Portrait of Portugal: City Charms and Rural Traditions
Experience authentic and generally untouristed Portugal with a world-class operator who has insider access.
Portugal: Drink It In
Discover the charms and rural traditions of Portugal, from the bustling capital of Lisbon and scenic countryside to the idyllic Douro Valley and charismatic Porto, experiencing wonderful cultural and culinary heritage unique to each place. Enjoy a cooking class with a viscountess in the old kitchens of her family estate. Sit down to a private dinner and fado performance in Lisbon, experiencing the iconic and expressive folk genre firsthand. Dine at a fantastic seafood restaurant in Nazaré, one of Portugal’s most picturesque traditional fishing villages. And ply the scenic Douro River on a private cruise, admiring the dramatic landscape of steep hills and vineyards. Sunny weather, rich cultural heritage, and a variety of dramatic landscapes all ensure that your Portugal adventure will be extremely memorable.
- • Portugal is somewhat less luxurious than other European countries, yet this means it's less touristy as well.
• The Douro Valley is the stuff of story books and you'll enjoy an idyllic day here picnicking and tasting wine.
• Travel with this seasoned operator who will offer a behind-the-scenes look at history and the very best of what Portugal has to offer.
Travel Curator’s Insights:
$500 off each person when booked by July 1
Trip Sustainability Awards
Working with the WWF's Zero Waste Initiative to eliminate waste from their yachts
Leading Chile's largest reforestation and ecological restoration effort to date
Working with The Carbon Fund to make their trips 100% carbon neutral
ABOUT THE PROPERTY
This is one of the few operators I'd trust with a European trip. I know they'll show me a more private side of Portugal instead of the usual tourist fare offered by so many others.