Itinerary for a Whirlwind Group Tour Adventure in Portugal

Portugal is an ideal destination for a group adventure. It is a land with diverse ecosystem and beautiful landscape. The country is steeped in history and lively culture.

Imagine navigating the charming cities, dramatic coastlines and rolling vineyards aboard a comfortable rental bus, creating lasting memories with friends and family.

OsaBus is a transportation agency that offers customized packages on different vehicles including minibuses, coaches and vans.

Bus rental Portugal allows planning an itinerary designed for a single, action-packed trip. Here is an itinerary plan to get started:

Day 1: Lisbon

Your journey starts in Lisbon.

  • In the morning start exploring the historic city centre. Stroll through the oldest neighbourhood Alfama district, where cobblestone streets wind past charming cafes and colourful balconies. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower.
  • In the afternoon, enjoy delicious lunch involving Portuguese staple – fresh seafood. Ascend the hills to admire the spectacular city views from Sao Jorge Castle, a former royal residence offering a peek into Portugal’s past.
  • The Bairro Alto district gets alive in the evening with sounds of Fado, a captivating form of Portuguese music.

Day 2: Sintra

  • In the morning visit the 19th century masterpiece Pena National Palace influenced by the Gothic, Moorish and Manueline style. Wander through the enchanting Quinda da Regaleria, a mysterious estate filled with tunnels, grottos, and hidden passages.
  • In the afternoon, indulge in the town’s famous pastries like cheese tarts and puff pastry.
  • As the sun sets, capture breath-taking views in your camera from Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of mainland Europe.

Day 3: Douro Valley

  • In the morning, embark on a scenic drive through rolling hills and vineyards to the Douro Valley [UNESCO World Heritage Site]. The region is breath-taking and popular for wine production. You can see the terraced vineyards clinging to the mountain sides.
  • In the afternoon, enjoy a cruise along the Douro River, soaking in the dramatic landscape and charming riverside towns. Sample different varieties of port wine at a traditional winery and learn the unique production process.
  • In the evening, savour a delightful dinner featuring regional specialities like stews, cured meat and Portuguese wine.

Day 4: Porto

  • In the morning, explore the historic Ribeira district with a maze of colourful cottages lining the riverfront. The glorious Sao Francisco Church is decorated with complex golden woodwork.
  • In the afternoon, visit Vila Nova de Gaia, a renowned cellar. Here you can learn about the aging process and enjoy a tasting session.
  • As the evening unfolds, lose yourselves in the vibrant nightlife of Porto, exploring the lively bars and restaurants.

Day 5: Evora

  • In the morning, immerse in Roman history at the Temple of Diana, a 2nd century majestic structure. You will marvel at the uniqueness of chapel, Capela dos Ossos. It is decorated with bones and skulls of thousands of monks.
  • In the afternoon, wander through Praca do Giraldo and admire the imposing Se Cathedral. Indulge in a gourmet lunch featuring the local specialties.

Day 6: The Algarve

  • It is time for a relaxed morning at Portugal’s stunning coastline, the Algarve.
  • Take a boat tour in the afternoon, marvel the secluded coves and rock formations.
  • In the evening enjoy a farewell dinner with your group, sharing the incredible experiences and creating memories.

This itinerary gives a peak into Portugal’s diverse beauty. Travel in a charter bus for comfort and social experience!