to take you to your hotel. (B)
    Day 2-14 -Funchal
Discover the magic of Madeira, a beautiful rugged island, some 400 miles off the coast of North Africa. The weather is mild all year round and the scenery is spectacular, with its lush profusion of shrubs, trees and exotic flowers. Visit the 15th Century Cathedral, or shop for embroidered linens, tapestries or wicker. (B)
             
  Day 15 - Funchal / Lisbon/U.S.A.
A short flight to Lisbon, connecting with your flight to the U.S.A. Morning departure to Funchal Airport. (B, L)
       
   
  We offer a wide selection of Motorcoach Tours in Portugal and Spain, not featured in this web site. Please call for prices and information.
   
 
Hotels Featured     Package Features
 
         
 
No.of Nts   Location   Hotel Name   Category
             
3
  Lisbon   Mundial  
* * * *
1
  Leira   Eurosol  
* * *
3
  Oporto   Dom Henrique  
* * * *
1
  Urgeirica   Urgeirica  
* * * *
1
  Castelo de Vide   Garcia d'Orta  
* * *
4
  Funchal   Eden Mar  
* * * *
             
CUSTOMIZED PACKAGES Other hotels can be featured and local escorted sightseeing tours can be added or deleted. Airport transfers can be replaced with Car Rental. Itinerary changes are subject to availability and price alteration.
   

• Round Trip Airfare.
• Accommodation for 7 nights, at the hotels listed.
• Meals included are continental breakfast (B) daily and 4 dinners (D).
• Touring by air conditioned motorcoach.
• Sightseeing in all major cities, including
admission charges, as per the itinerary.
• A multi-lingual Tour Guide to escort the Tour.
• Round trip airport transfers.
• Hotel taxes and service charges.
• Baggage handling at airports and hotels.
• Services of the Skyline Representatives.

 
   
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