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Portugal Trails

We are a local tour operator, specialized in organizing Customized Self-Guided Tours in Portugal and Spain. Since 2009 we have been providing a unique and comprehensive set of end-to-end services with exclusive materials designed to enhance the travel experience of all those who wish to visit these countries in an independent, enriching, safe and comfortable way.

Our savvy team has expert travel consultants who will design an itinerary, select the hotels and suggest activities based on the client’s interests and budget. We will then produce a Personalized Roadbook, with tips, suggestions and directions, and pre-program the GPS according to the client’s itinerary on a day-to-day basis. These materials are supplemented with an exclusive Guidebook of Portugal, written and produced with our inside knowledge, or a Guidebook of Spain. When on location, should clients need any assistance, support or additional information, they can contact our travel consultants via a helpline number, available every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m..

We offer three transport options: Car Rental (Self-Drive), Private Driver, or Train and Transfers. Whichever the option, the client will be greeted on arrival at the airport and transferred to the first hotel. All bookings and confirmations will be made by us. Clients are presented with a turnkey package solution with a single price, leaving them free to really enjoy their holiday.

We have reached a sales revenue of 6 million euros in 2018, which translates into more than 2000 clients that have been happy to discover Portugal and Spain with the assistance of our team, growing to almost 40 people. Numbers that will continue to rise in the next years as per our prospects. Come along and discover Portugal and Spain with us!

Featured trips & expertise

Madeira Island's northern coast
Porto, Lisbon & Madeira Island - 14 Days

This epic Portugal tour highlights two cosmopolitan cities and a stunning mid-Atlantic island—part of an autonomous region—known for its tropical foliage and eternal spring-like weather. You'll kick off in Porto, home of centuries-old wine production and colorful architecture along the Douro River. Then fly to Madeira Island for secluded beaches and untouristed villages waiting to be discovered. Last but not least is the friendly, up-and-coming capital of Lisbon—a striking city built on seven hills.

A scenic road near the village of Sintra
Portugal's Relaxed Self-Drive Tour - 10 Days

This road trip is ideal for those who want to experience Portugal's two biggest cities and bucolic countryside at a relaxed pace. After strolling around Lisbon with a guide, you'll make your way north to UNESCO-listed Porto and its nearby mountains and vineyards. Finish off in the medieval town of Évora with plenty of free time to explore the Alentejo—a vast region known for olive groves, cork production, and rustic cuisine.

Porto's setting along the Douro River
Best of Lisbon & Porto - 7 Days

This adventure is the perfect introduction to Portugal for first-timers. Over the course of a week, you'll explore Lisbon's exciting food and culture scene, take scenic day-trips to historic villages, and walk through Porto's UNESCO-listed city center. Finish in the oldest wine region in the world before returning to Lisbon by way of the country's medieval capital: Coimbre.

Take in a sunset over Porto and the Douro River
Best of Portugal from Porto to Albufeira - 9 days

This complete nine-day itinerary combines urban exploration in historic cities with stunning rural and coastal excursions for an exciting overview of Portugal. You'll begin in the north in charming Porto and with a private driver, work your way south to Lisbon ending your stay in the Algarve in Albufeira. Along the way, you'll explore the golden triangle of Sintra, Cascais, and Estoril outside of Lisbon as well as spend some time at the end of the world in Lagos, Sagres, and Cabo de São Vicente.