New Year's Eve in Lisbon
DescriptionDay 1st – 29th of December 2011 Arrival at Lisbon.
Accommodation at a hotel.
A walk around the centre of Lisbon (6 hours):
A tram lift ride on Alcantara vantage point. A walk through Bairro Alto and Chiado districts (the church of St. Roch, vantage point on Elevador Santa Justa), a drive by the famous No. 28 tram to Senhora Monte vantage point, a walk in the direction of Alfama (passing a Graca vantage point). Sightseeing of historic alleys of Alfama. A stopover in a traditional bar serving ginjinha. Baixa with Comercio Square, Rossio and the Church of St. Dominic.
8.30 p.m. – a fado supper in a restaurant with a view of Lisbon
Day 2nd – 30th of December 2011
The environs of Lisbon (Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Bucelas) – 8 hours
10.00 a.m. – a trip to Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point. A visit in the picturesque town of Sintra, walking around and free time for lunch, sightseeing of the Quita de Regaleira palace.
4.30 p.m. – Bucelas, vineyard sightseeing, supper and Portuguese wines tasting
Day 3rd – 31st of December 2011
10 a.m. – sightseeing of the most beautiful part of the city – the famous Belem district with the Hieronymites Monastery, the Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoverers
12.00 p.m. – a visit to the modern Parque das Nacoes district, sightseeing of oceanarium, a cable railway ride along the shores of the Tagus river
8.00 p.m. – the full-dress New Year’s Eve supper
After supper: the New Year’s Eve party on the Commerce Square.
Day 4th – 1st of January 2012
Around 3.00 p.m. – a meal in a typical Portuguese restaurant
Day 5th – 2nd of January 2012
A travelling trip: Obidos – Nazare – Fatima – Batalha (8 hours)
10.00 a.m. – sightseeing of the medieval town of Obidos, famous for chocolate and delicious ginginhi (cherry liqueur). A stopover by the ocean in the picturesque located resort of Nazare. A visit in Fatima – one of the most famous Marian shrines. The Batalha Monastery sightseeing, the most beautiful example of soaring Gothic in Portugal.
6.00 p.m. – a supper in a typical Portuguese restaurant
Day 6th – 3rd of January 2012
Price from 500 €, depending on the number of people
· 5 night’s lodging in a three-star hotel incl. HB: a fado supper and the New Year’s Eve supper
· transport during the stay: a 12 seat minibus
· a ticket for public transport in Lisbon for the first day of sightseeing with the possibility of reloading it in the following days
· approximate entrance fee – from 20,00 to 40,00 € (additionally paid on the spot)
· 24-hour resident’s care and an English-speaking guide during trips
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