all year

Starting Point

Lisbon, Porto

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

10 - 12 days

Minimum Age *

from 4 years

Activity Level **




- learn how to surf in the popular surfing spot of Nazare
- discover UNESCO world heritage at Alcobaca, Tomar and Coimbra
- visit "Portugal dos Pequenitos", a mini version of Portugal
- relax and enjoy water fun on the banks of the beautiful Albufeira da Barragem do Castelo do Bode
- fantastic outdoor adventures in the Serra da Estrela Nature Park and the Arouca UNESCO geopark

Discover the cultural heart of Portugal on this 10 day tour, filled with ancient history, traditional heritage, historic towns, water fun and beautiful nature parks. Learn how to surf in one of Europe's most popular surfing spots on the Atlantic before visiting UNESCO listed monasteries and towns and burn off some steam in the beautiful nature parks and the lake reservoirs in central Portugal. Fun-filled outdoor adventures on land and water are waiting for you to get close to the spectacular nature and to relax under the Portuguese sun with the whole family.


Day 1 - Arrival - overnight in Nazare
Day 2 - learn how to surf - relax at the beach - overnight in Nazare
Day 3 - Alcobaca Monastery - cave visits at Serras de Aire Nature Park - overnight in the Tomar area (120km)
Day 4 - kayaking, swimming and water fun around the Castelo do Bode Lake - overnight Tomar area (40km)
Day 5 - Conimbraga - Portugal dos Pequenitos - overnight in Coimbra (100km)
Day 6 - wild river rafting - Toy Museum in Seia - overnight Serra da Estrela Nature Park area (120km)
Day 7 - Serra da Estrela Nature Park - medieval Sortelha - Loriga river beach - overnight Serra da Estrela Nature Park area (180km)
Day 8 - cycling and walking in the Arouca Geopark - overnight Arouca Geopark area (120km)
Day 9 - canyoning/rafting in the Arouca Geopark - overnight Arouca Geopark area (40km)
Day 10 - departure


- accommodation in family friendly hotels, farms and guesthouses
- private car hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, with a certified, English speaking guide where desires / required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

* The minimum age is based on the minimum age necessary for children to participate in most activities. Some activities might require a higher minimum age, which will specified in each individual proposal. Younger kids are of course welcome on each tour and itineraries can be tailored accordingly.

**  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.

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